Process Development Specialist, Advanced Operations
Location: Arlington, Tennessee
Internal Number: R455265
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.
A Tool and Die Maker I is an individual who has mastered and acquired skills and tools necessary to assist in the development of, & fabricate, the tooling needs that are pertinent to the growth and future of Stryker.
This includes, but is not limited to,fixturing ,tools, and molds.
Excellent work habits, patience, confidence, and teamwork are required of this person in order to produce the highest quality of product possible. This person must be a self starter and able to work with little guidance from the supervisor and traditional support groups such Ops. Egineering, Quality, etc .The T&D Maker must communicate well, aid in problem solving, continue to improve in quality and production.
What you will do:
Evaluate & translate engineering prints
Proficient in operating all manual and CNC equipment within the department.
Plan, set up, & program machining procedures required to produce development components. This would include both online (at the machine console) or offline (CAD/CAM) programming.
Ability to consistently machine parts with precise dimensions including tolerances of .0005
Must be able to envision the finished level development products and the processes required to manufacture the components from start to finish.
Support of projects related to subtractive and additive manufacturing processes
Actively participate in DRM and DfX (DfM, DfA, DfI, etc)
Ability to perform work without the use of setup sheets or Ops Engineering support
Knowledge of speeds & feeds, tool geometry, & tooling selection in relation to the materials used.
Ability to communicate ideas and recommendations concerning projects on a professional level with various Engineering groups, peers. & management
This person will have access to a substantial amount of information on existing, new, and proposed Stryker products. Confidential & proprietary information should be disclosed to others on a "need to know" basis only.
What you will need:
Problem Solving Skills- Identifying problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
Active Learning Abilities- Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
Attention to Detail - Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
Dependability - Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
Adaptability/Flexibility - Job requires being open to change (positive or negative) and considerable variety in the workplace.
Persistence - Job requires persistence in the face of obstacles.
Ability / experience in working in QMS (GMP, GDP) environment
Cooperative Attitude - Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.
Initiative - Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges.
Good Communication Skills- written, verbal, and active listening
High school or GED equivalent required
3-5 years tooling/fixture (or comparable) experience
Microsoft office experience/training
GD&T, Gauges, calipers, micrometer, comparator, and CMM experience/training
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