Project Manager, Engineering- Endoscopy in San Jose, CA at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 7/27/2020

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Job Description

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and is dedicated to helping healthcare professionals perform their jobs more efficiently while enhancing patient care. Stryker offers a diverse array of innovative medical technologies, including reconstructive, medical and surgical, and neurotechnology and spine products to help people lead more active and more satisfying lives.

Stryker is seeking to hire a Project Manager, Advanced Operations to support new product development for Stryker’s Endoscopy Division in San Jose, California.

As a Project Manager, Advanced Operations you will be responsible for project & stakeholder management, people management (where applicable) and the technical assessment of all assigned projects.


  • Self-directed initiators. People who take ownership of their work and need no prompting to drive productivity, change, and outcomes.
  • Dedicated achievers. People who thrive in a fast-paced environment and will stop at nothing to ensure a project is complete and meets regulations and expectations.
  • Motivated product launchers. People who bring strategic direction and drive for execution to ensure products are developed and launched with precision while keeping the project team highly inspired and motivated.


As the Project Manager, Advanced Operations you will successfully lead an engineering team to deliver key programs or projects per associated timelines, quality requirements and budget.

As a Project Manager, Advanced Operations you will assume overall responsibility for the successful initiation, planning, design, execution, monitoring, controlling and closure of a project. The Project Manager is responsible to the project stakeholders for delivering a project’s objectives within scope, schedule, cost, and quality.

You will be responsible for the end-to-end manufacturing operations and processes pertaining to new product development project & stakeholder management and the technical assessment of all assigned projects.

The Project Manager will successfully lead an engineering team and influence cross-functionally to deliver key programs or projects per associated timelines, quality requirements and budget.


  • Partners with the Divisional PM and/or assumes overall responsibility of the for the successful initiation, planning, design, execution, monitoring, controlling and closure of a project.
  • Be responsible and accountable to the project stakeholders for delivering a project’s objectives and deliverable's within scope, schedule, cost and quality.
  • Lead New Product, Process and Technology implementation initiatives while tightly managing project spend on capital & expense budgets.
  • Define and clarify the scope of the project in collaboration with cross functional teams.
  • Determine the resources (time, money, equipment, etc) required to complete the project.
  • Develop a schedule for project completion that effectively allocates the resources to the activities.
  • Review the project schedule with management and all other staff that will be affected by the project activities; revise the schedule as required.
  • Ownership for managing and reporting project progress to management, stakeholders and appropriate staff.
  • Work closely with Product Development, Advanced Technology and Global Marketing to drive successful project implementation.
  • Accountable for ensuring that vendor performance meets scope/costs/timeline expectations. Responsible for working with R&D and Advanced Sourcing to choose and evaluate vendors.
  • Actively engage with Manufacturing Operations to evaluate existing process layouts in terms of new process integration, ensuring best utilization of floor space, minimized handling and optimum process flow
  • Participate in the selection, training and performance appraisal process of project resources, including temporary contract SMEs as required
  • Responsible for identifying, monitoring, and appropriately managing project risk and liaise with broader AO team on common NPI issues and resolutions
  • Establishment of priorities, imparting a sense of urgency and importance to the team while using project management tools and techniques to support the delivery of new products per cost and time commit


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or related field required. (Bachelor’s in engineering highly preferred).
  • 5+ years related work experience in a Technical and/or Project Management required, of which 2+ years’ experience in a Project Manager role highly preferred.
  • Technical and/or Project Management experience in a manufacturing environment within a regulated environment preferred (medical device, automotive, pharmaceutical or food industry).
  • PMP Certification, experience in Agile or MS Project, project management tools highly preferred.


  • High level of PC Skills required. (MS Excel, Access, PowerPoint, MS Project).
  • Results and action orientation – ability to get work done in a timely fashion, handle multiple priorities, and perform job responsibilities accurately with minimal supervision.
  • Proactive verbal and written communicator who can interface with all levels of the company, including executives.

Work From Home: Occasional

Travel Percentage: 20%

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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