Senior Test Engineer - R&D in Cary, IL at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 11/7/2019

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Job Description

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and is dedicated to helping healthcare professionals perform their jobs more efficiently while enhancing patient care. The Company offers a diverse array of innovative medical technologies, including reconstructive, medical and surgical, and neurotechnology and spine products to help people lead more active and more satisfying lives. We are currently seeking a Senior Test Engineer - R&D located in Illinois, Cary

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

Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, information, use cases, and industry analyses to develop best practices

What You Will Do:

  • Possesses and applies a broad knowledge of principles, practices, and procedures to design virtual and mechanical test fixtures with input from design teams and test technicians.
  • Provide direction and support to technical personnel with respect to fixture design, fabrication, and data acquisition.
  • Development and execution of test plans with advanced quality, design, and test teams.
  • Works with engineers and technicians to integrate software and hardware portions of test fixtures and data acquisition.
  • Development of test systems and fixtures to support product development.
  • Assist in designing and installing process sampling systems, procedures, statistical techniques, testing mechanisms, and equipment.
  • Assist the design teams in analyzing the acquired data and failures to provide actionable information to help improve design quality and efficiency.
  • Evaluate, recommend, procure and/or maintain various actuation and instrumentation systems, sensors, and other technologies for continuous improvements of testing systems, procedures and techniques.
  • Act as the technical lead for test team members, 3rd party labs, or contractors as necessary.
  • Analyze test data and develop test reports in accordance with company standards.
  • Will conduct and/or lead root-cause analysis investigations as necessary in support of product reliability performance enhancement.
  • Serve as an internal expert on test methods, industry standards and regulations, and statistical/reliability tools including design of experiments, measurement system analysis, Weibull analysis, stress and strain analysis, FEA, crash testing, and other testing methods as appropriate.
  • Will conduct use, misuse and abuse research in the field.
  • Usually works with minimum supervision, conferring with more senior staff on unusual matters.
  • Assignments are broad in nature, requiring originality and ingenuity.
  • Has some latitude for unreviewed action or decision but keeps manager informed of progress or outstanding issues?

What you need:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience
  • Competent with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, etc.)
  • Competent in the operation of data acquisition and test control systems
  • Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Travel Percentage: Up to 15%

Work From Home: Not available

Travel Percentage: None

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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