Staff Mechanical Engineer in Mahwah, NJ at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 10/17/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Who we want

  • 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.
  • Curious learners. People who seek out cutting-edge research and information to expand and enhance their ability to develop new ideas into reality.

What you will do

As a Staff Mechanical Engineer, you will work closely with Quality Assurance, suppliers, Advanced Operations, Product Development and other cross-functional teams to build and establish Metal Injection Molding (MIM) technology and processes in our Mahwah, NJ manufacturing plant.

You will provide manufacturing engineering leadership, mentoring and the ability to head up multiple complex projects within manufacturing operations and develop skills to become a subject matter expert on Metal Injection Molding (MIM).

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Participate in PFMEA, Control Plan, SOP and PPAP generation associated with product transfers
  • Analyze equipment to establish operating data, conduct experimental tests and results analysis; lead and/or participate in process review meetings
  • Work with Advanced Operations in relations to Process Validation, Gauge Design & Inspection, Inspection Methodology and DFM
  • Support remediation activities for new technology transfers
  • Develop and manage project timelines within a cross-functional team; effectively communicate project status with all team members, customers and leadership as necessary
  • Define & implement specific solutions to technical problems, completing the tasks associated with such projects and writing reports that clearly document the results
  • Work closely with Operations, Engineering Services, and Quality to resolve new technology transfer quality problems using established problem solving methodologies
  • Lead and participate in the development and improvement of the manufacturing process for existing and new products
  • Review & approve inspection plans, routers and product drawings
  • Facilitate quality remediation, gap closure through partnership with cell Quality Engineer
  • Participate in development, review & approval process and equipment validation/qualifications
  • Interface with suppliers for new/existing processes, quality issues and process improvements for assigned projects
  • Review and approve nonconforming material and system documentation

What you need

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Industrial, Metallurgical, Materials  or similar) and a minimum of 5 years of Mechanical Engineering experience in a manufacturing environment is required
  • Metal Injection Molding (MIM) experience is highly preferred
  • Experience working in a highly regulated industry (e.g.: aerospace, automotive, medical device, etc.) is highly preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge in various CAD/CAM systems (preferably Pro E)
  • Demonstrated ability to create detailed drawings for fixture/tooling designs and/or the ability to work with designers and drafters to create fixture/tooling designs
  • Proficiency in reading blueprints, tolerances, and GD&T
  • Demonstrated analytical skills with problem solving and process improvement orientation; knowledge of Lean tools (i.e.: Six Sigma)
  • Demonstrated communication (written & verbal), presentation, partnership and influencing skills
  • Proven ability to effectively work in a fast paced, dynamic and results oriented team environment
  • Working knowledge of quality tools such as failure modes effect analysis (FMEA), root cause analysis, mistake proofing and Poke-Yoke
  • Demonstrated understanding of overall equipment effectives and preventative maintenance programs
  • Good understanding of Design for Manufacturing (DFM), related statistical tools and validation/verification techniques
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment, provide leadership within a cross-functional project team and mentor more junior engineers

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: 20%

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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