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
Working as part of the Springhill Engineering team you will be responsible for the leadership of the business excellence and business transformation teams.
These teams deliver capacity initiatives, Continuous Improvement projects and ensure business continuity planning is in place for the Springhill facility.
The role is a management position that contributes and achieves results through others and has full management responsibilities for the team, including management of people, defining roles and responsibilities, planning for the department's future needs and operations, counselling employees on performance and contributing to employee pay decisions or changes.
This job typically requires a degree or equivalent and a minimum of 8 or more years experience.
What will you be doing:
Be responsible and accountable for the development of the best engineering strategy to deliver the Operational objectives of the Cork business units.
Work in harmony with the Operations managers and Quality leaders to provide leadership and a consistent focus on product and process quality.
Lead a team of assigned engineers and other functional professionals to deliver specific project objectives which support the operations strategy.
Work closely with the Cork Operations Management team to ensure optimum business results in the short, medium and long term.
Be responsible to manage the engineering competencies of assigned engineers and partner with the Operations managers to ensure consistent development across the business unit ME's.
Be responsible, (with others) for the design and continuous development of the engineering Competency Management Process; Be a member of the Engineering Competency certification board.
Participate in defining Engineering best practice and generating procedures to standardize best practice where appropriate.
Liaise with other function leaders where appropriate to ensure the engineering teams comply with and support cross functional best practice in GMP's, GDP's, Finance Processes, Compliance Initiatives and EHS Requirements.
Drive continuous improvement through the greater integration of IT systems through out the plant (use centrally generated reports, maximize the efficiency of IT technologies etc.)
Engage and participate in supporting the delivery of Business Units's KPI's by continuously improving the performance of the business by providing technical solutions to operational issues.
Provide leadership and direction to the BU on technology development and application within the manufacturing process and the implementation of lean manufacturing as required.
What you will need:
Degree in Engineering or at least 5 years relevant experience in a technical engineering role with team leadership experience.
Must have at least three years experience within manufacturing operations.
An Ability to facility a team of engineers to deliver a specific objective
Flexibility essential with project management skills.
Self Starter with demonstrated efficient work methods, analytical & problem solving skills and ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment.
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