Sr. Project Manager, Interventional Spine in Kalamazoo, MI at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 11/7/2019

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Job Description

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and is dedicated to helping healthcare professionals perform their jobs more efficiently while enhancing patient care. Stryker offers a diverse array of innovative medical technologies, including reconstructive, medical and surgical, and neurotechnology and spine products to help people lead more active and more satisfying lives. We are currently seeking a Senior Project Manager to join our Interventional Spine business line in Kalamazoo, MI.

Who we want:

• Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, data and insights to drive continuous improvement in functions.

 • 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. People who thrive in a fast-paced environment and will stop at nothing to ensure a project is complete and meets regulations and expectations. 

What you will do:

As a Senior Project Manager, you will be leading individual contributors who perform project management duties involving cross-functional teams focused on delivery of internal products or administrative systems. You will be overseeing plans and directing schedules as well as project budgets. As the Senior Project Manager you will a monitor programs/projects from initiation through delivery and interface with internal customers or department personnel.

You will be responsible for organizing project activities and interdepartmental meetings; ensuring communication facilitates completion of the program/project are on schedule and within budget constraints.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • The Project Manager will successfully lead an engineering team to deliver key programs or projects per associated timelines, quality requirements and budget.
  • Assume overall responsibility for the successful initiation, planning, design, execution, monitoring, controlling and closure of a project. The Project Manager is responsible to the project stakeholders for delivering a project’s objectives within scope, schedule, cost, and quality.
  • Lead New Product, Process and Technology implementation initiatives while tightly managing project spend on capital & expense budgets.
  • Define and clarify project scope while developing and maintaining the project schedule. Ownership for managing and reporting project progress.
  • Work closely with Product Development, Advanced Technology and Global Marketing to drive successful project implementation. Actively engage with Manufacturing Operations to evaluate existing process layouts in terms of new process integration, ensuring best utilization of floor space, minimized handling and optimum process flow.
  • Participate in the selection, training and performance appraisal process of project resources, including temporary contract SMEs as required
  • Responsible for identifying, monitoring, and appropriately managing project risk and liaise with broader AO team on common NPI issues and resolutions.
  • Establishment of priorities, imparting a sense of urgency and importance to the team while using project management tools and techniques to support the delivery of new products per cost and time commit.

What you need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline required.
  • 7+ years of relevant work experience required.
  • 3+ years of project management experience highly preferred.
  • Medical device experience highly preferred.
  • Experience in an FDA regulated or regulated industry highly preferred.
  • Excellent Interpersonal Skills - able to express ideas and collaborate effectively with multidisciplinary teams.

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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