AbbVie Project Manager, Operations in Worcester, Massachusetts
Project Manager, Operations
USA, Massachusetts, Worcester
Manufacturing & Operations
Requisition # 1906912
Lead all aspects of NPI projects from strategic decisions, stakeholder management, scheduling, team meetings, budget,communication, and supplier/customer management to ensure all filing and launch targets are met. Some roles will be non-NPI related.
Set and lead site NPI program strategy including stage and gate meetings and timelines to meet program objectives.
Matrix management of a team of site operations personnel assigned to plan, implement and execute NPI projects.
Create comprehensive project plans, budgets and strategies for assigned projects. Translate project plans into measurable actions and execute against local plant procedures and processes.
Establish and host periodic updates of progress to plant management.
Represent and provide project status and updates to MES and external leadership as required by assigned projects
Anticipate roadblocks and elevate when appropriate. Proactively drive development of contingency and/or risk-mitigation plans
Bachelor’s degree in science or technical field. MBA degree is beneficial and preferred.
5-10 years of experience in areas such as supply chain, customer service, manufacturing, engineering, and project management. Broad business perspective, knowledge and understanding of manufacturing processes. Strong project experience and an ability to influence others are essential.
Strong Strategy development and planning skills coupled with necessary knowledge of pharmaceutical manufacturing and supply activities.
Strong issue identification and problem analysis, with the ability to create and execute solutions based on the gathered data.
Proficiency with common program management communication software tools and techniques.
Knowledge of business financial systems and tools.
Collaborative approach in working with different teams and stakeholders in a globally oriented work environment
Proven leadership ability with excellent communication skills including listening, verbal presentation and written.
Significant Work Activities and Conditions: N/A
Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
Job Type: Experienced
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.