Intern Conversion-Manufacturing Engineer in San Jose, CA at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 11/6/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

What we want-

  • Dedicated achievers. People who thrive in a fast-paced environment and will stop at nothing to ensure a project is complete and meets regulations and expectations.
  • Detail-oriented process improvers. Critical thinkers who naturally see opportunities to develop and optimize work processes – finding ways to simplify, standardize and automate.
  • Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, data and insights to drive continuous improvement in functions.

What you will do-

Develops, implements, and improves methods, operation sequences, and processes in the fabrication of parts, components, sub-assemblies and final assemblies.

Essential Functions:

  • Sustain existing manufacturing processes, specifically the maintenance of manufacturing fixtures.
  • Improves manufacturing efficiency, quality, and safety by analyzing and planning work flow, space requirements, and equipment layout.
  • Leverages lean principles to improve manufacturing safety, ergonomics, quality, delivery lead times, and cost through the elimination of waste in the value stream.
  • Helps lead engineering projects and tracks project progress, presents periodic status updates to supervisor, project teams, anticipates obstacles, and works to resolve them.
  • Designs, builds, and/or purchases fixtures, equipment, and tools as needed to increase efficiency, safety and ensure quality products at minimal costs.
  • Responsible for initiating, reviewing, documenting and approving Engineering Change Orders (ECO’s)
  • Collaborates with other engineers to analyze manufacturing/assembly issues and identify, test, and implement the most effective solutions in a timely manner.
  • Collaborate with cross functional team to transfer new products into production by identify assembly techniques, manufacturing processes and design recommendations as appropriate.
  • Will ensure manufacturing documentation and process validation are complete, accurate and within GMP compliance.
  • Works under some supervision. With input, independently determines, develops, and applies solutions. Exercises independent judgment about priority of tasking.
  • Light work: Exerting up to 40 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects

What you need-

  • B.S. in engineering (mechanical, electrical, industrial, biomedical) required
  • CAD experience (CREO, SolidWorks) required
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Demonstrated mechanical/electrical problem-solving skills
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills
  • Ability to manage priorities and workflow
  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm
  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Ability to deal effectively with a diversity of individuals at all organizational levels
  • Must have very good visual acuity and demonstrate fine motor skills
  • Must be able to generate, follow and explain detailed procedures

Nice to have:

  • Demonstrated ability to operate small hand tools (e.g. pliers, screwdrivers, hammers, wrenches, etc.), power tools and test/inspection equipment
  • Experience working in a hands on low to medium volume assembly environment preferred
  • Automation Experience
  • LabVIEW experience

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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