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.
Detail-oriented process improvers. Critical thinkers who naturally see opportunities to develop and optimize work processes - finding ways to simplify, standardize and automate
Curious learners. People who seek out cutting-edge research and information to expand and enhance their ability to develop new ideas into reality.
Analytical problem solvers. People who go beyond just fixing to identify root causes, evaluate optimal solutions, and recommend comprehensive upgrades to prevent future issues
What you will do-
Responsible for the sustainment and development of novel, cost-effective formulations and formulation-based products that advance the division's capabilities and supports the long-term growth strategy. With a focus on formulation development, provide technical skills, leadership, innovative thinking and customer focus, while engaging with other divisions and third parties to sustain and deliver new formulation based products that solve the needs of the market
Approaches complex problems with an inquisitive nature-embraces multifaceted inputs to develop comprehensive & creative solutions
Plans and leads product development from proof of concept to pilot scale and to market release as applicable
Partners with Advanced Operations to facilitate the transfer of new formulated products into design specifications and manufacturing processes
Collaborates with our Sales and Marketing teams, as well as customers to better understand business and clinical needs, and translate those into value propositions for business investments
Supports the alignment of Regulatory and Marketing on product claims and launch strategies
Researches and develops novel comprehensive test methods and systems to support new products
Possesses proficiency with project management principles to effectively meet technology readiness objectives and other project milestones to achieve desired outcomes
Leads the development of technical protocols, stability programs, and technical reports to achieve project milestones and meet new product requirements
Sponsors studies with test facility for clinical feedback as applicable
Provides leadership in business updates/presentations to management and stakeholders
Provides formulated product subject matter expertise to other areas of the business
What you need-
BS in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, or an equivalent technical degree required.
4+ years of formulation development experience, or equivalent required
Basic chemistry laboratory skills required.
Excellent analytical and organizational skills and ability to plan/prioritize activities required.
Master's degree in Engineering or Science field preferred.
Mechanical knowledge of personal care product formulation development preferred.
Knowledge of FDA requirements associated with the development of pharmaceuticals and medical devices including Design Controls and the technical support required for regulatory submission preferred.
Experience with pilot or production scale mixing equipment is a plus.
Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to present issues, plans and objectives
Proficient in Microsoft Office and computer literate.
Excellent organizational skills and ability to plan and prioritize activities.
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