Operations Manager

Stryker Ireland
Employment Type
Not disclosed
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Operations Manager – Cork 

(Weekend Shift)

Here at Stryker, we apply our unique strengths, diverse backgrounds, and commitment to quality to develop cutting-edge products for our customers and patients. Our passion, purpose and integrity make us unique. Nowhere else will you find the energy, the opportunities and shared commitment to excel for our customers, for patients and for our family at Stryker.

As an Operations Manager you will have the opportunity to inspire, lead and mentor diverse teams across our Tullagreen site in Cork. We expect to win as a team by doing things the right way and challenging each other to strive for the very best.

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Day-to-day effective management of production, ensuring products are produced in a timely and cost-effective manner.

  • Establish performance targets for the Business Unit(s), and monitor actual Business Unit performance against targets, taking appropriate and timely corrective action where negative trends begin to emerge.

  • Leadership of one or multiple high performing and diverse teams across units, provides guidance / direction to the operational and functional areas on site, fostering an environment of proactive and continuous improvement approach.

  • Mentors and coaches 

  • Ensure that sufficient processes are in place for capacity planning so the organisation’s commitment to meets or exceeds customer requirements are met.

  • Sponsors an environment of Safety, Quality, People Development and CI within Stryker by working with business partners to define expected standards and the roles/responsibilities in the conservation of these standards.

  • Champions a positive employee environment by promoting open communication, engagement and development of quality teams. 

  • Promotes a culture of inclusiveness, trust, flexibility and teamwork.

  • Ensures effective processes in selection of competent talent and supports the development of future potential experts and leaders.

  • Ensures effective training and performance management processes are in place and executed.

  • Sponsors and ensures engagement in all internal and external audit programmes such as Corporate, notified body & FDA audits.

  • Oversight and responsibility to ensure operation units maintains adherence to all KPI’s (Safety, Quality, Service, Cost, and People Development). Continuously monitors and partakes in Local and global forums to assess opportunities for improvement.

  • With global alignment, ensures that necessary Capacity is in place across the network to meet our Customers’ Demands.

  • Represent the Operations function in NPI launches, ensuring availability of resources and FG product to meet agreed launch plans.

  • Foster solid collaboration across all functions, has a strategic view in identifying alignment and developing strategies.

  • Contribute as a key member of SYK Site Management Team to develop and implement an operational execution plan for the site

  •  Build a high trust and engagement culture within operations. 

  • Ensure effective performance management, communications, and recognition within function.

  • Supporting and / or managing major CI Programs as required, which may include being involved at any or all phases of project / program from idea to execution phase.

  • Project manage the more complex improvement initiatives as required

  • Support Standardising approaches and practices across Operations Locally and Globally.

Qualifications Knowledge Skills

  • Level 8 Degree in Engineering/ Business or equivalent experience.

  • 6+ years’ experience and an established track record of successfully creating and managing a highly talented, engaged and performing team.

  • Passionate about delivery and has an established track record of delivering results in a complex, dynamic, and results motivated environment.

  • Passionate about delivery and has a successful track record of delivering results in a complex, dynamic, and results motivated environment.

  • Provides guidance and direction to less experienced staff 

  • Excellent leader with a skill for engaging their team in a common goal

  • Operates with considerable latitude for un-reviewed action or decision.

  • Exceptional communication skills to influence key decision makers at all levels within the Organisation.

  • Demonstrate an entrepreneurial spirit for driving business forward- relentless drive to deliver on bold and innovative change initiatives.

  • Initiates, sponsors, and implements change 

  • Steady emotional intelligence to guide how to achieve through others.

  • Sound financial acumen