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Why join Stryker?
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Our benefits include bonuses; commissions; healthcare; insurance benefits; retirement programs; stock based plans; paid time off plans; family and parenting leaves; tuition reimbursement; wellness programs; onsite fitness centers and cafeterias; discount purchase programs; and service and performance awards – not to mention various social and recreational activities.
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.
Motivated product launchers. Engineers who bring strategic direction and drive for execution to ensure products are developed and launched with precision.
Dedicated achievers. Relentless about quality, people who thrive in a fast-paced environment and will stop at nothing to ensure a project is complete and meets regulations and expectations.
Curious learners. Engineers who seek out cutting-edge research and information to expand and enhance their ability to develop products.
Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, information, use cases, and industry analyses to develop best practices.
What You Will Do:
As a Staff Electrical Engineer in Orthopedic Instruments you will design, lead and be part of a cross-functional team working on the next generation electromechanical-surgical products that make healthcare better!
In this role, you will be responsible for owning your design from concept to production, in addition to providing technical focus across our Electrical Engineering program team. You will work collaboratively with customers, marketing, and operations partners to perform customer research, design, test, and document electrical components, architectures, systems and products.
Plan and conduct engineering research as assigned.
Translate design inputs to engineering specifications and produce component and sub-system level designs.
Perform a wide variety of technical work in planning and design of electro-mechanical, embedded hardware electronic circuits and PCB design which will lead to new or improved products/product lines under marketing, cost, time and regulatory constraints for medical devices that supports our total joint power portfolio.
Apply advanced circuit and electrical system test methods.
Through the design process, you will perform Schematic Capture, Layout and Failure Mode Analysis for PCBA's, Cables and other electromechanical components. Complete analysis for electromagnetic compliance (EMC), stack-ups, reliability, safety, cost and design for manufacturing / assembly / test.
Conduct problem solving, identify potential solutions, and evaluate them against component and sub-system requirements.
Assist in evaluating vendor capability to support development and test fixture development.
You will have the opportunity to work with multiple technical experts and internal/external training to further develop electrical hardware development skills and understanding of the medical procedures your products will be used in.
Advance solutions by applying in-depth knowledge of customer needs, market and competitive offerings.
Apply detailed knowledge of clinical procedures to author design inputs.
Support Voice of Customer sessions internally and with clinicians.
Demonstrate developing financial acumen.
Med Device Compliance:
Follow and mentor others on fundamental industry standards, design requirements and test strategies which apply to regulatory requirements.
Lead the creation and refinement of engineering documentation, such as the Design History file.
Follow and mentor others on R&D procedure like design controls and risk management, per the Quality Management System.
Work cooperatively with R&D, Quality, Manufacturing, Regulatory, Clinical, Marketing and Project Management to ensure project success as a key member of the team, collaborating with others and solidifying relationships.
Identify and support the creation of or improvements to procedures, policies, processes, systems, and technology.
Support and execute segments of complex multifunctional teams to advance projects through the design/development/launch process.
Deliver high quality results with passion, energy and drive to meet business priorities.
Build relationships and influence among peers.
What You Need:
A Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or related field is required.
4+ years of related design experience is required.
Experience with PCB Schematic & Layout process and tools (e.g. PSpice, LTspice, OrCAD, Mentor Graphics, Altium, etc.).
Experience using electronic hardware lab tools for development of design (e.g. Oscilloscope, Electronic Loads, Function Generator, Spectrum Analyzer, Environmental Chambers).
Proficiency in specification, design and verification of battery charging and testing circuitry
Experience with circuit design fundamentals with experience in analog, digital, mixed-signal, motor control, motor design and/or power electronics.
Experience in autoclavable electro-mechanical designs.
Expertise in battery management systems and related circuitry and algorithms, including state of health, state of charge, cell balancing, and charging.
Expertise in battery cell chemistries and construction techniques, especially for high power / high temperature applications.
Ability to Implement risk mitigation strategies to ensure safety and efficacy of lithium-ion battery cells and packs.
Knowledge in circuit board manufacturing processes and experience transferring designs to production suppliers.
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