Senior Mechanical Engineer - New Product Development
Location: Portage, Michigan
Internal Number: R461177
COVID-19 vaccination requirements
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.
Do you have an entrepreneurial spirit? Do you have a passion for new product development that improves people's lives? Do you like being involved in defining the next frontier for technology? The Soft Goods team within the Emergency Care R&D organization is looking for an engineer with a passion for soft, pliable materials (textiles, foams, gels, etc.) to join our team as we develop our new product portfolio within the Emergency Care business. You will be a core member of the R&D team that strongly collaborates with our cross functional partners to develop new products for our Emergency Care customers.
What you will do:
Under minimal supervision, research, design, develop, modify, and verify components/modules for medical devices.
Translate design inputs to engineering specifications and produce sub-system level designs.
Develop and analyze solutions, prototyping one or more options to provide proof of concept.
Apply fundamental and some advanced concepts, practices and procedures for problem solving.
Demonstrate advanced understanding of customer needs and design inputs.
Demonstrate proficiency with product's intended use and clinical procedures.
Learn how the financial models are constructed.
Med Device Compliance:
Follow fundamental industry standards, design requirements and test strategies which apply to regulatory requirements.
Independently create or refine engineering documentation, such as the Design History file.
Follow R&D procedure like design controls and risk management, per the Quality Management System.
Under minimal supervision, work with R&D, Quality, Manufacturing, Regulatory, Clinical, Marketing and Project Management to ensure project success.
Quickly process and assimilate procedures, policies, processes, systems, and technology required.
Work on complex problems, applying advanced experience and learnings.
Demonstrate ownership and prioritize work with minimal supervision.
Works as key member of the team, collaborating with others and solidifying relationships.
What you need:
Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, BioMedical Engineering, or related discipline.
2+ years of work experience
Working knowledge and understanding of mechanical engineering practices and design principles
Technical ability to create engineering drawings and models, applying GD&T and CAE tools.
Demonstrated ability to apply knowledge of materials and manufacturing processes to product design.
Ability to Communicate basic plans and technical information to team members.
Preferred Skills / Engineering tools:
Hybrid Role: You will need to live within commuting distance to our Portage, MI office. You will be required to be in the office on the days defined by divisional leadership with the ongoing flexibility to work from home otherwise.
The days set currently by leadership at Medical are Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday in office & Thursday/Friday from home and are subject to change at any time.
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