Senior Project Manager, IVS R&D in Portage, MI at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 7/22/2019

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.

Motivated product launchers. Engineers who bring strategic direction and drive for execution to ensure products are developed and launched with precision.

Effective communicators. People who regularly share relevant status updates and effectively articulate issues and recommendations to stakeholders and senior management.

What you will do

Lead a cross-functional project team from early concept design to delivery of fully commercialized medical device. Closely monitor project performance to be able to recommend schedule changes, cost adjustments or resource additions as needed to deliver on project commitments. Investigate and develop solutions to problems during the research and planning phases.  Partner with Marketing and R&D to develop project business cases, determine user needs, and execute customer use trials.  Provide timely and accurate information and status updates to leadership throughout project life cycle.

Some key responsibilities include:

  • Provide overall project direction as related to schedule, cost, performance, and resources.
  • Responsible for team dynamics and making sure the team optimally organized 
  • Develop and direct project team members
  • Develop, monitor, and control project plans including:
    • Scope
    • Schedule / GANTT chart / Burndowns / Task Lists
    • Business Case / Capital Equipment Request
    • Risk / Resources / Budget

What you need

  • B.S. in engineering or related technical discipline
  • Requires a minimum of 6 years’ experience
  • Experience in New Product Development preferred
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Excellent interpersonal communications skills
  • Demonstrated technical problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to lead/facilitate cross-functional teams
  • Demonstrated outstanding organizational and technical knowledge
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, track and facilitate projects using applicable tools (Gantt, Burndowns, etc.)

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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