Engineering Manager, R&D - Sustaining in Fremont, CA at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 8/27/2018

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Job Description

Who we want

Quality-focused team drivers.  People who push their team to deliver the highest quality products and solutions in a timely manner. Insightful advisors.  Managers who lead strategy development, validation and data collection to facilitate continual improvement.  Goal-oriented orchestrators. People who can effectively coordinate and focus the work of skilled employees toward an important goal, prioritizing to the right activities that lead to success. Effective communicators.  People who regularly share relevant status updates and effectively articulate issues and recommendations to stakeholders and senior management.

What  you will do 

R&D Sustaining Engineering is a critical function that ensures business continuity on commercial products, executes business process improvements and revenue generation programs. R&D Sustaining Engineering executes design changes navigating Design Control from Design Requirements to Design Verification/validation and Manufacturing Implementation.  It is a key role that works closely with Regulatory Affairs, Design Assurance, Quality, Manufacturing and Operations to resolve any post-launch technical issues. R&D Sustaining also supports Sales and Marketing with technical fairs, competitive analysis, field response and product launch support.    

What  you need

  • 7+yrs in medical device industry experience
  • 5+ yrs in Engineering Management (R&D, Process Development, Manufacturing or Quality Engineering)
  • Development of tools, methodologies, processes for better execution.
  • Design selection based on performance and cost trade-offs – ROI analysis
  • Resource management of a team of 5+ engineers.
  • Collaboration with cross-functional teams to develop solutions and implement design or process changes
  • Evaluation and reporting of project and department progress, technical development plans and results.
  • Leading Major Programs- Experience in the following knowledge areas: Scoping / Planning / Executing / Controlling and Monitoring / Close
  • Development of project plan / Quality Plans / Project Tracking Plans
  • Experience executing design changes, verification and Validation
  • Materials Knowledge: Nitinol / Metals / Polymers
  • Analytical Materials and Mechanical Properties Testing
  • Knowledge of Processes for: Catheter / implant/ Stents / others
  • Test Method Development / Validation.
  • Six Sigma – Green Belt or equivalent certifications
  • Process / Cost Improvements

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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