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Why join Stryker?
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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.
Dedicated Achievers. Individuals who thrive in fast-paced environments and will stop at nothing to ensure a project is complete and meets the expectations of all internal and external customers.
Curious Learners. Engineers with an interest in technology advancements, always looking to expand and enhance their knowledge, to develop new and improved manufacturing processes.
Teammates. Partners who understand that the team is much more powerful than the sum of the individuals. We want partners that value corporate, divisional and team success above personal success.
Effective communicators. Partners who regularly share relevant status updates and effectively articulate issues and recommendations to stakeholders.
Stryker is hiring a Senior Staff Engineer, R&D to be located in Salt Lake City, Utah.
What you will do
Act as a technical team member on one or more projects, responsible for process and technology development. The candidate will be involved in all aspects of process development, from the early stages of the project up to market launch. The candidate will work closely with their R&D and Operations partners, insuring that reliable, capable and sustainable processes are developed, while insuring that product performance is not compromised. The candidate will, with little supervision, collect and analyze test data. The candidate will influence the technical team, providing guidance via sound engineering judgement and structured data analysis.
Act as member of a technical team, working closely with R&D and process development counterparts.
Provide technical input to senior engineering leadership and project managers.
Actively participate in all aspects of process development (PD), from early-stage, through regulatory submission and hand-off to Operations.
Perform product and process testing activities and author technical documents including test protocols, reports and engineering studies.
Develop expertise in specific technical areas related to the manufacturing of neurovascular devices.
What you need
Bachelor's degree in mechanical, biomedical engineering, or an equivalent discipline.
A minimum of 7 years relevant industry experience.
Basic computer, reading and math skills.
Strong mechanical aptitude, computer skills, communication skills, time management, ability to problem solve and technical writing skills.
The following are desired:
Experience as part of a cross-functional team.
Knowledge of design control methodologies: process validation, verification, capability and risk mitigation.
An understanding of: design for manufacture (DFM), Lean principles, the product development process and medical device regulations.
Knowledge of common medical device processes: extrusion, braiding, coating, visual inspection systems, sterilization and bonding technology.
Ability to work well with others in a team setting.
Ability to conduct complex statistical, geometric, and mathematical calculations.
Ability to conduct responsibilities substantially free from routine supervision.
Ability to read and understand engineering drawings.
Ability to work efficiently on common PC hardware and software (e.g. CAD, MS Project, MS Office, Visio etc.).
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