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Senior Project Manager, R&D - Robotics (R453044)

Branch Manager




Florida, United States

About Stryker

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, is driven to make healthcare better. We offer innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. We are proud to be named one of the World’s Best Workplaces and a Best Workplace for Diversity by Fortune Magazine. Learn more about our award-winning organization by visiting


Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, information, use cases, and industry analyses to develop best practices.

Motivated product launchers. Engineers who bring strategic direction and drive for execution to ensure products are developed and launched with precision.

Curious learners. Engineers who seek out cutting-edge research and information to expand and enhance their ability to design medical devices.


As a Sr. Project Manager you will drive the system deliverables for all robotic surgery product development projects. This role includes partnering with all of Research and Development, software, platform, and test capacities to define organizational vision, strategy & execution. In this role, you will participate in establishing project objectives, priorities and resource requirements. You will also maintain system schedules so that the team meets business demands in a timely and efficient manner while fulfilling all expectations of quality. Key metrics include the project management triad of Quality, Cost, and Schedule.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Leverages understanding of Medical device product development & SDLC to lead System level development projects across global teams.
  • Uses both waterfall and agile methodologies with focus on incorporating iterative releases into the design and release control processes.
  • Collaborates effectively and consistently with project sponsor, key stakeholders, cross functional teams and core team to enlist project support and facilitate completion of work. Cultivates talent, acts as a coach and mentor, generates momentum while keeping teams laser focused on deliverables and managing overall project strategy.
  • Identifies project scope; coordinates with management or others to identify goals, time frame, and budget
  • Develops project plans including but not limited to goals, identification of risks, budget, resource requirements, and communicates goals with the team.
  • Develops, tracks, maintains, and manages project plan, budget, and timeline.
  • Provides reports on project status; provides additional documentation on project as needed.
  • Identifies, tracks, and resolves all project risks and issues.
  • Evaluates staffing plans and current project team resources to align with project goals. Assigns duties and monitors quality of work; assures project team conforms to organizational policies and procedures and government regulations.
  • Provides day to day guidance and oversight of team activities; actively works to recognize performance.
  • Keeps up to date on overall activities of the team, identifying problem areas and taking corrective actions.
  • Manages project transitions between functional groups and project phases.
  • Supervises project team and keeps the team morale up.


  • Bachelors degree in Engineering or related field
  • 6+ years of related experience or equivalent.
  • Experience working as Project Manager

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proven ability to work with team members on projects to achieve goals. Commitment to excellence and high standards.
  • Ability to manage priorities and workflow.
  • Excellent Jira and Confluence skill set
  • Experience working with Scrum@Scale or other agile scaling frameworks
  • Advanced Certified ScrumMaster (A-CSM) certification
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification

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