Senior Manager (Global Process Owner), Quality Management Systems in Carrigtohill at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 9/30/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

What we want:

  • Quality-focused team drivers. People who push their team to deliver the highest quality products and solutions in a timely manner.
  • 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.
  • Network builders. Managers who build connections with other teams and divisions and coordinate cross-functional collaboration.

What you will do

As a Senior Manager (Global Process Owner), Quality Management Systems you will be responsible for setting the direction for our company-wide practices and processes for Change Management and other assigned Quality System elements. You will lead the architecture, planning, management and implementation of said systems. You will be the company’s subject matter expert and, therefore, represents Stryker in the most important industry groups and with global regulatory agencies to influence industry practice and to ensure Stryker is fully in compliance with global practices, regulations, and standards. You will also select, develop, and guide the Division Process Owners for instilling the company-wide processes at each design division and location.

Change Management & Quality System Process Responsibility.

  • You will collaborate with Corporate, Division, and Global Quality & Operations leaders and other key business partners on the ongoing design and enhancement of company-wide processes, including harmonization/standardization and alignment across connected and adjacent systems.
  • You will provide strategic direction and oversight for assigned Quality Systems processes to ensure adherence to and compliance with all applicable regulations.
  • You will define and use standardized global process metrics to monitor and act in assigned areas of Quality System responsibility.
  • You will also help to select, develop, and guide the Division Process Owners for instilling the company-wide processes at each design division and location.
  • You should be able to leverage your SME status and influence input for the Global Quality Manual, QMS planning, and company-wide Management Review processes.
  • You will lead company-wide processes and requirements for assessment of the effectiveness of the Quality System elements.
  • You will be a lead expert for assessment of M&A targets, integrations, and post-integration remediation actions as it relates to these Quality System elements.
  • You will provide leadership and guidance for the back room with FDA inspections and other audit readiness activities in assigned area of Quality System responsibility for organizations within Stryker as appropriate.
  • You will mentor and develop associates supporting assigned area of Quality System responsibility.

What you need

  • Bachelor’s degree in Life Sciences, Engineering, Quality, or related technical field
  • Minimum of 12 years’ experience with Quality Systems, medical device manufacturing, or related field required.
  • Location can be flexible and based near/out of any Stryker site.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in leading and/or managing teams and/or project teams highly preferred.
  • Master’s degree preferred 
  • Extensive experience in designing and implementing Quality System processes in support of devices governed by the FDA, ISO, and other regulatory authorities preferred.
  • Experience in developing, implementing, and/or improving Quality System processes, procedures, and/or electronics systems required preferred.
  • Experience in multi-divisional program/project design leadership strongly preferred.
  • Experience implementing company-wide initiatives preferred.
  • Proven abilities to successfully interact with the highest levels of leadership, up to the SLT.

Work From Home: Occasional

Travel Percentage: 30%

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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