Associate CAD Manager - 26660BR - EN in San Jose, CA at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 2/24/2018

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Job Description

Provide administrative and technical leadership for maintaining CAx systems and related processes whose efforts are in direct support of the company’s development projects and other functions requiring the use of sound engineering principles for product design. Contributes towards implementation of a strategic plan in support of company’s long-term vision.

  • Provides recommendations to the department and business leadership on usage of CAx tools (specifically Creo and SolidWorks)
  • Supports maintaining top performance and configuration of CAx application software
  • Coordinates with counterparts in other Stryker divisions to identify best practices
  • Provides recommendations on defining a strategic direction and vision for use of CAx software tools.
  • Provide CAD expertise to manufacturing on product/field issues when requested.
  • Supports certification and regulatory quality and compliance audits as required.
  • Provides coaching and mentoring to CAx engineers and CAD drafters.
  • Determines and maintains key performance metrics that are aligned with the business mission and strategy
  • Helps drive high employee engagement that leads to increased individual and business performance
  • Supports maintenance and improvement of the CAx/drafting process procedures.
  • Works with engineering teams to ensure objectives are being met.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Job Requirements

Physical requirements
  • Sedentary work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently to lift, carry, etc.
Generally, involves sitting most of the time
  • Some Travel Required <10%
Mental requirements
  • Strong leadership potential together with excellent interpersonal and administrative skills
  • Working knowledge of planning, budgeting, staffing
  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
Skill/Experience required
  • A minimum of 7-9 years of related experience
  • Strong familiarity with ASME Y14 standards
  • Experience in a Medical device environment and/or Quality System Regulation environment and/or Manufacturing/operations environment (preferred)
  • Knowledge in FDA Quality System Regulations and OUS Quality
Education/Training required
  • Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) in Mechanical Engineering, or related field