Senior Project Manager - NPI in Salt Lake City, UT at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 6/27/2018

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WHO WE ARE

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies.  We offer innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes.  Our customers and patients are at the heart of everything we do.  Together with our customers, we are driven to make health care better.  


Stryker’s Neurovascular division strives to propel the field of stroke care through continuous, purposeful innovation that powers meaningful outcomes. Focused on advancing the practice of less invasive stroke therapies through its Complete Stroke Care solutions, Stryker is dedicated to providing best-in-class solutions for ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke care, education and clinical support. Products include: stent retriever, detachable coils, stents, balloons, guidewires and microcatheters.  


We value integrity, accountability, performance & people.  “It’s the people.” That’s the answer you’ll hear most often when you ask our employees why they love working here. Our team wins with talented people who move faster, act quicker, and are empowered to do more. We push each other to be better, tackling challenges together and finding new and better ways of doing things. We empower our people to create their own success.


We grow talent. We give you the opportunity to develop your career based on your strengths and potential, including the possibility to move geographically, functionally, laterally and vertically. Stryker is a career destination for engaged, passionate and talented people who are driven to seek the innovation, growth and opportunity that only we offer.  


The Salt Lake City site is expected to continue to experience phenomenal growth.  We pride ourselves on our state of the art facility where industry leaders can perform medical procedures and provide direct feedback to our team or provide physician training.  We invite you to join our diverse workforce where you can take advantage of flexible work arrangements, outstanding benefits, and our employee game and fitness center, all within a short drive to the airport or downtown.  


WHO WE WANT

We’re looking for an experienced project manager with the ability to influence teams to execute plans and deliver results.  Someone who is an advocate for operational excellence and efficiency; a self-directed leader who can anticipate and overcome obstacles and communicate effectively to all levels within the organization; and a medical device industry professional who is passionate about providing superior quality products to patients and customers.  


WHAT YOU WILL DO

You will lead cross-functional operations teams to effectively launch new product introductions and deliver business process improvement projects integral to the site’s strategic growth plan.  You will have the opportunity to:  

  • Manage projects and programs with respect to integration, scope, schedule, cost, quality, human resource, communications, risk, and procurement management
  • Manage risk, schedule, budget and resources for large scale or multiple mid-scale projects
  • Ensure project / program management excellence for product development and business processes
  • Work collaboratively across functions to identify and resolve project issues
  • Demonstrate a primary commitment to patient safety, product quality and compliance
  • Apply technical knowledge and project management skills to the design, development and implementation of manufacturing processes and equipment with emphasis on meeting quality, service level, and cost objectives
  • Understand how the full operations value stream works and use that to drive planning and decisions
  • Coordinate, manage, document and communicate project milestones and progress
  • Develop and manage effective team and stakeholder communication plans
  • Achieve work objectives both independently and as a leader/member of a work team

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in technical, business or related field or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of engineering or operations experience which includes technical project management
  • 5+ years related experience in the medical device or heavily regulated manufacturing industry

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated knowledge of software such as: MS Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, and Project
  • Confidence reporting out to cross-functional and production leadership on project performance against objectives
  • Strongly Preferred: Master’s degree (MS or MBA) and Project Management Professional (PMP) or equivalent certification
  • Preferred: 3+ years continuous improvement/ lean six sigma experience in operations

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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