Senior Operations Manager - Model Farm Rd in Cork at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 2/17/2020

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Senior Ops Manager – Model Farm Rd

Everyday in our Stryker Model Farm Rd site, our highly skilled and dedicated manufacturing teams produce hugely innovative neurovascular devices which save our patients’ lives!!

If you want to be a part of this and see yourself as a strategic people leader with excellent business acumen and a hunger for success – then this could be the role for you!!

We are looking to hire a Senior Operations Manager to join our Site Leadership Team and help shape the future strategy for Stryker Model Farm Rd as we continue to support the Neurovascular division through a period of unprecedented growth.

Who We Want:

  • Sets direction. An innovator who defines ways to create value and deliver on Stryker’s mission and strategic imperatives.
  • Managers who drive performance. People who deliver process improvements and value by enabling the talent of their team to consistently increase performance and productivity.
  • Goal-oriented orchestrators. People who can effectively coordinate and focus the work of skilled employees toward an important goal, prioritizing to the right activities that lead to success.
  • Talent developers. Growth-oriented managers who recruit and hire top-performing talent and emphasise the development of their team members.
  • Network builders. Managers who build connections with other teams and divisions and coordinate cross-functional collaboration.
  • Effective communicators. People who can interpret information clearly and accurately to concisely communicate results and recommendations to stakeholders, senior management, and their teams.

What You will Do:

Every day in this role represents a new and exciting challenge!

You will have the chance to provide leadership to a value stream manufacturing multiple product families. You will develop a team of Operations Supervisors and lead a cross functional value stream team comprising Engineering, Quality and operations personnel– ensuring high levels of performance and employee engagement.

Your business acumen will be key – ensuring all key financial metrics and targets (including quality, cost and service) are achieved for the Value stream. As a member of the site leadership team you shall contribute to the broader site strategic goals and performance objectives. This may include taking lead ownership along with lead team colleagues on execution planning for key strategic initiatives.

What You Need:

  • At least 5 years manufacturing experience, preferably at production management level, within a team-based manufacturing environment (Medical Device background desirable but not essential). 
  • Degree in Mechanical/Production Engineering or equivalent essential.
  • An excellent team player that can leverage the abilities of all personnel working within the business unit.
  • Competent in preparing business strategies and implementing action plans.
  • PC literate and strong knowledge of inventory systems, MRP and measurement tools essential. 
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills are required.
  • Individual must be challenged by a team-based environment, which places high degree of emphasis on accountability for service levels, inventory management, standard cost and expense control and quality/GMP compliance.


Work From Home: Not available

Travel Percentage: None

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