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 the #5 World’s Best Workplaces and a Best Workplace for Diversity by Fortune Magazine. Learn more about our award-winning organization by visiting stryker.com
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.
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.
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
Will work within the quality advanced operations team, under minimal supervision, with responsibility for quality related activities, including, but not limited to the following:
Initiate and build productive and collaborative internal/external professional relationships across Design Divisions & GQO functions associated with product transfer (PT) activities. Encourage, inspire, and influence others, creating a positive impact on the team.
Communicate effectively with all Customers, Stakeholders and project teams in delivering on quality, transfer and PT project goals.
As a key member of PT project teams, be accountable for implementing quality systems while achieving product/process performance, quality objectives, project planning and effective execution, as well as communicating program status and escalating issues when appropriate.
Ensure that customer and regulatory requirements are incorporated into process specifications and ensure these requirements have been met before product is released to market.
Experienced in risk management practices and tools, having high expertise in process risk. Develop and provide input for risk management by identifying opportunities and weaknesses.
Develop & Implement Risk Management Principles. Lead and ensure Risk Management documents are generated, applied to the process to minimize risk to patient or user harm. Ensure all Risk Management outputs comply with ISO14971 for use in Regulatory Submissions.
Support process development, process characterization and capture process knowledge to facilitate subsequent process validation and monitoring activities ensuring ongoing product compliance.
Has the authority to order the cessation of all activities in relation to process validation and new product introduction. In addition, has the authority to order recommencement of these activities provided he/she is satisfied that all issues affecting product safety and efficacy have been addressed. Responsible for initiation, management and support of Ship, Product Holds, potential product escapes.
Lead the development and implementation of process improvements, inspection strategies and plans for associated PT projects. Takes initiative in and makes continuous strides towards optimization of inspection methods and sampling. Leads / Support First Article Inspections.
Optimize inspection costs while maintaining safety, integrity and reliability of the product.
In partnership, develop Supplier Quality Systems related to PT and ensure Suppliers' ability to deliver products and components right first time.
High proficiency in statistical methods and application. Apply appropriate statistical techniques to ensure the development of robust, predictive quality systems which are easily transferable and maintainable in a production environment.
Subject Matter Expert in Product Transfer processes and procedures, participating and interfacing in internal & external audits with regulatory representatives, providing effective narrative and description of topic of expertise. Support audit preparation strategy and execution.
Lead and plan Product Transfer file activities from initiation to close out.
Responsible for and ensures the efficient and timely transfer of knowledge to Quality engineering support of the production environment. Coordinate the training of Quality Engineers and related personnel on new quality systems, processes and equipment as necessary.
Oversight and activist of NC & CAPA related to new products, expert and mentor in problem solving and root causing activities.
Co-ordinate the monitoring and reporting of manufacturing transfer products quality metrics to the company's leadership team during Post-Market launch for prescribed period.
Advocate of Human Factor practices, proficient in the science of Human Factor identification and mitigation.
Support due diligence and associated activities during mergers and acquisitions.
Mentor to support groups and other functions on areas of expertise pertaining to design and process transfer, risk, statistics, validation and problem solving.
What you need
This job would suit someone working in a quality engineering role or similar looking to progress their career
Bachelor degree in Science, Engineering or equivalent/ related subject
Ideally a minimum of 2 or more years experience
Experience of a number of the following:
Medical Device industry
NC and CAPA
Who are Stryker
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 medical technologies, including orthopaedics, medical and surgical, and neurotechnology & spine products to help people lead more active and more satisfying lives. Stryker products and services are available in over 100 countries around the world. For more information, please visit our website at www.stryker.com.
In February of 2019, Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) announced that for the sixth consecutive year has been named as one of the 2019 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For ranking 11 out of 100.
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