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 one of the World’s Best Workplaces and a Best Workplace for Diversity by Fortune Magazine. Learn more about our award-winning organization by visiting stryker.com
Stryker is one of the world's leading medical technology companies and is dedicated to helping healthcare professionals perform their jobs more efficiently while enhancing patient care. Stryker offers a diverse array of innovative medical technologies, including reconstructive, medical and surgical, and neurotechnology and spine products to help people lead more active and more satisfying lives.
Stryker is looking to hire a Staff Process Engineer, Advanced Operations in Portage, Michigan to support new Stryker Surgical Products.
As the Staff Process Engineer, Advanced Operations you will have the opportunity to work on the design transfer of new products from R&D into production.
WHO WE WANT:
Motivated product launchers. People who bring strategic direction and drive for execution to ensure products are developed and launched with precision.
Self-directed innovators. People who take ownership of their work and need no prompting to drive productivity, change, and outcomes.
Analytical problem solvers. People who go beyond just fixing to identify root causes, evaluate optimal solutions, and recommend comprehensive upgrades to prevent future issues.
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.
Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, data and insights to drive continuous improvement in functions.
WHAT YOU WILL DO:
Provide engineering support for new product and process introductions, ensuring that all activities are completed and documented in accordance with the Stryker new product development procedures.
Ensure quality of process and product as defined in the appropriate operation and material specifications.
Select components and equipment based on analysis of specifications, reliability and regulatory requirements. Work with quality engineers to develop component specific testing and inspection protocols.
Lead/support capital acquisition activity from specifying equipment, contract negotiation, Installation and validation.
Analyze equipment to establish operating data, conduct experimental test and result analysis. Lead and/or participate in process review meetings.
Participate in Process Failure Mode and Effect Analysis, Control Plan, SOP and Production Part Approval Process generation associated with product transfers and launches.
Complete capability studies for in process inspection and generate subsequent Inspection documentation.
Conduct MSA studies for new products and new processes.
Provide training for manufacturing team members.
Ensure adherence to GMP and safety procedures.
Review and approval of validation documentation.
WHAT YOU NEED:
Bachelor's degree in engineering with specialization in plastics or polymers required.
5+ years of manufacturing engineering or process engineering experience required. 10-15 years of experience preferred.
Experience in R&D, new product development or process design is beneficial.
Experience in an FDA regulated or regulated industry is useful.
Experience with plastic assembly (eg. adhesives, joining methods, welding) is advantageous.
Good knowledge of manufacturing processes, materials, product and process design.
Able to read and interpret complex engineering drawings and can understand geometrical dimension and tolerances.
Experience in executing complex problem-solving techniques related to manufacturing/design technical issues. Good instincts and sound judgement for mechanical and structural design.
Good understanding of Design for Manufacturing related statistical tools and validation/verification techniques.
ADDITIONALLY, YOU NEED:
Excellent Interpersonal Skills - able to express ideas and collaborate effectively with multidisciplinary teams. Be open minded with the ability to recognize good ideas.
Innovative thinker - should be able to envisage new and better ways of doing things.
Proven track record of working in a team-based environment.
Excellent analytical skills, ability to plan, organize and implement concurrent tasks.
Certified in validation activities highly 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
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