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.
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. Relentless about quality, people who thrive in a fast-paced environment and will stop at nothing to ensure a project is complete and meets regulations and expectations.
Curious learners. Engineers who seek out cutting-edge research and information to expand and enhance their abilities.
Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, information, use cases, and industry analyses to develop best practices.
What you will do- As a Sr. Staff Advanced Manufacturing Service Engineer, you will work with Marketing, R&D, Advanced Sourcing, Advanced Quality, Connected Care Team, Advanced Operations, and Operations on new product development. You will serve as the champion for service needs in the new product development process and empower designing for serviceability within the development process. You will also be responsible for the design and optimization of service lines needed to repair the devices through LEAN methodologies to meet customer expectations and then transitioning products into service globally. You will also ensure standard service launch kits are developed and meet all regulatory requirements.
You will also:
Monitor and control progress of projects to ensure sound application of engineering principles are used and design intent is being followed and achieved
Coordinate with other Stryker units, vendors, and senior leadership as needed to ensure specific cost, time and/or regulatory standards are met
Train others on product development related topics, as well as training service technicians on optimized repair processes
Evaluate the results of projects throughout testing and provide servicing guidance
Evaluate cycle times, line setup, and equipment requirements to ensure repair process meets customer and technician expectations
Partner with R&D on all new products to ensure service launch kits are defined and implemented during the launch of products to induce, but not limited to:
Partnership with appropriate groups to define fixture and equipment requirements globally
Development of global low-cost custom test equipment with simplistic troubleshooting
Prepare and define service procedures, including disassembly, assembly, and testing
Ensure Preventative Maintenance is clearly defined and feasible to accomplish
Ensure service launch kits are available upon launch of the product
Define and document field diagnostic equipment and processes
Ensure spare parts are defined and ready in conjunction with AO
Ensure requirements are given to both mechanical and electrical fixture teams
Analyze, determine, and advocate for service model that best meets the needs of our customers and business
Conduct or direct all required service validation activities, including validation plans and equipment installation/qualification
Create service-specific PFMEAs and implement poka-yoke mechanisms where possible
Partnering with appropriate engineering disciplines such as Product Engineering, RA, QA, AO, Operations Engineering, Advanced Sourcing, Service Operations, and International teams to gather inputs and develop the Service process
What You Need:
Bachelor's degree in an engineering discipline required
6+ years of related engineering experience required
Demonstrated mechanical/electrical design and problem-solving skills required
Demonstrated ability to operate small hand tools (e.g., pliers, screwdrivers, wrenches, hammer, etc.), power tools and test/inspection equipment required
Experience with Lean manufacturing, Six Sigma principals and/or other continuous improvement tools required
Must be able to manage time, projects, stress, and conflict
Must possess strong interpersonal skills, including written and oral communication
Must be able to bring tasks through to completion with minimal supervision
Experience with objective ergonomic assessing tools like Humantech MMH calculator -preferred
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