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Sr. Manager, Facilities in Mahwah, NJ at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 3/12/2019

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    Mahwah, NJ
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

The Senior Facilities Manager plans the utilization of space and facilities for Stryker consistent with requirements of organizational efficiency, and available facilities and funds. The Senior Facilities Manager plans, directs and manages all phases of equipment and machinery maintenance, facilities modification and building projects from establishment of design concepts through design and implementation. They will ensure project requirements are defined, contract and contract changes are negotiated, operating budgets established, and financial terms/conditions of contract are identified. They will act as primary contact for facilities, and equipment and machinery maintenance, project activities and leads project reviews of cost, schedule and technical performance. They will establish milestones and monitors adherence to master plans, budgets and schedules. Identifies problems and develops solutions, such as allocation of resources or changing project scope.

  • Oversee the Reception of the facility to ensure adequate customer experience and regulating body compliance.
  • Manage hard and soft services as applicable for the Stryker multi-site locations.
  • Support events including Divisional, Corporate, HR, SLT and as needed.
  • Manage the creation and approval of Capital Equipment Requests (CERs) based on sound financial knowledge and inputs from technical experts
  • Establishes strategic goals by gathering pertinent business, financial, service and operations information; identifying and evaluating trends and options; choosing a course of action; defining objectives; evaluating outcomes
  • Manage space planning, project/plan development and supervision of any applicable contractors/vendors
  • Serve as divisional point of contact for Facilities projects with project architect, designer, engineers, IS and consultants to see through to completion while meeting service standards
  • Maintain Security system.  Including badge access, monitoring and updates.
  • Manage day to day facilities requests.
  • Coordinate with landlord for exterior projects and compliance with all lease requirements as applicable.
  • Develop and maintain metrics, statistics and reports on required basis
  • Create and implement process improvement programs
  • Engage in problem solving and consensus building in complex situations to implement custom oriented solutions.
  • Drive site/divisional projects to continuously improve all areas of team functions.
  • Ability to negotiate contracts and oversee Vendor portfolio and establish KPIs
  • Actively manage the performance of team members including writing and delivering performance appraisals and taking disciplinary action when warranted.
  • Managing and leading change to ensure minimum disruption to core activities
  • Responding appropriately to emergencies or urgent issues as they arise and dealing with the consequences
  • Provide developmental opportunities & guidance for direct reports and ensure cross training.
  • Manage facilities budget and ensure delivery to targets.
  • Conduct interviews, hire and onboard employees while managing headcount.
  • Coach team in work scheduling/ planning, peer appraisals, and team interviewing.


  • 8+ years of experience in building maintenance/construction industry
  • Managing multi-site locations
  • Managing an operating budget for the 3PL Facilities team, internal Stryker employees, projects and maintenance
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully lead large scale projects or initiatives.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in team financial performance and asset management.
  • Ability to manage and influence a large-scale supplier base.
  • Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills, with the proven ability to teach and coach individuals from diverse background with varying language and technical skills.
  • Prefer project management experience leading teams and using project management tools.
  • Demonstrated computer skills and knowledge of planning systems/approaches and measurement tools.
  • Must have demonstrated analytical skills with high problem solving and process improvement orientation.
  • Demonstrated presentation and communication skills up to Executive level employees.

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: None

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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