Technical Program Manager

Location: Paramit - Product Development
Job Code: 1233
# of openings: 1


SUMMARY:   Manage multiple product development projects of varying complexity in parallel from concept to production.  Lead cross-functional project teams through development and release of new products or life cycle management of existing products.

Ensures focused communication to the different stake holders and customers



  1. Manages projects to meet requirements, quality, timeline, COGS and budget expectations from inception through product release in compliance with Tecan’s product development procedures as well as all applicable standards.
  2. Develop technical product and manufacturing concepts and specifications in close communication with sales/marketing and customers to deliver products that best satisfies customer needs and intended use. 
  3. Overall responsible for the on-time, on-budget execution of projects in compliance with applicable internal and external regulations and procedures.
  1. Responsible for cost planning and other inputs required for the monthly global reporting and resource allocation cycle.
  2. Ensures close communication and coordination with stake holders for each project (Marketing, Customers, Purchasing, Logistics and Production, Quality etc.)
  1. Provide hands-on project leadership to assigned projects across all departments including external development partners and customers.  



  • BS or MS in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • Minimum five years of industry experience, including two years of increasingly complex project management and experience in design or engineering role. 
  • Experience in life sciences, medical devices, micro fluidics, thermal robotics would be a plus
  • Comfortable working in a fast paced, customer focused environment.
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Efficient, solution oriented.
  • Excellent verbal and written communicator.



Travel up to 10% domestic and international.
Visits to customers or suppliers, usually as part of project work.


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