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Project Manager in Kalamazoo, MI at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 1/13/2019

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.

* Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, information, use cases, and industry analyses to develop best practices.

What you will do-

Leads or coordinates cross-functional project/program teams from design to delivery of fully-developed products that are ready for customer use. Monitors performance and recommends schedule changes, cost adjustments or resource additions. Investigates facts and develops solutions to problems during the design and planning phases. Provides timely and accurate information and status updates to functional leaders. May be responsible for feasibility studies and field trials management.

This is an individual contributor role that requires the use of judgement in applying professional expertise and is expected to work independently with minimal supervision. This position requires professional mastery of a specialized field of expertise that typically requires a college degree or equivalent.   The job requires professional knowledge gained through substantial applicable work experience, to supplement formal knowledge, in order to apply principles and concepts of own subject/technical discipline in resolving issues as they arrive. The job requires attention to detail in making evaluative judgments based on the analysis of factual information.

Primary Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Coordinating project management activities across our multiple sites around the world to ensure accurate tracking of all inter-project dependencies
  • Developing and maintaining project plans for the complete program using MS Project Online
  • Creating and maintaining other program documentation to meet business goals and program objectives
  • Tracking and forecasting project performance regarding timeline and budget
  • Working closely with project team to resolve issues and minimize risk Partnering with project team members outside of R&D to maintain focus on project commitments and dependencies
  • Coordinating mitigation strategies when changes to delivery timelines occur
  • Developing and maintaining project status tracking and reporting tools
  • Coordinating with functional managers to foresee/understand critical project activities
  • Ensuring the delivery of products that support our corporate mission to make healthcare better

What you need-

Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent (Engineering/technical degrees preferred)
  • 4+ years of experience

Preferred:

  • New Product Development (NPD) experience in a regulated environment
  • MS Project (or related)
  • PMP certification

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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