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Senior Manager, Advanced Operations in Kalamazoo, MI at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 11/14/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Kalamazoo, MI
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/14/2018
  • Job ID:
    R406559

Job Description

What you will do-

Designs, validates and brings new products to market. Specifies precise new product functional requirements; designs, tests and integrates components to produce final designs; and evaluates the design's overall effectiveness, cost, reliability and safety. Designs, develops, executes and evaluates fitness-for-use testing, product specifications and process validation plans; creates and reviews material part specifications and bills of materials. Collaborates with internal manufacturing partners, contract manufacturers, designers and product specialists to optimize designs for manufacturability. Utilizes CAD (Computer Aided Design) or CAE (Computer Aided Engineering) systems to model new designs and produce detailed engineering drawings.

This is a management position that contributes and achieves results through others. The role is responsible for managing subordinates in professional jobs or managing through subordinate managers / supervisors or is a leader of process that achieves results through others, whom are not direct reports. Job requires comprehensive understanding of the concepts and principles in their discipline. The requirement for a broader knowledge implies the need to understand other concepts and principles in context in order to resolve issues that have an impact beyond the area. The job has full management responsibility including the management of numerous teams of managers/professionals, planning for the teams' future needs and operations. There will be financial accountability for independent budgets.

Primary Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Multi-site, multi-divisional responsibility for leaders, project managers & engineers tasked with the commercialization of new products & platform technologies in line with divisional portfolios.
  • Ensures timely delivery of high quality, innovative new products and technologies through close collaboration with our divisional business partners & GQO, thus enabling Stryker to win in the marketplace.
  • Drives adherence to divisional / corporate design control procedures.
  • Key member of AO leadership team. Formulate and implement strategic plans to help drive the overarching strategic plan and future direction of the organization.
  • Be an effective partner across all functions within divisional and GQO organizations to deliver associated new products in line with divisional pipelines. Participate in and lead a cross functional/divisional business forums and process improvement initiatives.
  • Responsible for directing the teams to work effectively and build collaborative relationships with product development across multiple divisions and with the manufacturing operations to improve the speed to market of new products, utilizing the new product processes and global advanced operations procedure.
  • Ensure a culture of collaboration exists between the AO NPI teams across the campus to ensure that key skill sets can be leveraged when required to ensure all projects are managed effectively and delivered in line with divisional expectations.
  • Develop detailed understanding of “best practice” in product launch performance within the ‘Medical Device’ industry.
  • Develop skills matrix in line with product road maps identifying the necessary training and coaching for team members to ensure that technical and team based skills are acquired, applied and maintained by team members.
  • Prepare and deliver annual budgets (headcount, expense and capital) for final review and approval.  Approval authority for personnel requisitions and capital expenditure requests.
  • Provide direction to the team in complex or difficult situations, remove obstacles, assign appropriate resources and interface with other functions to assist with issue resolution.
  • Partner with HR in identifying, acquiring top talent while developing and retaining talent within the team.
  • Establish priorities imparting a sense of urgency and importance to effectively deliver new products per quality, cost and time constraints.
  • Responsible for the implementation, enforcement and compliance of all relevant quality, regulatory and safety standards.
  • All other duties as assigned.

What you need-

Required:

  • Bachelors degree in related field
  • 10+ or more years related experience

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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