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Sr Project Manager at Illumina, Inc.

Posted in Architecture 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: San Diego, California

Job Description:

Position: Project Manager, Factory of the Future

Position Summary:

Illumina is seeking a Project Manager to drive project execution across a portfolio of projects within Factory of the Future.  Projects are focused on continued advancement of manufacturing technology improving capability, innovation and quality.  Candidates will benefit from a strong understanding of manufacturing processes, as well as manufacturing technologies spanning enterprise systems, process control software, equipment automation and data analytics.  Candidates must understand the value of technology in Manufacturing to improve process control, workflow enforcement, error proofing, efficiency, scale and compliance.  The successful candidate must be able to work independently, handle multiple projects in parallel, and communicate effectively across all levels of the organization.

All About You

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for obtaining, clarifying and aligning requirements and developing project plans.

  • Manage cross-functional resources, project timelines and project budgets required to successfully drive projects and initiatives.

  • Interact and drive project efforts across cross-functional teams including: Research & Development (R&D), Manufacturing, Life Cycle Management (LCM), Information Technology (IT), Quality and Regulatory Affairs.

  • Set priorities, develop work breakdown structure and monitor progress towards project goals.

  • Track details and activities across projects to ensure alignment with long term business objectives.

  • Present projects and program level plans to senior management and provide regular updates throughout the project management lifecycle to effectively manage expectations of progress against planned commitments.

  • Identify root cause, manage and resolve issues when possible or escalate risks/problem situations to ensure projects remain on schedule and on budget.    

Education & Experience:

  • B.S./M.S preferred but related technical certification and experience considered.

  • At least 5 years of experience in project management is preferred.  PMP certificate a plus.

  • 2 or more years of experience working with R&D, Mfg., Supply Chain, LCM, IT and Quality.

  • Demonstrated ability to accomplish goals while working across departments.

  • Experience working in regulated environments - ISO and GMP

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to enable effective communication and influencing of team members, peers, senior business and corporate leaders.

  • Ability to influence cross functional resources and leverage resources in a heavily matrixed environment.

  • Proven ability to identify key issues, motivate and empower others to address them in a way which builds morale, generates ownership and commitment.

  • Track record of strong organizational skills along with a high degree of detail orientation to ensure quality work product

  • Self-starter with strong problem-solving, quantitative and qualitative analytical skills and a track record of high performance and superior delivery.

  • Possess leadership, time management and decision-making skills

  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office (Project, Excel, Outlook, Power Point).

All listed tasks and responsibilities are deemed as essential functions to this position; however, business conditions may require reasonable accommodations for additional tasks and responsibilities.

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