Stryker is driven to work together with our customers to make healthcare better. In order to fulfill our commitment as a federal contractor, while focusing on the health and safety of our employees and those that we serve, COVID-19 vaccines will be required for all Stryker US employees effective January 4, 2022, as well as all new US employees joining our company. Fully vaccinated persons are those who are >=14 days post-completion of the primary series of an FDA-authorized COVID-19 vaccine. If you are applying to a sales and field role which requires access to customer accounts as a function of your job, you may be required, depending on customer requirements, to obtain the COVID-19 vaccination before the January 4 effective date of Stryker's vaccine policy. For more information, please visit our COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements FAQs page.
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.
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 highly motivated and intelligent people, creating industry-leading Shoulder Arthroplasty products. You will also have growth opportunities as we have a culture that supports your personal and professional development.
Need another reason to apply? Check out these 8 reasons to join Stryker's engineering team: https://www.strykercareersblog.com/post/8-reasons-to-join-strykers-engineering-team
Stryker is hiring a Staff Engineer, R&D to join our team based at our facility in Columbia City, IN.
Who we want:
Dedicated achievers- Engineers who aspire for excellence with a bias towards action, willing to roll up sleeves, get hands on and do what's necessary to move projects forward in a fast-paced environment.
Problem Solvers - Critical thinkers who are motivated to solve challenging problems.
Teammates - Partners who listen, share thoughts and work together with team members to meet project goals.
Innovators - Engineers committed to designing and developing products that dominate the marketplace and make healthcare better.
Customer-focused- Engineers who can partner with our customers to drive purposeful innovation, resulting in best-in-class products.
What you will do:
As a Staff Engineer, you will be part of an energetic, dynamic & highly motivated group with focus on developing ground-breaking new technology for the shoulder orthopedics market to serve the needs of our customers and make healthcare better. Core responsibilities of this role include:
Driving sales growth through the development of new products from concept through product launch and commercialization.
Defining new product functional requirements (design inputs/user needs) and evaluate the design's overall effectiveness, cost, reliability, and safety.
Working on cross-functional design teams to develop new products, address design issues, and maintain existing designs.
Applying strong problem-solving skills to find solutions to complex problems.
Working independently to plan and schedule own activities necessary to meet project timelines.
Working cooperatively with, quality, manufacturing, regulatory, clinical, and marketing to ensure project success.
Leading the creation of design history file documentation through the new product development process.
Developing new implant and instrument designs utilizing Solidworks and modeling/detail design specifications.
Generating technical protocols/reports to support device safety and efficacy.
Inventing/creating concepts and designs and submit invention disclosures.
Reviewing & mentoring design and analysis efforts of junior engineers.
Ensuring that all design activities adhere to FDA Quality System Regulations and ISO 13485 design control and risk management requirements.
What you need:
Bachelor's degree required; in a science or engineering discipline, Mechanical or Biomedical Engineering preferred.
4+ years experience required; Experience in product design experience within orthopedics or the medical device industry, preferred.
Ability to work successfully in a collaborative, team-based environment with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Experience leading complex product development initiatives from concept through release, preferred.
Strategic thinking - excellent analytical skills, ability to plan, organize, and implement multiple concurrent tasks/projects.
Good working knowledge of CAD/CAM/CAE computer systems, engineering materials and design, additive manufacturing and advanced manufacturing technologies.
Experience developing test methods and protocols/reports for safety and efficacy testing of implant and instrument designs.
Good working knowledge of anatomy and surgical procedures, preferred.
Experience in both hardware and software development, preferred.
Good understanding of design for six sigma and related statistical tools and validation/verification techniques, preferred.
In depth understanding of ISO 13485 and FDA quality system requirements, preferred.
Why Stryker? "It's the people." That's the answer you'll hear most often when you ask our employees why they love working here. Come join our team at Stryker in Columbia City, IN!
Hybrid: You will need to live within commuting distance to our Colombia, Indiana or Mahwah, New Jersey office. Preference is for this role to be in Indiana. You will need to be in the office 2-3 days a week, but you will have the flexibility to work from home on the other days.
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