R&D Manager - 29341BR - EN in Kalamazoo, MI at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 5/15/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Who we want

Quality-focused team drivers. People who push their team to deliver the highest quality products and solutions in a timely manner.
Insightful advisors. Managers who lead strategy development, validation and data collection to facilitate continual improvement.
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.
Effective communicators. People who regularly share relevant status updates and effectively articulate issues and recommendations to stakeholders and senior management.

What you will do

The R&D Manager, manages research and development activities to meet organizational needs and to capitalize on potential new product opportunities.
This Management position helps to build and develop strong engineering talent with focus on competence and succession. This position will work within current NPD procedures and refines procedures and techniques.
The R&D Manager will aid the R&D team in understanding the results and implications of research and development initiatives. This is a collaborative role and as such works in partnership with Marketing, to compare and contrast latest developments and emerging issues in the industry segment, (business and technical considerations), while coaching others on key facts that differentiate offerings from that of the competition. The R&D Manager prepares, (in conjunction with other R&D leaders), the research and development budget, promotes understanding of multiple product and service groups and their interdependencies, monitors regulatory and environmental issues and considerations, oversees development activities of multiple products or product lines and is responsible for assigned subordinate's compliance with company policies and corrective actions.

Job Requirements

What you need
•BS in Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering, (other related Engineering degrees considered)
•7+ years related engineering experience
•7+ years technical management with NDR
•3+ years people management experience
•STRONG Hardware and Software background
•Excellent analytical skills.
•Excellent interpersonal communication and management skills.
•Demonstrated mechanical/electrical design and problem solving skills.

Position Snapshot
Requisition ID#: 29341BR
Job Title: R&D Manager
Business Function: R&D
Division: R&D
Business Unit: Instruments
Location: Kalamazoo, MI
% Travel Required: Up to 30%

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