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.
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Why engineering at Stryker?
At Stryker we are dedicated to improving lives, with a passion for researching and developing new medical device products. As an engineer at Stryker, you will be proud of the work that you will be doing, using cutting-edge technologies to make healthcare better. Here, you will work in a supportive culture with other incredibly talented and intelligent people, creating industry-leading medical technology products. You will also have growth opportunities as we have a culture that supports your personal and professional development.
The Director, M&A Integration will be responsible for overseeing the scoping, planning, and execution of the activities required to integrate all functions within Global Quality & Operations of an acquired business into Stryker. This may include due diligence activities, developing a financial model and oversight of the plan development to achieve it, and project resourcing. Other responsibilities include deal communication with key stakeholders, strategic partnership with commercial partners and IMO, partnering with functional leaders on resources/integration plans, as well as resolving issues and changing priorities that arise post-close
Key Areas of Responsibilities:
Support worldwide M&A activities from a GQO integration perspective for all businesses
Understand deal attributes discovered in Diligence, and financial model assumptions prior to close
Identify integration team resource requirements and secure team
Lead GQO integration strategy & communication
Educate & communicate key goals/strategy to integration team
Assemble workstream & GQO team calls in addition to supporting IMO meetings
Provide regular updates on deal status/risks to key stakeholders (StreerCO, IMO, GQO LT, etc)
Finance (Achievement of key metrics assumed in model, etc.)
Provide "Stryker culture" mentorship to leaders of acquired business
Provide coaching and feedback to workstream leads and their managers
Navigate network challenges as needed to support deal (Hiring, Spend, Travel Requirements, etc)
Mentor and coach members of team with less experience, providing feedback and guidance as necessary
WHAT YOU WILL NEED:
Qualifications, Knowledge and Skills
Degree qualified with 12+ years' experience in the medical device industry, ideally with experience in GQO/M&A roles or equivalent
Proven track record in M&A, Integrations is strongly preferred.
12+ years' experience in the medical device industry, ideally with experience in GQO/M&A roles or equivalent
Daily responsibility for an operational business is ideal.
General understanding of Quality Systems Requirements, Manufacturing / Operations best practices and Plant / Operations financials
Demonstrate experience in successful partnerships with other leadership functions (Business, R&D, RAQA).
Experience leading in global environments is ideal.
Demonstrated effective organizational and managerial skills
People Management: Capable of providing peer to peer feedback and input to functional managers on team and team member performance
Project/Program Management: Manages key initiating, planning, executing, controlling, and closing processes; develops and implements project plan; builds team ownership and commitment to project plan; mentors and/or coaches other functional and project managers
Communications and Reviews: Responsible for team and cross-functional communications; liaison between the team and the Key Stakeholders / IMO; leads phase and business reviews, project meeting minutes, issues log, metrics, and other key communications. Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to resolve conflict. Demonstrated excellent written and oral communication skills
Excellent analytical skills - Must be able to resolve complex process and/or systems issues using independent judgment
Must be able to routinely oversee decisions which affect immediate operations and may have a broader organizational effect
This person should also possess the following personal characteristics:
Comfortable as an individual contributor or people manager (depending on scope and size of M&A businesses supported) operating in a matrixed leader in a decentralized company
Very hands-on environment
Inclusive and collaborative management style
WHO WE WANT:
Sets direction. An innovator who defines ways to create value and deliver on Stryker's mission and strategic imperatives.
Builds organizational capability. A strategic executive who continuously breaks down barriers, identifying new and more effective ways to accomplish tasks and goals.
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.
Champions talent development. A manager who focuses on maximizing the ability, potential and contributions of themselves and others. Fosters an environment where people can excel through developing, coaching and rewarding performance.
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