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Project Manager in Carrigtohill at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 11/25/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

  • Your key responsibilities
  • Project Manage the development of medical device products from concept to production including acquisition integration. Participation in multifunctional product development teams and liaison with marketing for the development and specification of new concepts for medical device products.
  • Actively participate in the development process for assigned projects with focus on innovation, time to market, cost minimisation, DFM (Design for manufacture) and in­ built product quality.
  • Develop and implement project budgets. Optimize R&D return on investment, undertake cost benefit and breakeven analysis of proposed new product ventures including both process and product development. Compilation and review of annual and monthly R&D project budgets and monthly spend projections.
  • Compiles project plans for assigned projects and coordinates project team meetings. Communicates regular updates on project status to divisional R&D and AO leadership and project sponsors. Coordinates with business units, advanced operations, suppliers and functional leaders as needed to ensure specific cost, time and/or regulatory standards are met. Communicates regular updates on project status to senior management, the project team, stakeholders and sponsors.
  • Will monitor and control progress of projects to provide technical oversight and ensure sound application of engineering principles are used and design intent of new technology is being followed/achieved through product commercialisation
  • Partner with the Strategic Sourcing, Advanced Operations, and SGS Operations to develop close strategic collaboration's with external development partners, equipment and component suppliers, Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM's) and technology partners to ensure appropriate vendor selection and optimum supply chain design.
  • Work closely with Advanced Development, Product Development and Advanced Operations on product design, design for X (manufacturability, assembly, inspection etc), tolerance analysis, material selection, machinability and automation.
  • Ensure the efficient and timely transfer of proven technology  concepts and knowledge from product development to advanced operations and global quality and manufacturing.
  • Develop reports to communicate status on key metrics for senior management

What are we looking for?

  • Bachelors Degree in an Engineering discipline.
  • 6+ years experience of leading product development projects and managing new product commercialisat ion in a high performance engineering industry (e.g. medical device, automotive, aerospace etc.).
  • Experience in a regulated environment  preferred
  • Individual will be expected to help drive change through influence.
  • Strong communication skills across a diverse audience and an ability to integrate well with AO, PD, Ops, Marketing, finance etc.
  • Demonstrated use of best practice methodologies such as six sigma, SPC, capability analysis, R&R, DOE, DFM, GD&T
  • Experience of statistical methods and design, product and process validations would prove beneficial.
  • The individual should enjoy working in a dynamic and results motivated team environment

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: Up to 25%

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