Operations Associate

Stryker - Houston, TX3.9

Full-timeEstimated: $44,000 - $58,000 a year
General Description:
Assists Onsite Regional Manager and Supervisors with daily operations of the region with a specific focus on account coverage

Essential Functions:
Provides account coverage within the region to ensure uninterrupted customer service.
Ensures effective surgical care to patients as related to Stryker Endoscopy equipment.
Responsible for trouble-shooting and maintaining Stryker Endoscopy equipment.
Interacts with surgeons, patients, OR personnel, Central Processing, Sales Reps, O.R. Management, Implementation Project Manager(s), Hospital Administration, and other Stryker employees and partners.
Effectively builds and maintains relationships and trust in both new and existing accounts
Supports Regional Manager and Supervisor with daily operations, planning, and administration
Supports regional projects and continuous improvement initiatives
Supports quality and lean initiatives by observing best practice utilization and communicating to RQA and Supervisor
Supports onboarding and training of new specialists
Supports the implementation of new customer accounts
Communicates injuries, reportable occurrences and performance related feedback
Provides Onsite Regional Manager and Supervisor with information from team leaders / specialists with essential material for reviews, corrective actions and other administrative duties regarding specialists.
Adheres to all policies and procedures put forth in the sales code of conduct.

College Degree Preferred
Operating Room experience and demonstrated knowledge of anatomy, surgical procedures and techniques.
Must have proven competency in on the job training
Medium work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
Up to 80% overnight Travel Required
Must be able to review printed materials.
Must be able to communicate with large groups of people.
Must be able to communicate telephonically.
Must be able to use common office equipment (e.g. calculator, PC, fax machine, etc.).
Must have near visual acuity (corrected) color vision, mobility, bending, standing, stooping, and finger dexterity.
Must be able to generate and explain detailed forecasts, guidelines and procedures.
Must be able to analyze and resolve non-routine product issues using independent judgment.
Must be able to observe and correct minute inconsistencies (e.g. in the printed word, product appearance, etc.).
Excellent analytical skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Excellent equipment problem-solving skills.
Excellent organizational skills.
Excellent Leadership skills
Demonstrates professional work ethic and attitude at all times.

Respects patient confidentiality.

Work From Home: Not available

Travel Percentage: 10%

Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

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