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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.
The Staff Mechanical Design Engineer works with the cross functional team to design, develop, test and implement lifesaving medical devices. In this position you will design parts and assemblies that are part of Stryker's defibrillator/monitor products. You will work on a variety of designs including plastic parts, electronics packaging, electro-mechanical systems, wire harnesses and cables, patient interfacing accessories and power systems. The challenge is to design reliable medical devices that can withstand very harsh environments, so experience with drop, impact, shock, vibration, water seals is desired. You will develop design concepts, conduct feasibility studies, build and perform evaluation testing on prototypes and perform analysis on designs.
What You Will Do:
Independently research, design, develop, modify, and verify components, modules and sub-systems for medical devices.
Translate user needs to design inputs/ specifications and produce complex system level designs with some guidance.
Conduct or design advanced prototyping and testing.
Analyze and correct complex product design issues using independent judgment.
Troubleshoot engineering design issues, develop and propose solutions to design. Implement design changes effectively and efficiently
Advance solutions by applying in-depth knowledge of customer needs, market and competitive offerings.
Apply detailed knowledge of clinical procedures to author design inputs.
Support Voice of Customer sessions internally and with clinicians.
Demonstrate developing financial acumen.
Med Device Compliance:
Be proficient with and mentor others in usage of industry standards, including design requirements and test strategies per applicable regulations.
Lead creation and refinement of engineering documentation, such as the Design History file.
Follow and mentor others on R&D procedures like design controls and risk management, per the Quality Management System.
Work cooperatively with R&D, Quality, Manufacturing, Regulatory, Clinical, Marketing and Project Management to ensure project success.
Identify and support the creation of or improvements to procedures, policies, processes, systems, and technology.
Support and execute segments of complex multifunctional teams to advance projects through the design /development/launch process.
Deliver high quality results with passion, energy and drive to meet business priorities.
Collaborate with cross-functional teams to build partnership to achieve business objectives.
What You Need:
Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Mechanical Engineering.
4+ years of work experience.
Strong technical ability to develop and optimize designs for mechanical / electro-mechanical assemblies incorporating DFM principles.
Strong technical ability in creating engineering drawings, models, applying GD&T and CAE tools.
Adept at applying knowledge of materials and manufacturing processes to product design.
Ability to communicate moderate complexity plans and technical information to team members.
Experience with PTC CREO CAD system and PTC Windchill database preferred.
Experience with analysis tools, specifically tolerance analysis and FEA using ANSYS software preferred.
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