Project Specialist

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Project Specialist
Job Number: - Added 8/20/2007, EM -> 192766
Category: A - Immediate/Urgent Need
Major tasks and responsibilities of position
Create and maintain program schedule and milestone trackers.
Ensure Program Team complies with Product Development Process and utilizes existing tools such as Product Center for version control.
Work closely with Program Manager on the creation and management of the Design and Development Plan.
Facilitate Decision Point Review preparation (stage-gate process).
Assist Program Manager in budgeting and resource planning process.
Track programs performance of actual vs. budget with regard to resource utilization and expenses.
Attend all Program Team meetings and log meeting minutes, focus on action item follow-up and closure.
Create and update project intranet website.
Facilitate presentation creation utilizing standard communication tools and methods.
Utilize standard program metrics and track program progress.
Create program specific metrics and track performance.
Define and communicate program critical path.
Proactively analyze schedule for other potential program issues; for example, resource allocations, cross program impact, slippages, etc.
Utilize risk management frameworks to identify, prioritize, track and mitigate program risks.
Act as facilitator to assist in challenging the overall project.
Utilize PMO toolkit on programs.
Lead role in transferring products into Lifecycle Engineering.
Create and deploy project management processes.
Communicate and integrate continuous improvement initiatives.
Bachelor's or Master's degree in technical field (preferably engineering).
3-5 years of experience in a technical or project coordinator / specialist role (preferably in the medical device industry).
Interest in project management and new product development
Belcan is a leading provider of qualified personnel to many of the world's most respected enterprises. We offer excellent opportunities for contract/temporary, temp-to-hire, and direct assignments in the technical, IT, professional, clerical, and light industrial fields. We are the employer of choice for thousands worldwide. Our overriding goal is to provide quality staffing solutions that help people, organizations, and communities succeed. Belcan is a team-driven Equal Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity. For more information, please visit our website .
Location: Indianola , PA
Minimum Experience (yrs):
Required Education: Not Specified
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