Engineering Manager in Kalamazoo, MI at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 7/3/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

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.

Talent developers. Growth-oriented managers who recruit and hire top-performing talent and prioritize the development of their team members.

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

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

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

Will manage the manufacturing and process engineers supporting the assembly business and will develop and direct team resources.

  • New employee recruiting
  • Development and maintenance of operating procedures and basic instruction.
  • Arranging resources to meet new product and production customer service needs.
  • Plan, organize, and implement training.  
  • Capital plan and development.
  • Manages directly and/or indirectly the activities of operations engineers.
  • Sets overall group goals and priorities and evaluates subordinate's performance based on those goals/priorities.
  • Coach the professional and personal development of employees by providing performance feedback, establishing clear requirements and building productive working relationships.
  • Implement/ Manage a efficient Manufacturing Value Streams Drives continuous improvement and supports the ability for manufacturing to deliver on goals.
  • Develop/ Maintain relevant KPIs and reports progress and plans in front of the Operations Leadership Team.

What you need

B.S in Mechanical Engineering or related engineering discipline with a minimum of 7 years’ experience.

Experience managing and leading people

Qualifications and Work Experience Required:

  • Demonstrated mechanical and/or electrical problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated outstanding organizational, industry, and technical knowledge.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead/facilitate problem solving teams.
  • Demonstrated ability to implement qualified processes using applicable systems (Process Validation, Process Planning Tools, Design of experiments, Manufacturing Assembly Procedures).
  • Demonstrated ability to apply Design for Maneuverability concepts.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, track and facilitate projects using applicable tools
  • Demonstrated ability to justify, procure and implement major capital equipment programs.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead/facilitate cross-functional teams.
  • Demonstrated skill in supervisory/managerial positions.
  • Engineering Change Orders/Justification.

Should have knowledge and skill set around;

  • Shop Floor Management Training.
  • Group Problem Solving.
  • Fixture systems.
  • Process Validation.
  • New product introduction system.
  • New product line extension system.
  • Statistical techniques.
  • Design for assembly/manufacture.
  • Product process reliability.

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: None

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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