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
POSITION SUMMARY: Technical Lead - Senior Staff Engineer
Who we want:
A Senior Staff Engineer who is passionate about product development to lead the development of products from concept to product launch within the Interventional Spine (IVS) business in a Technical Lead role. The Technical Lead is the owner of the product architecture to ensure that the product meets the user needs. This individual is responsible for coordinating the cross-discipline technical work required for the various phases of product development. They collaborate with the project manager to plan design activities, identify and mitigate technical risks, and collaborate with the broader cross-functional team to deliver a quality product and ensure project schedule predictability. Additionally, the Technical Lead provides mentorship to engineers to aid in their development and continue to strengthen our engineering bench. This position has no direct reports and this individual must be able to collaborate with individuals in various levels of the organization.
Motivated product launchers. People who bring strategic direction and drive for execution to ensure products are developed and launched with precision.
User-focused creators. Engineers who design with the user in mind, developing products that help change patients' lives.
Collaborative partners. 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.
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.
KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:
What you will do:
Lead technical team members in research, design, development, modification and evaluation assemblies or subsystems.
Apply advanced engineering theories, principles, and concepts across various products within business.
Translate user needs to design inputs/ specifications and produce system/architectural level layouts and platform designs.
Conduct, design, and select advanced prototyping and testing.
Lead and guide in correction of complex product design issues.
Conduct technology exploration and influence application in the business.
Develop invention disclosures, patents or trade secrets.
Contribute to competitive and market strategy by demonstrating in-depth knowledge of the market, customer dynamics and competitive offerings.
Apply strong understanding of clinical procedures to enhance product development.
Contribute and execute customer facing activities like voice of customer and customer centric design in partnership with internal and external stakeholders.
Demonstrate financial acumen.
Med Device Compliance:
Mentor others as a business unit expert on the usage of industry standards, including design requirements and test strategies per applicable regulations.
Lead others to create and refine engineering documentation, such as the Design History file and create more progressive technical content.
Contribute to R&D procedures and development of industry standards working closely with cross-functional business units
Work cooperatively with R&D, Quality, Manufacturing, Regulatory, Clinical, Marketing and Project Management to ensure project success.
Identify and lead the creation of or improvements to procedures, policies, processes, systems, and technology required.
Develop, Research, Prototype, leveraging multiple methodologies for evaluation.
Contribute to complex product development through release and lead one technical area of expertise. Qualifications and Education Requirements Rev B 2.25.21
Hold self and others accountable to deliver high quality results with passion, energy and drive to meet business priorities.
Mentor, develop and inspire others in current and future roles.
Collaborate and influence others on cross functional teams advancing partnerships to achieve business objectives
What you will need (strongly desired):
Experience in developing and optimizing complex designs for mechanical / electro-mechanical assemblies incorporating DFM principles.
Experience in creating engineering drawings, models, applying GD&T and CAE tools to optimize the design.
In-depth knowledge of materials, manufacturing and processing methods and technologies to support complex product development.
Ability to communicate complex plans and technical information to team members
Preferred Skills / Engineering tools:
What you will need (must have):
Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, BioMedical or Masters in related discipline
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