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.
User-focused creators. Passionate creative leaders who design with the user in mind, developing medical devices that help change patients' lives and create the next generation of user experience in the OR.
Curious learners. Designers who seek out cutting-edge research and information to expand and enhance their ability to design medical devices.
Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, information, use cases, and industry analyses and lead the development of best practices.
Analytical problem solvers. People who go beyond just identifying root causes but evaluate optimal solutions, and recommend comprehensive upgrades to prevent future issues.
What you will do-
Stryker's Senior Staff Industrial Designer collaborates with Global Marketing and R&D team members, applying user research methodologies and technical design skills to generate insights and concepts that lead to the development of innovative medical devices and systems. User Centered Design techniques are key skills required to determine appropriate user experience, ergonomics, function, aesthetics, quality and safety. The Sr Staff Industrial Designer plays a key role in planning and leading user observation research, synthesis and prioritization of insights as well as creating ergonomic and aesthetic design solutions through 2D and 3D digital and physical prototypes. Successful candidates should have the technical and management skills to lead the team through the empathic design process from insight gathering to concept ideation and development. Merging an understanding of human and business needs, this role is expected to create high quality design solutions that can be commercialized. Our strongest candidates will demonstrate design leadership potential with the capability to act as an industrial design expert within the business.
What you need-
Bachelor's degree is required (BS or BFA in Industrial Design or related degrees strongly preferred)
6+ years of experience is required (with a portfolio that demonstrates your work on commercialized products preferred)
Experience in the medical field is a plus
Expertise in Design software such as Adobe CS and Rhino3D, Solidworks or Creo
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