Engineer, Post-Market Quality in Phoenix, AZ at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 6/27/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Phoenix, AZ
  • Job Type:
    Engineering
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    6/27/2018
  • Job ID:
    29931BR

Job Description

Stryker’s Sustainability Solutions (SSS) is the leading provider of reprocessing and remanufacturing services for single-use medical devices.


Reprocessing of single-use medical devices (SUDs) is the practice of inspecting, cleaning, function testing, sterilizing and packaging so that they can be clinically and safely used again.

We are looking for a Post-Market Quality Engineer to support these efforts! In this role...  


  • You will design and/or implement standard methods and procedures for inspecting, testing, and evaluating the precision and reliability of post-market products.
  • You will support post-market investigations through quality systems such as PMHRA, NC/CAPA, and PFA
  • You will analyze, report and recommend corrective actions.
  • You will develop and execute standard processes and product protocols.
  • You will bring fundamental knowledge of applicable regulations and standards (e.g. QSR, ISO 13485)
  • You will provide sound statistical rationale for test sample size determinations.
  • You will use sound statistical rationale to analyze and interpret engineering test data collected during post-market device testing.
  • You will analyze, design, and/or improve standard manufacturing procedures and engineering systems for post-market medical devices.
  • You will perform standard post-market engineering risk analyses to manage technical difficulties.
  • You will participate and aid in the post-market product development process by identifying standard test methods.
  • You will interface with multiple departments and teams such as R&D, Regulatory Affairs, Operations, and Marketing to ensure specific post-market quality metrics are met.
  • You will improve and/or support existing processes.
  • You will support team initiatives
  • You may interact with customers to solve product quality issues and /or answer general product questions.
  • You may be asked to train others in quality assurance / GMP related topics.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering or science field required.
  • 0-2 years’ experience in Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical, Material Science, or Biomedical Engineering with Bachelor’s degree OR 0-1 years’ experience in Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical, Material Science, or Biomedical Engineering with Master’s degree.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to present issues, plans and objectives.
  • Excellent organizational, problem solving, and analytical skills
  • Ability to manage priorities and workflow
  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines.
  • Good judgment with the ability to make timely and sound decisions.
  • Working knowledge of data collection, data analysis, and evaluation, and scientific method.
  • Ability to observe and note minute inconsistencies.
  • Ability to generate, follow, and explain detailed instructions and inspection procedures.
  • Ability to complete detailed documentation accurately.
  • Ability to analyze and resolve routine issues using independent judgment.

Work Environment: 

  • Office environment
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop, kneel, or crouch; talk or hear.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • May be exposed to Hazardous materials. Employees need to consult MSDS in their work area.
  • Required to wear Personal Protective Equipment to protect against exposure to Blood borne Pathogens and chemicals.
  • Travel 10%

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.

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