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.
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Why engineering at Stryker?
At Stryker we are dedicated to improving lives, with a passion for researching and developing new medical device products. As an engineer at Stryker, you will be proud of the work that you will be doing, using cutting-edge technologies to make healthcare better. Here, you will work in a supportive culture with other incredibly talented and intelligent people, creating industry-leading medical technology products. You will also have growth opportunities as we have a culture that supports your personal and professional development.
Executes the innovation and development of assigned project elements with an emphasis on the manufacturing process, technology and procedures required for the manufacture of new products. Uses latest engineering techniques to reduce product time to market whilst adhering to regulatory requirements, project deadlines and product costs.
Talents we are looking for:
Business-oriented evaluators. People who effectively interpret information to demonstrate the effects of business initiatives, regulation and industry trends for sales, management and leadership teams.
Detail-oriented process improvers. Critical thinkers who naturally see opportunities to develop and optimize work processes - finding ways to simplify, standardize and automate.
Strategic thinkers. People who enjoy analyzing data or trends for the purposes of planning, forecasting, advising, budgeting, reporting, or sales opportunities.
Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, data and insights to drive continuous improvement in functions.
Analytical problem solvers. People who go beyond just fixing to identify root causes, evaluate optimal solutions, and recommend comprehensive upgrades to prevent future issues.
Dedicated achievers. People who thrive in a fast-paced environment and will stop at nothing to ensure a project is complete and meets regulations and expectations.
What will you be doing?
The successful candidate will work within the QA Shared Services Metrology Team, responsible for inspection related activities, including, but not limited to the following:
Supporting and conducting engineering and metrology research including the identification, investigation and implementation of new advanced metrology and inspection systems and technologies
Coaching and advising all engineering groups on analysis of inspection data, gage R&R results and to establish optimum process parameters
Develops continuous improvement and management tools for Metrology processes
Redesigns or adjusts measurement capability to minimize errors.
Advising engineering groups on analysis and resolution of measurement problems / conflict.
Applying proven principles to known situations and evaluate unexpected or contradictory results
Site SME / owner of Metrology procedures including MSA
Providing technical support for QA/OPs on inspection techniques, inspection measurement and test equipment and technologies.
Supporting AO and R&D Metrology on Interpretation and optimization of product prints as they relate to NPI and Product Transfer activities
Supporting the day to day and long term strategy for Metrology activity in Stryker facilities.
Being the technical reference point for QA/OPs for Metrology Support
Supporting operations and quality in the following areas;
CMM inspection program creation and qualification
First Article Inspection of product
Routine inspection of vendor and internally manufactured implants for development or investigative purposes
Metrology support for complaints, NC and CAPA investigations
Inspection and calibration of internal and vendor custom gauging
Supporting engineering, quality and laboratory personnel in design through on geometric tolerancing, tolerance stack-ups and gauge design
Being able to challenge Vendor and Internal Designers on the interpretation of product design drawings
Being able to generate CAD drawings and apply GD&T tolerancing principles to the ASME Y 14.5M 1994 (R 2004) Standard
What you will need:
Bachelors degree in an engineering discipline with 4 or more years' experience in a technical and/or project management role.
Experience in the application of Technical Standards, principles, theories, concepts & techniques
Knowledge of products/processes within the manufacturing and testing environments an advantage
Ability to identify and challenge non-value-added inspection
Generate CAD drawings and apply GD&T tolerancing principles to the ASME Y 14.5M 1994 (R 2004) or equivalent standard
Attention to detail and accuracy when completing documentation is required
Advanced PC skills, with focus on MS Office
Strong knowledge of Quality Concepts (e.g. CAPA, Audits, Statistics).
Must possess strong communication, project management and influencing skills as well as have the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
Strong interpersonal skills, written, oral communication and negotiation skills.
Highly developed problem solving and strong analytical skills required
Demonstrated ability to work independently and to meet timelines
Some travel may be required
Demonstrated ability to identify and challenge non-value-added inspection
Must be capable of spending long periods of time programming, debugging and validating complex inspection equipment
Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team in a fast paced, results oriented environment.
Stryker is one of the world's leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better. The Company offers a diverse array of innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. Stryker is active in over 100 countries around the world.
Together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better.
At Stryker, quality is first in everything we do. We are driven to make healthcare better for our customers by
providing innovative products and services that meet regulatory requirements through our effective quality system.
The Company was founded in 1941 by Dr. Homer Stryker and incorporated in 1946 as the Orthopedic Frame Company. In 1964, the Company’s name was changed to Stryker Corporation.
• $13.6 billion in annual sales in 2018; annual revenue has grown for 39 straight years
• 17.1% CAGR (compound annual growth rate) in sales over 39 years
• ~36,000 employees globally in 2018
• 43 manufacturing and research & development locat...ions worldwide
• Included in the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index
• Ranked # 233 on Fortune Magazine’s “FORTUNE 500” list for 2019
• Ranked # 3 on Fortune Magazine’s “World’s Most Admired Companies” list for the “Medical Equipment” industry for 2019
• Ranked # 11 on Fortune Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list (U.S.) for 2019
• Spent $862 million on R&D in 2018
• 7,784 patents owned globally in 2018
• Initial public offering of stock was in 1979
• Listed on the New York Stock Exchange under ticker SYK