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.
Stryker is hiring a permanent Staff Design Quality Engineer to be located in Cork, Ireland.
Who we want:
Patient-oriented achievers. Engineers with an unparalleled work ethic and customer-focused attitude who bring value to their partnerships.
Collaborative partners. Relationship-savvy people who intentionally make connections, listen to others' ideas, and work together to move the business forward.
Creative problem solvers. People who go beyond just fixing to identify root causes, evaluate optimal solutions, and drive improvements to prevent future issues.
What you will do:
As a Staff Design Quality Engineer, you will have the opportunity to bring high-quality products to market in the highly dynamic and fast-growing Sports Medicine market. If you are someone who enjoys interfacing with customers and the clinical setting, this role will enable you to partner with clinicians and marketing to identify opportunities and ensure next-generation products address customer issues. You will collaborate with a cross-functional team to ensure new products are launched with excellent quality performance.
You will collaborate with cross-functional new product development teams (design engineers, manufacturing, suppliers, regulatory, marketing, clinicians, etc) to bring innovative products to market
You will lead design validation activities to ensure user needs have been met and product usability is ensured
You will manage risk management activities (per ISO14971) throughout the design and development process
You will identify Critical Quality Attributes, and develop effective steps to ensure they are controlled (through inspection, process selection, etc.)
You will perform human factors assessments and take steps to address usability concerns
You will visit clinical facilities and health care providers (HCP) to gather use data to further develop and improve clinical knowledge, use cases, and potential applications for medical devices
You will help plan and monitor initial customer launch, reviewing feedback for product quality issues
What you will need:
Bachelor's degree in Engineering
4+ years of quality and/or engineering experience
Blueprint/engineering schematic reading and interpretation
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills
Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm
Acute attention to detail
Creative, flexible, and innovative team player
Working knowledge and understanding of the basic principles, theories, concepts, and practices in the applicable area of engineering/technical specialization
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