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.
Excellence. Engineers committed to designing and developing products that outperform the competition.
Problem Solvers. People who are motivated to solve challenging problems and work hard to find solutions.
Teammates. Partners who listen, share thoughts and work together with team members to meet project goals.
Purpose. Employees who will be passionate about our mission of treating stroke and play a pivotal role in the design and development of life-saving technologies to treat it.
Doers. Engineers with a bias towards action, willing to roll up sleeves, get hands on and do what's necessary to move forward.
Stryker is hiring a Staff Engineer, R&D to be located in Fremont, California.
What you will do
Join a driven, growing new product development team in a fast-paced environment where engineering excellence matters. Collaborate with industry experts to design and develop market leading products. Core responsibilities of this role include:
Successfully contributes to project teams typically including the following activities: product design and development, materials and/or product testing, preparation of specifications, process capability studies, research investigations (animal and clinical studies), protocol and report preparation.
Works independently to plan and schedule own activities necessary to meet project timelines.
Designs and coordinates standard engineering tests and experiments. Summarizes, analyzes, and draws conclusions from test results. Prepares test reports/documentation to communicate results to technical community.
Performs troubleshooting on new products/process problems as related to design, material, or process.
Trains and provides work direction to R&D technicians.
Works cooperatively with, quality, manufacturing, regulatory, clinical, and marketing to ensure project success.
Interfaces with Physicians/Cath Lab personnel to obtain feedback on concepts and performance of new devices.
Invents/ creates concepts and designs for new products/processes and submits idea disclosures.
What you need
B.S. or M.S. degree in Biomedical, Mechanical or applicable technical field
At least 4 years of experience applicable to medical device design
Skills relevant to the role: mechanical design, CAD (Solidworks pref.), statistics/data analysis, materials/mechanical testing, communication of technical information via written reports and verbal presentations
Ability to work successfully in a collaborative, team-based environment with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
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