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Immucor, Inc. Senior Program Manager - R&D in Waukesha, Wisconsin


Founded in 1982 and based in Norcross, GA, Immucor is a global leader in transfusion and transplantation diagnostics that facilitate patient/donor compatibility worldwide. Our mission is to ensure that patients in need of blood, organs, or stem cells get the right match that is safe, accessible, and affordable. The result is life changing for a patient in need of a transfusion or transplant. Our new corporate identity illustrates the right match of donors with patients in need of blood or an organ as well as Immucor’s partnership with healthcare organizations in need of innovation and productivity. With the right match, we can transform a life together.

We are looking to hire a Senior Project Manager to manage portfolio projects from concept through commercialization, overseeing the timelines and plans that integrate research, development, manufacturing, regulatory, clinical, quality assurance, marketing and sales. This leadership role will be responsible for leading an interdisciplinary team, ensuring that best practices for program management within the healthcare manufacturing industry are implemented. This would be a great opportunity for someone who enjoys working ourside a box, good exposure for designing concepts to launch activities. This is not an information technology software program manager role.If you are ready for a healthy work life balance, we want to hear from you. Apply today!

This position is not eligible for sponsorship for work authorization by Immucor, Inc. Therefore, if you will require sponsorship from us for work authorization now or in the future, we cannot consider your application at this time .

Senior Program Manager / Medical Device Project Management/Transplant/Project Manager/ R&D


As a Senior Program Manager, you will be responsible for coordinating the flow of information between teams, team members and functional management and must be experienced in exercising leadership to resolve multidisciplinary conflicts to ensure implementation of Immucor’s program calendar. You will also assist in providing leadership with accurate and accountable project timelines consistent with medical device design control regulations and Immucor procedures generated from the integration of inputs from key individuals within the various corporate functions.

Additional requirements include:

  • Assisting with leading and developing program management training and initiatives and building organizational skills across current platform programs to facilitate the creation of a self-sustaining culture of accountability

  • Developing and managing the execution and completion of high quality, integrated cross-functional plans for projects and ensuring consistent practices throughout all phases of the product life cycle

  • Overseeing the development of program schedules, resource allocation and budgets

  • Tracking the program budgets and providing forecasts as well as establishing and maintaining program status summaries and metrics for the portfolio

  • Interacting with Research and Development, Marketing, Manufacturing, Regulatory and Quality Assurance departments and external stakeholders

  • Demonstrating an understanding of the key US and non-US regulations affecting the business and assuring compliance with those regulations, participating in an evaluation of regulatory strategy and regulatory risk

  • Establishing and maintaining current best practices for program management in development, initiation, planning, execution and control, and closing of projects

  • Building a program with a global view integrating the needs/portfolios of U.S., Europe and the emerging markets of Asia

Senior Program Manager / Medical Device Project Management/Transplant/Project Manager/ R&D


Successful candidates for the Senior Program Manager role have demonstrated success in managing medical device product development programs from initiation through product launch and support in a healthcare manufacturing setting.It is important that you display excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills, as well as the ability to effectively build relationships with individuals at all levels of the organization.

Additional requirements include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a scientific or engineering field; advanced degree, preferred

  • 10 years’ experience in product development for medical instrumentation, research and clinical assays

  • Experience in Transplantation, preferred

  • 5 years’ experience in Program Management

  • PMO Certification, preferred

  • Demonstrated record of success in completing projects on time and on budget for complete medical device systems / software products.

  • Demonstrated success in creating and implementing a solid program management process that integrates software, hardware and reagents

  • Familiar with FDA, CE-IVD and other regulatory requirements

  • Demonstrated ability to direct activities of multi-project, multi-disciplinary functions

  • Proven leadership skills with a collaborative management style that will facilitate interaction with superiors, colleagues, customers and corporate partners

Senior Program Manager / Medical Device Project Management/Transplant/Project Manager/ R&D



This position is not eligible for sponsorship for work authorization by Immucor, Inc. Therefore, if you will require sponsorship from us for work authorization now or in the future, we cannot consider your application at this time.

Immucor offers a comprehensive benefits package available on the start date of your employment, including:

  • Medical, prescription, dental, and vision insurance – we offer multiple plan options so you can determine which best suits your needs and the needs of your dependents

  • Wellness program

  • STD/LTD/Life insurance all 100% company paid

  • Voluntary life/accident/hospital indemnity insurance for yourself, spouse/domestic partner and dependents

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Company matched 401k plan

  • Vacation/Company & Personal Holidays/Sick days

Where permitted by applicable law, All new hires must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved Immucor exemption. Proof of vaccination status will be required on first day of employment.

Job Locations US-WI-Waukesha

Job ID 2022-3000

Category Research & Development