Senior Project Manager in San Jose, CA at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 11/13/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Who we want -

  • Effective communicators. People who can interpret information clearly and accurately to concisely communicate results and recommendations to stakeholders, senior management, and their teams.

  • Inspires others.  A genuine, relationship-focused leader who connects, collaborates and fosters an inclusive environment of enthusiasm, trust and pride. He/she makes others want to follow, building momentum for action and positively influencing outcomes.

  • 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.

  • Results-driven problem solversPeople focused on helping the team identify the right projects to solve and then having the ability to navigate changing priorities with enthusiasm and results. 

What you will do -

In this role, you will be part of the Program Management team for the Endoscopy Business Unit.  Endoscopy is the leader in the Surgical Visualization space and develops products that allow surgeons to see and do more.   As a Sr. Project Manager, you will be a critical resource in carrying out this mission to make healthcare better through innovative product development. 

You will lead cross-functional teams from R&D, Marketing, Quality and Operations in planning and launching new products or changes to existing products to the market.  You will manage all aspects of the project so having a deep understanding of the business case for your projects is critical to make appropriate tradeoffs. 

To be successful in this role, you should be a leader that people want to follow.  You should be an experienced Project Manager with a successful track record of delivering new products to external customers.  Experience leading clinical projects within the medical device space is preferred. 

Primary roles and responsibilities -

  • Lead cross-functional New Product Development teams to successful product launches and/or updates to existing products. 

  • Define and manage project scope, budget and schedule.

  • Work closely with engineering and marketing to problem solve issues as they arise and lead the team towards timely decision making that considers business, quality and compliance trade-offs. 

  • Manage the project plan by identifying critical path, constraints, contingencies and risks to achieve project and business objectives.

  • Communicate project status and escalate risks to stakeholders.

  • Ensure Design Controls and Quality System procedures are followed.

  • Deliver all technical and business requirements asked of the project.  Provide Lessons Learned, Best Practices and Resource management recommendations. 

What you need -

  • Bachelor’s degree required; scientific or engineering field preferred

  • 6+ years experience; successful track record in development, commercialization and sustainment of products, preferred.  

  • Successful track record in Project Management, preferred. 

  • Medical device, and specifically experience with clinical projects, preferred. 

  • Degree or background that allows you to understand engineering problems and trade-offs, preferred.  

  • Ability to communicate and influence at all levels within the organization, preferred.

  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills, preferred.

Work From Home: Not available

Travel Percentage: 20%

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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