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Technical Development Manager GQO

Company: Stryker Corporation
Location: Kalamazoo
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

About Stryker

Stryker is one of the world's leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, is driven to make healthcare better. We offer innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. 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.com

The Manager of Technical Development is responsible for supporting the technical development process for Stryker's Global Quality and Operations function (GQO), managing learning needs through analysis, design, implementation, and evaluation of required programs. In addition, this professional will manage systems and projects related to technical development.

This professional may work remotely.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide support to the Global Technical Development Council
  • Facilitate and manage technical learning and development programs
  • Assess technical training strategy, programs, and metrics, creating solutions and implementing as appropriate
  • Oversee the design, development, and customization of technical training content
  • Ensure proper documentation of training programs
  • Monitor overall program effectiveness
  • In partnership with various functional groups within GQO and Talent Management incorporate TM solutions into technical development strategies (as needed)
  • Work closely with SME's of procedural documents during life cycle of training (assess, design, develop, conduct, monitor)
  • Works with managers, subject matter experts and other learning and development professionals in the need's assessment, course design, coordination, implementation, and evaluation processes for training. Will conduct research and make recommendations regarding both internal and external resources
  • Responds with a high level of customer service to training questions and requests
  • Execute and communicate metrics related to technical development strategies and effectiveness
  • Proficiency in basic instructional design principles and techniques. May provide instructional design support by providing feedback on and input into course material and design. Uses multimedia technology and tools in compliance with Stryker's communication styles and standards


  • Bachelor's degree required
  • 5+ years business experience, including 3+ years in HR, Quality, Talent Management, or training in a manufacturing environment.
  • Proven track record in designing, deploying, and managing training efforts.
  • Demonstrated expertise in adult learning theory, instructional design, and technical training content development including e-based learning.
  • Experience in medical device, pharmaceutical, or other regulated business, and familiarity with manufacturing standards and practices.
  • Demonstrated ability to influence management, business groups, and Subject Matter Expert (SME)'s toward a recommended action.
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver instructor lead training at a high level.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in MS Office Suite and understanding of learning management.


  • Must be able to communicate with large groups of people.
  • Must be able to review printed materials.
  • Must be able to use common office equipment.


  • Demonstrated critical thinking skills.
  • Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated organizational and project management skills.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and teamwork skills.
  • Excellent time management skills with ability to use independent judgment effectively.
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision.

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Keywords: Stryker Corporation, Kalamazoo , Technical Development Manager GQO, Other , Kalamazoo, Michigan

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