Manager, R&D Electrical Engineering in Shirley, MA at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 3/20/2020

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Stryker is one of the world's leading medical technology companies and, together with its customers, is driven to make healthcare better. We are currently seeking a Manager, R&D Electrical Engineering.  This role will manage a team of Electrical and Test Engineers and is both a management and individual contributor role. Strong communication and team focus are essential to this position.


•     Provide oversight for electrical engineering development for all new and current devices.

•     Recruit, retain, and develop electrical engineering staff.

•     Collaborate and communicate with cross-functional leadership.

•     Plan the department structure and provide development, direction, and motivation.

•     Manage the performance of the electrical engineering team to attain goals and objectives.

•     Conduct performance reviews with Electrical Engineering team members.

•     Develops and directs the design and development of new products and the improvement of existing products.

•     Works with members of the management team to further department and company goals.

•     Works on collaborative project teams in conjunction with project engineers and project managers. 

•     May serve as a senior technical member of one to several project teams concurrently. 

•     Manages time of the Electrical Engineering Team on a daily basis according to project and departmental goals, milestones and budgets. 

•     Manages system engineering, analysis, concept development, detailed design including drawing, system build, integration, verification and production support. 

•     Provides technical guidance as a mentor to less experience electrical engineers. 

•     Provides electrical and system engineering guidance to mechanical engineers and software engineers. 

•     Works closely with outside printed circuit board assembly shops and cable assembly shops in both prototype building and production level fabrication 

•     Contributes to the development and implementation of policies and procedures for the engineering group as a whole and the electrical engineering department in particular. 

•     Prepares and conducts presentations to external customers. 

•     Prepares technical sections of customer proposals and project reports. 

•     Travels infrequently to customer or supplier sites. 

COMPETENCIES: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies: 

▪ Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data; Designs work flows and procedures. 

▪ Design - Generates creative solutions; Translates concepts and information into images; Uses feedback to modify designs; Applies design principles; Demonstrates attention to detail. 

▪ Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations. 

▪ Project Management - Develops project plans; Coordinates projects; Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on time and budget; Manages project team activities. 

▪ Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others. 


▪ Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer feedback to improve service; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments. 

▪ External Working Relationships – Develops and maintains courteous and effective working relationships with clients, vendors and/or any other representatives of external organizations. 


▪ Change Management - Develops workable implementation plans; Communicates changes effectively; Builds commitment and overcomes resistance; Prepares and supports those affected by change; Monitors transition and evaluates results. 

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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