Senior Design Engineer-Mechanical in Portage, MI at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 7/30/2019

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Job Description

We are looking for enthusiastic, passionate engineers that want to work with the best of the best.  If you are the type of person that enjoys extraordinary challenges, aggressive personal and professional growth, and working with an all-star team, we welcome you to apply for this position!

As a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer, you will be asked to apply sound engineering practices while designing new products and technologies used in surgery.  Encompassing everything from brainstorming new concepts to commercialization and manufacturing scale-up, design engineers anchor our New Product Development (NPD) team.  

Come work for a top Gallup employer with a reputation amongst Fortune 500 companies for cutting-edge products and aspirational business performance, and help propel the medical device industry forward!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Determine and ensure the use of specific design approaches and parameters and will conduct feasibility studies on new designs
  • Ensures that sound application of engineering principles, practices and procedures are being used and design intent is being achieved
  • Analyze products and processes to establish operating data, ensure experimental tests are conducted, and evaluate the results
  • Select components and equipment based on analysis of specifications, reliability and regulatory requirements
  • Aid in the development process by ensuring designs are cost efficient, manufacturable, and are reliable
  • Assist in evaluating vendor capability to support development
  • Submit periodic reports on assigned topics to their supervisor
  • Interact telephonically and in person with customers to resolve product issues
  • May be assigned to the engineering efforts of a specific product or product line
  • May coordinate the activities of 1 or more employees
  • Participates in project planning and estimating activities on a macro (e.g. block diagram from project start to finish) down to a micro level (task level on a day by day basis)
  • Develops requirements, design, and testing strategies according to user needs, internal and external standards, and regulatory requirements
  • Identifies root causes of issues, determines potential solutions, and evaluates them against requirements
  • Follows the company’s standards for product development and quality process and complies with quality management system procedures
  • Works closely and collaboratively with other members of the development team in a fast-paced team environment
  • Responsible for achieving relevant performance, time-to-market objectives, and product and project cost targets, all while achieving product quality goals

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 years of equivalent experience
  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering or related engineering discipline
  • Must be able to read and interpret complex engineering drawings and have the ability to understand geometrical dimensioning and tolerancing
  • A genuine passion for engineering design evidenced through both personal and professional accomplishments.
  • Demonstrated mechanical problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated experience with ProE (CREO) or CAD
  • Familiar with Finite Element Analysis and numerical techniques

Preferred Technical Competencies and Experience:

  • Competency in design risk analysis (dFMEA)
  • Medical device design experience or experience in another highly regulated industry
  • Plastics mold-ability design experience utilizing simulation
  • FEA analysis using ANSYS software

Physical Requirements:

  • Sedentary work: may exert up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently to move objects.  Generally involves sitting most of the time.
  • Coordination of eye, hand and foot movement with an ability to grasp by hand and meet cognitive demands to include visual and auditory discrimination/memory, reading ability and memory retention ability.
  • Demonstrated ability to operate small hand tools (e.g. pliers, screwdrivers, wrenches, hammer, etc.), power tools and test/inspection equipment.

Mental Requirements:

  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and organizational skills
  • Exercise discretion and independence when applying professional expertise
  • Must be able to manage time, projects, stress and conflict
  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills including written and oral communication
  • Must be able to bring tasks through to completion with minimal supervision

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: Up to 25%

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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