Staff Engineer, Advanced Operations in Burnaby bei Stryker Corporation

Datum der Veröffentlichung: 10/9/2019



Stryker is a world class leading company that researches, designs and manufactures lifesaving medical devices.  In this fast-paced exciting environment, you will be able to contribute to devices that are distributed throughout the world providing the medical community with tools that enable them to do their jobs better than previously thought possible.

This position is within the Endoscopy Business Unit, which specializes in advanced surgical imaging equipment.  The devices are high end electro-mech optical systems that provide visualization of internal and external anatomy.

We are looking for an Electrical Engineer with experience designing and testing PCBAs and electrical-mechanical systems with 5 years or more experience.  Ideally with experience in medical devices development or other regulated industries

As the Staff Engineer, we expect that you would be able to:

  • independently determine and develop approaches to a variety of technical problems of moderate scope and complexity.
  • Use the latest engineering techniques to reduce product time to market whilst adhering to regulatory requirements, project deadlines and product costs. 
  • Build productive internal and external working relationships and may periodically provide guidance and train other team members.



  • Strong interpersonal, communication, influencing and presentation skills essential.
  • Individual must possess strong leadership skills, proven ability to coach and mentor individuals in technical skills and people development areas.  The individual should enjoy working in a dynamic and results driven team-based environment with flexibility essential.  
  • Demonstrated leadership, project management and engineering experience in new product introduction in a regulated environment preferred.

Functional Responsibilities:

  • 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.
  • Will 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.
  • May lead/support capital acquisition activity from specifying equipment, contract negotiation, Installation and validation.
  • Will analyze equipment to establish operating data, conduct experimental test and result analysis. Lead and/or participate in process review meetings.
  • Participate in PFMEA, Control Plan, SOP and PPAP 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.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Conduct & Compliance

  • Abide by and support the policies set forth in the Stryker Code of Conduct
  • Understand that compliance with the Code of Conduct, as it may be amended by Stryker Corporation from time to time, is a condition of continued employment with Stryker
  • Conduct work in compliance with all laws, rules, and regulations and in accordance with Stryker’s high ethical standards
  • Report any violations of these policies and procedures to Stryker management or in the manner outlined in Stryker’s Ethics Hotline Policy

Knowledge & Skill Requirements

  • 5-8 Years leadership experience or substantial engineering support or project management experience in a team-based environment is required.
  • Self-starter with demonstrated efficient work methods, analytical & problem-solving skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong knowledge in project management tools essential.  Strong analytical skills with a high problem solving and process improvement orientation critical.
  • Requires an analytical, logical and strategic thought process.
  • Experience in PCBA and system design is critical
  • Experience in process mapping, statistical methods and process/ product validations would prove beneficial.
  • Excellent PC skills (MS Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Project).
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Experience in managing new products or process teams preferable.
  • Must be able to support the development of plans and identify risks, when applicable for the type of project.
  • Must be able to observe and correct reports inconsistencies (e.g. in written documents, product appearance, systems’ gaps, etc.).
  • Must be able to generate and explain detailed schedules, performance, and design objectives.
  • Must be able to complete detailed documentation accurately.
  • Must be able to communicate with large groups of people
  • Must be able to review printed materials

Education & Qualifications

  • B.S. in Engineering or equivalent education / experience.

Who we want

  • 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. Relentless about quality, 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, information, use cases, and industry analyses to develop best practices.

About Stryker

  • 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 medical technologies, including orthopaedics, medical and surgical, and neurotechnology & spine products to help people lead more active and more satisfying lives. Stryker products and services are available in over 100 countries around the world.  For more information, please visit our website at
  • In February 2019, Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) announced that for the ninth consecutive year has been named as one of the 2019 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For ranking 11 out of 100.

Our mission

  • Together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better.

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: 20%

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