Manager, Packaging Innovation in Mahwah, NJ at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 1/3/2020

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Job Description

The Manager, Product & Packaging Development will serve as a mentor to Engineers and Designers as a leader of a small team and will oversee the completion of new product development projects related to packaging and sterilization trays, continuous improvement projects, and quality initiatives.

Responsibilities of the Manager, Product & Packaging Development include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Direct and manage the workflow of engineers within the scope of assigned projects.  *Demonstrate effective supervisory skills
  • Oversee technical teams to ensure project plans adhere to agreed upon timelines and are within the scope of QMS procedures
  • Formulate/communicate divisional strategy for divisional Packaging and Sterilization Trays
  • Mentor and participate on cross-functional improvement teams to enhance quality of products/processes and address design issues
  • Mentor other engineers in project management best practices and industry trends
  • Manage team resource planning and allocation
  • Provide coaching, guidance, and performance feedback. Create professional development programs to enhance employee growth opportunities and output
  • Oversee team metrics and objectives that ensure business unit goals are met and surpassed
  • Orchestrate compliance with corporate packaging projects

Minimum Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Packaging Engineering, Science, or a related field of study is required.  A Master’s degree in a technical or management discipline is preferred. 
  • Candidates should have 5-10 years of product and/or packaging design experience in the medical device or related regulated industry
  • 3 or more years of experience managing a team of direct reports
  • Demonstrated ability to apply design controls & risk management techniques within a regulated industry
  • Knowledge of RA/QA/GMP requirements for devices and packaging preferred

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.

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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