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 the #5 World’s Best Workplaces and a Best Workplace for Diversity by Fortune Magazine. Learn more about our award-winning organization by visiting stryker.com
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.
Role Summary: Devise and execute technical challenges that feed and create ideas and designs which optimize the use of new technologies for best in class new products. Through a complete understanding and wide application of new technology, engineering principles, techniques and concepts, advise product development and other stakeholders to enable the exceptional product performance and satisfaction of user needs. .You are the expert in technical areas, occasionally coaching junior members of the team. Your expertise in the area will secure a technology base that will drive business success, while using intellectual property protection.
Talents we would love to see:
People who imagine with the user in mind, developing technology that helps change patients' lives.
Motivated product launchers.
People who bring strategic direction and drive for execution to ensure products are developed and launched with precision.
People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, information, use cases, and industry analyses to develop best practices.
Analytical problem solvers.
People who go beyond just fixing to identify root causes, evaluate optimal solutions, and recommend comprehensive upgrades to prevent future issues.
People who thrive in a fast-paced environment and will stop at nothing to ensure a project is complete and meets regulations and expectations.
. People who seek out cutting-edge research and information to expand and enhance their ability to develop new ideas into reality.
Some of your tasks will include the following:
Create imaginative, thorough and practical technical solutions that are key to successful product development. Through patent protection and invention disclosure, protect the technologies that are core to the long term success of the business.
You will work with a highly creative design team in and out of the company to invent and develop innovative successful new product concepts. Create smart, innovative solutions to mechanical 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
Through statistical techniques and engineering tools, determine design approaches and parameters and create feasibility studies on new designs. Lead design review meetings, while building a technology network, both internal and external.
While understanding other functions capabilities, communicate with suppliers, advanced manufacturing engineering and product development to resolve issues and optimize design for manufacturability and efficiency. Will ensure designs are cost efficient, manufacturable and reliable
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
This position is accountable for achieving product performance and quality objectives, project planning and effective execution, as well as communicating program 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, product training and relationship building.
We would love you to have:
Bachelor Engineering Degree (Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Industrial Design, Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Materials Science) with a minimum of 4 years or more experience, or a related Masters degree with 2 years or more experience, or a related PhD
Excellent interpersonal skills - able to express ideas and collaborate effectively with multidisciplinary teams. Open minded- able to recognize good ideas.
Innovative thinker - able to envision new and better ways to do things
Experience in executing complex problem solving techniques related to design/technical issues. Good instincts and sound judgment for mechanical and structural design.
Good understanding of statistical tools and validation/verification techniques.
Excellent analytical skills, ability to plan, organize, and implement multiple concurrent tasks.
Be able to analyze and correct complex product and/or process issues and make decisions using independent judgement
Good working knowledge of CAM/CAE computer systems, engineering materials and design, coating technologies, plastic part design and advanced manufacturing technologies. Fluent in 3D CAD with good working knowledge of Finite Element Analysis tools.
Be able to read and interpret complex engineering drawings and have a good understanding of geometrical dimensioning and tolerancing.
You will have the ability to work with and assemble small objects and component parts. Ability to operate small hand tools and inspection equipment
PC Literate (word processing, spreadsheets, data base) and strong knowledge of project Management tools is essential
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