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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 Neurovascular is hiring a Sr Staff Engineer, R&D to be located in Fremont, California.
Who we want:
You should be a product development Engineer who enjoys applying your talents to develop meaningful, life-saving medical technologies in a best-in-class R&D environment. Must be driven to learn and solve challenging problems. Must be motivated to accomplish project goals and deliver results in a collaborative setting. Key attributes include:
Excellence. Engineers committed to designing and developing products that outperform the competition.
Problem Solvers. People who are motivated to solve challenging problems and work hard to find solutions.
Teammates. Partners who listen, share thoughts and work together with team members to meet project goals.
Purpose. Employees who will be passionate about our mission of treating stroke and play a pivotal role in the design and development of life-saving technologies to treat it.
Doers. Engineers with a bias towards action, willing to roll up sleeves, get hands on and do what's necessary to move forward.
What you will do:
As a Sr Staff Engineer, R&D at Stryker Neurovascular you will join a cross-functional team to design and develop new devices in the treatment of hemorrhagic stroke.
Core responsibilities of this role include:
Uses engineering principles and techniques in areas such as statics, strength of materials, heat transfer, fluid mechanics, kinematics, dynamics, statistics, IP, test method development, medical device design, process technology, engineering analyses (CFD, FEA, Multi-Physics, etc), Design of Experiments, clinical and pre-clinical med device design standards / regulations while working on assigned projects and solving problems.
Understands, analyzes, and troubleshoots and selects techniques to solve very complex problems and make sound design recommendation. Leverages external network and expertise to resolve technical problems.
Works with appreciable latitude for independent action or decision. Self-manages time, completes all tasks with minimal guidance. Influences design direction across a project(s).
Understands cross-functional roles & responsibilities as outlined by the Quality System and achieves communal goals of R&D projects.
Develops existing vendors and assesses new vendors. Helps resolve vendor issues as needed and identifies need for dual sourcing.
Performs as a Core Team Member for NPD and Product Design Change projects and as Technical Team Member for TDP projects, working collaboratively with others to achieve business objectives.
Train and/or provide work direction to technicians and entry-level engineers.
What you need:
B.S. degree in engineering or applicable technical field (mechanical or biomedical preferred) (M.S. or/and Ph.D. in Engineering or related field preferred)
6+ years of experience
Proven track record of collaborating with others to design and develop medical devices
Skills relevant to the role: mechanical design, CAD (Solidworks pref.), statistics/data analysis, materials/mechanical testing, communication of technical information via written reports and verbal presentations
Additional Preferred Skillset
Prior experience in interventional radiology, cardiology, and/or neuroradiology devices and techniques highly preferred.
PMO/PMP experience or equivalent
The company Stryker is one of the world's leading medical technology companies and, together with its customers, is driven to make healthcare better. The company offers innovative products and services in Orthopedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. More information is available at https://www.strykerneurovascular.com/home
The division Stryker's Neurovascular division is focused on advancing the practice of less invasive stroke therapies through its Complete Stroke Care solutions. The business is dedicated to providing innovative stroke products and services for ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke, and committed to providing clinical education and support to help physicians deliver better patient outcomes. Products include: stent retrievers, detachable coils, stents, balloons, guidewires and microcatheters.
Our mission Together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better.
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