Job Location:
Kalamazoo, Michigan

Work Flexibility: Hybrid

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and is dedicated to helping healthcare professionals perform their jobs more efficiently while enhancing patient care. The Company offers a diverse array of innovative medical technologies, including reconstructive, medical and surgical, and neurotechnology and spine products to help people lead more active and more satisfying lives. We are currently seeking an Associate HR Business Partner to join our Sustainability Solutions Division to be based in Tempe, Arizona or Kalamazoo, MI.

Stryker’s Sustainability Solutions (SSS) is the leading provider of reprocessing and remanufacturing services for single-use medical devices. Reprocessing of single-use medical devices (SUDs) is the practice of inspecting, cleaning, function testing, sterilizing and packaging so that they can be clinically and safely used again. Watch this short video to learn about how, with our customers, we’re better together.

Who we want:

  • Self-directed initiators. People who take ownership of their work and need no prompting to drive productivity, change, and outcomes.  
  • Customer-oriented achievers. Representatives with an unparalleled work ethic and customer-focused attitude who bring value to their partnerships.
  • Analytical problem solvers. People who go beyond just fixing to identify root causes, evaluate optimal solutions, and recommend comprehensive upgrades to prevent future issues. 
  • Curious learners. People who seek out cutting-edge research and information to expand and enhance their ability to develop new ideas into reality. 

What you will do:

  • Coordinate local recognition awards e.g. spot awards and service awards and other local recognition and rewards events and activities
  • Coordinate, plan, set up and support local employee engagement events and activities such as Take our Kids to Work Day, Engagement Week, etc.
  • Initiate internal promotion letters as needed per local guidelines
  • Maintain employee files and respond to requests for information from employee files as required.
  • Manage all aspects of local HR Administration (outside of Workday/HR Ops)
  • Process aspects of voluntary and involuntary separations not managed by people manager/HRBP within Workday, prepare and track agreements and coordinate severance benefits as required locally.
  • Create new hire files and benefit folders as required locally
  • Conduct regular audits to ensure that personnel files are up to date as required locally
  • Manage the internship administration and summer internship local program delivery in line with COE processes to include interview coordination, offer letter creation, background checking and new employee paperwork processing as required locally.
  • Support New Hire Orientation and preboarding activities
  • Assist in the preparation of documents, reports, spreadsheets and presentations for HR leader.
  • Conduct Workday reporting (that is not produced by HR Operations)  including creating divisional reports and the coordination of reports received from HR Operations for the use in updating local scorecards, leader dashboards and business reviews. 
  • In alignment with COE guidelines, manage the divisional/geography Q12 process including pre-survey data accuracy, fielding, distribution of survey results, tracking of action planning, creation of reports and acting as the Super User for the assigned business unit
  • Support the assigned business unit with regards to the Gallup administration including registering employees for StrengthsFinder, creating Team Blends, pulling StrengthFinder results, requesting missing profiles, interfacing to receive and monitor congruency reports
  • Provide reporting in preparation for talent processes and business reviews from Workday
  • Support global Engagement and Diversity and Inclusion initiatives.
  • Ensure local HR Shared Drive is kept well organized and all pertinent information is captured electronically as required for assigned business unit
  • Enhancing existing local processes and structures to streamline and be more effective as well as identifying initiatives that could better support our customers in a more efficient manner
  • Manage additional projects or responsibilities as required

What you need:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required; prefer Associates Degree or equivalent work experience                                                                                                                              
  • Demonstrated high level of proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.  Including complex document creation (e.g. mail merges), complex spreadsheet creation (e.g. VLOOKUP) and polished presentation creation
  • Experience in creating reports, assessing, manipulating and presenting data in various usable formats is essential
  • Experience using Workday would be preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships and influence at all levels of the organization
  • Proven ability to drive execution while always meeting deadlines.
  • Must be outcome driven and taking responsibility/accountability for tasks
  • Ability to produce quality work while, prioritizing multiple simultaneous deliverables and working in a fast-paced, demanding environment

What We Offer

  • A winning team driven to achieve our mission and deliver remarkable results
  • Quality products that improve the lives of customers and patients
  • Ability to discover your strengths, follow your passion and own your own career

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.

Stryker Corporation will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Stryker is driven to work together with our customers to make healthcare better. In order to fulfill our commitment as a federal contractor, while focusing on the health and safety of our employees and those that we serve, COVID-19 vaccines will be required for all Stryker US employees effective January 4, 2022, as well as all new US employees joining our company. Fully vaccinated persons are those who are >=14 days post-completion of the primary series of an FDA-authorized COVID-19 vaccine. If you are applying to a sales and field role which requires access to customer accounts as a function of your job, you may be required, depending on customer requirements, to obtain the COVID-19 vaccination before the January 4 effective date of Stryker’s vaccine policy. For more information, please visit our COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements FAQs page.