PLCM Project Manager

Stryker - Kalamazoo, MI

Who we want-

Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, data and insights to drive continuous improvement in functions.
Data managers. People who enjoy compiling, organizing and consolidating large volumes of data and reports.
Self-directed initiators. People who take ownership of their work and need no prompting to drive productivity, change, and outcomes.
What you will do-

This is a global project manager role responsible for advancing the Product Lifecycle Management (PLCM) process across the company and supporting the divisions along their portfolio management journey. This role will own the Product Portfolio roadmap data base, troubleshoot issues, work with IS on improvement projects, and conduct product portfolio reviews with the commercial divisions. This role will lead cross functional groups on various portfolio related projects and then train and mentor others on the PLCM process and tools. The role is a virtual role, located anywhere, and will be global in nature working with all businesses across the company.

Product Portfolio Roadmaps

Own the data base
Work with IS on improvement projects
Trouble shoot issues
Monitor usage and work with divisions to insure they are actively using it
Conduct portfolio reviews with the commercial divisions
PLCM Process

SME on the PLCM process
Lead various portfolio related projects with the commercial divisions
Conducts portfolio related analytics and develops Power BI dashboards to illustrate insights
Train divisional leads on the PLCM process and tools
Develop business review templates
Own lifecycle definitions and the implementation with the Accelerate program
Deploy PLCM training materials
Insure product portfolio reviews are embedded within the IBP process within the commercial businesses
Ultimately advance Stryker’s PLCM capabilities
PLCM lead on corporate sponsored projects that impact product portfolios (i.e. EUMDR)

Facilitate the use of portfolio analytics tools to guide the business on decisions around phase out verse product remediation.
What you need-

Bachelor’s degree required
2 years of experience in supply chain or related fields required
2 years of project management experience preferred

The ideal candidate:
Is a strong change agent
Enjoys working with data and data bases
Is familiar with and enjoys creating dashboards in Power BI
Has a project management background
Is a process oriented thinker
Enjoys training or mentoring others on process and analytic tools
Enjoys working at a global level across the entire business
Can successfully build an expansive network that can be leveraged to achieve project goals
Work From Home: Yes
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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