Manufacturing Engineering Manager

Stryker Corporation Kalamazoo , MI 49001

Posted 2 weeks ago

Stryker's Medical and Surgical equipment manufacturing facility in Kalamazoo, Michigan is seeking to hire a Manufacturing Engineering Manager.


  • Talent developers. Growth-oriented managers who recruit and hire top-performing talent and prioritize the development of their team members

  • Goal-oriented orchestrators. People who can effectively coordinate and focus the work of skilled employees toward an important goal, prioritizing to the right activities that lead to success.

  • Network builders. Managers who build connections with other teams and divisions and coordinate cross-functional collaboration.


  • This role will be responsible for direct management of Manufacturing Engineers including, developing and directing team resources and new employee recruiting.

  • Arrange resources to meet new product and production customer service needs.

  • Plan, organizing, and implement training on manufacturing systems and procedures.

  • Develop goals and metrics of the manufacturing engineering team directly related to production unit support.

  • Understand capital needs to maintain business requirements via capital expenditure requests, new product introduction, expanding manufacturing capacity, department budgets and driving cost savings.

  • Assist subcontractors in resolving manufacturing and quality related issues.

  • Assist customers in resolving product issues including line downs, repairs, non-conformances, corrective and preventative actions.

  • Sets overall group goals and priorities and evaluates subordinate's performance based on those goals/priorities.

  • Drive overall plant strategy including visions for team, plant metrics, and building a supportive and inclusive manufacturing team environment.

  • Driving cohesive and collaborative manufacturing strategy, building cross functional partnerships between plant stakeholders.

  • Responsible for mid-year and end-of-year performance reviews.


  • Bachelor's degree in engineering
  • Required
  • 8+ years related work experience including 2+ years Management/Supervisory experience
  • Required
  • Manufacturing experience in a regulated environment
  • Preferred
  • Previous experience managing manufacturing capital budgets and cost reduction strategies - preferred.

  • Ability to implement qualified processes using applicable systems (process validation, process planning tools, design of experiments, manufacturing assembly procedures)

  • Preferred
  • Ability to develop detailed process plans using applicable tools (process failure mode and effect analysis, fault tree analysis, and safety & efficacy reviews)
  • Preferred
  • Experience including procurement and implementation of major capital equipment programs
  • Preferred
icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Director Engineering

Stryker Corporation

Posted 6 days ago

VIEW JOBS 1/22/2021 12:00:00 AM 2021-04-22T00:00 Basic Function Provides overall department direction as related to process development and control for new and existing processes/products. Responsibilities * Directs operations team responsible for business development due diligence and integration * Manages directly or through subordinate supervisors the activities of the Operations Engineering Department. * Formulates and recommends process development engineering guidelines and time lines in accordance with project objectives. * Builds and executes strategy for innovation, growth, and technical expertise of the site. * Seeks out opportunities to expand site manufacturing and technology. * Builds justification and ROI to support programs, projects and value responsible team brings. * Holds team accountable to business goals. * Administers an advanced manufacturing engineering program of high technical competence and judgement and ensures sound technical engineering concepts are applied. * Coordinates operations function in new product launches. * May prepare and correlate short and long term process engineering plans and programs for design, construction or alteration of activities. * Ensures research and development of new technologies/processes to support growth of business. * Will develop and direct team resources. * New employee recruiting * Development, ownership and maintenance of operating procedures and basic instruction. * Arranging resources to meet new product and production customer service needs. * Plan, organize, and implement training. * Developing and prioritizing goals and metrics. * Development and management of department budgets. * May support larger plant and franchise level needs outside of just engineering and stand in for site lead when required. * Capital plan and development. * Will assist subcontractors in resolving manufacturing and quality related issues. * Will assist customers in resolving product issues. * Plans, organizes and sets goals for the direct team and empowers team to build their individual team strategies to align and best utilize personnel. * Will train others on manufacturing systems and procedures. * Will submit periodic reports on areas of responsibility. * May have personal contact with customers internal and external to GQO. * Manages directly and/or indirectly the activities of manufacturing engineers and Process Technicians. * Builds a business's strategy, sets overall group goals and priorities to align and evaluates subordinate's performance based on those goals/priorities. * Coaches and develops leaders and in turn manufacturing engineers and Process Technicians * Responsible for manufacturing engineers complying with company policies and corrective actions. Physical Requirements * Light work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. * Must be able to communicate with large groups of people. * Must be able to review printed materials. * Ability to use common office equipment (e.g. calculator, PC, fax machine, etc.). Mental Requirements * Must be able to generate and explain detailed proposals, guidelines and procedures. * Must be able to resolve complex process and/or systems issues using independent judgement. * Must be able to routinely make decisions that affect immediate operations and may have a division wide effect. * Must be able to plan, organize, and implement multiple, concurrent tasks. Qualifications/Work Experience Preferred * 10+ years of related Manufacturing experience. * 2-4 years of project Mgmt. experience (cross-functional preferred). * 5 years of supervisory experience. * Excellent analytical skills. * Excellent interpersonal communications skills. * Demonstrated ability to operate small hand tool, inspection equipment, and common office equipment. * Demonstrated mechanical and/or electrical problem solving skills. * Demonstrated outstanding organizational, industry, and technical knowledge. * Demonstrated ability to lead/facilitate problem solving teams. * Demonstrated ability to develop detailed process plans using applicable tools (PFMEA, Fault Tree Analysis, and Safety and Efficacy reviews). * Demonstrated ability to implement qualified processes using applicable systems (Process Validation, Process Planning Tools, Design of experiments, Manufacturing Assembly Procedures). * Demonstrated ability to apply Design for Manufacturability concepts. * Demonstrated ability to plan, track and facilitate projects using applicable tools (Gantt and Pert Charts etc.). * Demonstrated ability to justify, procure and implement major capital equipment programs. * Demonstrated ability to lead/facilitate cross-functional teams. * Demonstrated skill in supervisory/managerial positions. * Basic computer skills (word processing, spreadsheet database). * Routing and Work center creation/maintenance. * Engineering Change Orders/Justification. * Shop Floor Management Training. * Development, Analysis and Implementation of Test Lab Tests/Support. * Group Problem Solving. * PM Systems. * Fixturing systems. * Supplier Audits. * Process Validation. * New product introduction system. * New product line extension system. * Statistical techniques. * Design for assembly/manufacture. * Product process reliability. * Customer complaint resolution. * Project management. * Leadership training. Education/Special Training Required * B.S. engineering (mechanical, electrical, or industrial) or related field * M.A. in Engineering preferred. Stryker Corporation Kalamazoo MI

Manufacturing Engineering Manager

Stryker Corporation