Project Manager in Portage, MI at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 6/7/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Who We Want

  • Analytical problem solvers. People who go beyond just fixing to identify root causes, evaluate optimal solutions, and recommend comprehensive upgrades to prevent future issues.
  • Dedicated achievers. Relentless about quality, people who thrive in a fast-paced environment and will stop at nothing to ensure a project is complete and meets regulations and expectations.
  • Goal-oriented orchestrators. People who can effectively coordinate and focus the work of skilled employees toward an important goal, prioritizing to the right activities that lead to success.
  • Curious learners. Project leaders with an innate curiosity that drives them to understand all aspects of our business to find ways to continuously improve our business.

What You Will Do

Project Management & Team Leadership

  • Lead project team(s) to implement new/improved processes/systems/tools that support our Quality System.
  • Manage the project timeline, budget, resources, and risks to meet QMS/Regulatory requirements and follow our business process requirements/expectations.
  • Lead project team(s) of varying size/scale and complexity with strategic focus on the most efficient path to completion. Identify opportunities during the course of project management and seeks out creative solutions that may be implemented systemically.
  • Promote a culture of project management and accountability across the team. Engage team members and motivates them to get the job done.

Stakeholder Management

  • Direct responsibility for keeping the Senior Leadership Team informed of project status; help drive/support our Quality Planning strategy.
  • Able to communicate effectively to all levels of the organization. Build credibility through effective and proactive relationship management and stakeholder management.

Risk Management

  • Proactively manage and mitigate project risks. Facilitate timely and data-driven decision-making to support the project timeline and budget, engaging stakeholders and leaders, as needed.
  • Predictive understanding of impacts of decisions throughout organization.

What You Will Need

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent required; MBA preferred
  • 5 years of related project management experience
  • Experience working in a regulated environment; knowledge of medical device quality systems
  • Proven track-record: experience successfully launching projects as a project manager.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Project; experience creating and regularly maintaining project timeliness
  • Demonstrated emotional intelligence and ability to collaborate with R&D, Quality, Manufacturing, Regulatory, Clinical, and Global IS to ensure project success.
  • Passion: This leader needs to be constantly thinking about how to drive predictability in the process/system/tools development and how to continuously improve the practice of project management.
  • Collaborative: The default state of the leader needs to be collaborative, open and curious. 

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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