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
Key Activities & Accountabilities
Lead project teams (or sub-teams) and manage the execution of projects;
Facilitate project requestors to define their business request;
Defining timelines and project objectives based on an initial business request;
Developing a solution and or approach to respond adequately to the requestors needs;
Creation of project implementation plan and acquiring approval for this;
Accomplishing the defined project objectives. Key project management responsibilities include creating clear and attainable project objectives, building the project requirements, and managing the triple constraint for projects which are cost, time, and quality(also known as scope);
Initiating, implementing, and participating in cross-divisional Supply Chain projects to further improve the Stryker Supply Chain, resulting in increased efficiency, lower costs, and increased customer satisfaction;
Drive projects to completion within scope, budget and time. Ensure appropriate handover to (internal) customer(s)
Improve, develop and design processes and procedures as part of the projects;
Follow up on project progress, manage the various project tasks;
Lead and support multiple projects at the same time with high quality outcome;
Establish and maintain the financial project budgets;
Report periodically on project progress;
Close out of projects and lead and document lessons learned;
Able to give content to a project (making analyses and finding solutions; together with the other departments where needed);
Advanced project management skills with excellent coordination and time-management skills deliver highest quality projects;
Experience in a multicultural and multi-functional environment;
More than average understanding of IT Supply Chain related topics, comfortable defining IT business requirements and discuss with IT departments;
Strong personality that is motivated by the complexity of a project and will strive for uniformity and project control;
Analytical mind and autonomous;
Very strong communicator at all levels;
Hands-on personality that is not afraid of getting his/her hands dirty and execute project tasks him- herself;
Team worker that understands individual motivators and can bring the team as a whole to the finishing line;
Capable of risk evaluation and creative solution engineering;
Creative problem solving / critical thinking
Decision making and conflict management
Ability to define a project, milestones and objectives from an initial business request.
Experience in medical device and or any other regulated industry is a plus.
Education / Experience Requirements
Education in Supply Chain Management, Distribution & Logistics, Operations or equivalent
Lean / 6 Sigma education is a plus
PMP Certification is a plus
Between 2-5 years' experience as a Project Manager of sizeable, multi-disciplinary projects, preferably in an international setting, and in the Medical Device or similar sector
PC skills (MS Project, Excel, PowerPoint);
Excellent command of the English language.
Experience with International Standards (e.g. ISO/FDA)
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