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.
Stryker is seeking a Sr Manufacturing Packaging Engineer to join the Mahwah, New Jersey joint replacement manufacturing facility.
Who we want-
Self-directed initiators. People who take ownership of their work and need no prompting to drive productivity, change, and outcomes.
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.
What you will do-
As a Sr Manufacturing Packaging Engineer within the manufacturing operations team, you will provide packaging manufacturing engineering support and lead multiple complex projects for the packaging cell.
In this role you will work closely with quality assurance, suppliers, advanced operations, and product development on initiatives that drive toward best practices and support business objectives.
Develop and manage project timelines within a cross-functional team
Define and implement specific solutions to technical problems, completing the tasks associated with such projects and writing reports that clearly document the results
Work closely with Operations, Engineering Services and Quality to resolve in-house and supplier quality problems using established problem-solving methodologies
Actively participate and lead teams to support new product and process design and development activities
Lead and participate in the development and improvement of the manufacturing process for existing and new products
Review and approve inspection plans, routers and product drawings
Facilitate quality remediation and gap closure through partnership with cell Quality Engineer
Participate in development, review and approval process and equipment validation/qualifications
Review and approve nonconforming material and system documentation
Initiate and support non-conformance reports and corrective and preventative action initiatives
Under minimal supervision, lead, execute and close complex projects
What you need-
Bachelor's degree in engineering required
2+ years of related work experience required
Experience working in a highly regulated industry required
Familiarity with sterilization operations (Gamma, ETO and Gas Plasma (peroxide)) for sterile implants and/or instruments required
Demonstrated understanding of cleanroom processing, certification and environmental monitoring for ISO class 8 cleanrooms required
Ability to define root cause of different manufacturing equipment specifically packaging equipment required
Understanding of aqueous and solvent cleaning processing for sterile implants and instruments (both automated and manual processing) -preferred
Understanding of sterile barrier packaging and package testing (in process/AQL, stability testing and age testing) -preferred
Experience creating detailed drawings for fixture/tooling designs and/or the ability to work with designers and drafters to create fixture/tooling designs -preferred
Working knowledge of quality tools such as failure modes effect analysis (FMEA), GD&T, root cause analysis, mistake proofing and Poke-Yoke -preferred
Demonstrated proficiency in LEAN and problem-solving tools with a high focus on process improvement such as DMAIC and Value Stream Mapping -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