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Test Engineer in San Jose, CA at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 4/25/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    San Jose, CA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    4/25/2019
  • Job ID:
    R412275

Job Description

What You'll do:

Test Engineers work closely with R&D to experiment with early prototypes and vet out product designs throughout the design process.  What this really means is that we get to be the Mythbusters of our division.  You think your design can last the entire expected service life?  We put it to the test.  Just like the show, we quickly design and build fixtures to simulate real life situations.  In addition to these experiments, we are ultimately responsible for design verification – the quantitative testing of the technical specifications of the product.  We are a close-knit team of more than twenty engineers, technicians, and managers.  Our experience ranges from 1 to over 15 years with technical specialties ranging from sterilization, mechanical, electrical, software, optics, packaging, and reprocessing.  If you’re the type of person that has the magic ability to break things – we want you!

  • Understands the intended use and functional specifications of a device
  • Supports identification of user needs through benchmarking and user based testing
  • Performs experimentation on early design prototypes
  • Supports testing of new products, components, and designs
  • Develops test methods using latest technology that are accurate, time-efficient, and cost-effective
  • Designs tests to fully measure requirements listed in the functional specifications, including automated test fixtures to execute tests
  • Verifies fixtures and qualifies test methods used for verification and validation
  • Generates documentation for supporting verification and validation activities including test methods, test protocols, and test reports
  • Maintains a strong relationship with cross-functional team throughout the design and development process
  • Performs other duties as assigned by manager and mentor
  • Abides to guidelines set forth by the Quality System Regulation (QSR)

What we need:

  • 1-3 years of test engineering experience
  • Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) in Mechanical Engineering or Biomedical Engineering
  • Medical device experience preferred
  • Excellent analytical and mechanical/electrical problem solving skills
  • Effective interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic, and deadline-driven work environment
  • Ability to operate common office equipment (e.g. calculator, PC, telephone, etc.)
  • Ability to operate small hand tools (e.g. pliers, screwdrivers, hammer, wrenches, etc.), power tools, and test/inspection equipment
  • Must have good visual acuity and demonstrate fine motor skills
  • Must be able to generate, follow, and explain detailed instructions and design parameters
  • Must be able to complete detailed documentation accurately
  • Must be able to analyze and correct test designs
  • Working knowledge of Solidworks, ProE, or CAD design software

Work From Home: No

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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