Principal Engineer - Mechanical Engineering in Davie, FL at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 11/4/2019

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Job Description



Who we want

Analytical problem solvers. People who go beyond just fixing to identify root causes, evaluate optimal solutions, and recommend comprehensive upgrades to prevent future issues.
Dedicated achievers. Relentless about quality, people who thrive in a fast-paced environment and will stop at nothing to ensure a project is complete and meets regulations and expectations.
Curious learners. Engineers who seek out cutting-edge research and information to expand and enhance their ability to develop software.
Goal-oriented developers. Keeping the customer and system requirements squarely in focus, people who deliver safe and robust solutions.
Quality-focused team drivers. People who push their teammates to deliver the highest quality products and solutions in a timely manner.

Talent developers. Growth-oriented leaders who prioritize the development of fellow team members and themselves.

User-focused creators. Engineers who design with the user in mind, developing software that helps change patients’ lives.



What you will do

As a principal mechanical engineering designer, you will get an opportunity to work within a fast-paced new product development environment on an array of technical challenges for our robotic platform. As part of this team, you will interface with cross functional team members both on a local and global scale.  You would be able to have inputs into all phases of product development as well as have opportunities to see our product in action via customer visits and cadaveric labs.

Some key responsibilities include:

  • Design, development, testing, compliance, traceability, documentation and refinement of mechanical and electro-mechanical instruments for robotic systems including end effectors, localization, etc.
  • Develop system level design strategies and lead design, development, testing & refinement of components and sub-systems with design team
  • Follow Product Design Controls procedures and implement best practices as applicable
  • Develop research prototypes used to evaluate new product concepts
  • Provides input to the vision, definition, and specification of future designs
  • Own/Support all phases of the product development lifecycle including requirements, design, verification, validation, and transfer to manufacturing
  • Mentor teammates to build technical/professional capability


What you need

B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, or related field.

Requires a minimum of 10 years’ experience.

Ability to create complex electro-mechanical designs and drawings using SolidWorks.

Demonstrate mastery in development process from conceptualization through commercial launch and monitoring.

Expertise in design evaluation methodologies, static/dynamic FEA, modal analysis, etc.

Knowledge of medical device reprocessing (i.e. cleaning and autoclave).

Strong written, verbal, and organization skills.



Other Things to Consider:

This role requires participation in the project as a technical lead – an opportunity to influence architecture, be actively involved in reviews and mentorship but also deliver as a key contributor in the hands-on development of mechanical design.

Industry training is available to each team member on a yearly basis – whether conferences, online courses, or onsite group training.

Our team can take advantage of flexible work hours when needed –development activities do not need to always take place in the office.

Top performers have ample opportunity for advancement within R&D and the corporation.

Work From Home: Occasional

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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