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Associate Project Manager in Carrigtohill at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 11/11/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The individual will be responsible for the Project Management of new product development projects, integration of technology and product acquisitions into R&D, and post market design continuous improvement projects. The project manager will work closely with Product Development, Marketing, Advanced Operations and Global Quality and Operations to drive innovation, speed to market, product quality and design for manufacture.

Key responsibilities

  • Project Manage the development of medical device products from concept to production including acquisition integration. Participation in multifunctional product development teams and liaison with marketing for the development and specification of new concepts for medical device products.
  • Actively participate in the development process for assigned projects with focus on innovation, time to market, cost minimization, DFM (Design for manufacture) and in­ built product quality.
  • Undertake cost benefit and breakeven analysis of proposed new product including both process and product development.
  • Compiles project plans for assigned projects and coordinates project team meetings. Communicates regular updates on project status to divisional R&D, AO and SGS leadership and project sponsors. Coordinates with business units, advanced operations, suppliers and functional leaders as needed to ensure specific cost, time and/or regulatory standards are met. Communicates regular updates on project status to senior management, the project team, stakeholders and sponsors.
  • Will monitor and control progress of projects to provide technical oversight and ensure sound application of engineering principles are used and design intent of new technology is being followed/achieved through product commercialization.
  • Partner with the Strategic Sourcing, Advanced Operations, and SGS Operations to develop close strategic collaboration's with external development partners, equipment and component suppliers, Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM's) and technology partners to ensure appropriate vendor selection and optimum supply chain design.
  • Work closely with Advanced Development, Product Development and Advanced Operations on product design, design for X (manufacturability, assembly, inspection etc), tolerance analysis, material selection, machinability and automation.
  • Ensure the efficient and timely transfer of proven technology  concepts and knowledge from product development to advanced operations and global quality and manufacturing.
  • Manage the CPIT process for Product Engineering
  • Develop reports to communicate status on key metrics for senior management
  • Delegate for Product Engineering Manager role, technical approval on prints and design changes

What are we looking for?

  • Bachelors Degree in an Engineering discipline.
  • 2+ years experience of leading product development projects and managing new product commercialisat ion in a high performance engineering industry (e.g. medical device, automotive, aerospace etc.).
  • Experience in a regulated environment preferred
  • Individual will be expected to help drive change through influence.
  • Strong communication skills across a diverse audience and an ability to integrate well with AO, PD, Ops, Marketing, finance etc.
  • Demonstrated use of best practice methodologies such as six sigma, SPC, capability analysis, R&R, DOE, DFM, GD&T
  • Experience of statistical methods and design, product and process validations would prove beneficial.
  • The individual should enjoy working in a dynamic and results motivated team environment.

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: Up to 25%

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