Manager, Supplier Quality in Kalamazoo, MI at Stryker Corporation

掲載日付: 12/30/2019



Who we want

  • Effective communicators. People who can interpret information clearly and accurately to concisely communicate results and recommendations to stakeholders, senior management, and their teams.
  • Accuracy-oriented team leaders. Providing direct oversight of processes and results, managers who ensure accurate and timely completion of projections, forecasts or reporting.
  • Talent developers. Growth-oriented managers who recruit and hire top-performing talent and prioritize the development of their team members.
  • Network builders. Managers who build connections with other teams and divisions and coordinate cross-functional collaboration.
  • Managers who drive performance. People who implement process improvements and leverage the talent of their team to consistently increase performance and productivity.
  • Quality-focused team drivers. People who push their team to deliver the highest quality products and solutions in a timely manner.

What you will do

This is a new and exciting role in the area of medical device OEM/CM supplier management. The role is currently with a well-established team, however, the future of this role is in the area of support for an much expanded global team, who will work with multiple divisions within Stryker and have exposure to a vast array of products and a wide ranging network across Stryker. This role will have considerable autonomy in establishing the expanded global team and helping to shape the future of this major part of the Stryker organisation.

  • To develop, establish and maintain supplier quality business processes, engineering methodologies, and practices which meet Stryker, customer, and regulatory requirements.
  • To serve as a Quality representative to improve awareness, visibility, and communication on quality initiatives supporting departmental, functional, site, divisional and corporate quality goals and priorities.
  • Act as the key interface with site operations as it pertains to Supplier Quality Issues.
  • Demonstrate a primary commitment to patient safety, product quality and compliance with the Stryker Quality Manual and its governing regulations.
  • Investigate, identify, and implement best-in-class Quality Engineering practices across the ONV Supplier Quality.
  • Provide technical guidance mentoring for identifying and resolving quality issues.
  • Identify and communicate to ONV Quality leadership issues that impact product quality, safety or efficacy, regulatory compliance or business continuity which have arisen from a supplier.
  • Identify and continually improve effective processes and systems to support IQA and Supplier Quality.
  • Project management and leadership in the implementation of new requirements(regulatory, corporate and local) for the quality systems managed.
  • Responsible for ensuring key site representation at external regulatory body audits–SME SQ.
  • Ownership of key performance metrics and monitoring for areas managed
  • Provide RHQ Quality and Operations Management with periodical supplier quality performance assessment and KPI’s of each Supplier
  • Provide SME input to enable risk to be assessed and as an input to the quality planning process.
  • Work closely with the SQM Partners in order to continuously improve the product quality, delivery and systems at the supplier base.
  • Create a highly effective and motivated supplier quality compliance group across multiple locations while mentoring and coaching the team in leading best practices in supplier quality.
  • Ensure employee engagement and satisfaction through active management of the teams, including but not limited to Q12 impact planning, one on one’s, IDP’s and 9 box reviews of all direct reports

What you need

  • Bachelor’s in science, Engineering or related discipline
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in a GMP environment
  • Previously proven track record in people management is a m

Work From Home: Not available

Travel Percentage: Up to 50%

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.