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Job ID:  63684
Date:  Jan 23, 2023
On Site
Job function:  Project Management
Experience level:  Experienced Hire
Business:  HNC Biomedical

Associate Project Manager - Exton, PA

Bring your passion. Build the future.


Within DSM Biomedical, the ultimate objective is to improve the outcome for patients.  Together we can build a better future.


Associate Project Manager - Exton, PA


The Associate Project Manager (APM), a senior level position within the organization, is responsible for the integrated management of the full project lifecycle (from Idea Evaluation through launch, PMP phases 1-5) related to new product development projects, process improvement initiatives, and/or line extensions as assigned while developing and managing partnerships with internal and external stakeholders. The APM is responsible for creating and maintaining the project plan and schedule, owning the project budgets and spending, and is responsible for ensuring that project objectives and milestones are met within time and budget constraints and with appropriate quality.


You Will:

  • Generate project plans and ensure that the project deliverables and milestones are met.
  • Manage projects in terms of money, time, escalating scope changes, resource needs, quality and information/communication.
  • Manage multiple projects or initiatives based on scope, complexity, and timelines. APM projects are less complex or involve lower and narrower levels of the organization.
  • Ensure compliance of project team members with DSM Biomedical quality system requirements.
  • Ensure a safe, healthy, and injury-free work environment.
  • Report the progress of the project versus the project plan.
  • Manage the risks related to the project and inform the appropriate authorities in case project objectives, milestones, quality, timing and/or budget incur risk.
  • Support the overall Project Management Office through active participation and contribution toward PMO functional initiatives.
  • Manage external party expectations including those of the customer.
  • Indirectly manage the project team members, create teambuilding and team spirit.
  • Ensure compliance to DSM Project Management Program standards.


We Bring:

  • A competitive compensation package, with comprehensive health and welfare benefits.
  • A place to grow and develop.
  • A company that is purpose-led and performance-driven in a corporate culture that values people and planet.
  • The opportunity to work on growing brands and build on a strong foundation.
  • The chance to make improvements and make an impact on the business.


You Bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in science, technology, or engineering is required.
  • Project management experience in medical device required.
  • 3+ years of broad experience managing multi-disciplinary projects or teams to deliver successful business outcomes, including documented evidence of applying project management best practices required.
  • 3+ years of demonstrated knowledge and experience working with design control and change management; coordinating, or facilitating other relevant disciplines (R & D, Quality, Manufacturing, and Marketing) in the context of project work required.
  • Demonstrated experience in risk management, driving for results, problem solving, and holding others accountable.
  • Have attended project management training externally or internally.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP®) Certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI) a plus.


Royal DSM is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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