Member of the Product Engineering team within the R&D department at Sage Products, a business unit within Stryker. Senior Project Managers have accountability and authority for achieving projects' objectives. They direct a multi-disciplinary team aiming to complete projects. This position will be focused on formulations and chemical based products within the Sage portfolio. The Senior PM will be responsible for project plans, schedules, resource management, budgets, and other project related deliverables. The individual will be working closely with other disciplines within R&D to ensure products are developed effectively, safely, and efficiently.
What you will do: • Lead the team in the development of the project charter and management plan. Direct, manage, monitor, and control project. Evaluate tradeoffs within project. • Collaborate with project stakeholders to develop, manage and own project scope. Create detailed Work Breakdown Structure. • Develop and manage the detailed project Gantt chart. Analyze critical path, major workstreams, and intersecting milestones. Own the project schedule • Collaborate with cross-functional managers to define project budget. Monitor and maintain costs within budget. • Partner with project team to create project Quality Plans using 2-3 quality planning tools and techniques. Monitor and maintain plans. • Develop a risk management plan for the project. Identify, analyze, and understand project risks; develop and monitor a risk response plan. • Develop a Procurement Management Plan and collaborate on the selection of procurement partners. • Estimate, acquire and assign cross functional project resources. Define the role, responsibility, and deliverables for each team member. Provide direct feedback to functional manager on performance reviews. • Develop a Stakeholder management plan for the project, based on the identification, analysis and understanding of Stakeholder expectations. • Develop and Execute the communications management plan for project team and the needs of key stakeholders • Additional role-specific technical areas of responsibilities may be added as deemed necessary by the local hiring manager. • Builds successful working relationships with internal and external personnel in various departments. Understands quality system(s). • High in emotional intelligence and stays calm under pressure. Adept in conflict resolution • Drives results in support of the business, even in the face of demanding timelines. Steps up to take on additional responsibility where appropriate • Adept at team management: selects the right people to the right tasks all while maintain team morale and recognizing contributions. • Can influence without direct authority in a way that makes others want to be on their team. • Incorporates end-user feedback to refine scope through the project lifecycle and can communicate changes, updates and decisions to key stakeholders • Can understand and communicate how goals fit into broader organizational goals, and prioritize tasks/schedule accordingly. • Keeps the customer at the heart of what we do • Exercises good judgment and can weigh benefits and risk in order to make solid decisions despite ambiguity • Growth mindset – ability to learn quickly and adapt to a changing environment. • Additional role-specific knowledge and capabilities may be added as deemed necessary by the local hiring manager.
Minimum Qualifications (Required): • BS or equivalent and 6+ years of work experience
Preferred Qualifications (Strongly desired): • PMP or equivalent preferred
This role is a hybrid role requiring 3 days in the office, 2 days at home. Must be in Cary, IL area or willing to relocate. Stryker will provide relocation assistance.
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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.
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