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Sustaining Engineering Project Manager

Massachusetts, USA Req #792
Tuesday, October 11, 2022

Cynosure is well positioned competitively to lead and transform the medical aesthetics industry.  We are guided by our belief that this is a purpose-driven business, which improves patient’s lives and improves practitioner’s livelihoods.

  • We are passionate about driving a healthy and growing medical aesthetics industry with leading-edge marketing which inspires consumers to engage in medical aesthetics.
  • We are the leader in science-based technology which elevates the standard of care for consumers.
  • We are relentlessly focused on being the undisputed innovation leader, addressing the growing demand for consumer treatments across all demographics.
  • We are committed to building and strengthening our unmatched global footprint, with direct employees on five continents and in 15 countries and growing, and distributor partners serving over 130 countries.
  • We put our people first and believe personal development drives business development.
  • We love our customers and strive give them the leading-edge technology, service, marketing support and clinical education to improve their patient’s outcomes and to improve their livelihoods.

At Cynosure, we look for people who make an impact and encourage everyone to lead, create, and add value. In turn, we invest in our team to grow people’s careers and build upon our high-performance and culture-oriented organization. We work together as one team, winning together.

As we grow our global team, there is no better time to join us. As a market leader in medical aesthetics, Cynosure has over 25 years developing, manufacturing, and marketing products for dermatologists, plastic surgeons, medical spas, and healthcare practitioners. With the aesthetic industry’s most comprehensive product portfolio, our offerings span several categories including skin revitalization, body contouring, hair removal, and women’s health.  

Our mission is to set Cynosure customers up for success shaping future leaders of the aesthetics industry and helping everyone who uses our technologies discover their version of beautiful.

Learn more about us by following our LinkedIn and Instagram sites and please visit us at

Job Summary

Responsible to manage cross functional teams in the planning, tracking, and completion of sustaining engineering programs and projects. Projects will range from implementing new designs, PCBA respins, validation plans, cost down & efficiency programs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The incumbent may be asked to perform other function-related activities in addition to the below mentioned responsibilities as reasonably required by business needs.

  • Responsible for creating and updating schedules and driving completion of milestones in a timely manner
  • Will lead cross functional project teams to a common goal and successful end point
  • Required to provide weekly and monthly status reports for key projects
  • Will manage day to day activities in a matrix organization to ensure tasks and milestones are completed in a timely manner
  • Some projects may include working with outside engineering firms
  • Must be able to understand project risks and lead efforts to create mitigation plans
  • Will be a key contributor in problem resolution and implementation of solutions
  • Candidate will have a technical degree, preferably Electrical or Mechanical Engineering
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Project and Microsoft office tools
  • Embody and deliver the “Exceptional Everyday”



Associate’s degree required

Bachelor’s degree required

Master’s degree required

PhD required

Education and experience combination:

Associate’s degree is equivalent to 18 months of experience

Bachelor’s degree is equivalent to three (3) years of experience

Master’s degree is equivalent to four (4) years of experience

Specific Area of Study: BSEE/BSME preferred


0 to 2 years relevant experience

2 to 5 years relevant experience

5 to 8 years relevant experience

8+ years relevant experience

Specific Related Experience:


  • Knowledge of contract manufacturing
  • Experience running program or project teams
  • Medical device or laser experience is not required although preferred
  • Must be able to work with personnel at all levels of the company
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to multi task and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Experience developing medical devices in an ISO and FDA regulated environment is preferred.
  • Experience with PLM systems for changes and documentation is preferred
  • Must be self-motivated, detail oriented, possess strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Takes responsibility for assigned projects, requirements, and schedules.
  • Works well with others, is thorough and demonstrates good judgment
  • Inspire cooperation and success among the Engineering team.

Physical Demands

The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls.
  • Stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • Lifting/pushing/pulling and carrying products weighing up to 45 pounds
  • Potential Exposure to moving mechanical parts, vibration and/or moderate noise levels.
  • Potential Exposure to hazardous chemicals or other materials.
  • Safety Shoes compliant with site specific policies/procedures must be worn in designated areas
  • Potential Exposure to blood.
  • Other (please specify)

Cynosure is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Disability, Veteran

Other details

  • Job Family Engineering
  • Job Function Project Design Management
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Employment Indicator Regular
  • Travel Required No
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
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  • Massachusetts, USA