Associate Manufacturing Engineering Manager

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San Jose, CA 94088, United States
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Work flexiblity: Onsite Req ID: R523067 Employee type: Full Time Job category: Engineering Travel: 10% Relocation: Yes

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Job description

Stryker is seeking a Associate Manufacturing Engineering Manager to support and manage manufacturing engineers in San Jose, CA.


  • Network builders. Managers who build connections with other teams and divisions and coordinate cross-functional collaboration.

  • Managers who drive performance. People who implement process improvements and leverage the talent of their team to consistently increase performance and productivity.

  • Metrics-oriented managers. People who are always tracking important business metrics to ensure projects meet expectations and budget.


  • Will be responsible for managing a team of 4+ manufacturing engineers.

  • Coordinates and manages the planning, implementation and maintenance of manufacturing processes, and operations. 

  • Drives continuous improvement and lean principle adoption increasing safety, quality, cost.

  • Coordinates the program management office as it relates to executing manufacturing engineering projects.

  • Manages, coaches, develops the activities of manufacturing engineers and/or technicians.

  • Plans, organizes and sets goals for the manufacturing engineering function to best utilize talent.

  • Balances engineering resources allocated to tactical line support.

  • Sets overall group goals and priorities and evaluates team performance, including performance management, based on those goals/priorities.

  • Closely collaborates with Advanced Operations in the transfer of new products.

  • Represents plant manufacturing in regional and global continuous improvement forums. 

  • Will advance the digital strategy and automation of the shop floor

  • Leverages lean principles to reduce waste in the manufacturing value stream.

  • Will submit periodic reports on areas of responsibility including plant metrics.


  • Bachelor’s degree

  • 6+ related work experience


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering

  • 1 + years supervisory experience

  • Experience with lean tools and continuous improvement

  • Experience with SCADA, MES, PLM, ERP, NC/CAPA systems

  • Experience generates and explain detailed proposals, guidelines and procedures

Health benefits include: Medical and prescription drug insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, critical illness insurance, accident insurance, hospital indemnity insurance, personalized healthcare support, wellbeing program and tobacco cessation program. Financial benefits include: Health Savings Account (HSA), Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs), 401(k) plan, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), basic life and AD&D insurance, and short-term disability insurance. Stryker offers innovative products and services in MedSurg, Neurotechnology, Orthopaedics and Spine that help improve patient and healthcare outcomes. Alongside its customers around the world, Stryker impacts more than 150 million patients annually. Depending on customer requirements employees and new hires in sales and field roles that require access to customer accounts as a function of the job may be required to obtain various vaccinations as an essential function of their role. Apply Now