Hologic Program Manager, R&D in Marlborough, Massachusetts

Program Manager, R&D (Job Number: 170898)


The Program Manager must be an experienced Program Leader with proven track record of independently, passionately and effectively driving the delivery of new, high quality products from design concept to shippable profit generating products.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Act as project manager for high-priority and strategically important projects. Responsible for both new product activity and portfolio of sustaining/cost reduction activities to achieve on-time and on-budget product development projects.

  • Provide input to project budgeting process improvement and implementation.

  • Direct management responsibilities for 2-5 employees.

  • Establish project objectives and work plans including budgets and resource requirements. Delegate assignments to functional area team members and track key project activities to successful completion.

  • Ability to drive effective cross-functional team collaboration in an effort to optimize team strengths, while delivering commercialized products that are clear winners. Ensures that customer focused design requirements are at the center of Hologic’s decision making process.

  • Demonstrated ability to proactively identify and resolve product and project risks.

  • Drives for program success while ensuring consistency and alignment across all product development projects by innovatively overcoming constraints, problems and issues.

  • Strong emphasis on exceeding customer expectations, while maximizing value to Hologic and maintaining FDA/ISO compliance.

  • Experienced leader well-versed in managing within a matrixed organization

  • Administrative work associated with direct reports, as required


To perform this job successful, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the basic knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required:

  • A minimum of 5 years of product development experience with an additional 3+ years of Project Management related experience in a highly regulated product development environment, operating within Design Control procedures, preferably from within the medical device industry.

  • Demonstrated aptitude for successfully managing multiple projects, of varying complexity, within the specified guidelines, timeframes and budgets.

Must possess excellent relationship building skills with team members, peers, and senior leaders accessing their needs and ask the right questions to surface essential requirements information.

High degree of competency in Microsoft suite especially MS Project. Experience with Critical Chain preferred.


  • BS Degree in Engineering, Physical Sciences or Biomedical Engineering is required

  • MS, MBA or equivalent Degree is preferred.

  • PMP Certification required

Agency and Third Party Recruiter Notice:

Agencies that submit a resume to Hologic must have a current executed Hologic Agency Agreement executed by a member of the Human Resource Department. In addition Agencies may only submit candidates to positions for which they have been invited to do so by a Hologic Recruiter. All resumes must be sent to the Hologic Recruiter under these terms or they will not be considered.

Hologic, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer & VEVRAA Federal Contractor

Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Marlborough

Organization: Surgical Research and Development

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job


Job Posting: Aug 22, 2017, 2:10:12 PM