Senior Manager, Advanced Operations in Portage, MI bei Stryker Corporation

Datum der Veröffentlichung: 11/24/2019



As a Senior Manager, Advanced Operations with Stryker, you will be responsible for multi-site, multi-divisional responsibility for leaders, project managers & engineers tasked with the commercialization of new products & platform technologies in line with divisional portfolios. You will ensures timely delivery of high quality, innovative new products and technologies through close collaboration with our divisional business partners & GQO, thus enabling Stryker to win in the marketplace.

Responsibilities include:

  • Drives adherence to divisional/corporate design control procedures
  • Key member of AO 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

What you need

  • B.S in Engineering, Science or business discipline required or a related master’s degree
  • 5-8 Years leadership experience or substantial engineering support or project management experience in a team based environment is required
  • Experience in managing new products or process teams preferable
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, influencing and presentation skills essential

  • Individual must possess strong leadership skills, proven ability to coach and mentor individuals in technical skills and people development areas. The individual should enjoy working in a dynamic and results driven team based environment with flexibility essential

  • Demonstrated leadership, project management and engineering experience in new product introduction in a regulated environment preferred

  • 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 critical

  • Requires an analytical, logical and strategic thought process

  • Experience of GD&T, process mapping, statistical methods and process/ product validations would prove beneficial

  • Excellent PC skills (MS Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Project)

  • Excellent attention to detail.

Work From Home: Occasional

Travel Percentage: 20%

Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Stryker Corporation will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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