Sr. Staff Engineer, Value Engineering in Carrigtohill at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 2/5/2020

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Job Description

Senior Staff Engineer - Value Engineering

Role: Permanent

Location: Cork

Value Engineering: The function of the Value Engineering organisation is to unlock Value within our current and future product portfolios. The team members will be developing and implementing a range of agile tools to carry out and report on this activity. The team will work with our global partners to complete in-depth analysis of products to build out Should-Cost and Design-to-Value models to drive engineering and business excellence.

Senior Staff Engineer

What we need!

Strategic thinkers. People who enjoy analyzing data or trends for the purposes of planning, forecasting, advising, budgeting, reporting, or sales opportunities.

Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, data and insights to drive continuous improvement in functions.

Detail-oriented process improvers. Critical thinkers who naturally see opportunities to develop and optimize work processes – finding ways to simplify, standardize and automate.

Self-directed imitators. People who take ownership of their work and need no prompting to drive productivity, change, and outcomes.

As a Senior Staff Engineer you will contribute a strategic input into the functional strategy and be a champion of operations excellence across the site. You will benchmark best practices across the Stryker network and plans and conduct engineering research design. You will also plans and conduct significant engineering and lean initiatives. You will provide technical leadership to Staff engineers, senior engineers, Engineers, Coop Students, Technicians and operators as required.

  • Drive should cost modelling and tear down efforts
  • Learn and practice use of Value Engineering tools and templates to drive consistency across all efforts
  • Own and manage functions of Value Engineering Physical Analysis Lab and produce outputs
  • Co-lead tear down and should cost sprints in focus categories or across categories
  • Liaise with various functional stakeholders to get inputs into building Value Engineering models
  • Drive excellence throughout the Agile Cost Sprint execution
  • Codify learnings into organizational best practices


  • Degree or Masters in relevant Engineering or Science discipline (Manufacturing, Mechanical, Electronic, Production etc.). Demonstrable Excellent analytical & problem solving skills, a process improvement orientation, and the ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced and results-oriented environment. Dynamic “hands-on” individual prepared to take responsibility.

Work From Home: Not available

Travel Percentage: Up to 25%

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