Quality-focused team drivers. People who push their team to deliver the highest quality products and solutions in a timely manner.
Effective communicators. People who can interpret information clearly and accurately to concisely communicate results and recommendations to stakeholders, senior management, and their teams.
Talent developers. Growth-oriented managers who recruit and hire top-performing talent and prioritize the development of their team members.
Managers who drive performance. People who implement process improvements and leverage the talent of their team to consistently increase performance and productivity.
What you will do-
Multi-site responsibility for leaders, project managers & engineers tasked with the commercialization of new products and platform technologies in line with divisional portfolios. Ensures timely delivery of high quality, innovative new products and technologies through close collaboration with our divisional business partners and Global Quality & Operations, thus enabling Stryker to win in the marketplace. Drives adherence to divisional/corporate design control procedures.
Key member of Advanced Operations Instruments leadership team.
Formulate and implement strategic plans to help drive the overarching strategic plan and future direction of the organization.
Be an effective partner across all functions within divisional and GQO organizations to deliver associated new products in line with divisional pipelines.
Participate in and lead a cross functional/divisional business forums and process improvement initiatives.
Responsible for directing the teams to work effectively and build collaborative relationships with product development across multiple divisions and with the manufacturing operations to improve the speed to market of new products, utilizing the new product processes and global advanced operations procedure.
Ensure a culture of collaboration exists between the AO NPI teams across the campus to ensure that key skill sets can be leveraged when required to ensure all projects are managed effectively and delivered in line with divisional expectations.
Develop detailed understanding of “best practice” in product launch performance within the Medical Device industry.
Develop skills matrix in line with product road maps identifying the necessary training and coaching for team members to ensure that technical and team-based skills are acquired, applied and maintained by team members.
Prepare and deliver annual budgets (headcount, expense and capital) for final review and approval.
Approval authority for personnel requisitions and capital expenditure requests.
Provide direction to the team in complex or difficult situations, remove obstacles, assign appropriate resources and interface with other functions to assist with issue resolution.
Partner with HR in identifying, acquiring top talent while developing and retaining talent within the team.
Establish priorities imparting a sense of urgency and importance to effectively deliver new products per quality, cost and time constraints.
Responsible for the implementation, enforcement and compliance of all relevant quality, regulatory and safety standards.
All other duties as assigned.
Bachelor of Science degree required (Engineering, Science or Business related discipline preferred)
Master’s degree in related discipline preferred
5-8 years of leadership experience or substantial engineering support or project management experience in a team-based environment is highly preferred
Experience in managing new products or process teams preferable.
Individual must have proven ability to coach and mentor individuals in technical skills and people development areas.
Self-starter with demonstrated efficient work methods, analytical & problem solving skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast paced environment
Strong knowledge in project management tools essential.
Strong analytical skills with a high problem solving and process improvement orientation is critical.
Experience with GD&T, process mapping, statistical methods and process/product validations would prove beneficial.
Excellent PC skills (MS Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Project).
Internal Number: R421085
Stryker is one of the world's leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better. The Company offers a diverse array of innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. Stryker is active in over 100 countries around the world.
Together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better.
At Stryker, quality is first in everything we do. We are driven to make healthcare better for our customers by
providing innovative products and services that meet regulatory requirements through our effective quality system.
The Company was founded in 1941 by Dr. Homer Stryker and incorporated in 1946 as the Orthopedic Frame Company. In 1964, the Company’s name was changed to Stryker Corporation.
• $13.6 billion in annual sales in 2018; annual revenue has grown for 39 straight years
• 17.1% CAGR (compound annual growth rate) in sales over 39 years
• ~36,000 employees globally in 2018
• 43 manufacturing and research & development locat...ions worldwide
• Included in the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index
• Ranked # 233 on Fortune Magazine’s “FORTUNE 500” list for 2019
• Ranked # 3 on Fortune Magazine’s “World’s Most Admired Companies” list for the “Medical Equipment” industry for 2019
• Ranked # 11 on Fortune Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list (U.S.) for 2019
• Spent $862 million on R&D in 2018
• 7,784 patents owned globally in 2018
• Initial public offering of stock was in 1979
• Listed on the New York Stock Exchange under ticker SYK