Stryker Senior Manufacturing Supervisor in Arroyo, Puerto Rico

Requisition ID 29359BR

Job Title Senior Manufacturing Supervisor

Group Global Quality and Ops

Division SGS Manufacturing

Business Unit Americas South

Business Function Manufacturing and Production

Country United States

State/Province PR

City Arroyo

Employment Category Full Time

Percent Travel Required None

Shift 2nd

About Stryker

Stryker is one of the world's leading medical technology companies and, together with its customers, is driven to make healthcare better. The company offers innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. More information is available at All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We are an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Job Description / Information

Who we want

Challengers. People who seek out hard projects and work to find just the right solutions.

Teammates . Partners who listen to ideas, share thoughts and work together to move the business forward.

Charismatic networkers . Relationship-savvy people who intentionally make connections with both internal partners and external contacts.

Customer-oriented achievers. Representatives with an unparalleled work ethic and customer-focused attitude who bring value to their partnerships.

Game changers. Persistent people who will stop at nothing to live out Stryker’s mission to make healthcare better.

What will you do..

Supervises and coordinates the activities in a production area to meet the goals of engagement, production, quality and EHS. Responsible of establishing priorities within production schedules based on people, equipment and materials supply. Responsible of improving manufacturing efficiencies using lean programs, such as Kaizen Teian initiatives.


  • Supervises the performance of 2 or more non-exempt employees.

  • Evaluates the performance of 2 or more non-exempt employees based on pre-established performance parameters.

  • Manages and processes all payroll adjustments necessary for each employee. Coordinates and approves time off for all assigned associates.

  • Manages all disciplinary processes jointly with HR Business Partner.

  • Designs and ensures implementation of training plans to comply with job requirements, regulations and to develop associates.

  • Will coach and develop direct reports to ensure the operation has the right talent in place (succession planning).

  • Promotes engagement of team members to meet or exceed production goals.

  • Leads Q12 impact planning process

  • Is responsible for assigned group complying with company policies and corrective actions.


  • Continuously comply will all related regulatory requirements.

  • Responsible to stop further processing in the event of encountering non-conforming product condition.

  • Will develop, coordinate and/or implement production activities, schedules and methods to ensure goal attainment and ensure regulatory compliance in assigned production area.

  • Will prioritize production schedules based on product, equipment, material and manpower variables within the assigned area.

  • Will submit periodic reports, in writing and in person, to appropriate personnel.

  • Responsible of identifying manufacturing efficiencies within product processes and allocation of human resources.

  • Lead all Kaizen Teian Program initiatives within the unit.


  • Participates in Operational meetings, Unit Reviews, Staffing Reviews and any other presentation to management.

  • Liaison between management, support team and manufacturing associates.

  • Act as a Representative on key supervisory functions of the Stryker Brand of becoming the most admired medical device company.

Minimum Qualifications

What you need

  • Excellent interpersonal communication and supervisory skills.

  • Excellent analytical skills

  • Basic PC skills

  • Effective organizational skills.

  • 1-3 years related manufacturing or technical experience.

  • Supervisory experience preferred

  • B. S. in Engineering (preferred)

  • B.B.A. or B.S. in business or related curriculum.

All 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