Associate Project Manager job – Stryker – Irvine, CA

Associate Project Manager

Stryker

431 reviews


Irvine, CA

The Associate Project Manager is responsible for the leadership and management of all aspects of new product development projects, from initiation to project closure. She or he will work closely with leadership to ensure project timelines, quality objectives and project budgets are achieved in the delivery of each project, while representing project status throughout the project.

Responsibilities:

  • Record customer requirements, constraints, and assumptions with stakeholders in order to establish the project deliverables and scope.
  • Ability to assemble a project team, identifying appropriate resources needed, and developing schedules to ensure timely completion of project.
  • Ability to provide project budget estimates and monitoring throughout the project lifecycle, including requesting and managing the capital expenditure budget
  • Identify, assess, monitor and close project risks throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Develop project plans and schedules, and subsequently manage changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs using appropriate verification techniques in order to keep the project plan accurate, updated, and reflective of authorized changes to facilitate customer acceptance.
  • Direct the work of project resources while improving team performance by building team cohesiveness, leading, influencing, and motivating in order to facilitate cooperation, ensure project efficiency, and foster employee engagement.
  • Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques in order to monitor the progress of the project, identify and quantify any variances, perform any required corrective actions, and communicate to all stakeholders.
  • Represent project status through regular status reporting opportunities. Manage status communication with project team, stakeholders, functional managers, executive team and Project Management Office (PMO).
  • Use project management skills to ensure that cross-functional resources are held accountable for task and outcome completion.
  • Manage lessons learned and project closing and ensure impactful lessons learned are embedded in ongoing evolution of the PMO process.
  • Participate in PM community and leverage PMO tools to optimize management of projects. PM’s will collaborate extensively with the Project Management Office (PMO).

Minimum Qualifications
B.S. in mechanical, electrical or other related engineering discipline

  • Demonstrated project management skills
  • Familiarity with software to maintain project records, such as a PPM system, MS Project, MS Office, SharePoint, or Visio
  • Ability to analyze and correct complex process and/or system issues of a broad scope under guidance of leadership or senior-level project managers
  • Good interpersonal communication, collaborative team work, and negotiation skills
  • Ability to build trusting relationships with mid-level and senior-level management
  • Ability to influence behavior and facilitate decision making throughout the organization in support of achieving project objectives
  • Demonstrated experience in presenting to management and project teams
  • Demonstrated track record of leading development efforts through cross functional teams
  • Ability to work cooperatively at all levels to build and maintain the positive relationships required to accomplish organizational goals
  • 5-7 years engineering related experience
  • Experience in new product development within the medical device industry is a plus
  • Experience or familiarity with the SW development life cycle is a plus
  • PMP certification or equivalent is a plus
  • Must be able to generate, follow and explain detailed proposals and operating procedures (i.e. assembly instructions, inspection procedures, and capital project proposals)
  • Must be able to analyze and correct complex product and/or process issues using independent judgement
  • Must be able to routinely make decisions that affect immediate operations
  • Must be able to plan, organize, and implement multiple concurrent tasks
  • 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 have the ability to work with and assemble small objects and component parts.
  • Ability to operate small hand tools, inspection equipment, and common office equipment.
  • Ability to operate in a fast paced environment, sometimes requiring extended work hours.

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