Senior Operations Manager - 31539BR - EN in Arroyo at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 6/12/2018

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Job Description

Who we want
Challengers. People who seek out hard projects and work to find just the right solutions.
Teammates. Partners who listen to ideas, share thoughts and work together to move the business forward.
Charismatic networkers. Relationship-savvy people who intentionally make connections with both internal partners and external contacts.
Customer-oriented achievers. Representatives with an unparalleled work ethic and customer-focused attitude who bring value to their partnerships.
Game changers. Persistent people who will stop at nothing to live out Stryker’s mission to make healthcare better.

What will you do..
  • Responsible for establishing and executing Stryker’s Puerto Rico Manufacturing Strategy. Plans, directs and coordinates the production activities of the manufacturing units and ensures that products are manufactured in accordance with budgeted objectives and quality and regulatory standards.
  • Continuously comply with all related regulatory requirements.
  • Stop further processing in the event of encountering non-conforming product condition.
  • Ensure that the Operations Facilitators and/or Manufacturing Supervisors establish effective plans and strategies to meet SPR goals in the areas of Quality, Cost and Service. Responsible for the periodic monitoring and feedback for such plans.
  • Ensure service levels are maintained, avoiding backorder, minimizing scrap and ensuring maximum process yields.
  • Establish effective manufacturing systems to support operations, with measurable ways to monitor performance.
  • Establish employee feedback programs focusing on enhancing productivity and reducing waste.
  • Schedules and Coordinates with Training Area direct reports effective training programs to ensure compliance with applicable regulatory requirements, including 21 CFR Part 820, ISO 13485, JPAL, etc.
  • Support functional managers in meeting their business plans strategies for SPR.
  • Ensure that operations are maintained within budgets.
  • Ensure and coordinate with product development on time product introductions.
  • Establish development programs for Operations Facilitators and/or Manufacturing Supervisors focusing on finance, marketing, project management, budgeting, human resource skills, and policies.
  • Ensure Operations Facilitators and/or Manufacturing Supervisors establish effective cross training programs among manufacturing units.
  • Coordinate production schedules rough capacity planning.
  • Perform reviews of the EHSMS in light of audit results, business changes and the commitment to continuous improvements to evaluate suitability and effectiveness.
  • Establish environmental objectives and targets for his/her area that will provide continuous environmental improvements.
  • Provides support to managers in the recruitment of talent and performance management including hiring, communicating company policies, coaching and counseling, administering performance appraisals, and enforcing company policies through appropriate disciplinary measures.
  • Provide leadership, directions, expectations and performance feedback to direct reports & the support team, as needed.
  • Manage directly and/or through subordinate supervisors the activities of the manufacturing group.
  • Set strategic goals and priorities and evaluate subordinate’s performance based on those goals and priorities.
  • Coach and develop Operations Facilitators and/or Manufacturing Supervisors
  • Responsible for manufacturing personnel compliance with company policies and quality systems.
  • Coordinate corrective action systems.

Job Requirements

What you need
  • Generate and explain details proposals, guidelines, budgets, and procedures.
  • Analyze and resolve extremely complex operational issues of a broad scope using independent judgment.
  • Routinely make decisions, which may affect immediate operations and have a company-wide effect.
  • Observe and correct minute inconsistencies (e.g. in written documents, product appearance, etc.).
  • Fully bilingual (English and Spanish)
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated excellent managerial skills
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Excellent planning skills.
  • 7 to 10 years related manufacturing or technical experience.
  • 7 to 10 years managerial experience.
  • B.B.A. or B.S. in Engineering, Natural Sciences or related curriculum.
  • Masters Degree in Business or related curriculum preferred.


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