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.
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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.
The Sr. Project Engineer, Packaging leads the packaging development of newly developed devices for joint arthroplasty or trauma treatment. He advances the packaging through the whole process to market launch. Packaging can be both, sterile and non-sterile solutions involving materials (blisters, pouches, Tyvek) as typically used in Medical devices.
Usually works with minimum of supervision. Assigments are broad in nature, requiring originality and ingenuity.
Liaise with and interacts with sub-suppliers for definition of packaging designs and generation of prototypes.
Interface with Health Care Professionals (hospital handling, nurses, replenishment, sales force) to gather input for user needs, design and evaluation of new products, including organization and management of cadaver labs and HCP panel meetings.
Manage the design control creation through the New Product Development Process (NPDP).
Work with Program Managers and oversee technical teams to ensure project plans adhere to agreed upon timelines and are within the scope of the NPDP/Maintenance guidelines.
Lead and participate on cross-functional design teams to develop new product, address design issues, and maintain existing designs.
Utilize advanced knowledge of the surgical procedure and relationships with clinical advisors to develop innovative solutions to solve problems and satisfy customer needs.
Prepare packaging performance testing and agree acceptance criteria with biomechanical lab.
Establish and maintain relationships with key design consulting groups in order to recognize and anticipate industry trends and user needs.
Be familiar with state-of-the-art packaging concepts, technical solutions, international standardization and requirements (ISO, ASTM) and implementinto packag-ing development, work instructions and mentorship.
Mentor other engineers in project management best practices, design best practice and industry trends, pro-actively apply cost consciousness in all packaging solutions applied and design vs. target costs
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related.
An education in packaging design and development is preferred.
Minimum of 2-3 years of product design experience in the medical device industry or equivalent.
Demonstrated ability to apply design controls within a regulated industry.
Demonstrated ability to cooparte efficiently with suppliers in defining adequate packaging designs
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