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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 one of 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
12 month contract
Who we want
Detail-oriented process improvers. Critical thinkers who naturally see opportunities to develop and optimize work processes - finding ways to simplify, standardize and automate.
Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, data and insights to drive continuous improvement in functions.
Analytical problem solvers. People who go beyond just fixing to identify root causes, evaluate optimal solutions, and recommend comprehensive upgrades to prevent future issues.
Dedicated achievers. People who thrive in a fast-paced environment and will stop at nothing to ensure a project is complete and meets regulations and expectations.
Strategic thinkers. People who enjoy analyzing data or trends for the purposes of planning, forecasting, advising, budgeting, reporting, or sales opportunities.
What you will do
Provide quality engineering support in quality assurance, control, and preventative activities with a focus on continuous improvement of internal products and processes. Support supplier quality issues impacting daily operations. Advocate and lead the execution of initiatives and projects to enhance quality performance within the business and for our customers. Ensure compliance to regulation and standards.
Previous industry experience desired.
Experience in interacting with regulatory agencies (FDA, MoH, TUV, etc.) desired.
Understanding of US and International Medical Device Regulations.
Must possess strong communication, project management and influencing skills as well as have the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
Ability to represent Quality function with project teams.
Strong interpersonal skills, written, oral communication and negotiations skills.
Strong in critical thinking and ""outside the box"" thinking.
Highly developed problem solving skills. Strong analytical skills.
Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of cross-functional teams.
Experience in working in a compliance risk situation.
Some travel may be required.
Work closely with operations and the business functions to ensure quality performance of product and processes.
Collaborates with Divisional QA, cross-functional and suppliers' teams to address top quality issues.
Own identified internal and supplier driven non-conformances and manage the timely closure of NC's within Trackwise. Own or support identified internal CAPAs and manage to timely root cause investigation, implementation and closure.
Disposition non-conforming product within MRB, issuing NC's as appropriate.
Communicate & collaborate with suppliers regarding non-conformances, escalating supplier corrective action requests as required.
Engage in the development and improvement of the internal manufacturing processes for existing products.
Performs critical assessment of internal and supplier proposed change management activities.
Performs PPAP activities for supplier changes
Participates and may lead in the creation and/or review of new or modified procedures.
Maintain KPIs for monitoring of process and/or product quality, perform analysis, and interpret trends, identifying and activating on appropriate actions as necessary.
Support execution and analysis of manufacturing related complaints and product field actions.
Support and Drive Human Factor practices, familiarity in the science of Human Factor identification, reduction, and mitigation.
Collaborate with appropriate stakeholders to identify and execute opportunities for supplier part certification.
Develop understanding of risk management practices and concepts and applies knowledge to manufacturing operations.
Support the creation and maintenance of inspection methods and sampling.
Applies statistical methods of analysis and process control to current operations.
Engage and interface in internal and external audits providing subject matter expertise
Support the development and review of process and equipment validation/qualification and MSA of internal processes.
Execute internal quality deliverables associated with engineering changes, manufacturing transfers and supplier-initiated changes.
Support manufacturing transfers to/from other plants/facilities, executing appropriate quality activities.
Responsible for initiation, internal containment, communication and support of Commercial Holds for potential product escapes.
·BS in a science, engineering or related discipline.
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