Staff Quality Engineer - NPD in Cary, IL at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 10/7/2019

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.

Analytical problem solvers. People who go beyond just fixing to identify root causes, evaluate optimal solutions, and recommend comprehensive upgrades to prevent future issues.

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.

What you will do

We are a leading developer of products used to prevent hospital-acquired conditions such as ventilator-associated conditions, skin injury due to incontinence, pressure injuries, surgical site infections and healthcare worker injury across the continuum of care. From the acute care setting to the skilled nursing and long-term care setting, as well as continued care at home, we create products that make care giving easier and provide clinical outcomes. Our success is supported by a unique culture that is summed up in the phrase, “keep it personal”. It’s our way of reinforcing a focus and commitment to our employees and customers through integrity, honesty and passion.

As a Staff Quality Engineer - NPD, you will support the development of one or more products from concept generation through production, having the unique opportunity to realize the entire product lifecycle


  • Partner with marketing and R&D to understand user needs and translate those into engineering specifications that constitute the basis of the design
  • Lead the development of the product risk management plan including implementation of risk controls
  • Partner with suppliers and manufacturing to implement robust process controls
  • Partner with Test Lab and R&D to develop robust verification test strategies to ensure product safety and reliability
  • Lead component qualification and inspection development activities with suppliers
  • Lead design validation activities including human factors engineering

What you need

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering
  • Minimum 5 years work experience in engineering, quality, new product development, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals or regulatory

Preferred Qualifications:

  • ASQ Certified Quality Engineer or similar certification preferred
  • Proficient understanding of Pharmaceutical / Medical Device manufacturing processes, FDA CFR 210, 211, and 820, ISO 13485, ICH Q7/Q10

Work From Home: No

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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