Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, is driven to make healthcare better. We offer innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. We are proud to be named one of the World’s Best Workplaces and a Best Workplace for Diversity by Fortune Magazine. Learn more about our award-winning organization by visiting stryker.com
Stryker is one of the world's leading medical technology companies and is dedicated to helping healthcare professionals perform their jobs more efficiently while enhancing patient care. Stryker offers a diverse array of innovative medical technologies, including reconstructive, medical and surgical, and neurotechnology and spine products to help people lead more active and more satisfying lives.
We are seeking a Project Manager to support the maintenance and enhancement of Stryker's digital solutions for healthcare. This role is based out of either Irvine CA, or virtually in Orange County CA (with weekly onsite visits). We will also consider candidates within the United States working 100% remotely.
WHO WE WANT:
Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, data and insights to drive continuous improvement in functions.
Motivated product launchers. People who bring strategic direction and drive for execution to ensure products are developed and launched with precision.
Dedicated achievers. People who thrive in a fast-paced environment and will stop at nothing to ensure a project is complete and meets regulations and expectations.
Self-directed imitators. People who take ownership of their work and need no prompting to drive productivity, change, and outcomes.
WHAT YOU WILL DO:
You will lead and manage all aspects of post-delivery software maintenance and enhancement (SWM&E) projects, from initiation to project closure. The SWM&E project team will identify, develop, and deploy post-delivery releases for functional relevance, reliability, and flexibility. This team is also responsible for Microsoft Azure cloud-based software development for new product development projects.
In addition, you will possess in-depth knowledge of Agile-Scrum process and principles and assume Agile-Scrum "Product Owner" responsibilities. You will also possess and/or build in-depth knowledge of medical device design control procedures as well as the enterprise product life cycle management tools and assume "Change Request Owner" responsibilities. This role may also assume Agile-Scrum "Scrum Master responsibilities, and work closely with leadership to ensure project timelines, quality objectives and project budgets are achieved in the delivery of each project, while representing project status throughout the project.
Record customer requirements, constraints, and assumptions with stakeholders in order to establish the project deliverables and scope.
Assemble a project team, identifying appropriate resources needed, and developing schedules to ensure timely completion of project.
Provide project budget estimates and monitoring throughout the project lifecycle, including requesting and managing the capital expenditure budget
Identify, assess, monitor and close project risks throughout the project lifecycle.
Develop project plans and schedules, and subsequently manage changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs using appropriate verification techniques in order to keep the project plan accurate, updated, and reflective of authorized changes to facilitate customer acceptance.
Direct the work of project resources while improving team performance by building team cohesiveness, leading, influencing, and motivating in order to facilitate cooperation, ensure project efficiency, and foster employee engagement.
Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques in order to monitor the progress of the project, identify and quantify any variances, perform any required corrective actions, and communicate to all stakeholders.
Represent project status through regular status reporting opportunities. Manage status communication with project team, stakeholders, functional managers, executive team and Project Management Office (PMO).
Use project management skills to ensure that cross-functional resources are held accountable for task and outcome completion.
Manage lessons learned and project closing and ensure impactful lessons learned are embedded in ongoing evolution of the PMO process.
Participate in PM community and leverage PMO tools to optimize management of projects. PM's will collaborate extensively with the Project Management Office (PMO).
Act as Agile-Scrum Product Owner, including identifying and describing product backlog items, prioritizing backlog items, and ensuring transparency into the upcoming work of the product development team
Act as Scrum Master
Own change management from planning through implementation for post-delivery software updates through the enterprise product lifecycle management software (PTC Windchill)
WHAT YOU NEED
Bachelors degree required
In-depth knowledge of Agile-Scrum process and principles is required
4 years of industry experience in professional software development preferred within the capacity of a project manager and/or product owner
Demonstrated project management skills
Familiarity with software to maintain project records, such as a PPM system, MS Project, MS Office, SharePoint, or Visio
Ability to analyze and correct complex process and/or system issues of a broad scope under guidance of leadership or senior-level project managers
Ability to build trusting relationships with mid-level and senior-level management
Ability to influence behavior and facilitate decision making throughout the organization in support of achieving project objectives
Ability to work cooperatively at all levels to build and maintain the positive relationships required to accomplish organizational goals
Good interpersonal communication, collaborative team work, and negotiation skills
Experience in presenting to management and project teams
Experience in issue and project tracking software such as Azure DevOps or Atlassian Jira
Demonstrated track record of leading development efforts through cross functional teams
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