Associate Manager, Engineering in Carrigtohill at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 2/9/2020

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Associate Manager - Engineering, Operations

Location: Anngrove (Stryker Additive)

Responsible for providing technical leadership to solving technical problems for the operations team. A core element of the role is to manage the development of the engineering competencies with direct reports, and also the remaining operations engineers in the Cork facility. The role will involve developing engineering best practice and coaching and mentoring operations engineers on engineering best practice. The work will also involve process development and the design of new solutions to improve the efficiency and cost of existing production processes. A key part of this role will be supporting the development of medium and long term operations strategies to ensure the optimum operations performance over time.

Talents we are looking for:

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.

Compliance-focused orchestrators. Managers who carefully oversee people, processes, and deliverables to ensure compliance with company policies and procedures

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.

Insightful advisors. Managers who lead strategy development and provide guidance to teams

  • Be responsible and accountable for the development of the best engineering strategy to deliver the Operational objectives of the Cork business units.
  • Work in harmony with the Operations managers and Quality leaders to provide leadership and a consistent focus on product and process quality.
  • Lead a team of assigned engineers and other functional professionals to deliver specific project objectives which support the operations strategy.
  • Work closely with the Cork Operations Management team to ensure optimum business results in the short, medium and long term.
  • Be responsible to manage the engineering competencies of assigned engineers and partner with the Operations managers to ensure consistent development across the business unit ME’s.
  • Develop and complete IDP’s and performance reviews with assigned engineers to provide structured development opportunities to improve performance and engagement.
  • Be responsible, (with others) for the design and continuous development of the engineering Competency Management Process; Be a member of the Engineering Competency certification board.
  • Participate in defining Engineering best practice and generating procedures to standardize best practice where appropriate.
  • Liaise with other function leaders where appropriate to ensure the engineering teams comply with and support cross functional best practice in GMP’s, GDP’s, Finance Processes, Compliance Initiatives and EHS Requirements.
  • Lead and participate in cross functional and cross divisional process improvement initiatives- communicate and participate in system and process troubleshooting with support team members and with external agents.
  • Drive continuous improvement through the greater integration of IT systems through out the plant (use centrally generated reports, maximize the efficiency of IT technologies etc.)
  • Monitor and evaluate process layout to ensure maximum utilisation of floor space, minimise handling and optimum process flow.

Education, Skills & Knowledge:

  • Engage and participate in supporting the delivery of  BU’s KPI’s by continuously improving the performance of the business by providing technical solutions to operational issues.
  • Provide leadership and direction to the BU on technology development and application within the manufacturing process and the implementation of lean manufacturing as required.
  • Participate in FMEA and PPAP activities associated with product transfers and launches as required.
  • Support all capital acquisition activity from specifying equipment, contract negotiation, Installation and validation as required.
  • Deliver process development and cost reduction activities on specific projects that you and your team are assigned.
  • All other duties as assigned.

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity please get in touch.

Work From Home: Not available

Travel Percentage: 10%

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