Associate Engineering Supervisor (Hybrid)

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Work flexiblity: Hybrid Req ID: R522406 Employee type: Full Time Job category: Engineering Travel: 10% Relocation: No

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Who we Want:

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.

Strong communicator – People who can communicate with stakeholders in different positions and translate feedback and information to actionable achievable goals.

Analytical problem solvers. People who go beyond just fixing to identify root causes, evaluate optimal solutions, and recommend comprehensive upgrades to prevent future issues.

Goal-oriented: Keeping the customer and requirements squarely in focus, people who deliver safe and robust solutions.

Detail-oriented process improvers. Critical thinkers who naturally see opportunities to develop and optimize work processes – finding ways to simplify, standardize and automate.

Job description

The Patient-Specific Associate Engineering Supervisor is responsible for ensuring the quality, timely design, and development of project segments that significantly impact the company's short, mid, and long-term sales goals. In this leadership role, the individual is not only responsible for assisting in the development of surgical plans, but also for leading a team of individual contributors. This team, under Associate Engineering Supervisor guidance, reviews and processes patient data and creates critical pre-operative alignment reports for products designed at Stryker.

What you will do:

Technical Responsibilities:

  • Leadership: Provide leadership to the team, ensuring effective collaboration and performance. Ensure quality, compliance and team’s goals are met. Provide assistance and guidance to their team members. Lead by example.

  • Conduct research and studies to support product design.

  • Perform engineering calculations, making reasonable assumptions, to support design validity.

  • Review activities performed by other team members.

  • Analyze reports of team’s performance and proactively take action when needed.

  • Contribute in projects as a team member and often coordinating project activities. Leading low to medium complexity projects and its different activities.

  • Provide guidance for new product and process introductions, ensuring that all activities are completed and documented in accordance with the Stryker new product development procedures.

  • Ensure all solutions meet critical design prerequisites including patient and customer safety.

  • Read and work from various clinical imaging including x-rays and CT scans.

  • Strong problem solving, root cause analysis, identify potential solutions, and evaluate them against requirements.

  • Use sound engineering problem solving techniques to thoroughly review the decisions which can be made at this level.  These decisions may include design, design analysis, process requirements, engineering specifications and inspection techniques depending on their scope and magnitude.

  • Prepare and submit written and oral communications with employees within the company which describe the performance of our products.

Business Responsibilities:

  • Interpret customer needs and understands design inputs.

  • Understand the product’s intended use and clinical procedures.

  • Establish and maintain strong working relationships with all functional areas within the company to insure timely and smooth product development, design, manufacturing and commercialization.

  • Any other tasks that sit outside your current role from time to time to support the activities of the business.

  • Monitor production performance and quality metrics in the designated area

Med Device Compliance:

  • Understand fundamental industry standards, design requirements and test strategies which align with regulatory requirements.

  • With minimal supervision, create or refine engineering documentation, such as the Design History file per company design control procedures.

  • Learn R&D procedures like design controls and risk management, per the Quality Management System.

General Responsibilities:

  • Work with R&D, Quality, Manufacturing, Regulatory, Clinical, Marketing and Project Management to ensure project success.

  • Learn procedures, policies, processes, systems, and technology required.

  • Work on problems in broad scope; purposefully learn while gaining experience.

  • Demonstrate ownership and integrity of work.

  • Build stable relationships.

  • Contribute to the project as a team member and sometimes coordinating project activities. Leading low complexity projects and its different activities.

  • Continuous improvement of the team and processes.

What you will need:

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Mechanical, Industrial & 4+ years of work experience

  • Master’s degree within engineering or science-related is preferred (candidates with a M.S. in Biomedical, Mechanical, Industrial Engineering are preferred)

  • Six Sigma Green belt - Preferred

  • CAD Software proficiency.

  • Excellent PC skills (MS Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Project).

  • Proven leadership and demonstrated proficiency in supervising and motivating teams.

  • 4+ years of experience is required (related experience within the medical device industry is strongly preferred)

  • Sound knowledge and understanding of mechanical engineering practices and tools, design principles within a regulated environment.

  • Knowledge of design and concept generation CAD or CAE modeling tools

  • Knowledge of analysis tools and statistical methods.

  • Knowledge of materials and manufacturing methods.

  • Sound knowledge in continuous improvement methodologies

  • Ability to read and interpret complex drawings.

Stryker is a global leader in medical technologies and, together with its customers, is driven to make healthcare better. The company offers innovative products and services in MedSurg, Neurotechnology, Orthopaedics and Spine that help improve patient and healthcare outcomes. Alongside its customers around the world, Stryker impacts more than 150 million patients annually. Apply Now