Manager - RD/CE in Gurugram at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 9/20/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Who we want

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.

Effective communicators. People who can interpret information clearly and accurately to concisely communicate results and recommendations to stakeholders, senior management, and their teams.

Subject matter experts. Managers who not only oversee the collection, review, and analysis of data but can interpret, translate, and present on all various matters as needed.

Insightful advisors. Managers who lead strategy development and provide guidance to teams

What you will do

The Manager, R&D/Customer Excellence will lead a team of engineers and CE team members to deliver best in-class products and service.

•        Business Planning:

o   Understand the main objective of R&D/Customer Excellence site: low cost labor/ market entry / leverage regional technical expertise / support regional marketing or manufacturing needs.

o   Develop business plans that leverages SGTC capabilities / location for R&D, Customer Excellence or Marketing-Sales support – understand the value / payback.  Solidify vision for Year 5.

o   Setup Key Product Testing Capabilities: focus on most used tests for long-term strategy of capabilities for NPD and SE. 

o   Manage complex and multi-functional projects along with team leaders.

o   Develop metrics to measure success of the SGTC team.

o   Prepare and deliver annual budgets (headcount, expense and capital) for final review and approval. 

•        Technical Leadership:

o   Ensure consistency between SGTC site and other NV sites in terms PDP process / SE activity / Lab Testing / TM development.

o   Develop plan to leverage regional technical expertise.

o   Provide significant guidance and approval regarding technical strategies and approaches.

o   Provide leadership and work together with the SGTC based team to plan and execute projects.

o   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.

o   Work cross-functionally in identifying and resolving technical issues.

o   Drives and evaluates project and department progress, technical development plans, and results.

o   Participate in functional reviews at SGTC and Fremont.

•        People Management:

o   Hire, train, and develop SGTC Lead engineers / techs for R&D and new SGTC team members for CE in collaboration with NV CE functional leaders and/or representatives.

o    Lead a team of highly engaged technical professionals.

o   Ensure cross-training program with home site R&D and has appropriate product and technical specifications, directions, and resources to perform effectively.

o   Work with NV CE and R&D functional leaders and/or representatives in defining annual/quarterly objectives for SGTC team members and monitor progress.

o   Ensure a culture of collaboration exists between the NV and SGTC 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.

o   Ensure close collaboration and cross-training with SGTC NV R&D team.

o   Mentorship and coaching

o   Determine project staff assignments and schedules work to meet completion dates and R&D deliverables.

o   Determine appropriate staff levels, schedules and resources.

o   Drives the development of department tools and methodologies.

o   Establish cross-functional team relationships.

Provide an overview of the function and role of his/her group, technical skill sets, to other groups within NV division.

What you need

  • Experience in any engineering discipline or in Bio Design Stream
  • 8 to 10 years of experience in similar role.

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: Up to 25%

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