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Fortive Corporation Program Manager, Contract Manufacturing in Boxborough, Massachusetts

Who are we? We are global innovators, product realization partners, creators of breakthrough products and custom automation systems. With over 30 years of experience within a range of healthcare market sectors we blend creativity, commercial know-how, technical acumen and manufacturing expertise to help our clients create business success. This industry experience makes us an employer of choice for those want to make a difference in the industry.

We are seeking a Program Manager who is passionate about the healthcare industry, wants to get the job done, and has strong interpersonal skills. This role will sit within our Contract Manufacturing team and will be ideal for someone who has previous experience in a manufacturing environment.

You will ideally have a background in product engineering of devices/ instruments, and change management, as well as a desire and proven experience in managing cross functional teams, process improvement and design transfer/manufacturing establishment. You will be able to navigate working in a fast-paced & often ambiguous environment, dealing with a high level of compliance and (FDA/ Government) regulations.


  • You will be the point of contact for our clients/customers, coordinating client requirements within our internal operations and engineering teams;

  • Generate plans and proposals for product changes (design & process improvements, cost reduction, client change requests etc) in accordance with applicable client contracts

  • Manage product and project budgets including implementation of product changes to budget and schedule

  • Liaise with manufacturing production team including providing support to the production engineering and QA/RA teams

  • Client facing Complaint/defect and RMA management

  • Develop proposals, project overviews & budget/schedule estimates for manufacturing establishment of new products

  • Project management of manufacturing establishment activities including leading engineering and manufacturing team to establish new product manufacture

  • Support continuous improvement activities in Invetech’s manufacturing processes.

    Key Requirements:

  • Excellent leadership, interpersonal and people management skills

  • Ability to navigate cross-functional and cross-organisational boundaries

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or science

  • 5+ years of proven experience in a similar environment

  • Commercial and financial management experience (including product cost and budget management skills)

    Experiences that strengthen your candidacy

  • Medical device, biotech or pharmaceutical experience will be highly desirable

  • A sound understanding of relevant quality systems / regulatory requirements

  • Experience in NPI, design transfer and manufacturing establishment of low volume products

Fortive is a diversified industrial growth company comprised of global businesses that are recognized leaders in attractive markets. With more than $6 billion in annual revenues, Fortive’s well-known brands hold leading positions in field instrumentation, transportation, sensing, product realization, automation and specialty, and franchise distribution.

Fortive is headquartered in Everett, Washington and employs a team of more than 24,000 research and development, manufacturing, sales, distribution, service and administrative employees in more than 40 countries around the world. Our team grows by tackling challenges that accelerate progress and further their careers. With a culture rooted in continuous improvement, the core of our company’s operating model is the Fortive Business System. For more information please visit:

Invetech has been creating breakthrough products and custom automation systems for more than 30 years. With experience drawn from more than 5,000 projects globally, Invetech partners with global leaders in industry to deliver product design and development, contract manufacturing, and custom automation services. The company has experience in a broad range of market sectors including cell therapy production automation systems, laboratory diagnostics, point of care diagnostics, life sciences, industrial and consumer products. With active projects in North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific, Invetech is well positioned to service clients ranging from start-ups to established multinationals.

"The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Fortive Corporation. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as a Fortive Company. Fortive Corporation and all Fortive Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), age, marital status, disability, veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, and other characteristics protected by law. The "EEO is the Law" poster is available at: Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process should call 1-866-272-5573 or e-mail to request accommodation."