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Operations Program Manager

Olympus Medical Systems

Olympus Medical Systems

Westborough, MA, USA
Posted on Friday, June 28, 2024


Workplace Flexibility: Onsite

Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.

Olympus, a leading medical technology company, has focused on making people’s lives better for over 100 years.

Our Purpose is to make people’s lives healthier, safer, and more fulfilling.

Our Core Values are reflected in all we do: Integrity – Empathy – Agility – Unity – Long-Term View

We deliver on our purpose and our core values by staying True to Life.

**Please note: All correspondence will be sent from our Olympus domain (@Olympus.com). If you receive correspondence from an entity other than @Olympus.com, it is likely not legitimate.

Job Description

Develops information systems by studying operations; designing developing and installing software solutions;supports and develops software team.

Job Duties

  • Align and direct resources from the operations functions to develop, execute, adapt, and deliver projects to completion.
  • Develop and manage project budgets and resource plans across the team, applying agile techniques to re-balance when necessary to meet the business objectives.
  • Thoughtfully balance resolution of issues with escalation – ensuring the right problems are solved at the right level of the organization.
  • Manage project budgets and timelines.
  • Establish plans and complete product and process development activities to meet project goals including specification development, design reviews, prototype development, pilot build and product release readiness
  • Ensure outstanding product and process development processes including FDA compliance and alignment to the phase gate product development process
  • Develop and deliver project status reports to multiple levels of the organization, proactively identifying, resolving, and presenting any issues that may impact the team’s ability to meet key goals regarding timeline, cost, and scope of the project, process, and product.
  • Resolve disputes amongst team members on projects in productive and effective ways.
  • Coordinate with cross functional colleagues to foresee/understand critical project activities and to enable them to manage team resources and tasks to avoid critical path slippage.
  • Responsible for the overall delivery of project results.
  • Prioritizes and manages execution of multiple departmental for the production phase products.
  • Works with other peers cross-functionally to standardize, leverage and implement program management tools and establish best-demonstrated practices
  • Directs and prioritizes operations resources in support all necessary projects and activities
  • Drive proactive behavior within the operations team
  • All Other Essential Duties as directed.

Job Qualifications


  • B.S. degree in Engineering or related field.
  • An advanced degree (M.S. or MBA.) is preferred.
  • Minimum of 7+ years of industry experience with a proven track record of successful product/process development or related large complex programs within a regulated product development environment.


  • Exceptions to the criteria may be allowed for candidates that meet combinations of criteria or have additional exceptional skill sets.
  • Experience working in a multidisciplinary team, preferably related to manufacturing and product development of developing, executing, and delivering large scale and complex project plans.
  • Expertise with the development of complex and precision mechanical or opto-mechanical devices, and electronic medical devices is preferred.
  • Experience partnering with external suppliers for the development of new processes and technologies is preferred.
  • Good team leader and manager, with above average problem analysis skills.
  • Able to think both logically and creatively and possess sound reporting abilities.
  • Demonstrated project management techniques and approaches.

Why join Olympus?

Here, people matter—our health, our happiness, and our lives.

  • Competitive salaries, annual bonus and 401(k)* with company match
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, Visions coverage effective on start date
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program
  • Free virtual live and on-demand wellness classes
  • Work-life balance supportive culture with hybrid and remote roles
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • Educational Assistance
  • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance
  • Volunteering and charitable donation match programs
  • Diversity & Inclusion Programs including Colleague Affinity Networks
  • On-Site Child Daycare, Café, Fitness Center**

*US Only

**Limited locations

We care about your health and financial well-being and offer the resources you need to feel vital, confident and ready for wherever life takes you. Learn more about our benefit offerings at https://www.olympusamerica.com/careers/benefits-perks.

About us:

Our Medical business uses innovative capabilities in medical technology, therapeutic intervention, and precision manufacturing to help healthcare professionals deliver diagnostic, therapeutic, and minimally invasive procedures to improve clinical outcomes, reduce costs, and enhance the quality of life for patients and their safety.

Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, Olympus employs more than 31,000 employees worldwide in nearly 40 countries and regions. Olympus Corporation of the Americas, a wholly owned subsidiary of Olympus Corporation, is headquartered in Center Valley, Pennsylvania, USA, and employs more than 5,200 employees throughout locations in North and South America. For more information, visit www.olympusamerica.com.

Olympus is dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace

We recognize diversity in people, views and lifestyle choices and emphasize the importance of inclusion and mutual respect. We strive to continue to foster empathy and unity in the workplace so that our employees can fully contribute and thrive.

Let’s realize your potential, together.

It is the policy of Olympus to extend equal employment and advancement opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship status, religious creed (including dress and grooming practices), age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth and/or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental) and/or a medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or service in the uniformed services, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Applicants with Disabilities: As a Federal Contractor, Olympus is committed to ensuring our hiring process is accessible to everyone. If you need an accommodation in order to complete the application or hiring process, please contact Olympus via email at OCAAccommodations@olympus.com. If your disability impairs your ability to email, you may call our HR Compliance Manager at 1-888-Olympus (1-888-659-6787).

Posting Notes: || United States (US) || Massachusetts (US-MA) || Westborough || Manufacturing & Repair