Manager, Research & Development in Tempe, AZ at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 11/17/2019

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Job Description

Who We Want

Talent developers. Growth-oriented managers who recruit and hire top-performing talent and prioritize the development of their team members.
Effective communicators. People who regularly share relevant status updates and effectively articulate issues and recommendations to stakeholders and senior management.
Managers who drive performance. People who implement process improvements and leverage the talent of their team to consistently increase performance and productivity.
Self-directed imitators. People who take ownership of their work and need no prompting to drive productivity, change, and outcomes.
User-focused creators. Engineers who design with the user in mind, developing software that helps change patients’ lives.

The Manager, R&D is a management position responsible for the functions of the engineering and development department, ensuring that the most economical and feasible method is utilized for each project.

  • Provide leadership and management for company wide research and development programs and activities.
  • Partner with upstream and downstream marketing and with Business Development to identify targets and efficiencies within the Surgical portfolio
  • You will partner with operations to resource and execute critical initiatives
  • You'll be responsible for continuing to grow and develop talent within the franchise
  • Provide R&D efforts to enhance current products and develop new technologies and products.
  • Accountable to partner with product managers in marketing and with PMO, as well as working with cross functional leaders to grow the franchise
  • The Manager, R&D is responsible for working with the R&D department leader to act as liaison with external parties on matters relating to the procurement of services and materials for the company research and development activities.

What You Need

  • Seven years of experience within engineering or related function
  • Minimum 1 year People Management experience
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Medical Device experience preferred, not required

Work From Home: Occasional

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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