Program Manager, Robotic Surgical Technology- RPE

    • Medtronic
  • North Haven, CT
  • Posted 22 days ago | Updated 22 hours ago


On Site
Full Time


Research and Development
Product engineering
Program management
Project management
Problem solving
Microsoft Office
Product development
Medical devices
Relationship building
System imaging
Resource management
Product launch
Regulatory Compliance
Microsoft Excel
Health care

Job Details


Join Medtronic as a Program Manager in our Robotics Surgical Technology (RST) Released Product Engineering (RPE) Project Management Office (PMO). In this pivotal role, you'll lead a dynamic team, collaborating across departments like R&D, Quality Affairs, and Marketing to spearhead a series of successful RPE project release.

We believe that when people from different cultures, genders, and points of view come together, innovation is the result - and everyone wins. Medtronic walks the walk, creating an inclusive culture where you can thrive.

This person will ensure that his/her/their program teams are:

  • Efficient, effective, and well-coordinated
  • Focused on clear priorities, milestones, and goals.
  • Committed to developing and adhering to schedules
  • Vigilant in managing budgets, including labor resources
  • Dedicated to delivering quality commercial releases in compliance with established processes


  • The Manager of Sustaining Program Management is responsible for sustaining project management:
  • Lead cross-functional teams to evaluate, develop, and manage projects focused on sustaining the HUGO platform and enhancing product reliability.
  • Direct, develop, and coordinate the activities of Program/Project Managers in supporting Robotics Surgical Technology efforts.
  • Develop and monitor schedules, plans, tasks, and priorities, ensuring a streamlined workflow.
  • Drive problem-solving sessions, maintaining a sense of urgency and holding team members accountable to commitments.
  • Anticipate and mitigate risks, balancing time, schedule, cost, and quality, while adhering to safety and regulatory standards.
  • Manage project financials, including forecasting and tracking of accruals and actuals.
  • Cultivate a broad understanding of Medtronic's Surgical Robotics and Instrumentation, leveraging this knowledge to drive project success.


Must Have: Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelors degree required
  • Minimum of 5 years of project management experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 3 years of project management experience
Nice to Have

  • 10+ years of experience in Project Management or commercial new product delivery
  • MBA and PMP / CSM Certification
  • High degree of competency in Microsoft Office Suite (Project, PowerPoint, Excel, Word
  • Proven track record of successfully managing within a matrixed organization
  • Experience managing Program/Project Managers with a history of increasing engagement
  • Knowledge in product development, project management, and commercialization in the medical device industry
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills; must possess excellent relationship building skills with direct reports, peers, and senior leaders
  • Must be able to lead cross-functional discussions; driving towards alignment, decisions, resolutions when necessary
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at once while understanding cultural differences between various regions of the world
  • Experience with developing and/or commercializing large capital medical devices (e.g. Robotic systems, Imaging equipment, etc.)
  • Experience with advanced scheduling and resource management tools like Prochain and Resource First
  • Experience working under regulations of the FDA, notified bodies, and other regulatory agencies for successful commercial launches
  • Product launch experience working with Global teams

About Medtronic

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Let's work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients' lives. Help us shape the future.

Salary and benefits

A commitment to our employees lives at the core of our values. We recognize their contributions. They share in the success they help to create. We offer a wide range of benefits, resources, and competitive compensation plans designed to support you at every career and life stage. Learn more about our benefits here.

The provided base salary range is used nationally in the United States (except in Puerto Rico and certain CA locations). The rate offered is compliant with federal/local regulations and may vary by experience, certification/education, market conditions, location, etc.

This position is eligible for a short-term incentive plan. Learn more about Medtronic Incentive Plan (MIP) here.

Physical Job Requirements

The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)

This position is located in North Haven, CT