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 one of the World’s Best Workplaces and a Best Workplace for Diversity by Fortune Magazine. Learn more about our award-winning organization by visiting stryker.com
It's Time to Join Stryker!
Who We Want
Hands-on Engineers. Engineers who can demonstrate mastery over their field and apply their hands-on knowledge to ensure our products will excel in the field.
Self-directed initiators. People who take ownership of their work and need no prompting to drive productivity, change, and outcomes.
Strategic thinkers. People who understand design control requirements that can navigate the nuance of doing all the right things while minimizing project overhead.
Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, data and insights to drive design quality.
Quality-oriented developers. Keeping the customer and requirements squarely in focus, people who deliver safe and robust solutions. Design capable Engineers who have the vision to push product designs to their limits to build design quality understanding and improvement.
As an Electrical Design Quality Engineer at Stryker, you will serve in a key role for our new product development / R&D team at Stryker Endoscopy, a pioneer in visualization for Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS). As the market leader in rigid endoscopy, Stryker continues to set the pace in visualization and instrumentation, allowing surgeons all over the world to do more and see more in operating rooms all over the world, every day.
You will collaborate with all functions of the business, including marketing, R&D, clinical, regulatory, and operations, ensuring that the products designed and manufactured at our facility in San Jose, CA and all over the world continue to meet and exceed customer needs. Whether helping turn the voice of the customer into user needs, evaluating risk of new products, creating inspection criteria, or performing validation in simulated use cases with our surgeon, nurse, technician, and specialist customers, you will focus on building quality into the products we sell.
What You Will Do
You will define user needs by helping translate the voice of the customer feedback to design user needs.
You will define functional specifications by understanding how to take a user need and turn it into a quantifiable specification (ex. Force, output, time, etc.)
You will conduct risk assessments by working with current product quality data, FDA MAUDE database, and other sources to find issues with currently marketed product, assess clinical risk to customer and patients, and offer design recommendations to improve product safety, reliability, or performance.
You will benchmark designs by gathering and analyzing data to benchmark and compare the performance of multiple products using specifications or empirical test data.
You will develop, research, and identify methods for inspection of raw materials, components, and finished products at suppliers and within internal manufacturing facilities.
You will identify areas for improving intuitive use, usability of products through usability protocols, formative studies and executing studies with actual users (surgeon, nurse, technician, specialists).
You will design prototypes and debug solutions of simple complexity. You will work with mechanical and software engineers to ensure that all modules will integrate properly.
You will present designs for peer review to improve the quality of a design and share best practices.
You will partner with PCBA manufacturers to give guidance for Design for Manufacturability and Design for Test design optimization.
You will review design documentation and create inspection requirements for new products via the use of an inspection requirements form attached to product drawings. You will be a key reviewer of project documentation relating to design, compliance, and product testing and a final approver on product launch documentation, sending requests to senior management to approve product release for sale.
You may work with customers to help solve any technical issues that arise in the field.
You will be a technical resource to troubleshoot problems and ensure that customer satisfaction is achieved through issue resolution.
You will visit customer sites to observe Operating Room workflow, surgical procedures, and products in use as required to support concept development or issue resolution.
What You Need
2+ years' experience working in quality, manufacturing, engineering, New Product Development, pharmaceutical, or highly regulated environment
What We Would Love That You Have (Preferred Qualifications)
Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or related field
ASQ CQI, CQE, CRE, or P.E. desired but not required
Candidate does not need to be proficient in all areas but must be proficient in some and be able to demonstrate being a quick learner.
Some Quality Assurance training desired.
Electrical schematic reading and interpretation
Hands on Electrical hardware engineering experience
PCBA, FPGA experience highly desired
Software or programming experience preferred but not required
Demonstrated pattern of technical innovation, collaboration, and creativity, inside and outside of previous job duties
Ability to deal with adversity and find creative solutions to design and testing obstacles
Independent judgment; this is a highly autonomous position. Need to work on projects with general direction and minimal guidance but have the good judgment to reach out for help or peer technical review when appropriate.
Ability to truly collaborate within and outside the team.
Strong problem solving and analytical skills.
Ability to effectively communicate technical terms to a non-technical audience.
Ability to effectively and completely communicate technical details for design documentation.
Why Stryker? "It's the people." That's the answer you'll hear most often when you ask our employees why they love working here.
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