Project Manager

Date: Sep 28, 2020

Location: Congers, NY, US

Company: Aptar Group

Project Manager
Medical Devices and Injectables

Create, Innovate, Deliver Solutions!  Aptar Pharma NA is seeking a Project Manager within our Technical Operations team. Aptar Pharma is part of Aptar Group, a global leader with decades of success in the development of health dispensing solutions. Aptar Pharma has been setting the standard for drug delivery medical devices and we continue to break new ground providing innovative devices, components and services that enable the success of our clients and improve the health of patients. If you are curious, enjoy challenges and a fast-paced environment, we are the next step in your career!

The Project Manager leads Industrial projects related to expansion or upgrade developing the program timeline, milestones, required resources and communications. 


What You Will Do at Aptar Pharma:

  • Implement project management methodologies by applying corporate standards that suit local site needs. Carry out project specifications, project charters.
  • Participate in the update of the project dashboard.
  • Contribute to the preparation of projects reviews, participate in and prepare summary records.
  • Manage and assure on-time delivery of assigned projects within budget and scope.
  • Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring feasibility.
  • Perform and update project risk assessments.
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation (ex. RACI, Progress Reports).
  • Manage technical issues with external suppliers.
  • Support various departmental activities including but not limited to validations, product investigation, application studies, and test equipment design.
  • Participate and guaranty the right level of Key indicators coming from assembly and molding department.
  • Develop the Factory Process flow and proceed to the lean manufacturing matrix to prepare the site in term of production expansion.
  • Develop the respective product line to guarantee the numbers to deliver and to make more robust the complete program.
  • Evaluate and improve the accuracy level of data and secure the data gathered.
  • Maintain the day-to-day indicators and action plans associated with efficiency of the project.
  • Ensure project communication with European contacts and other global sites.
  • Create a policy and system of revision control of improvement actions.
  • Describe methods step-by-step (including equipment and software types to be used)
  • Design diagrams, maps and layouts to illustrate workflow and improve product flow.
  • Guarantee the reporting of each project and know how to escalate in case of problems
  • Meet and screen suppliers and negotiate time and cost aspects


What Aptar Pharma Is Looking For:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering or Mechanical Engineering
  • At least 3 years of Development Engineering and Project Management experience in a global Manufacturing Medical Device, industrial packaging or Pharmaceutical or Biomedical manufacturing Company
  • At least 3 years of proven experience in Project design start-up phase, implementation
  • Proven experience managing and influencing others in a matrix organizational structure meeting project milestones and deadlines
  • Knowledge of Device Development and associated manufacturing processes such as device requirements, device performance, raw material requirements, molding and assembly process, quality requirements, quality control and process requirement
  • Advanced skills in preparing reports by collecting, analyzing and summarizing information and trends.
  • Ability to assess and decide on all technical aspects of the project on the basis of the support provided by the technical teams
  • Frequent Global Travel in Europe to attend relevant project meetings
  • Ability to set and follow a detailed schedule of activities and alert in case of deviations.
  • Sound judgement in decision making and proven project success while performing all work autonomously .
  • Proven experience and know how on assessing the technical quality of technical proposals and provide a detailed analysis of the advantages and disadvantages
  • Manages a detailed budget and provides regular reporting to the hierarchy and to the finance department
  • Excellent understanding of Quality principles, industry practices, and standards with demonstrated ability to apply these to GMP operations at CMOs and Suppliers
  • Strong analytical skills, flexible, and hands-on.                                                                                             
  • Experience delivering effective presentations and training programs.    
  • Excellent inter-personal skills, leadership and diplomacy, builds strong relationships
  • Detail oriented, rigorous, analytical, reactive, and good interpersonal skills.
  • Self-Starter with effective organizational, written and communication skills. 
  • Knowledge and use of SAP
  • Must be Fluent in French and English


Aptar Pharma, NA
250 Route 303 North
Congers, NY 10920


Create, Innovate, Deliver Solutions! 
Aptar is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information



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