Stryker Manager in Ireland

Requisition ID 29007BR

Job Title Manager

Group Global Quality and Ops

Division SGS Advanced Ops

Business Unit AO Technology Development

Business Function Research and Development

Country IRELAND

Employment Category Full Time

Percent Travel Required Up to 30%

Shift 1st

About Stryker

Stryker is one of the world's leading medical technology companies and, together with its customers, is driven to make healthcare better. The company offers innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. More information is available at www.stryker.com All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We are an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Job Description / Information

Position Summary

This individual will have responsibility for managing project managers & engineers tasked with the effective introduction of New products & technologies in line with divisional product portfolios.

The individual will have ultimate responsibility for project & stakeholder management, people management and technical assessment of all assigned projects.

They will successfully lead the team to deliver key programs or projects per associated timelines, quality requirements within budgetary constraints.

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Responsible for project, stakeholder and people management including the technical assessment of all assigned projects. Will successfully lead the team to deliver key programs or projects per associated quality, time and cost constraints.

  • Be an effective partner across all functions within divisional and GQO organisations to deliver associated new products in line with divisional pipelines. Participate and represent the function at required business forums.

  • Develop skills matrix in line with product road maps identifying the necessary training and coaching for team members to ensure that technical and team based skills are acquired, applied and maintained by team members.

  • Prepare and deliver annual budgets (headcount, expense and capital) for final review and approval. Approval authority for personnel requisitions and capital expenditure requests.

  • Provide direction to the team in complex or difficult situations, remove obstacles, assign appropriate resources and interface with other functions to assist with issue resolution.

  • Responsible for the implementation, enforcement and compliance of all relevant quality, regulatory and safety standards.

  • Critically assess new product charters & financial plans to extrapolate key deliverables such as standard cost and launch requirements.

  • Identify, hire and manage contract SMEs to validate and release new process / equipment to production in line with Stryker systems & specifications.

  • Partner with HR in identifying, acquiring top talent while developing and retaining talent within the team.

  • Establish priorities imparting a sense of urgency and importance to effectively deliver new products per quality, cost and time constraints.

  • All other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Qualifications Knowledge Skills

  • B.S in Engineering, Science or business discipline required or a related masters degree. 3 to 5 Years leadership experience or substantial engineering support or project management experience in a team based environment is required. Experience in managing a new products or process team preferred.

  • Strong interpersonal, communication, influencing and presentation skills essential.

  • Individual must possess strong leadership skills, proven ability to coach and mentor individuals in technical skills and people development areas. The individual should enjoy working in a dynamic and results driven team based environment with flexibility essential.

  • Demonstrated leadership, project management and engineering experience in new product introduction in a regulated environment preferred.

  • Flexibility essential with strong project management skills.

  • Requires an analytical, logical and strategic thought process.

  • Experience of GD&T, process mapping, statistical methods and process/ product validations would prove beneficial.

  • Excellent PC skills (MS Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Project).

  • Excellent attention to detail.

All 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