Calibration Technician in Kalamazoo, MI at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 2/4/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Basic Function:

  • Maintain the Calibration Database for the Instruments 1941 facility.
  • Support day to day activities within the Calibration system, support new and changing gages.
  • Establish and maintain communication within Stryker and with third party Calibration vendor(s).


  • Collect and send out gaging to third party calibration vendors.
  • Properly handle out of tolerance (OOT) gaging; Including gaging disposition and documentation.
  • Originate and update non-conformance records within Trackwise.
  • Maintain the calibration system on a daily basis.
  • Ensure compliance with corporate and local documentation and regulatory procedures and policies.
  • Work from verbal and/or written instructions.
  • Create and train to standard and non-standard calibration procedures with engineering partners.
  • Assess compliance of processes and procedures to standards established.
  • Recommend updates when applicable.
  • Lead and or participate in calibration and quality improvement projects.
  • Review and approve gage status update forms (deactivation/location change/interval change/etc).
  • Communication within Stryker and with third party calibration vendors related to timing and status of gaging.
  • Initiate, evaluate, and send out weekly and monthly calibration reports (gage lists/past due list/etc).

Physical Requirements:

  • Medium work: Exerting up to 50 pounds occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
  • Coordination of eye, hand, and/or foot movement with an ability to grasp by hand and meet cognitive demands to include visual and auditory discrimination/memory, reading ability, and memory retention ability.
  • The ability to work with very small objects, tools, and component parts.

Mental Requirements:

  • Must be able to observe and note minute inconsistencies.
  • Must be able to follow and explain detailed instructions and calibration procedures.
  • Must be able to explain detailed documentation accurately.
  • Must be able to communicate calibration deficiencies to supervisory or engineering personnel.
  • Must be able to prioritize work effectively.

Qualifications/Work Experience Preferred:

  • Level of industry knowledge.
  • Possess excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Familiar with basic handheld gages (height stand, calipers, gage pins, micrometers, etc).
  • Competent with Microsoft Office Tools.
  • Eagerness to assist internal and external customers.
  • Possess attention to detail.
  • Manage tasks in a timely manner.
  • experience in a Calibration/Quality function or related technical field.

Education/Special Training Required:

  • High school diploma.
  • Formal technical/Calibration training.

Work From Home: Not available

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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