B. Braun

PMO Manager

Job Locations US-CA-Irvine
Requisition ID
B. Braun Medical Inc
# of Openings
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Days (Mon - Fri)
Irvine, CA


About B. Braun 


B. Braun Medical Inc., a leader in infusion therapy and pain management, develops, manufactures, and markets innovative medical products and services to the healthcare industry. Other key product areas include nutrition, pharmacy admixture and compounding, ostomy and wound care, and dialysis. The company is committed to eliminating preventable treatment errors and enhancing patient, clinician and environmental safety. B. Braun Medical is headquartered in Bethlehem, Pa., and is part of the B. Braun Group of Companies in the U.S., which includes B. Braun Interventional Systems, Aesculap® and CAPS®.


Globally, the B. Braun Group of Companies employs more than 61,000 employees in 64 countries. Guided by its Sharing Expertise® philosophy, B. Braun continuously exchanges knowledge with customers, partners and clinicians to address the critical issues of improving care and lowering costs. To learn more about B. Braun Medical, visit www.BBraunUSA.com.



Position Summary:


The PMO Manager is responsible for planning, directing and managing strategic projects related to desired company direction of the manufacturing and site operations within the prescribed time frame and funding parameters by performing duties personally or through subordinate supervisors or staff.


Responsibilities: Essential Duties

  • Implements and drives methodology to be utilized for Project Management at the site.
  • Enforces discipline across the site for Project Managers in all areas of the facility including approval process for new projects, ensures resource loading, capital request completion, categorizes projects, prioritizes, project execution, performance measures, etc.
  • Provides oversight of status and health of Site Project Portfolio.
  • Will have direct oversight of PDWare, and will manage the PDWare administrator.  
  • Facilitates weekly Project Management review meetings with Senior Management, monitors the facilities Capital Budget and ensure the Capital Budget is being executed as forecasted.
  • Ensures the Project Managers in the site are trained on the Project Management process.  
  • Responsible for planning, directing and managing all aspects of Project Management.

  • Administers cooperation with the various departments to establish teamwork from all department site wide, this to include vendors, contractors and OEM.

  • Conduct employee performance reviews for direct reports. Oversees operational budgets and short and long range facility improvement.


The job function listed is not exhaustive and shall also include any responsibilities as assigned by the Supervisor from time to time.  
It shall be the duty of every employee while at work to take reasonable care for safety and health of himself/herself and other persons.


Expertise: Knowledge & Skills

  • Requires breadth of organizational, professional field, and industry knowledge. 
  • Influences the development of and drives the application of principles, theories, concepts. Determines best course of action.
  • Manages entry to intermediate level employees of a department or a function with 1 or 2 sections.
  • Ensures budgets, schedules, and performance requirements are met.
  • Judgement is required in resolving complex problems based on experience.
  • Contacts are primarily with department supervisors, leads, subordinates, and peers.
  • Frequent contact with external contractors/vendors.
  • Ability to integrate critical information from several diverse areas.

  • Champions advanced strategies and concepts.

  • Directs the activities of a broad functional area through division heads who are responsible for planning, budgeting, costs, methods and employees.

  • Determines actual organizational structure and allocation of resources.

  • Consults senior executive management / group board members of BBM on company-wide initiatives and acts as spokesperson on matters regarding policy, capability, and strategy to the organization.

  • Highly proficient in abilities to provide mentorship and overwatch of staff and project managers in assuring on time delivery of projects that are with in timeline and financial scopes.
  • Drive department to ensure team remains within scope of projects and planned work. As well ensure timely work completion that meets and exceeds expectations of customers.

  •  Ability to lead multiple facets of projects and determine best course of action when faced with challenging obstacles. Ability to develop, maintain and present KPI’s, and project scope presentations to Senior Leadership Team, to include financials.


Preferred Requirements:

  • Experienced professional in Six Sigma Techniques, Black Belt Highly Preferred.
  • Experience working in a Pharmaceutical environment.
  • Experience working in GMP manufacturing environment.
  • Bachelors degree in Electrical, Mechanical, Accounting or MBA preferred. 


Expertise: Qualifications -Education/Experience/Training/Etc



  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • 08-10 years related experience required.
  • Applicable industry/professional certification preferred.
  • Regular and predictable attendance
  • Occasional business travel required


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to handle or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.





Additional Information

Responsibilities: Other Duties:


The preceding functions have been provided as examples of the types of work performed by employees assigned to this position. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed in this description are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of different positions due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.


Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is expected to:

  • Light work - Exerting up to 20 lbs of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

Lifting, Carrying, Pushing, Pulling and Reaching:

  • Occasionally:Reaching upward and downward, Push/pull
  • Frequently:Stand, Sit
  • Constantly:N/A


  • Occasionally:Push/pull, Reaching upward and downward
  • Frequently:Sitting , Standing, Talking - ordinary, loud/quick, Walking
  • Constantly:N/A

Environmental Conditions:

  • Occasionally:Proximity to moving parts
  • Frequently:N/A
  • Constantly:N/A

Work Environment:


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Noise Intensity:Moderate
  • Occasionally:Production/manufacturing environment
  • Frequently:Office environment
  • Constantly:N/A


What We Offer

B. Braun offers an excellent benefits package, which includes healthcare, a 401(k) plan, and tuition reimbursement. To learn more about B. Braun and our safety healthcare products or view a listing of our employment opportunities, please visit us on the internet at www.bbraunusa.com.
Through its “Sharing Expertise®” initiative, B. Braun promotes best practices for continuous improvement of healthcare products and services.


Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled


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