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
Engineering Manager - Manufacturing Excellence
As Stryker continues to show unprecedented growth, we are looking for a candidate to join our team as an Engineering Manager - Manufacturing Excellence.
This is a fantastic opportunity for the successful candidate to have a large impact and to implement significant change across the Stryker business. It is a high-profile role with excellent opportunities for career progression & development. You will be able to reap the benefits as you grow & prosper within the Stryker family.
This is a permanent role based in Ireland. We are flexible regarding the specific location of the successful candidate as you will be part of a diverse global team, however proximity to a global Stryker facility would be advantageous.
The role will ideally suit a candidate with excellent change management & influencing capabilities and a strong technical aptitude ideally in the areas of packaging & inspection.
Who We Want:
Strategic thinkers. People who enjoy analysing 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, data and insights to drive continuous improvement in functions.
Effective communicators. People who can interpret information clearly and accurately to concisely communicate results and recommendations to stakeholders, senior management, and their teams.
Managers who drive performance. People who implement process improvements and leverage the talent of their team to consistently increase performance and productivity.
Network builders. Managers who build connections with other teams and divisions and coordinate cross-functional collaboration.
What You will Do:
You will be responsible for accelerating the pace and effectiveness of new platforms supporting integrated automated solutions to our packaging, labelling and inspection processes.
You will partner with key stakeholders to establish long term plans on selected processes supported by technology roadmaps.
Technical oversight and leadership for programmes and for setting technical direction and competency framework for the multi-site engineering team.
A key part of your role will be to partner with the global Engineering network to secure engagement and alignment on strategic intent and roadmaps.
Motivate all franchises and functions to work together in pursuit of long-term integrated solutions for targeted platforms.
Clearly communicate intent including technology roadmaps to support each of the selected platforms.
Deploy long term plans to deliver integrated packaging, labelling and inspection platforms across all franchises.
Establish a consistent approach to measuring and rolling engineering standards across the group.
Drive a culture of innovation within the function by developing and implementing engineering forums and reviews for the engineering team.
Drive high levels of employee engagement through a highly effective support structure developed and implemented for all engineers.
What You Need:
B.S in Mechanical Engineering or related engineering discipline with 10 years' experience.
Broad based business experience in high performance multi-national enterprise, at least 3 years of which has been spent in operations and/or technical leadership level
Excellent Interpersonal Skills - able to express ideas and collaborate effectively with multidisciplinary teams. Be open minded with the ability to recognise good ideas.
Strong capability to network and influence at all organisation levels. Ability to build networks externally and leverage appropriately.
Both a logical and strategic thinker with the ability to identify and seize opportunities to advance the Stryker mandate.
Demonstrated project management and engineering expertise associated with new process introduction in a regulated environment.
Strong analytical ability with a high aptitude for understanding systems, gathering data and performing research.
Must be able to read and interpret complex engineering drawings and have the ability to understand geometrical dimensioning and tolerancing.
Detailed understanding of the validation and verification process and its application relating to new products.
Green or Black Belt 6 Sigma qualifications an advantage.
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