Principal Engineer, R&D in Fremont, CA at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 9/15/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Fremont, CA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    9/15/2018
  • Job ID:
    R402616

Job Description

Are you curious, tenacious and want to make a meaningful difference both to the company as well as to the patient?


Do you thrive in cross functional teams and enjoy the challenge of getting best in class products across the line?


If you feel excited, let’s talk!


What you will do

As a Principal Engineer in the Process and Technology Development team, you will be responsible for balancing and bringing in new technologies for future programs with the more immediate push of launching new products by working with the design and operations teams to define, develop and ​validating robust processes. You will need to use design experiments to characterize processes, structured RCA processes to troubleshoot issues and clear communication to represent the team during cross functional reviews.

What you need

8+ years of experience, some of which in a highly regulated industry

BS in Engineering or related degree/experience. Advanced degree preferred and may be considered toward years of experience.

Experienced in design of experiments, structured problem solving and validation.

Ability to develop strategies and execute to plan.

Ability to work both independently as an individual contributor as well as lead ​​cross functional teams.



Summary


Designs, validates and brings new products to market. Specifies precise new product functional requirements; designs, tests and integrates components to produce final designs; and evaluates the design's overall effectiveness, cost, reliability and safety.

Designs, develops, executes and evaluates fitness-for-use testing, product specifications and process validation plans; creates and reviews material part specifications and bills of materials.

Collaborates with internal manufacturing partners, contract manufacturers, designers and product specialists to optimize designs for manufacturability.

Utilizes CAD (Computer Aided Design) or CAE (Computer Aided Engineering) systems to model new designs and produce detailed engineering drawings.

This is a highly specialized individual contributor role that requires deep expertise from a professional / technical thought leader in their respective field or discipline. This position typically requires extensive experience in a specialized field and an advanced college degree or equivalent. As a key expert, the job requires in-depth knowledge and understanding within one discipline. They are regarded within the organization as a technical 'expert' in their particular field. The job requires good analytical skills as well as evaluative judgement based on the analysis of factual and qualitative information in complicated or novel situations. The complexity implied at this level of problem solving relates to the ability to filter, prioritize, analyze and validate potentially complex and dynamic material.

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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