Senior Additive Design Engineer in Carrigtohill at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 8/14/2019

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Job Description

Senior Additive Design Engineer - Carrigtwohill, Cork

Position Summary:

The Senior Additive Design Engineer is a key member of the Additive Technology team, focused on developing additive-enabled designs along with divisional R&D and Advanced Operations counterparts. The Design Engineer will be an embedded member of the divisional product development teams and work hand-in-hand on design concepts that lead to new products to be launched from the Additive New Product Introduction team.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

- Collaborate with divisional R&D and AO to understand product requirements and use additive design methodologies to improve performance of new and existing products.

- 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.

- Direct and manage the workflow of engineers within the scope of assigned projects.

- Manage product development through the design controls process.

- Work with Program Managers and oversee technical teams to ensure project plans adhere to agreed upon timelines and are within the scope of process guidelines.

- Lead and participate on cross-functional design teams to develop new product, address design issues, and maintain existing designs.

- Establish and maintain relationships with key design consulting groups in order to recognize and anticipate industry trends and user needs.

- Mentor other engineers in project management best practices and industry trends

- Complete capability studies for in process inspection and generate subsequent Inspection documentation.


B.S in Mechanical Engineering or related engineering discipline with 2 or more years of experience

Knowledge and Skills:

Strong CAD software knowledge (Pro-E, Solidworks, CATIA, etc.) and proven track record of creating innovative designs.

Passion for additive manufacturing and understanding of the potential that additive manufacturing has to revolutionize product design.

Self-starter with demonstrated efficient work methods, analytical & problem solving skills and ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment.

The individual should enjoy working in a fast paced, dynamic and results orientated team environment.

Excellent Interpersonal Skills - able to express ideas and collaborate effectively with multidisciplinary teams.

Innovative thinker - should be able to envisage new and better ways of doing things.

Excellent analytical skills, ability to plan, organize and implement concurrent tasks.

Good knowledge of manufacturing processes, materials, product and process design.

Must be able to read and interpret complex engineering drawings and have a good understanding of geometrical dimensioning and tolerancing.

High level of PC Skills required.

Minimum of 2-3 years of product development experience in the medical device industry or equivalent.

Demonstrated ability to lead complex product development initiatives from concept through release.

Potential to join divisional R&D teams depending on organizational demands.


Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: Up to 25%

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