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Senior Engineer System Design - Spine in Davie, FL at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 4/25/2019

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    Davie, FL
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Job Description

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and is dedicated to helping healthcare professionals perform their jobs more efficiently while enhancing patient care. The Company offers a diverse array of innovative medical technologies, including reconstructive, medical and surgical, and neurotechnology and spine products to help people lead more active and more satisfying lives. We are currently seeking a Senior Engineer, System Design to join our Spine division in Davie, Florida.

Who we want:

Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, information, use cases, and industry analyses to develop best practices.

Analytical problem solvers. People who go beyond just fixing to identify root causes, evaluate optimal solutions, and recommend comprehensive upgrades to prevent future issues.

User-focused creators. People who imagine with the user in mind, developing technology that helps change patients’ lives.

Curious learners. People who seek out cutting-edge research and information to expand and enhance their ability to develop new ideas into reality.

Goal-oriented developers. Keeping the customer and requirements squarely in focus, people who deliver safe and robust solutions.

What you will do:

Responsible for design, development and documentation of system features (software, robotic arm, implants, and surgical instruments).Work under supervision with surgeon customers in a user setting, clearly communicate design goals and incorporate feedback into designs

  • Design and implement complex concepts, draft design documentation, plan and conduct relevant tests under professional leadership
  • Manage the technical product development activities to ensure timely completion of projects
  • Work diligently to project schedules as determined by project leaders and clearly communicate status of assignments, coordinate tasks, and shift priorities as dictated by project demands;
  • Apply processes and standards to ensure compliance per regulatory standards and Stryker’s Quality System
  • Integrate and administer development tools including required validation under close professional leadership
  • Ability to share best practices and own project experiences within the team.
  • Investigate defined issues with uncertain cause including input solicitation and data gathering that help differentiate the symptoms and root cause of defined problems and propose problem resolutions.
  • Through sound engineering problem-solving techniques, manage and resolve system field issues reported through the complaint process.
  • Support the engineers during risk assessments and root cause investigations to meet the company metrics for timely handling of complaints and CAPA activities
  • Meet the needs of internal customers such as GQO, AO, AQE etc. as applicable for specific project assignments
  • Develop a strong understanding of the clinical application of Stryker’s robotic solutions and product line

What you need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Computer or Aerospace engineering
  • Master’s degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Computer or Aerospace engineering preferred
  • 3+ years of experience designing electro-mechanical devices
  • Demonstrated experience with systems engineering principles as it applies to medical device development from concept phase to final design and commercial release.
  • Preferred Orthopedic experience with knee, hip, ankle, shoulder, spine is a plus.
  • Demonstrated experience with software’s such as MATLAB, 3D CAD (SolidWorks or Pro-E) and statistical analysis tools (Minitab).
  • Demonstrated experience with creation of design specifications and requirements definition.
  • Demonstrated experience with use of risk management practices applied to medical device development.
  • Demonstrated experience with developing test protocols/procedures, collecting and analyzing data, and creating detailed reports.
  • Ability to accurately set and meet dates/times for issue resolutions or updates.
  • Keen sense of teamwork is highly essential
  • Must be detail oriented with strong written, verbal, interpersonal, computer, and organizational skills
  • Must have excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Must be able and flexible to work well under changing priorities in a high energy and demanding environment.
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong creative thinking skills.
  • Good customer service and presentation skills

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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