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.
User-focused creators. People who imagine with the user in mind, developing technology that helps change patients' lives.
Analytical problem solvers. People who go beyond just fixing to identify root causes, evaluate optimal solutions, and recommend comprehensive upgrades to prevent future issues.
Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, data and insights to drive continuous improvement in functions.
Dedicated achievers. People who thrive in a fast-paced environment and will stop at nothing to ensure a project is complete and meets regulations and expectations.
Motivated product launchers. People who bring strategic direction and drive for execution to ensure products are developed and launched with precision.
What you will do
The sterile packaging product development team at the Joint Replacement Division is a highly visible function which is critical to the overall success of the implant product launch. Requirements for sterile packaging are evolving and becoming more stringent and as a result, the role of a packaging engineer provides exciting challenges for problem solvers and those who thrive in a fast paced, matrix environment. As such, the packaging engineer collaborates closely with implant product development, operations, vendors, commercial, and program management to deliver on-time, robust, safe and effective packaging solutions. The sterile package needs to meet the requirements of industry and regulatory standards and just as important, anticipate and meet the needs of the end users in the surgical theatre. Usability studies with end users is an important aspect of this role.
As a packaging engineer you will manage design control creation through the new product development process (NPDP), utilizing internal procedures for package development and design verification and validation testing. You will author test protocols and reports, build the design history file, and operate within Stryker's quality system. You will begin the project and see the project to launch!
What you need
Bachelor's degree required; within Mechanical Engineering or Packaging Engineering i preferred
2+ years' experience or Master's Degree with 1+ years' experience or PhD.
Experience in packaging or labeling experience in the Medical Device or similar quality regulated industry, preferred.
Demonstrated experience in a range of packaging/labeling processes, e.g. design validation, operation of sealing equipment, label development and approval, etc., preferred.
Demonstrated understanding of engineering principles, preferred.
Demonstrated ability to develop into self-starter, have hands on approach and learn to work independently to accomplish set deliverables, preferred.
Demonstrated interpersonal, communication and presentation skills. Must be comfortable presenting at team level meetings, 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