Associate Manager, Advanced Operations (Additive Manufacturing) in Mahwah, NJ at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 7/25/2018

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Job Description

As an Associate Manager, Advanced Operations you will own defined project elements across multiple projects and have responsibility for managing other project managers & engineers tasked with the effective introduction of new products & technologies in line with divisional projects. You will have responsibility for the project, people management and the technical assessment of all assigned projects elements including associated timelines, quality requirements within budgetary constraints.

  • Be an effective partner across all functions within divisional and GQO organizations to deliver associated new products in line with divisional pipelines.
  • Provide clear direction on projects and define prioritization to the project management team for all product launches.
  • Successfully determine project scope, scale, resource & financial requirements etc. for each new product. Accountable for capital & expense budgets.
  • Critically assess new product charters & financial plans to extrapolate key deliverables such as standard cost and launch requirements.
  • Identify, hire and manage contract SMEs to validate and release new process / equipment to production in line with Stryker systems & specifications.
  • Link with broader AO team on common NPI issues and resolutions.
  • Partner with HR in identifying, acquiring top talent while developing and retaining talent within the team.
  • 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.
  • Establish priorities imparting a sense of urgency and importance to effectively deliver new products per quality, cost and time constraints.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • B.S in Mechanical Engineering or related engineering discipline. 5+ years’ experience in technical and/or project management roles within industries such as medical device, automotive or aerospace. 
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, influencing and presentation skills essential. 
  • The individual should enjoy working in a dynamic & results oriented team based environment.
  • Demonstrated leadership, project management and engineering experience in new product introduction in a regulated environment preferred.
  • Results driven with strong leadership skills.
  • Flexibility essential with strong project management skills.
  • Requires an analytical, logical and strategic thought process.
  • Experience of GD&T, process mapping, statistical methods and process/ product validations would prove beneficial.

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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