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Senior R&D Manager (R463147)





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, Stryker is encouraging US employees as well as all new US employees joining our company to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Today or in the future, vaccination may be a requirement based on the essential functions of the specific role or applicable regulations. Please refer to our COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements FAQs page for current vaccination and/or reasonable accommodation requirements and timelines.

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.

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:

Basic Function

We are looking for looking for enthusiastic, passionate leaders that prefer to work with the very best. If you are the type of person that enjoys big challenges, personal and professional growth, and working with an all-star team, we welcome you to apply for this position!

As a manager at Stryker IVS, you will be asked to be both a leader and manager. Your responsibilities will include hiring and developing talented engineers along with business responsibilities to help grow IVS.


  • Develop, direct, and performance manage direct reports to maximize their potential in an efficient manner
  • Leads technical projects during the research phase of new product development
  • Owns technology development and planning to support the future needs of the business, market, and customers
  • Works with project managers to resource manage projects within associated areas of responsibilities to meet the needs of the business unit
  • Ensure activities align with the business unit and divisions strategic initiatives
  • Ensures continued intellectual development and applications for patents where appropriate
  • Provides training and learning opportunities to ensure project and professional development are met
  • Motivates and leads team to achieve exceptional results and recruits highly talented employees
  • Assists in and/or completes the development of budgets and monitors spending.
  • Maintains and enhances cross-functional team relationships
  • Works within divisions to maintain relationships and foster utilization of best practices

Qualifications/Work Experience Preferred

  • B.S. in Engineering or related discipline
  • 8+ overall years of experience
  • 4+ years of product development or related
  • 2+ years of people management experience
  • Ability to effectively work & collaborate in a global team settings

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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