Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, is driven to make healthcare better. We offer innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. We are proud to be named one of the World’s Best Workplaces and a Best Workplace for Diversity by Fortune Magazine. Learn more about our award-winning organization by visiting stryker.com
Senior Project Manager - Manufacturing Transfer Team
Role: Permanent, Stryker, Cork
The Manufacturing Transfer team is one of the fastest growing functions in Stryker. It's remit of responsibility covers Direct Spend Optimisation and Mergers & Acquisition. The projects under this team can span across all Stryker divisions and multiple locations globally. It is a very diverse and growing portfolio.
Responsible for the management and coordination of select high impact projects associated with new products and technologies at Stryker Ireland.
The Project Manager will work closely with product development, operations, and marketing to drive speed to market, product quality and ease of manufacture.
All activities will be completed and documented in accordance with the Stryker new product development process utilising associated design controls
Talents we are looking for:
Self-directed imitators. People who take ownership of their work and need no prompting to drive productivity, change, and outcomes. Strategic thinkers. People who enjoy analyzing data or trends for the purposes of planning, forecasting, advising, budgeting, reporting, or sales opportunities.
Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, information, use cases, and industry analyses to develop best practices. 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. Curious learners. People who seek out cutting-edge research and information to expand and enhance their ability to develop new ideas into reality.
What you will be doing:
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.
Responsible for clear, objective, and quantifiable measurement of Project/ Programme progress (incl. PTQ, slippage, float, risk rating, financials etc.).
Work closely with Divisional and GQO Reps to drive successful project implementation. Actively engage with Manufacturing Operations ensuring best utilisation of resource availability, floor space, minimised handling, and optimum process flow.
Participate in the selection, training and performance appraisal process of project resources. Lead shared Campus resources and deploy in line with programme priorities. Expect elements of the team to report to the PM.
Responsible for identifying, monitoring, and appropriately managing project risk and liaise with broader AO team on common MT issues and resolutions.
Lead team in complex or difficult situations, removing obstacles, assigning appropriate resources and interacting with other functions to assist with issue resolution and streamlining of work process.
Establishment of priorities, imparting a sense of urgency and importance to the team while following Project Management methodology in project execution.
Provide high quality leadership of Project Resources. Generate an engaging and positive environment. The Project Manager will be measured against milestone delivery and People performance throughout the Project lifetime.
All other duties as assigned.
Qualifications Knowledge Skills
Bachelors degree in an engineering discipline with 4 or more years' experience in a technical and/or project management role. A qualification in project management is desirable.
The individual should enjoy working in a dynamic & results oriented team environment where flexibility is essential.
Excellent Interpersonal Skills - able to express ideas and collaborate effectively with multidisciplinary teams. Be open minded with the ability to recognise good ideas.
Demonstrated Leadership, Project Management and Engineering experience in New Product Introduction in a regulated environment would prove beneficial.
The individual will be decisive, take ownership for their results and ability to influence key decision makers
Excellent analytical skills, ability to plan, organise and implement concurrent tasks. Ability to understand complex inputs and to be able to distil critical information.
Will have demonstrated an ability to define project risk and to effectively manage project risks.
Experience in an FDA regulated or regulated industry beneficial.
High level of PC Skills required with expertise in MS Project. (MS Excel, Access, PowerPoint).
Experience of GD&T, Process mapping, statistical methods and process/ product validations would prove beneficial.
Excellent attention to detail.
If you are interested in this excellent opportunity please apply or alternatively reach out to me to discuss, Eileen Nyhan
Stryker is one of the world's leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better. The Company offers a diverse array of innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. Stryker is active in over 100 countries around the world.
Together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better.
At Stryker, quality is first in everything we do. We are driven to make healthcare better for our customers by
providing innovative products and services that meet regulatory requirements through our effective quality system.
The Company was founded in 1941 by Dr. Homer Stryker and incorporated in 1946 as the Orthopedic Frame Company. In 1964, the Company’s name was changed to Stryker Corporation.
• $13.6 billion in annual sales in 2018; annual revenue has grown for 39 straight years
• 17.1% CAGR (compound annual growth rate) in sales over 39 years
• ~36,000 employees globally in 2018
• 43 manufacturing and research & development locat...ions worldwide
• Included in the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index
• Ranked # 233 on Fortune Magazine’s “FORTUNE 500” list for 2019
• Ranked # 3 on Fortune Magazine’s “World’s Most Admired Companies” list for the “Medical Equipment” industry for 2019
• Ranked # 11 on Fortune Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list (U.S.) for 2019
• Spent $862 million on R&D in 2018
• 7,784 patents owned globally in 2018
• Initial public offering of stock was in 1979
• Listed on the New York Stock Exchange under ticker SYK