01 Mar
IT Sr. Manager, Manufacturing SAP Deployments (Hybrid)
Texas, Flowermound , 75022 Flowermound USA

Why join Stryker?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 stryker.comAs the IT Senior Manager, Manufacturing SAP Deployments, you will plan and coordinate successful deployments of the global Manufacturing SAP application across all Stryker divisions, functions, and regions, leading Stryker's advancement in deployment of these technologies.Who We WantAccuracy-oriented team leaders. Providing direct oversight of processes and results, managers who ensure accurate and timely completion of projections, forecasts or reporting.Subject matter experts. Managers who not only oversee the collection, review, and analysis of data but can interpret, translate, and present on all various matters as needed.Goal-oriented orchestrators. People who can effectively coordinate and focus the work of skilled employees toward an important goal, prioritizing to the right activities that lead to success.What You Will Do

Define a deployment framework which can be leveraged across all Manufacturing SAP programs and projects and perform activities following Stryker's Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) framework and processes.

Create individual/custom deployment plans for each program across Stryker divisions, functions, and regions with detailed contingency plans; and 'Go/No Go' decision points.

Create, coordinate, and influence the deployment communication plans, including 'Go Live' readiness, change management, cutover, and stabilization.

Work with divisional deployment leads and IT teams to manage and prepare each division for solution readiness, data cleansing, data migration and training, and manage and coordinate with external suppliers and deployment partners to ensure they meet their contracted deliverables, agreed upon timelines, and metrics.

Work with PMO, Delivery Leads, Process Leads, and Change management to develop standards, tools and systems to effectively and efficiently manage the deployment of the Manufacturing SAP products across Stryker divisions, functions, and regions, as well as provide guidance and mentoring to these team members.

Establish deployment metrics and ensures each division, function, and region are measuring pre and post 'Go Live' success metrics.

Work closely with IS Service Delivery teams to ensure implementation of post-production support model and processes and ensure timely escalation and mitigation of issues and risks to provide smooth deployment process.

Partner with the IS Governance team to ensure compliance with regulations, policies, standards, procedures, and associated documentation including but not limited to computer systems validation, SOX 404, and PM standards.

Conduct 'lessons learned' after each deployment to continuously improve the deployment process over the course of the program.

Manage the HR designated tasks for the people within their team, and deliver activities with a financial focus on budget, leveraging time on value-driven activities and ensuring external resources meet contractual deliverables.

What You Will Need

Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university in the areas of Computer science, Engineering, Information Systems, Business, or equivalent field of study required.

Master's degree in MIS, MBA or related disciplines preferred.

10+ years of professional experience required.

7+ years deploying or delivering SAP Manufacturing systems required.

Prior experience and demonstrated understanding of Manufacturing SAP or other complex business solutions with direct experience in global system rollouts required.

Experienced in enterprise solution methodologies, preferably in both traditional waterfall and agile approaches preferred.

International experience and/or exposure working in other business functions preferred.

Knowledge of Lean, ITIL, PPM, PMO, etc. standards and processes preferred.

Must be able to generate, explain, and present detailed schedules, objectives, reports, and other documentation accurately.

About StrykerOur benefits:

12 paid holidays annually

Health benefits include: Medical and prescription drug insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, critical illness insurance, accident insurance, hospital indemnity insurance, personalized healthcare support, wellbeing program and tobacco cessation program.

Financial benefits include Health Savings Account (HSA), Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs), 401(k) plan, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), basic life and AD&D insurance, and short-term disability insurance.

For a more detailed overview of our benefits or time off, please follow this link to learn more: US Stryker employee benefits (https://cdn-static.findly.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/1427/2023/09/20143933/us-stryker-employee-benefits.pdf)About StrykerStryker is a global leader in medical technologies and, together with its customers, is driven to make healthcare better. The company offers innovative products and services in MedSurg, Neurotechnology, Orthopaedics and Spine that help improve patient and healthcare outcomes. Alongside its customers around the world, Stryker impacts more than 130 million patients annually. More information is available at stryker.com. (http:)Know someone at Stryker?Be sure to have them submit you as a referral prior to applying for this position. Learn more about our employee referral program on our referral page (https://careers.stryker.com/referrals/)Stryker is driven to work together with our customers to make healthcare better. Employees and new hires in sales and field roles that require access to customer accounts as a function of the job may be required, depending on customer requirements, to obtain various vaccinations as an essential function of their role.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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