Engineer, Applications in Carrigtohill at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 3/27/2020

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Job Description

​Engineer, Applications

Location: Stryker Anngrove, Carrigtwohill. Stryker's Additive Printing Plant

Talents we look for:

• Detail-oriented process improvers. Critical thinkers who naturally see opportunities to develop and optimize work processes – finding ways to simplify, standardize and automate.
• Data managers. People who enjoy compiling, organizing and consolidating large volumes of data and reports.
• Business-oriented evaluators. People who effectively interpret information to demonstrate the effects of business initiatives, regulation and industry trends for sales, management and leadership teams.
• Data translators. Highly effective communicators who can transform data findings into recommendations to compose reports and executive level presentations.
• Meticulous documenters. Detail-oriented people who enjoy maintaining meticulous documentation of reports, metrics, proposals, and presentations.
• Self-directed imitators. People who take ownership of their work and need no prompting to drive productivity, change, and outcomes.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Ownership of individual Software Applications Roadmap and ensuring alignment to overall Additive Digital Roadmap.
  • Provide the following levels of support associated with Software Applications:
    • Level 1 Support (e.g. general inquiries, technical questions, troubleshooting, issue reproduction and basic procedural questions)
    • Level 2 Support (e.g. installation and configuration items, technical queries such as local system set-up, applying technical solutions to challenges)
    • Level 3 Support (complex configuration and technical items)
    • Level 4 Support (Managing vendor relationships on licencing, configuration and technical Items)
  • Take the lead when reviewing software enhancements and any design functionality associated with software applications.
  • Lead initiatives on continuously improving service reliability, performance and security of the software applications.
  • SME for related user documentation / standard operating procedures.
  • Lead software production deployment and upgrade activities.
  • Lead problem management initiatives associated with the software applications.
  • Learn and coach the wider business on new functionality being delivered.
  • Work collaboratively with other business functions to achieve business objectives.
  • Ability to use data and metrics to anticipate problems and demonstrate the required values, behaviours, competencies in achieving these results.

Education, Knowledge & Skills:

  • Third Level Qualification (minimum NFQ 8) in Engineering or IT related discipline or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Third Level Qualification (minimum NFQ 8) - 2-3 years’ experience within a Manufacturing Environment.
  • Demonstrated capability for leading complex Software Application projects technically from initial design & development through to the validation within a regulated environment.
  • Very strong software application, control system and automation skills.
  • Strong understanding of software validation requirements e.g. GAMP.
  • High Skill Level of object-oriented programming and various web or desktop development technologies.
  • Strong analytical problem-solving skills.
  • Experience of Six Sigma and Lean methodologies.
  • High familiarity with emerging technologies and software development best practices.
  • Experience with applications such as Microsoft PowerBI, Microsoft SQL, OSIsoft OSI PI and MES systems is desirable.  
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Self-motivated with excellent initiative and attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritise workload.
  • Executes tactically under direction and competently performs day to day activities and elevates more complex activities.

*** Additive experience not required

  • All other duties as assigned.

Work From Home: Not available

Travel Percentage: 10%

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