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R&D Manager
KALAMAZOO MI 49048
Category: Health Care Industry
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Job code: lhw-e0-88400830

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  Job posted:   Tue Apr 17, 2018
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R&D Manager

**Requisition ID** 29341BR
**Job Title** R&D Manager
**Group** MedSurg and Neurotech
**Division** Instruments
**Business Unit** Neuro Spine ENT
**Business Function** Research and Development
**Country** United States
**State/Province** MI
**City** Kalamazoo
**Employment Category** Full Time
**Percent Travel Required** Up to 30%
**Shift** 1st
**About Stryker**
Stryker is one of the world's leading medical technology companies and, together with its customers, is driven to make healthcare better. The company offers innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. More information is available at www.stryker.com All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We are an EO employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability.
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Basic Function


Manages research and development activities to meet organizational needs and to capitalize on potential new product opportunities.


Responsibilities


+ Builds and develops strong engineering talent with focus on competence and succession

+ Works within current NPD procedures and refines procedures and techniques.

+ Actively participates in refining and working within NPD research process.

+ Aids R&D team to understand the results and implications of research and development initiatives.

+ In partnership with Marketing, compares and contrasts latest developments and emerging issues in the industry segment, (business and technical considerations)

+ Coaches others on key facts that differenentiate offerings from that of the the competition.

+ Prepares, in conjuction with other R&D leaders, the research and development budget.

+ Promotes understanding of mulitple product and service groups and their interdependencies. Monitors regulatory and environmental issues and considerations.

+ Oversees development activities of multiple products or product lines.

+ Advises colleagues on implementation and operational considerations.

+ Leads the selection, supervising, training, and development of a R&D team.

+ Will train others on functional area related topics.

+ Coordinate the activities of 1 or more exempt and/or non-exempt employees.

+ Evaluate the performance of 1 or more employee based on pre-established performance parameters.

+ Responsible for assigned subordinate's compliance with company policies and corrective actions.


**Minimum Qualifications**


Qualifications/Work Experience Preferred


+ STRONG Hardware and Software background

+ Excellent analytical skills.

+ Excellent interpersonal communication and management skills.

+ Demonstrated ability to operate small hand tools (e.g. pliers, screwdrivers, hammer, wrenches, etc.), power tools and test/inspection equipment.

+ Demonstrated mechanical/electrical design and problem solving skills.

+ 7+ years related engineering experience.

+ 9 + years technical management with NDR

+ 3+ years people management experience


Education/Special Training Required


B.S. in mechanical, electrical engineering, or Software Engineering.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
Stryker is an EO employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability

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