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Project Manager

Company: KARL STORZ Endoscopy - America
Location: Downey
Posted on: September 15, 2022

Job Description:

Company: KARL STORZ Endoscopy-America, Inc. (KSEA)

Job Code: 12574

Pay Grade: TBD


KARL STORZ SE & Co. KG based in Tuttlingen, Germany, is a family-owned, global company committed to benefiting humanity by advancing medical technology through innovation and education.

For more than 75 years, KARL STORZ has been dedicated to earning its international reputation as a leader that designs, engineers, manufactures, and markets all its products with an emphasis on visionary design, precision craftsmanship, and clinical effectiveness.

KARL STORZ Endoscopy-America, Inc. (KSEA) has launched an initiative toward continuous improvement and efficiency. Some elements of this initiative are grass roots in nature, and others are strategic. Many of the elements will require significant problem solving, technology, outside expertise and other forms of work which should be managed professionally in the form of projects to increase their success rate.

We are currently seeking a Project Manager who will serve as a member of the Value Delivery Office. This role is responsible for business case development, project management and project results for KSEA business improvement initiatives.

This position will be based in El Segundo (Los Angeles), CA with an opportunity to work remote 2-3 days a week.


Key responsibilities will include, but may not be limited to:

  • Leverage experience to promote effective project management best practices
  • Support development of detailed improvement proposals and presentation of business cases to demonstrate ROI to gain buy in of key stakeholders
  • Apply experience and project management skills to execute projects and deliver results on time and within budget
    • Work with project teams to understand, document and manage project objectives, requirements, scope, schedules and resources
    • Lead and coordinate execution of project work
    • Provide visibility to project status to key stakeholders and management
    • Identify, communicate and manage risks and issues
    • Manage project quality to ensure stakeholder satisfaction and value delivery
    • Manage vendor selection process as required
    • Report on project results after project closure
    • Apply technical experience and expertise to ensure success of complex software and technology projects
    • Thrive in a dynamic, fast paced environment with multiple, simultaneous and fluid priorities
    • Successfully navigate the KARL STORZ organization and culture locally, as well as globally

      Our successful candidate will have excellent written and spoken business communication skills. They will also have demonstrated success working in a collaborative, service-oriented team environment.

      Additional requirements include, but are not limited to:
      • Bachelor's degree
      • Advanced professional certification in project management
      • 5+ years relevant work experience; understanding of process improvement, accounting / finance principles and operations strongly desired
      • Agile experience
      • Experience with complex software projects
      • Experience working with MS Project
      • Sound foundation in IT solutions
        • Prior experience as a Business Analyst
        • Healthcare, medical device or a related industry experience
        • Prior experience working with global organizations
        • Certified Scrum Master
        • ERP (SAP) application experience
        • Experience with MS Project Server

          Vaccine requirements at KARL STORZ due to COVID-19
          KARL STORZ is committed to maintaining a safe work environment for our employees and therefore we require the COVID-19 vaccine for all of our employees unless otherwise due to an underlying medical condition or sincerely held religious beliefs. During the interview process, we encourage you to ask how COVID-19 may impact the role you are seeking and if you require a reasonable accommodation regarding the vaccine requirement see below on the process for requesting accommodation. Please click here to learn more about our overall response to COVID-19.

          Employee Benefits Program Overview for U.S. Locations
          • Medical / Dental / Vision including a state of the art wellness program and pet insurance, too!*
          • 3 weeks' vacation, 10 holidays plus paid sick time*
          • 401K retirement savings plan providing a match of 60% of the employee's first 6% contribution
          • Section 125 Flexible Spending Accounts
          • Life, STD, LTD & LTC Insurance
          • Tuition reimbursement of up to $5,250 per year
          • Fitness reimbursement up to $200 annually
          • Employee referral program of up to $2,000 per hire
          • And much more!
            *Field sales, internships and part-time employees are not eligible except for where required by state law.
            Non-employees, including temporary workers and consultants, are not eligible to participate in KARL STORZ benefits program.

            KARL STORZ reserves the right to change or modify the employee's job description whether orally or in writing, at any time during the employment relationship. Additionally, KARL STORZ, through its supervisors, may require an employee to perform duties outside their normal description within the sole discretion of the supervisor. Employee must comply will all applicable KARL STORZ policies and procedures.

            Equal Employment Opportunity & Reasonable Accommodation Statement
            KARL STORZ is committed to creating an inclusive space where employees are valued for their skills and unique experiences. To achieve this goal, we are committed to diverse voices and all applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other protected characteristic. KARL STORZ is also committed to providing reasonable accommodations during our recruitment process. Should you need assistance or accommodation please email us at

            Notice to Employment Agencies
            This recruitment assignment is being managed directly by KARL STORZ's Human Resources team. Human Resources will reach out to our preferred, contracted agency partners in the rare instance additional talent options are required. Your respect for this process is appreciated. KARL STORZ does not accept unsolicited Agency resumes. Resumes received which were unsolicited by KARL STORZ Human Resources department will be ineligible for referral fees.Required
            Job Industries
            • Customer Service

Keywords: KARL STORZ Endoscopy - America, Downey , Project Manager, Executive , Downey, California

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