Manufacturing Engineer- New Product Introduction in Redmond, WA at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 11/1/2019

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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. Stryker 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 Manufacturing Engineer to join our new product introduction team supporting our Emergency Care Division (Defibrillator products) based in Redmond, WA.

Who we want:

Detail-oriented process improvers. Critical thinkers who naturally see opportunities to develop and optimize work processes – finding ways to simplify, standardize and automate. 

Self-directed innovators. People who take ownership of their work and need no prompting to drive productivity, change, and outcomes.

• Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, data and insights to drive continuous improvement in functions.

• 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. 

What you will do:

As the Manufacturing Engineer, you will be responsible for designing, validating and bringing new products to market. You will specify precise new product functional requirements; design, test and integrate components to produce final designs; and evaluate the design's overall effectiveness, cost, reliability and safety. In this role you will design, develop, execute and evaluate fitness-for-use testing, product specifications and process validation plans; create and review material part specifications and bill of materials.

As the Manufacturing Engineer you will collaborate with internal manufacturing partners, contract manufacturers, designers and product specialists to optimize designs for manufacturability. You will utilize Computer Aided Design or Computer Aided Engineering systems to model new designs and produce detailed engineering drawings.

Additional responsibilities include:

• Application of a prioritized approach in Value Centered Engineering toward achieving key opportunities in quality, service and cost.

• Responsible for assisting in the development of a world class-manufacturing group that is proficient in process improvement and problem-solving manufacturing issues using Six-Sigma tools.

• Line performance monitoring, and the compilation and execution of structured event plans to re-mediate systemic issues that drive sub-optimal performance.

• Development and implementation of appropriate supporting documentation, standard operating procedures and process work instructions compliant with current Good Manufacturing Practices.

•Provide engineering support for new Product and new process introduction, ensuring that all activities are completed and documented in accordance with Stryker New Product Development Process.

• Process validation for products and processes and associated documentation.

• Responsibility for projects (value stream and cross functional) as assigned by the company, including the scoping, approval, budgeting, specification, execution, qualification and operational handover as appropriate.

• Actively interfacing with cross-functional team members and 3rd party Vendors, and always practicing good team work in support of the day to day operating requirements, and in pursuit of achieving the business targets.

• Continuous monitoring and reporting of variables that feed into the business performance metrics, and pro-active identification and resolution of issues around any deficits in same.

What you need:

  • Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering is required.  
  • 3 years’ experience in a manufacturing or design engineering environment required.
  • Experience in technical leading, influencing and providing technical direction to Engineers, Coop Students, Technicians and operators.
  • Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplined team in an aggressive, dynamic and results motivated environment.
  • 1+ years of Project Management in the delivery of business-critical projects preferred.

Work From Home: Not available

Travel Percentage: 10%

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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