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
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 Orthopedics, 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
Stryker Instruments has just completed building a state-of-the-art headquarters to further expand on investments in facility offerings for its workforce. The building is an incredible blend of architecture and functional design, integrating the business units to promote employee engagement and open the doors to innovation and collaboration. The complex is immersed with technology and best-in-class tools and office equipment. Strategically located amongst a trio of metropolitan hubs, Stryker Instruments is located in Portage, Michigan which is approximately 40 minutes from Grand Rapids, 2 hours from Detroit, and 2.5 hours from Chicago.
The Product Engineering department of Stryker's Instruments division is seeking a Senior Design Mechanical Engineer. We search for the best engineers and teammates to join our highly talented teams. As a strengths-based organization, we are extremely passionate about cultural fit and giving individuals the opportunity to apply their strengths in their work. In this role, you have the accountability and autonomy to deliver against clear expectations.
The Senior Design Engineer owns the design and supports manufacturing of products manufactured locally, driving improvements to quality, manufacturability, reliability, and cost of medical devices.
Who we want:
Analytical problem solvers: People who go beyond just fixing to identify root causes, evaluate optimal solutions, and recommend comprehensive upgrades to prevent future issues.
Collaborators: Partners who listen, share thoughts and work together to build and leverage relationships to meet project goals.
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.
Effective communicators: People who effectively articulate ideas, issues and recommendations to external vendors and Internal stakeholders.
Self-directed initiators: People who take ownership of their work and need no prompting to drive productivity, change, and outcome. Motivated self-learner with a high attention to detail and quality.
What you will do:
Under minimal supervision, research, design, develop, modify, and verify components/modules for medical devices.
Translate design inputs to engineering specifications and produce sub-system level designs.
Develop and analyze solutions, prototyping one or more options to provide proof of concept.
Apply fundamental and some advanced concepts, practices and procedures for problem solving.
Support the manufacturing line with design improvements to ensure product availability for customers.
Identify opportunities for product improvements and cost reductions.
Support customers and sales reps acting as the product design subject matter expert.
Own all post-market design changes to assigned products.
Demonstrate advanced understanding of customer needs and design inputs.
Demonstrate proficiency with product's intended use and clinical procedures.
Learn how the financial models are constructed.
Med Device Compliance:
Follow fundamental industry standards, design requirements and test strategies which apply to regulatory requirements.
Independently create or refine engineering documentation, such as the Design History file.
Follow R&D procedure like design controls and risk management, per the Quality Management System.
Under minimal supervision, work with R&D, Quality, Manufacturing, Regulatory, Clinical, Marketing and Project Management to ensure project success.
Quickly process and assimilate procedures, policies, processes, systems, and technology required.
Work on complex problems, applying advanced experience and learnings.
Demonstrate ownership and prioritize work with minimal supervision.
Works as key member of the team, collaborating with others and solidifying relationships.
What you will need (strongly desired):
Working knowledge and understanding of mechanical engineering practices and design principles
Technical ability to create engineering drawings and models, applying GD&T and CAE tools.
Demonstrated ability to apply knowledge of materials and manufacturing processes to product design.
Ability to Communicate basic plans and technical information to team members.
Preferred Skills / Engineering tools:
PTC Creo and Windchill PLM
Basic knowledge of low-temperature sterilization methods
What you will need (must have):
Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or BioMedical, or related
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