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
It's Time to Join Stryker!
In this role, you will be responsible for achieving process development milestones on one to two new product introductions (NPI's). You will have responsibility for up to 5 direct reports with varying levels of experience. You will lead a team of engineers tasked with the selection, validation and verification of novel processes used to manufacture catheters, guidewires and implantable neurovascular devices.
You will have responsibility for large segments of the project, as well as people management and the technical assessment of associated manufacturing processes. Additionally, you will be responsible for growing and developing your team to support the continued growth of Stryker's neurovascular division.
Who We Want
Subject matter experts. Managers who not only oversee, review, and analyze, but can also interpret, translate, and present on highly technical subject
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.
Quality-focused team drivers. People who push their team to deliver the highest quality products and solutions in a timely manner.
What You Will Do
You will be an effective partner across all functions within divisional and operations organizations to deliver new products to market, in a timely manner.
You will provide clear direction on projects and define priorities for the team.
You will successfully determine project scope, scale, resource & financial requirements etc. for each new product. You will also be accountable for capital & expense budgets.
You will critically assess new product charters & financial plans to extrapolate key deliverables such as standard cost and launch requirements.
You will identify, hire and manage new talent as needed to validate and release new processes and equipment to production in line with Stryker systems & specifications.
You will collaborate with counterparts in the broader organization on common NPI issues and resolutions.
You will 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.
You will establish priorities imparting a sense of urgency and importance to effectively deliver new products per quality, cost and time constraints.
What You Need (Required)
Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related engineering discipline.
8+ years' technical experience in a product or process development role.
2+ years' experience in people management. Medical device industry highly preferred.
What You Need (Preferred)
Results driven with strong leadership skills.
Strong technical skills and knowledge of medical device manufacturing processes.
Strong interpersonal, communication, influencing and presentation skills essential.
Demonstrated leadership, project management and engineering experience in new product introduction, with a history of bringing products to market.
Experience with process mapping, FMEA, DFM, scrap reduction, Lean and class 6 clean rooms would prove beneficial.
You should enjoy working in a dynamic & results oriented team based environment.
Why Stryker? "It's the people." That's the answer you'll hear most often when you ask our employees why they love working here.
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