Project Manager, Advanced Operations - MT in San Jose, CA at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 3/1/2020

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Job Description

As a Project Manager, Advanced Operations at Stryker, you will assist in management of multiple engineering projects; prioritizing tasks to ensure that the team's overall resources are used effectively and that project deadlines are met. You will evaluate and authorize changes that significantly impact the scope, budget, or timeline of a project, lead engineering projects; monitor progress and performance against the project plan and identify and resolve operational problems and minimize delays. You'll have the opportunity to manage ongoing relationships with external contractors so that the organization receives satisfactory standards of service. 

Advanced Operations is leading the creation of a global team dedicated to achieving excellence in Manufacturing Transfer (MT) This role will support our Manufacturing Transfer team  being a Key Enabler of transformation delivering on “cost out” opportunities to become a global competitive advantage.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assume overall responsibility for the successful initiation, planning, design, execution, monitoring, controlling and closure of a project. The Project Manager is responsible to the project stakeholders for delivering a project’s objectives within scope, schedule, cost, and quality
  • Lead  New Product, Process and Technology implementation initiatives while tightly managing project spend on capital & expense budgets
  • Define and clarify project scope while developing and maintaining the project schedule. Ownership for managing and reporting project progress.
  • Work closely with Product Development, Advanced Technology and Global Marketing to drive successful project implementation. Actively engage with Manufacturing Operations to evaluate existing process layouts in terms of new process integration, ensuring best utilisation of floor space, minimised handling and optimum process flow.
  • Participate in the selection, training and performance appraisal process of project resources, including temporary contract SMEs as required
  • Responsible for identifying, monitoring, and appropriately managing project risk and liaise with broader AO team on common NPI issues and resolutions
  • Establishment of priorities, imparting a sense of urgency and importance to the team while using project management tools and techniques to support the delivery of new products per cost and time commit.

What you need

  • Bachelors degree in an engineering discipline
  • 4+ years of experience in a technical or project management role
  • Will have demonstrated an ability to define project risk and to effectively manage project risks
  • Demonstrated experience with Microsoft products - Excel, Access, PowerPoint, MS Project required
  • Excellent attention to detail and interpersonal Skills - able to express ideas and collaborate effectively with multidisciplinary teams
  • The individual should enjoy working in a dynamic & results oriented team environment where flexibility is essential
  • Excellent analytical skills, ability to plan, organize and implement concurrent tasks

You may also have

  • Demonstrated Leadership, Project Management and Engineering experience in New Product Introduction in a regulated environment
  • Experience in an FDA regulated or regulated industry
  • Experience of GD&T, process mapping, statistical methods and process/product validations

Work From Home: Occasional

Travel Percentage: 30%

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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