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Quality Manager in Salt Lake City, UT at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 4/28/2019

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Job Description

The Salt Lake City Stryker manufacturing site is experiencing phenomenal growth.  We pride ourselves on our new state of the art facility where we create amazing medical device products. We also have a nationally renowned “hands-on” medical device physician training center. 

We invite you to join our diverse workforce where you can take advantage of flexible work arrangements, outstanding benefits, ping pong table, spectacular mountain views, and our employee fitness center—we even have a climbing wall!  And this is all within a short drive from the airport or downtown!
We create multiple products that treat stroke patients and these state-of-the art devices save lives.  You will work with people here who value integrity, accountability, performance & people.  

We’re looking for an experienced quality professional with strong leadership, Quality management, and people skills to work in the Manufacturing area. This position plays a key role in driving compliance across the organization and supporting the manufacturing environment.

What You Will Do

  • Manage day-to-day quality processes to ensure issues are appropriately evaluated.
  • Establish annual budgets and quarterly forecasts. Make necessary changes with appropriate management involvement.
  • Communicate and collaborate with Quality Assurance, R&D, Service, Global Supply, Finance, Sales, and Marketing departments to ensure corporate goals and strategies are met.
  • Serve as Subject Matter Expert for quality processes.
  • Provide guidance, recommendations, and implementation plans for adherence to new regulatory requirements or expectations.
  • Establish standard process to ensure appropriate resolution and management of the responsible task owner.
  • Chair meetings required to drive closure of quality issues.
  • Manage and provide updates for quality metrics. Implement appropriate enhancements.
  • Represent quality processes during internal and external audits.
  • Define targets, KPIs, performance objectives, etc. for individuals within functional role, and manage direct reports to meet or exceed these targets.
  • Recruit, select, and on-board top talent.
  • Develop talent within team to increase performance. Actively address performance issues on team.
  • Maintain a high level of team engagement.

What You Need

  • BS in a science, engineering or related field required.

  • Minimum of 8 years experience required.
  • Experience managing or supervising teams.

We Would Love if You Have

  • Master's Degree or equivalent preferred.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of regulatory requirements, including ISO, FDA, and International requirements.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills.
  • Demonstrated technical knowledge of manufacturing in the Medical Device Field.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively with and lead cross-functional teams.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively prioritize and manage multiple project workloads.
  • Demonstrated experience with trending and Statistical analysis reporting.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of adverse event reporting, complaint investigation, CAPA, and corrective action processes.
  • Demonstrated process improvement knowledge and six sigma.
  • Experience with recruiting and proven ability in people development.
  • Ability to Influence across the organization.

Why Stryker?  “It’s the people.” That’s the answer you’ll hear most often when you ask our employees why they love working here. Come join our team in Utah at Stryker!

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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