Manager, Engineering - Management in Cary, IL at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 11/28/2019

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Job Description

The Manager, New Product Development (NPD) will perform project and personnel oversight for new product development projects at Sage Products (Stryker Medical Cary). The ideal candidate will provide technical and tactical direction to teams of engineers within NPD. This position requires a comprehensive understanding of Sage NPD process, as well as operations within a medical products environment, including regulatory, manufacturing, supply chain and quality.

  • Manage long and short-range development project plans
    • Provide input on project selection
    • Collaborate with Market Intelligence to make project continue or kill decisions.
  • Management of all NPD projects
    • Demonstrate proficiency with project management principles to effectively meet project objectives and milestones to achieve desired outcomes
    • Regularly review project plans
    • Meet with engineers for regular status updates and to provide decisions and direction
    • Assure project timelines and budgets are realistic and being met
    • Track project deliverables and report status to key stakeholders
  • Professional development of engineering staff, ensuring talented employees are attracted, selected, retained, and developed
  • Mentoring of engineers
  • Communicate regularly with senior NPD leaders to provide updates on appropriate aspects of projects, process, and people
  • Represent Sage NPD department when interfacing with business partners, including Quality Assurance, Regulatory Affairs, Marketing, Operations, Supply Chain, senior leadership, and other Stryker business units
  • Protect and advance the proven Sage new product development methods
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Materials Science, Industrial Design, other technical discipline, or equivalent industry experience required
  • Master’s or PhD degree in Engineering, Science, or Design field preferred
  • 4-9 years of experience in a technical role preferred depending on degree, medical device or pharma industries ideal
  • Launched products to market or through significant development.  Has experience with all aspects of the product development process from concept development to market or kill.  Able to give guidance for product development to less experienced engineers.  Able to contribute strategy for development projects.
  • Able to translate customer input into designs to solve problems.
  • Experience with people management and development preferred.
  • Strong verbal and writing communication skills. Able to present project information and effectively communicate complex information to senior leadership.
  • Ability to influence, educate, and mentor on areas of experience.  Strong ability to facilitate discussions and negotiate mutually beneficial solutions
  • Demonstrated strong leadership and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated project management experience preferred
  • Strong computer skills in MS Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Knowledge of FDA regulations and requirements preferred

Senior Manager, New Product Development

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Work From Home: Occasional

Travel Percentage: 10%

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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