Staff Engineer, R&D Project Manager in Mahwah, NJ at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 2/20/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Who We Want:

Challengers.  People who seek out the hard projects and work to find just the right solutions.

Metrics-oriented managers. People who are always tracking important business metrics to ensure projects meet expectations and budget.

Charismatic networkers. Relationship-savvy people who intentionally make connections with both internal partners and external contacts.

Self-directed imitators. People who take ownership of their work and need no prompting to drive productivity, change, and outcomes.

Effective communicators. People who regularly share relevant status updates and effectively articulate issues and recommendations to stakeholders and senior management.

What You Will Do:

The role of the project manager is to plan, execute, and finalize projects according to strict deadlines and within budget.  This includes organizing resources and coordinating the efforts of team members and third-party contractors or consultants in order to deliver projects according to plan.  The project manager will also define the project objectives and oversee quality control throughout the project life cycle (Idea through market launch) through the following activities:
• You will lead a cross-functional team and ensure all technical and business requirements are met.
• You will manage project scope, resources, cost, schedule, and performance.

• You will identify key project needs and assign individual responsibilities.
• You will manage and minimize exposure to risk.
• You will deliver updates to existing products and documentation.
• You will develop business processes needed to make the project a success.

• You will effectively apply and adhere to organizational Quality Management Systems and Design Control procedures.
• You will manage and inform stakeholders.

What You Need:
• Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) in related field or equivalent (BME/ME/EE preferred).
• Minimum of 5 years of experience developing products in a regulated industry (Med device preferred).
• Successful track record of managing multiple projects related to the development, maintenance, or marketing of a product while delivering according to planned timelines/budgets.

• Significant (Medical) Industry knowledge is preferred

• Direct experience in project scheduling and resource management in Microsoft Project

Work From Home: Not available

Travel Percentage: 20%

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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