Digital Project Manager

Posted 08 Sep 2022

Burlington, Massachusetts - United States

Req Id 253492


A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 60,300 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. MilliporeSigma is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.


This role does not offer sponsorship for work authorization. External applicants must be eligible to work in the US.

Your role: 

As part of the digital transformation of the Life Science business, we are in the process of implementing advanced digital technologies into our manufacturing and quality control operations.  We are now actively implementing these key technologies into multiple plants worldwide as global platforms.  We are seeking a well-qualified Digital labs Project Manager.  This newly created role will work with a high degree of autonomy to advance Life Science Digital initiatives through these two platforms.  Position can be based in St. Louis, MO or Burlington, MA.



  • Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Perform functional analysis of solutions as part of developing the initial requirements.
  • Develop a detailed work breakdown and project plan to monitor and track progress.
  • Successfully handle the relationship with the project customer and all stakeholders
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks.
  • Development of clear roles and responsibilities across project teams.
  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the perfect execution of projects
  • Ensure resource availability and allocation
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
  • Lead projects using corporate tools and processes.
  • Lead changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs using appropriate verification techniques
  • Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques Report and advance to management as needed
  • Manage and control the budget of the projects and also the project tracking within our global Project management toolbox  


Who you are:

  • Must have a university degree, preferably in engineering, PMP certification preferred
  • Fluent in English and have a strong knowledge of quality regulations
  • Clear understanding of industry standard Lab terminology, and leading providers
  • Full understanding of and experience leading within constraints of GxP
  • Must have significant skills and experience in IT project management and a history of efficiently implemented IT projects and program as project lead
  • Experience developing comprehensive solutions using multiple infrastructure platforms and technical components
  • Experience leading infrastructure projects, involving Network, Telecommunications, Datacenter, Server & Storage technologies
  • Ability to set up appropriate project teams/-structures and set realistic, challenging objectives for the project team and are result driven in a highly cross functional and global environment
  • Ability to analyze complex situations to develop solutions and deliver projects on time, within budget and scope to a high quality
  • Excellent communication skills in order to lead internal and external stakeholders
  • Inclusive approach and can identify required resources and stakeholders
  • 8+ years of professional experience
  • Experience with Life Science and/or, Healthcare and Performance Materials industries is a plus



What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences.
We celebrate all dimensions of diversity. We believe that it drives excellence, innovation, and human progress. We care about our customers, patients, and our rich mix of people. This diversity strengthens our ability to lead in science and technology.
We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all and empower you to fulfil your ambitions. Our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons.
Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to bring their curiosity to life!


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