Associate Engineer R&D (Temp) - Carrigtohill - Stryker Corporation

Date de publication : 8/15/2019

Résumé de l'offre

Description de l'offre

Associate Engineer, R&D

Summary:

Designs, develops, refines and evaluates mechanical components assemblies or subsystems for mechanical and/or electro-mechanical medical devices and implants. Uses concurrent engineering and rapid prototyping techniques to reduce product time to market whilst adhering to project deadlines and product costs.

You will plan and execute successful product development projects, occasionally leading and training team members on technical aspects of product commercialization

You will provide post market design and product application support for a wide range of medical devices, performing engineering analysis and providing product expertise to Operations and QA/RA teams for reliability improvement, risk management, cost reduction and CAPA activities

Products include Minimally Invasive Orthopaedic Saw Blades for total joint surgery, blades for micro orthopaedics/small joint surgery, Implant Revision Instruments, High Speed Neuro-Spine and ENT Burs/Drills, Cranial Perforators, Knee/Hip Arthroscopy Blades and Burs, Sinus Shaver Blades, Ultrasonic tips for bone and tumor removal, and disposable electrosurgical devices for CMF and Neuro Applications.

Your Key Responsibilities:

  • Development of medical device products from concept to production. Participation in multifunctional product development teams and liaison with marketing for the development and specification of new concepts for medical device products.
  • You will work with a highly creative design team in and out of the company to invent and develop innovative successful new product concepts.  Create smart, innovative solutions to mechanical design challenges. Conducts research in problem areas of considerable scope and complexity.
  • Evaluate and optimize concepts for mechanical function and manufacturability. Develop product designs and create prototypes from customer concepts and/or specs to test and validate ideas
  • Will determine and implement design approaches and parameters and conduct feasibility studies on new designs.
  • Will analyze equipment to establish operating data, conduct experimental tests and evaluate the results. Lead and/or participate in design review meetings.
  • Will select components and equipment based on analysis of specifications, reliability and regulatory requirements. Work with advanced quality engineers to develop component specific testing and inspection protocols.
  • Liaison with advanced process development and supply chain personnel for the specification and sourcing of raw materials and suppliers.
  • Communicate with suppliers, advanced manufacturing engineering and advanced operations to resolve issues and optimize design for manufacturability and efficiency. Will ensure designs are cost efficient, manufacturable and reliable.
  • You will lead and contribute significantly in efforts to identify, determine product requirements, generate production drawings for parts and assemblies and develop and manage full product design documentation
  • You will support investigation and root cause analysis of customer complaints and field returns using engineering analysis techniques and problem-solving methodologies.
  • You will participate in or lead CAPA projects, working closely with cross functional teams including Manufacturing Engineering and Quality Engineering to identify and remediate product quality and process issues.
  • Working within the Change Control Process, you will provide design support to and lead Engineering Change Requests including manufacturing process changes, product improvements, Supplier Change Requests, Supplier Transfers and Supplier PPAP.
  • You will provide design and product application support for operations engineering cost reduction projects
  • This position is accountable for achieving product performance and quality objectives, project planning and effective execution, as well as communicating project status and escalating issues when appropriate.
  • Independently determines and develops approach to resolving end customers product related issues, through problem solving and troubleshooting product design, and product training.
  • Development of medical device products from concept to production. Participation in multifunctional product development teams and liaison with marketing for the development and specification of new concepts for medical device products.
  • You will work with a highly creative design team in and out of the company to invent and develop innovative successful new product concepts.  Create smart, innovative solutions to mechanical design challenges. Conducts research in problem areas of considerable scope and complexity.
  • Evaluate and optimize concepts for mechanical function and manufacturability. Develop product designs and create prototypes from customer concepts and/or specs to test and validate ideas
  • Will determine and implement design approaches and parameters and conduct feasibility studies on new designs. Will analyze equipment to establish operating data, conduct experimental tests and evaluate the results. Lead and/or participate in design review meetings.
  • Will select components and equipment based on analysis of specifications, reliability and regulatory requirements. Work with advanced quality engineers to develop component specific testing and inspection protocols.
  • Liaison with advanced process development and supply chain personnel for the specification and sourcing of raw materials and suppliers.
  • Communicate with suppliers, advanced manufacturing engineering and advanced operations to resolve issues and optimize design for manufacturability and efficiency.
  • Will ensure designs are cost efficient, manufacturable and reliable.
  • You will lead and contribute significantly in efforts to identify, determine product requirements, generate production drawings for parts and assemblies and develop and manage full product design documentation
  • You will support investigation and root cause analysis of customer complaints and field returns using engineering analysis techniques and problem-solving methodologies.
  • You will participate in or lead CAPA projects, working closely with cross functional teams including Manufacturing Engineering and Quality Engineering to identify and remediate product quality and process issues.
  • Working within the Change Control Process, you will provide design support to and lead Engineering Change Requests including manufacturing process changes, product improvements, Supplier Change Requests, Supplier Transfers and Supplier PPAP.
  • You will provide design and product application support for operations engineering cost reduction projects.
  • This position is accountable for achieving product performance and quality objectives, project planning and effective execution, as well as communicating project status and escalating issues when appropriate.
  • Independently determines and develops approach to resolving end customers product related issues, through problem solving and troubleshooting product design, and product training.

What are we looking for?

  • Currently completing a college qualification (formal apprenticeship) in an engineering discipline.
  • Experience in a regulated manufacturing environment an advantage.
  • Broad general engineering acumen and familiarity with equipment's and manufacturing processes.
  • High level of PC Skills required.
  • Strong communication skills with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Capable of working as part of a multi-disciplined team in a fast-paced regulated environment.
  • Self-starter with demonstrated efficient work methods, analytical & problem.
  • Solving skills and ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to effectively work cross-functionally.
  • Capable of working autonomously.
  • Fosters a working environment of continuous improvement.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: None

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