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Associate Project Manager in Portage, MI at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 12/4/2018

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Job Description

The Associate Project Manager -- to be based in Kalamazoo, Michigan -- will support the EU MDR team at Stryker's Medical Division

Qualifications/Work Experience:

  • Must be able to analyze and correct process and/or system issues using independent judgment
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and collaborative teamwork skills
  • Ability to generate and explain detailed schedules and performance objectives
  • Demonstrated experience in presenting to mid-level management
  • Must be able to complete detailed documentation accurately
  • Utilize proper software to maintain project records, such as a PPM system, MS Office, Sharepoint, or Visio
  • 2+ years demonstrated project management experience in at least one discipline (Finance, Procurement, IT, R&D, Ops, etc.)

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for assembling a project team, assigning individual responsibilities, identifying appropriate resources needed, and developing schedules to ensure timely completion of project
  • Record detailed customer requirements, constraints, and assumptions with stakeholders in order to establish the project deliverables
  • Responsible for project budget estimation, monitoring, and attainment throughout the project lifecycle
  • Ensure a common understanding by setting expectations in accordance with the Project Plan, in order to align the stakeholders and team members
  • Lead the identification, assessment, monitoring and closure of project risks throughout the project lifecycle
  • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs using appropriate verification techniques in order to keep the project plan accurate, updated, and reflective of authorized changes to facilitate customer acceptance


  • B.A. or B.S. degree (emphasis in management or related discipline preferred) or equivalent

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.

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