Program Manager in Fremont, CA at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 1/20/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Are you looking for?
• A new and exciting project leader role with high visibility and rare experiences spanning across disciplines and divisions?
• An opportunity to be in the driver’s seat of bringing creative business process solutions to support the long-term divisional strategies?
If you are, then join our project team to support the success and achieve Stryker Neurovascular goals as we drive to deliver Complete Stroke Care to customers.

Who We Want:

Challengers.  People who seek out the hard projects and work to find just the right solutions.

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

Charismatic networkers. Relationship-savvy people who intentionally make connections with both internal partners and external contacts.

Self-directed imitators. People who take ownership of their work and need no prompting to drive productivity, change, and outcomes.

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

What You Will Do:

This individual will provide project management leadership to product development teams. You will work closely with senior management within and outside the Neurovascular business unit to ensure successful completion of project goals on schedule and within budget. You will keep projects, tracked, resourced, and in touch with budget, ensuring that all parties are aligned in moving the project forward.

We are looking for a BPI (Business Process Improvement) Program Manager who can:

  • Lead our BPI Community of Practice by rolling out basic project management training to the site and host a monthly knowledge sharing and educational forum
  • Find opportunities for process improvements and share standard methodologies across Stryker
  • Emerge and drive the business process improvement projects from inception to benefit realization
  • Manage project risks and improve the change readiness of the business
  • Partner with key cross-functional stakeholders to ensure strategic and tactical alignment between teams, functions and activities
  • Influence business process improvement strategy discussions with the leadership teams
  • Lead brainstorming sessions and BPI discovery workshops to gather requirements and develop a creative path forward

What You Need

  • Bachelor’s Degree related to Engineering or other related field of study OR equivalent meaningful work experience; Master's degree preferred
  • 8+ years’ proven project management experience
  • Six Sigma certification or equivalent meaningful work experience
  • PMP certification preferred

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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