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.
Hands-on Engineers. Engineers who can demonstrate mastery over their field and apply their hands-on knowledge to ensure our products will excel in the field.
Self-directed initiators. People who take ownership of their work and need no prompting to drive productivity, change, and outcomes.
Strategic thinkers. People who enjoy analyzing data or trends for the purposes of planning, forecasting, advising, budgeting, reporting, or sales opportunities.
Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, data and insights to drive design quality
Quality oriented developers. Keeping the customer and requirements squarely in focus, people who deliver safe and robust solutions. Design capable Engineers who have the vision to push product designs to their limits to build design quality understanding and improvement.
What You Will Do:
The Electrical Design Engineer serves a key role for new product development/ R&D team at Stryker Communications, a pioneer in operating room integration. The person will interface with all functions of the business, including marketing, R&D, clinical, regulatory, and operations, ensuring that the products designed at our facility in Flower Mound, TX continue to meet and exceed customer needs. By turning voice of customer into user needs, evaluating risk of new products, and performing validation labs in simulated use cases with surgeons, nurses, and specialist customers, this Engineer is focused on building quality into the products we sell.
Defining User Needs: Help translate voice of customer feedback to design user needs.
Defining Functional Specifications: Understand how to take a user need to a quantifiable specification (ex. Force, output, time, etc.)
Risk Assessment: Work with current product quality data, FDA MAUDE database, and other sources to find issues with currently marketed product, assess clinical risk to customer and patients, and offer design recommendations to improve product safety, reliability, or performance. Analyze and define critical quality attributes for product and process through risk analysis techniques.
Benchmarking Designs: Gathers and analyzes data to benchmark and compare the performance of multiple products using specifications or empirical test data.
Usability / Human Factors Engineering: Identifies areas for improving intuitive use, usability of products through usability protocols, formative studies - executing studies with actual users (surgeon, nurse, technician, specialists).
Design Reviews: Presents designs for peer review to improve the quality of a design and share best practices.
Project Documentation: Key reviewer of project documentation relating to design, compliance, and product testing. Final approver on product launch documentation, sending request to senior management to approve product release for sale.
Customer Support: May work with customers to help solve technical issues that arise in the field.
Complaints and User Issue Resolution: Is a technical resource to troubleshoot problems and ensure that customer satisfaction is achieved through issue resolution.
Customer Interaction: Visits customer sites to observe OR workflow, surgical procedures, and products in use as required to support concept development or issue resolution.
Design Transfer: Support product design transfers to internal and/or external manufacturing facilities.
What You Will Need:
BS Degree in Engineering.
2+ years of full-time Quality Engineering, Electrical Engineering, NPD, R&D, and/or Design experience
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