Manager, Operations in Mahwah, NJ at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 9/18/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Who we want-

  • Network builders. Managers who build connections with other teams and divisions and coordinate cross-functional collaboration.
  • Metrics-oriented managers. People who are always tracking important business metrics to ensure projects meet expectations and budget.
  • 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-

Facilitate a manufacturing (cell) team to produce focused quality products or to perform production processes as a vendor to other manufacturing teams.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Ensure a consistently high level of quality and compliance to applicable regulatory requirements
  • Provide strategic direction to team over 3 shifts to meet their daily production goals & milestones
  • Engage in problem solving in complex situations and process improvements in streamlining work processes
  • Manage the performance of team members including writing and delivering performance appraisals and taking disciplinary actions when warranted
  • Own and deliver team’s annual budget
  • Conduct interviews, hire and onboard employees while managing cell headcount
  • Provide developmental opportunities & guidance for direct reports and ensure cross training
  • Coach cell team in scheduling/planning, peer appraisals, and team interviewing

What you need-

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related disciple required
  • 10+ years of related work experience required, preferably related to engineering/manufacturing
  • 3+ years of experience managing and leading people required, preferably within a manufacturing environment
  • Demonstrated ability to consistently achieve exceptional results in quality and regulatory compliance
  • Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills, with the proven ability to teach and coach individuals from diverse backgrounds with varying language and technical skills
  • Prefer experience leading project teams and using project management tools
  • Demonstrated computer skills and demonstrated knowledge of planning systems/approaches and measurement tools
  • Demonstrated analytical skills with a high problem solving and process improvement orientation
  • Demonstrated presentation and communication skills- Individual will present at all levels of the company

Work From Home: Not available

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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