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.
Textile Engineers/Technologists; would you like to have a high visibility role on a global front working for a Fortune 500 company?How about being involved in cutting edge research and development of new and innovative products that will improve quality-of-life for millions of people around the globe?If your passion and experience are in new product development, we have just the job for you as a Design Engineer.With a focus on new product development, this role interfaces with numerous functions of the business, including marketing, R&D, clinical, regulatory, and operations.Design Engineers on our team play a lead role in designing new products that will delight our customers around the globe.More importantly, they have the opportunity to apply their abilities to improve the practice of medicine by supporting the development of innovative and enabling designs.Whether working in Creo, running complex analyses with Ansys, brainstorming new concepts, or working with our model and test groups to evaluate their latest prototype, Design Engineers are focused on ensuring that we deliver the products that support our corporate mission:Together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better.
For this position, we are looking for an engineer with education and experience in either high performance textiles or elastomeric polymers / foams.Medical device product development experience will be preferred.The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with some of the top technical professionals in the medical device industry, bringing cutting-edge technologies to market.Specifically, this role is with our Medical R&D Group, focusing on generating revolutionary technologies that we believe will significantly impact the quality and cost of patient care.
What you will do
Successful incumbents are strong relationship builders and cooperative partners with their colleagues in research, development, operations and other departments that are both internal and external to Stryker. Key responsibilities for this role include:
Work with surgeons, nurses, and other medical professionals to develop solid user needs, product requirements, and design specifications.
Exercise individual judgment and initiative in the application of engineering principles, techniques and methods.
Follow standard work practices and the sound application of engineering principles to all elements of the design process.
Leverage computer aided design tools to implement and assess design approaches.
Select components and equipment based on analysis of specifications, reliability and regulatory requirements.
Participate in evaluations of vendor capabilities to support development.
Coordinate with other Stryker divisions, vendors and senior managers as needed to ensure specific cost, time and/or regulatory standards are met.
Participate in design reviews for both intra and inter-divisional projects.
Participate in bottom-up risk management efforts.
Create design control and other required documentation in accordance with established standard operating procedures.
Develop clear & concise reports that include data analysis, interpretations, and recommendations.
Report project status to senior engineers and project management.
What you need
Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited 4-year engineering program in Textiles Engineering, Materials Science (with a focus on polymers), Mechanical Design Engineering, or related discipline.Candidates having M.S. or Ph.D. degrees are highly preferred.
0+ years of design engineering experience.This role could be filled by exceptional entry level or more experienced candidates.
Strong understanding of technical textiles & high performance fabrics and/or foams and gels.
Solid understanding of engineering design principles and practices.
A genuine passion for engineering design evidenced through both personal and professional accomplishments.
Solid skills in parametric solid modelling (PTC CREO preferred) and GD&T.Surface modelling and PTC Mechanism experience preferred.
Solid analytical skills, including tolerance stackup analysis and application of applicable statistical tools and techniques.
Experience leveraging Finite Element Analysis preferred.Conversant understanding of dynamic, vibration, fatigue, stress and thermal techniques (ANSYS, LMS Virtual Lab, or Mechanica preferred).
Hands-on electro-mechanical aptitude, including selection, setup and implementation of sophisticated manual / automated test instrumentation.
Excellent English oral and written communications skills.
Professional Engineer license or completed FE exam preferred.
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