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Business Process Improvement Lead


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.

Need another reason to apply? Check out these 8 reasons to join Stryker's engineering team: 

Business Process Improvement Lead

Location: Anngrove

Roles: Permanent

The Business Process Improvement Lead will lead programs dedicated to improving speed, predictability, and efficiency for business processes for AO, its partners, and the Divisions they serve. The key responsibility of this role will be to manage the transformational initiatives to reduce time and cost to market and to identify and implement process improvements in all areas of the business processes. This will require leading the training and facilitation of the Business Process Improvement process to cross functional teams as well as coaching projects designed to drive value to support speed, delivering improved Speed to Market and reduced Cost to Market.

Talents we are looking for:

• Subject matter experts. Managers who not only oversee the collection, review, and analysis of data but can interpret, translate, and present on all various matters as needed.

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

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

• Compliance-focused orchestrators. Managers who carefully oversee people, processes, and deliverables to ensure compliance with company policies and procedures

• Managers who drive performance. People who implement process improvements

What will you be doing?

  • Drive the development, assessment, recommendations, and implementation of continuous improvement/re-engineering initiatives to simplify processes, eliminate waste, reduce risk and achieve efficiencies in the business processes.

  • Develop a customer-focused CI framework that documents and monitors performances. Support initiatives through robust data driven analytics.

  • Train, coach, and mentor designated teams and individuals within the business on Lean, CI, BPI concepts and support the business to meet/exceed budgets.

  • Provides support to remove barriers and facilitate conflict resolution in matrix organization.

  • Tracks and measures the BPI program through leveraging the Stryker Production System

  • Support the development, and implementation of a digital transformation roadmap for the AO, focusing on key business processes

  • Other duties as assigned.

What you will need:

  • Level 8 Degree in a technical background ideally, also open to business.

  • High energy and change management mindset

  • Technically and organizationally curious and knowledgeable

  • Lean Leader/Six Sigma certification preferred

  • Project Management skills (certification preferred)

  • 4-7 years’ experience with defining and executing continuous improvement initiatives

  • 3-5 years’ experience in a regulated industry.

  • Ability to work in team oriented environment and creating strong alliances

  • Ability to manage multiple programs.

About Stryker

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, is driven to make healthcare better.

The company offers innovative products and services in Medical and Surgical, Neurotechnology, Orthopedics, and Spine that help improve patient and healthcare outcomes. Alongside its customers around the world, Stryker impacts more than 100 million patients annually.

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