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Program Manager Robotics in Fort Lauderdale, FL at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 6/2/2019

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Job Description

Who we want


Goal-oriented orchestrators. People who can effectively coordinate and focus the work of skilled employees toward an important goal, prioritizing to the right activities that lead to success.


Dedicated achievers. Relentless about quality, people who thrive in a fast-paced environment and will stop at nothing to ensure a project is complete and meets regulations and expectations.


Quality-focused team drivers. People who push their team to deliver the highest quality products and solutions in a timely manner.

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


Effective communicators. People who regularly share relevant status updates and effectively articulate issues and recommendations to stakeholders and senior

What you will do

As a Program Manager, you will lead the planning and execution of robotics development programs on our next generation products. You will get an opportunity to lead cross-functional teams in a fast-paced new product development environment from product inception to commercialization. As leader of a team, you will interface with cross functional team members both on a local and global scale.

Some key responsibilities include:

•Define program scope within constraints provided by higher level management and support coordinating the scope definition in cooperation with Marketing and other functions outside of R&D•Plan and drive program execution from early concept phase to commercialization•Work closely with Marketing to ensure congruence between chartered programs and needs and priorities of the division •Partner with Functional Leaders to develop and manage all program resource allocations•Track progress to approved plans and communicates program status to R&D Leadership•Ensure compliance to Quality management system, design control processes and industry standards•Maintain necessary credentials to attend operating room and/or cadaver labs

What you need

  • B.S. in a technical discipline such as Biomedical Engineering . M.S. preferred
  • Formal Program Management training. PMP preferred
  • 6+ years of experience in product design and research in the medical device industry (or other specifically relevant industry)
  • 2+ years of experience in program management in a cross-functional environment
  • Demonstrated experience leading people in a matrix organization
  • Demonstrated ability to lead product development initiatives that require greater than 15 full-time resources than span outside of R&D from concept through design transfer
  • Must be extremely detail oriented with strong written, verbal, interpersonal, computer, and organizational skills

Other Things to Consider:

Industry training is available to each team member on a yearly basis – whether conferences, online courses or onsite group training.

Our team can take advantage of flexible work hours when needed – development activities do not need to always take place in the office.

Top performers have ample opportunity for advancement within R&D and the corporation.

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: Up to 25%

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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