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.
Through close collaboration with Customers and Marketing, will deliver high quality and innovative products, and procedural solutions that will optimize the use of new technologies. Through a complete understanding and wide application of new technology you will deliver best in class new products to enable the exceptional product performance and satisfaction of user needs.
Designs, develops, refines and evaluates mechanical components assemblies or subsystems for medical devices and implants. Uses new technologies, creative design thinking and engineering principles to reduce product time to market whilst adhering to project deadlines and product costs.
Key Areas of Responsibility
Application of new technology for the development of medical devices from concept to commercialization.
Work with internal and external design teams to invent and create smart, innovative solutions to healthcare problems and design challenges.
Conducts research in problem areas of considerable scope and complexity.
Evaluate and optimize concepts for mechanical function and manufacturability. Develop product designs and create prototypes from customer concepts and/or specs to test and validate ideas
Will determine and implement design approaches and parameters and conduct feasibility studies on new designs. Will analyze equipment to establish operating data, conduct experimental tests and evaluate the results. Lead and/or participate in design review meetings.
You will lead and contribute significantly in efforts to identify, determine product requirements, generate production drawings for parts and assemblies and develop and manage full product design documentation.
Will select components and equipment based on analysis of specifications, reliability and regulatory requirements. Work with advanced quality engineers to develop component specific testing and inspection protocols.
Communicate with process development and manufacturing engineering to resolve technical challenges and optimize design for manufacturability and efficiency. Will ensure designs are cost efficient, manufacturable and reliable.
Liaison with supply chain personnel for the specification and sourcing of raw materials
This position is accountable for achieving product performance and quality objectives, project planning and effective execution, as well as communicating project status and escalating issues when appropriate.
Independently determines and develops approach to resolving end customers product related issues, through problem solving and troubleshooting product design, and product training
What you'll need:
Bachelor of Engineering/Science or Industrial Design
2 or more years of experience or Master of Engineering/Science.
Additionally, you should be able to:
Have a good understanding of anatomy and common surgical procedures.
Self-starter with demonstrated efficient work methods, analytical & problem.
Must be able to read and interpret complex engineering drawings and have a good understanding of geometrical dimensioning and tolerancing.
Capable of working as part of a multi-disciplined team.
Good instincts and sound judgment for mechanical and structural design
Use of creativity tools for idea and concept generation.
Good understanding of statistical tools and validation/verification techniques.
Knowledge of project Management tools is essential
Sound knowledge of CAM/CAE computer systems, engineering materials and design, coating technologies, plastic part design and manufacturing technologies. Fluent in 3D CAD with good working knowledge of Finite Element Analysis tools.
Must have the ability to work with and assemble small objects and component parts.
Must be able to generate, follow and explain detailed proposals and operating procedures.
Experience of the Medical Device Industry or other highly regulated industry required with an in depth understanding of ISO 13485 and FDA quality system requirements
Willingness to travel internationally for live surgery visits and global partner collaboration, and work on international assignments.
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