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Why join Stryker?
We are proud to be named one the World’s Best Workplaces and a Best Workplace for Diversity by Fortune Magazine! Learn more about our award-winning organization by visiting stryker.com
Our benefits include bonuses; commissions; healthcare; insurance benefits; retirement programs; stock based plans; paid time off plans; family and parenting leaves; tuition reimbursement; wellness programs; onsite fitness centers and cafeterias; discount purchase programs; and service and performance awards – not to mention various social and recreational activities.
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
Data translators. Highly effective communicators who can transform data findings into recommendations to compose reports and executive level presentations.
Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, data and insights to drive continuous improvement in functions
What you will do-
Conduct Monthly Spider Web Audits and Quarterly Team Audits as required
Participate in internal compliance audits - FDA, ISO, and Internal Audits
Support external audits - Vendor and Sister Divisions
Monitor compliance to Medical Quality Procedures and FDA Quality System Regulations (QSR's) and update as necessary
Regulatory Training - Conduct and support training on QSR's, ISO, and RA Topics
Monitor the ECO & CAPA processes meet all compliance requirements (ex: Write it Right!)
Provide quality support as a consultant to our organization to build understanding of quality concepts and drive our quality culture.
Support AQE's (as needed):
Provide engineering specification and product design support to R&D teams through robust design practices (GD&T, etc)
Participate in drawing development
Develop control plans and inspection procedures
Support GR&R with Metrology Specialist & AQT
Participate in new product development process acting as a feedback loop from the field
Position Summary Responsible for complaint handling, reliability improvement, quality management, quality systems, continuous improvement, quality systems engineering, project management and regulatory compliance. Knows and applies the fundamental concepts, practices and procedures of the quality specialization. Essential Duties & Responsibilities Complaint Handling
Trend service reports to identify top product issues and drive resolution
Quality Management/ Quality Systems / Continuous Improvement
Support Operations - Ongoing support of critical quality issues as needed (ex: ship hold)
Lead Quality Planning - Create and drive Quality Plan for Business Unit with COE Quality Leader
Business Unit Highlights - Monthly data analysis and trending to support Quality Plan (ex: prep data)
Statistical Support - Lead Sample size selection, SPC, DOE, etc.
Support SQE's (as needed)
Material Review Board (MRB)
Fabrication - Tooling Certification, Gage Plans, Gage R&R, Validation Support
Vendor Management - Identify vendor quality issues and drive improvements
Cost Reduction Team Support - Support initiatives as needed
Special Projects - As needed by Business Unit and Department
Support ECO & CAPA processes to ensure thorough and robust outcomes and enforce quality compliance (ex: Gage plans, FA, etc)
Lead Quality centric problem solving 8D's and CAPA's
Identify opportunities for enhancement of existing quality and regulatory systems/tools in support of our departmental and divisional visions.
What you need-
Bachelor's Degree in engineering or related field
GPA of 3.0 or higher, strongly preferred
Achieved a limited (learning) level of industry knowledge
Competent with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, etc.)
Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to solve problems in a high stress situation
Possess attention to detail
Eagerness to assist internal and external customers
Manage projects in a timely manner
Ability to conduct and document technical investigation
Experience with GD&T and Statistical Analysis Capability, highly desirable
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