Senior Project Manager

Northern Digital Inc. (NDI Shelburne)

Location: Shelburne, VT

Type: Full Time

Education: Bachelor's Degree

Experience: 3 - 5 Years

We would like to invite a hands-on, experienced Project Manager to join the R&D team developing our next generation of NDI advanced measurement systems for medical device markets. As the Senior Project Manager, you will work as part of a cross-functional team, driving projects from conception to implementation and release.  This role requires someone who has proven leadership ability, as well as the technical acumen to lead product development projects effectively. The successful candidate will be highly organized, results-driven and effective at working at all levels of our matrix organization.  The successful candidate will be joining our team of professionals at the Northern Digital Inc. (NDI) office located in Shelburne, Vermont.

What You Will Be Doing:

You will be responsible for the management and execution of projects developing medical technology components, in accordance with NDI’s Product Development Life Cycle:

  • Plan and execute projects to meet quality, program, and business objectives, utilizing an understanding of key aspects of medical component product development.
  • Drive the tactical project execution. Create, implement and track progress using project plans: manage project resource requirements and allocations, schedule tasks and manage project budgets;
  • Lead cross-functional project teams spanning multiple geographic locations. Serve as prime contact with project sponsors (internal and external customers).
  • Conduct regular status meetings, design reviews, and management communications;
  • Provide clear and concise program updates, including unbiased communication of project status and issues using standardized forms and metrics.
  • Coordinate with other disciplines including Marketing and Manufacturing Engineering to drive development projects from conception to manufacturing.
  • Ensure design control requirements are met for the project including owning the design history file (DHF)

Ready To Make a Difference?

The Ideal Candidate will have Minimum 4 years of Project Management experience in the high-tech industry; and B.Sc. in Engineering Management, Computer Science, Electrical or Computer Engineering, or related discipline.

In Addition:

  • Experience leading product development projects in a stage-gate style system
  • Effective planning and organization skills including the proven ability to work against multiple objectives, under pressure and with multiple priorities;
  • Effective at functioning with a reasonable level of autonomy in setting objectives, influencing decision makers, managing expectations along with budget and resource allocation;
  • Proactive communicator with reporting project progress and status to stakeholders, ensuring appropriate review and support with key project decisions; strong ability to communicate technical information and findings.

Desired Characteristics/Additional Assets:

  • Medical device experience (ISO 13485)
  • Familiarity with software development, hardware and systems integration;
  • Knowledge/experience with measurement systems
  • PMP certified



This is a full-time position eligible for participation in the Company’s group insurance plan on day one. NDI offers a full range of benefits including flexible work hours and environment.  NDI offers paid PTO, Sick time, Holidays, and a paid Holiday shut-down. Also, a 401k plan with matching contributions. Two kinds of Medical plans + Dental and Vision coverage. The company pays for Basic Life Insurance & AD&D and Short Term/Long Term Disability. After you have been an employee for 6 months you are eligible to participate in the Employee Stock Purchase Plan.

Quality Requirements:

NDI is committed to achieving excellence in our Quality activities, which is dependent upon the processes, practices and employees of NDI.  Our objective is to maintain a Quality Management System in compliance with ISO 9001, ISO 13485, the US FDA Quality System Regulation as well as any additional regulatory requirements of the markets in which our products are sold.  Employees of NDI are instrumental to our compliance efforts, and are required to understand and comply with the QMS.

Being a Part of Our Team:

NDI is based in Ontario, Canada with additional offices in the United States, Germany, and Hong Kong. Ascension Technology Corp. is an NDI regional office located in Shelburne, VT.

For 40 years we’ve partnered with the world’s foremost OEMs to bring tracking solutions to medical device, simulation, and research markets. Our technologies have helped our partners pioneer computer-assisted surgery and computer-assisted therapy and is the foundation of 90% of the most progressive surgical navigation systems on the market. We enjoy tackling new challenges and developing new pathways to serve our customers.  We’re a smart, talented, hardworking company – the best at what we do. We are looking for innovative individuals who don’t see this as just a job, but as a career choice. If this sounds like you, why don’t you join us!




Bachelors or better in Electrical Engineering or related field.



4 years:

Project Management experience

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