Validation and Quality Engineer, Advanced Operations - MT in Kalamazoo, MI bei Stryker Corporation

Datum der Veröffentlichung: 11/13/2019



The Validation and Quality Engineer  will play a key role in ensuring product and process quality as it applies to Manufacturing Transfer.

Advanced Operations is leading the creation of a global team dedicated to achieving excellence in Manufacturing Transfer (MT) This role will support our Manufacturing Transfer team  being a Key Enabler of transformation delivering on “cost out” opportunities to become a global competitive advantage.


  • Supporting all transfers globally, (Supplier to Supplier, Supplier to Stryker, Stryker to Supplier, Stryker to Stryker)  
  • Having knowledge of and ability to provide interpretation and guidance on Regulations, Corporate and Site Local procedures as they relate to quality activities such as FMEA, MSA’s, Validations and Qualifications.  
  • Point of contact for quality for manufacturing transfers at Scoping, Planning and Execution phases 
  • Enable successful completion of manufacturing transfers to achieve quality, cost and time requirements
  • Be able to identify manufacturing transfer quality risks/gaps and provide solutions to correct
  • Technical Quality Expert that sets quality strategy by utilizing a risk-based approach around FAI’s, Inspection Certification, leveraging etc.
  • Provide expertise for at least 2 quality specialities associated with manufacturing transfer 
  • Manufacturing Transfer Independent Reviewer as required
  • Supports Manufacturing Transfer Process training where required
  • Drives continuous optimization of Manufacturing Transfer Process


  • Bachelor of Science, Engineering or related subject and 5-7 years of experience in quality; or Masters of Science, Engineering or related and 4 years of experience in quality
  • Excellent communication skills and attention to detail
  • Strong knowledge of Quality Concepts and Risk Based Techniques (eg. FMEA, Risk, Statistics)
  • High level of PC skills. Must be proficient with MS Word, Excel and Powerpoint
  • Self-starter with demonstrated efficient work methods, analytical and problem solving skills and ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Continuous improvement mindset
  • Lean Six Sigma training an asset
  • Must be willing to travel up to 40%

Work From Home: Occasional

Travel Percentage: 40%

Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Stryker Corporation will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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