Senior Director Value Engineering in Ireland / Dublin at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 2/11/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

  • Global AO VE strategy and program delivery ownership. Senior member of AO teams. Responsible for alignment of strategy with Divisional strategic imperative, global AO and GQO.
  • Implement a systematic approach to identify and select legacy and new products for VE without diminishing the effectiveness of the products/services nor the quality or consumer satisfaction.
  • Provide overall direction and strategic guidance for the Value Engineering efforts across Stryker.
  • Align with sourcing organization on VE priorities, communicate process and progress across the organization
  • Build relationships to ensure VE process is executed in a holistic, thorough and timely manner.
  • Build trust and credibility for VE by ensuring transparency, partnership with upstream ideation teams (Marketing, R&D) and downstream execution teams (Manufacturing, Sourcing, SCM).
  • Drive value-cost tradeoffs by engaging the steering committee on recommendations and supporting fact base
  • Direct the VE teams to work effectively and build collaborative relationships across multiple divisions to improve margin enhancement on legacy products through Should cost analysis and on new products through Design to value methodology.
  • Develop and maintain the functions performance, ensuring learning and development needs are aligned with product roadmaps.
  • Foster a culture of collaboration between the global AO teams to ensure that key skill sets and VE tools can be leveraged to ensure process effectiveness and deliver cost effective products in line with divisional expectations.
  • Oversee the preparation, delivery and approval of annual budgets for the function.
  • Provide direction to the team in complex or difficult situations, remove obstacles, assign appropriate resources and interface across the network to assist with issue resolution.
  • Partner with HR to build a highly engaged talented product innovation, multi-site team.
  • Responsible for the implementation, enforcement and compliance of all relevant quality, regulatory and safety standards.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: Up to 25%

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