Staff Engineer, Advanced Operations in Davie, FL at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 5/13/2020

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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. Stryker offers a diverse array of innovative medical technologies, including reconstructive, medical and surgical, and neurotechnology and spine products to help people lead active and more satisfying lives.

Stryker is seeking to hire a Staff Engineer, Advanced Operations to be responsible for the transfer of new products from research & design into manufacturing in Davie, FL at Stryker’s Robotics Innovation Center.

We are seeking a Staff Engineer who has expertise in the areas of sealing plastic components and knowledge of production part approval process (PPAP) and geometric dimensioning & tolerancing (GD&T).


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

• 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. 

• Goal-oriented developers. Keeping the customer and requirements squarely in focus, people who deliver safe and robust solutions.

• Motivated product launchers. People who bring strategic direction and drive for execution to ensure products are developed and launched with precision.


As the Staff Engineer, Advanced Operations you will be responsible for designing, validating and bringing new products to market.  You will specify precise new product functional requirements; designs, tests and integrates components to produce final designs; and evaluates the design's overall effectiveness, cost, reliability and safety.

You will be responsible for working with external suppliers to develop best-in-class manufacturing processes and deliver end-to-end supply chain solutions. You will collaborate with internal teams to provide feedback on designs, manufacturing capabilities, and launch strategies in order to ensure a smooth product launch


  • Review designs for Design for Manufacturability for complex mechanical components and assemblies.
  • Develop manufacturing process and test strategies.
  • Select and develop suppliers that will understand and comply with Stryker product and process requirements.
  • Utilize design transfer tools such as Process Flow charts, Process FMEAs, Control Plans, Measurement System Analysis and Process Validation.


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering required. (Mechanical Engineering preferred).
  • 5 years related work experience required.
  • Experience with sealing technologies is highly preferred.


  • Experience with plastics sealing technologies
  • Excellent Interpersonal Skills - able to express ideas and collaborate effectively with multidisciplinary teams.
  • Experience in executing complex problem-solving techniques related to manufacturing/design technical issues.
  • Must be able to read and interpret complex engineering drawings and have a good understanding of geometric dimensions & tolerancing (GD&T).
  • Must be familiar with production part approval (PPAP)
  • Proven ability to effectively work in a fast paced, dynamic and results oriented team environment.

Work From Home: Occasional

Travel Percentage: 10%

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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