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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.
Stryker's Sustainability Solutions Research and Development Engineering team is seeking a Senior Staff R&D Engineer to drive new product development in Tempe, Arizona. As a Senior Staff R&D Engineer, you will provide technical skills, innovative thinking, leadership, and customer focus, while engaging with other team members and departments to deliver Stryker's innovative products to the market.
KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY: What you will do:
Lead teams and participate in research, design, and evaluation of medical devices.
Apply and mentor others on advanced engineering theories, principles, and concepts.
Translate user needs to design inputs/ specifications and produce complex system level designs independently.
Conduct, design, and select advanced prototyping and testing.
Lead and guide in correction of complex product design issues.
Conduct technology exploration and influence application in the business.
Contribute to competitive and market strategy by demonstrating in-depth knowledge of the market, customer dynamics and competitive offerings.
Apply strong understanding of clinical procedures to enhance product development.
Contribute and execute customer facing activities like voice of customer and customer centric design in partnership with internal and external stakeholders.
Demonstrate financial acumen.
Med Device Compliance:
Mentor others as a business unit expert on the usage of industry standards, including design requirements and test strategies per applicable regulations.
Lead others to create and refine engineering documentation, such as the Design History file and create more progressive technical content.
Contribute to R&D procedures and development of industry standards working closely with cross-functional business units.
Work cooperatively with R&D, Quality, Manufacturing, Regulatory, Clinical, Marketing and Project Management to ensure project success.
Identify and lead the creation of or improvements to procedures, policies, processes, systems, and technology required.
Develop, Research, Prototype, leveraging multiple methodologies for evaluation.
Contribute to complex product development through release and lead one technical area of expertise.
Hold self and others accountable to deliver high quality results with passion, energy and drive to meet business priorities.
Mentor, develop and inspire others in current and future roles.
Collaborate and influence others on cross functional teams advancing partnerships to achieve business objectives
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: What you will need (strongly desired):
Experience in designing, testing, or process development for medical devices
Medical device design incorporating DFM principles and clinical feedback and knowledge.
Ability to communicate moderate complexity plans and technical information to team members, leaders, and project managers
Strong technical knowledge of creating product test fixtures and developing test methods for verification and validation activities
Fundamental knowledge and understanding of engineering practices and tools, design principles within a regulated environment
Demonstrated ability to lead small project teams and drive results through others
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: What you will need (must have):
Bachelor of Science in Engineering, BioMedical Engineer, Mechanical Engineering or related
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