Senior Manager Manufacturing Engineering in Cary, IL at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 8/13/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Cary, IL
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    8/13/2018
  • Job ID:
    R400703

Job Description

We are a leading developer of products used to prevent hospital-acquired conditions such as ventilator-associated conditions, skin injury due to incontinence, pressure injuries, surgical site infections and healthcare worker injury across the continuum of care. From the acute care setting to the skilled nursing and long-term care setting, as well as continued care at home, we create products that make care giving easier and provide better clinical outcomes.

Our success is supported by a unique culture that is summed up in the phrase, “keep it personal”. It’s our way of reinforcing a focus and commitment to our employees and customers through integrity, honesty and passion.


In the role of Senior Manager of Manufacturing Engineering you will be responsible for managing manufacturing engineering including developing and implementing manufacturing systems and processes.  In this position, you will lead a team to create a culture of Continuous Improvement to drive solutions that will reduce waste through innovation.  If you are the ideal candidate, you will develop cross functional relationships to elevate the business as well as:

  • Build and develop manufacturing engineering by recruiting, training and developing engineering talent. 
  • Align technical development with processes. 
  • Drive a culture of Continuous Improvement and change.
  • Develop and implement engineering strategic plan.
  • Drive problem solving methodology.
  • Partner with NPD and Engineering to launch new products.
  • Own and implement necessary systems for validation and process development that meets and adheres to FDA and Corporate/Divisional procedures.
  • Ensure effective implementation and validation of manufacturing processes and equipment to support the business growth, cost and capacity needs. 
  • Identify, investigate and implement a pipeline of new and advanced manufacturing process and automation technologies and methods.
  • Maintain competitive advantage in manufacturing and create growth opportunities.

If you have these basic requirements...

  • Bachelor of Engineering or Bachelor of Science degree or higher in Mechanical, Production, Manufacturing Engineering, or other related discipline. 
  • 8+ years of experience in manufacturing, including experience in a medical device or medical products company.
  • 5+ years in a management or supervisory role.

Along with these preferred requirements

  • Ability to read and interpret complex engineering drawings.
  • Ability to effectively lead multi-disciplinary teams.

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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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