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

Date Posted: 10/9/2018

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Job Description

Who we want

Customer-focused.  Engineers who can partner with our customers to drive purposeful innovation, resulting in highly differentiated products with superior clinical outcomes

Problem Solvers.  People who are motivated to solve the most challenging problems

Teammates.  Partners who listen, share thoughts and work together with team members to meet project goals.

Excellence.   Employees who are only interested in creating the best product solutions for our customers

Aspiration.  Engineers who are looking for high-growth, fast paced careers with the performance to match their aspiration

What you will do

Join a dynamic, growing team focused on developing best-in-class products for aneurysm treatment. The role offers the opportunity to work on resume-defining, novel, complex PMA pathway product lines that can make a difference to people’s lives.

  • Technical leader: Sets technical direction and leads teams to scalable, innovative engineering solutions
  • Purposeful innovator: Partner closely with our physician customers to make ensure our solution meet their needs.
  • Complex problem solver: Use advanced engineering expertise in conjunction with internal/external experts to proactively identify and tackle complex problems
  • Influencer: Partner with multiple functions (Pre-Clinical, Marketing, Quality Assurance, Operations, Regulatory) to drive product development that is laser-focused on our customer needs.
  • Mentor: Train and/or provide work direction to technicians and entry-level engineers.
  • End to end product development exposure: Drive programs through early stage needs finding, concept development, product development within design control, manufacturing transfer, commercial launch and clinical trial support

What you need

  • B.S. degree in engineering or applicable technical field (mechanical, materials or biomedical preferred) (M.S. in Engineering or related field preferred)
  • 8+ years’ of medical device design and development experience.
  • Proven track record of collaborating with others to develop best-in-class medical technologies
  • Excellence. Dedication. Passion.

The company

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with its customers, is driven to make healthcare better. The company offers innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. More information is available at

The Division

Stryker’s Neurovascular division is focused on advancing the practice of less invasive stroke therapies through its Complete Stroke Care solutions. The business is dedicated to providing innovative stroke products and services for ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke, and committed to providing clinical education and support to help physicians deliver better patient outcomes. Products include: stent retrievers, detachable coils, stents, balloons, guidewires and microcatheters.

In March 2016, Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) announced that for the sixth consecutive year has been named as one of the 2016 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For ranking 21 out of 100.

Our mission

Together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better.

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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