Associate OnSite Repair Specialist - Chicago in Chicago, IL at Stryker Corporation

掲載日付: 10/10/2019



The Surgical Instrument Repair Excellence (SIRE) Apprenticeship Program is a two to three-year process that is monitored by the Department of Labor (DOL). The first 4 – 6 months of initial training will be based out of the Houston Training Center (HTC). After completion of the training at HTC you will be required to spend the remainder of the introductory 6 months with established field personnel at their home sites.


  • Learn and become proficient in all aspects of handheld stainless steel instrument sharpening, repair and maintenance (Maintain an average score of 80% on all written and technical assessments).
  • Learn to manage and execute the outsourcing of instruments and equipment repairs that cannot be serviced on location due to limitations in capabilities.
  • Learn and become proficient in Stryker product lines in order to identify opportunities with customer to assist Sales Representative with customer needs.
  • Learn to capture all repair activities on location or outsourced through the use of the company provided software program and customer third party tracking system (example: SPM). Including: work orders, National Repair Lab orders, out sourced orders, Stryker RMA orders, packing slips, parts and supply orders, and others.
  • Generate activity reports and present to supervisor on a predetermined schedule Activity reports such as: trays due for service, tray maintenance report/summary, manufacturer related repair logs, and others.
  • Maintain and update training log on a daily basis.
  • Participate in scheduled highlight discussions and surveys with Supevisor and account staff (repair volumes, instruments repaired, service issues and other expectations as communicated).
  • Enroll in Certified Central Vendor Service Program (CCVSP) course with expectation of completion within twelve months.
  • Interact with appropriate customer and Stryker personnel to assure open lines of communication as well as accurate service level expectations.
  • Maintain professional communication with all internal and external customers.
  • Maintain professional appearance, work ethic, and attitude required by Stryker and the medical facility.
  • Track the progress of all outsourced items and update data base as needed.
  • Learn to set up and maintain repair equipment as necessary.
  • Maintain company standards for quality and services levels.
  • Up to 100% travel may be required.
  • Book travel for field training and scheduled trips home with a minimum of 2 week lead times.


  • Associates degree from a college or university or 1-2 years related experience in reprocessing, use and/or repair of surgical instruments, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must be able to observe and correct minute inconsistencies (e.g. in the printed word, product appearance, etc.).
  • Maintain professional appearance, work ethic, and attitude required by Stryker and the medical facility.
  • Adhere to (HIPPA) and other related patient confidentiality policies and procedures.
  • Must have near visual acuity (corrected) color vision, mobility, bending, standing, stooping, and finger dexterity.
  • Basic computer skills including Microsoft Office, strong verbal and written communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills are essential.
  • Excellent time management skills with ability to use independent judgment and critical thinking effectively.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportion, percentages.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedural manuals & incoming documentation. Ability to write routine reports, correspondence and documentation. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers, employees and peers.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Represent the company and one’s self in a profession and respectful manner.
  • Excellent equipment problem-solving skills.


  • Standing, Walking, Sitting,
  • Using hands to finger, handle or feel
  • Manual dexterity-hand/eye coordination
  • Reach with hands and arms
  • Balancing
  • Stoop, kneel, crouch
  • Talk & hear
  • Ability to see
  • Lifting up to 75 lbs.
  • Carrying up to 50 lbs.


  • Near moving mechanical parts
  • Near/with fumes and airborne particles
  • Indoors/outdoors
  • Potential for weather and non-weather changes in temperature (hot & cold)
  • Moderate noise (business office equipment, repair lab equipment)
  • Appropriate use of all available PPE including safety glasses, dust masks, etc.

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: Up to 25%

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.