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Senior Administrative Assistant (R461175)

Clerical and Administrative

Administrative Assistant



Portage, Michigan, United States

COVID-19 vaccination requirements

Stryker is driven to work together with our customers to make healthcare better. In order to fulfill our commitment as a federal contractor, while focusing on the health and safety of our employees and those that we serve, COVID-19 vaccines will be required for all Stryker US employees effective January 4, 2022, as well as all new US employees joining our company. Fully vaccinated persons are those who are >=14 days post-completion of the primary series of an FDA-authorized COVID-19 vaccine. If you are applying to a sales and field role which requires access to customer accounts as a function of your job, you may be required, depending on customer requirements, to obtain the COVID-19 vaccination before the January 4 effective date of Stryker's vaccine policy. For more information, please visit our COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements FAQs page.

Why join Stryker?

We are proud to be named one the World’s Best Workplaces and a Best Workplace for Diversity by Fortune Magazine! Learn more about our award-winning organization by visiting

Our benefits include bonuses; commissions; healthcare; insurance benefits; retirement programs; stock based plans; paid time off plans; family and parenting leaves; tuition reimbursement; wellness programs; onsite fitness centers and cafeterias; discount purchase programs; and service and performance awards – not to mention various social and recreational activities.

Who we want:

Meticulous documenters. Detail-oriented people who enjoy maintaining meticulous documentation of reports, metrics, proposals, and presentations.

Relationship-builders. Create genuine, trusting relationships with internal team members, business partners and leadership through strong interpersonal skills enabling collaboration and influence others to achieve results.

Organized communicators. Highly organized with strong attention to detail and ability to clearly communicate detail with business partners.

What you will do:

You will provide high level administrative support requiring a good understanding of technical and business vocabulary and knowledge of the organization's operations, procedures, and people.

  • Organize meetings, teleconferences, and web casts both domestically and internationally, coordinate meeting logistics, prepare presentations and materials, and troubleshoot problems, often across other Stryker Business Units.
  • Gather, compile, verify, and analyze information for use in documents such as memos, letters, reports, speeches, presentations, and news releases.
  • Maintain a well-organized filing system, ensuring critical and/or confidential data is appropriately managed and stored. Handle confidential information.
  • Monitor, review, and approve standard expenditures to ensure the activities of the office are conducted within established budgets.
  • Perform tasks using independent judgment and discretion, e.g., preparing documents and presentation materials.
  • Answer, screen, and route phone calls, provide responses to general customer requests; prepare and screen correspondence, email, and voicemail.
  • Perform various communications responsibilities including Organizational announcements, General communications.
  • Support the completion of presentations, agendas, spreadsheets for business meetings, arrange and attends meetings, takes, and distributes minutes.
  • Type, create, and process letters, reports, and other materials (charts, graphs, etc.) using Microsoft Office Products.
  • Attend Leadership Meetings and compile/distribute meeting minutes.
  • Support of departmental goals to ensure completion of ongoing projects and special assignments.

What You Need:

  • High School Diploma required; Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred
  • 3+ years providing high-level administrative support including calendar, expense, and travel management.
  • Meeting / Event Planning
  • Web or online content management
  • Demonstrated proficiency in using Microsoft Office Suite technology, including complex document creation, spreadsheet creation, and presentation creation.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in email and calendaring systems, preferring Outlook proficiency.
  • Detail orientation (e.g. calendar support across multiple time zones).
  • Ability to take proactive initiative, learn new concepts/processes, and improve current processes.
  • Ability to provide rapid, accurate response to confidential/sensitive requests and to routinely handle confidential information.
  • Critical thinking skills preferred.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple simultaneous deliverables and work in a demanding environment.
  • Must be able to understand and work within complex interdivisional procedures and executive schedules.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
  • Experience with international travel is required.

What We Offer:

  • A winning team driven to achieve our mission and deliver remarkable results
  • Quality products that improve the lives of customers and patients
  • Ability to discover your strengths, follow your passion and own your own career

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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