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.
Goal-oriented developers. Keeping the customer and system requirements squarely in focus, people who deliver safe and robust solutions.
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-
Lead projects that deliver cost effective improvements integral to the site's strategic growth plan
Analyze and implement lean process improvements to reduce cost and improve efficiencies in partnership with the plant business units
Perform time studies, line balancing and ergonomic analysis for the establishment of standards and manufacturing process optimization
AutoCAD maintenance of current product processes and equipment layouts
AutoCAD coordination & integration of new and updated plant layouts
Support and advance the continuous improvement culture, principles and practices across the plant and work with the business units to create and drive the Manufacturing Excellence vision for the plant
Lead continuous improvement projects and process improvements using problem-solving root cause analysis, workflow time studies, and line balancing methods
Engineering standards & capacity planning:
Establishment of standard times and work elements through workflow analysis and measurement
Preparation and presentation of engineering standard data in line with corporate guidelines
Spatial planning & optimization:
Work with Process Development, Production, Facilities and Manufacturing Engineering teams to lead facility/line layout design, material flow and implementation projects
Review requests for changes to facility layouts and propose options for review/ approval
Ensure that plant layout drawings are correct and up to date at all times and that "free space" is created strategically to allow for improved flow and/or provision for new/additional production lines to support increased volume & new product introduction
Optimize existing space utilization and provide input into the site spatial strategy
What you need-
Bachelor's degree in industrial engineering or industrial engineering technologies required
8+ years relevant industrial engineering experience required
5+ years continuous improvement experience in a manufacturing environment required, preferably automotive or medical device
Demonstrated experience in design, development and coordination of full plant layouts, integration of multiple product lines, product processes, and material flow required
Experience in elemental time study process, human error detection, ergonomics, and line balancing required
Experience in integration and implementation of lean manufacturing principles required
AutoCAD experience required
6 Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt certification -preferred
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills: SPC, PDCA, DMAIC -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