Principal Mechanical Design Engineer (Lead) - 30995BR - EN in Redmond, WA at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 6/1/2018

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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 hardware.

Goal-oriented developers. Keeping the customer and system requirements squarely in focus, people who deliver safe and robust solutions.

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

Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, information, use cases, and industry analyses to develop best practices.

Motivated product launchers. Engineers who bring strategic direction and drive for execution to ensure products are developed and launched with precision.

What you’ll do

Performs engineering work in product engineering supporting sustenance, upgrade and revitalization of existing product families. Work includes the design, conceptualization, layout (through use of CAD tools or manual techniques), tooling, prototype development, testing and evaluation of product packaging, mechanical and/or electromechanical devices or systems. Performs and/or approves design modifications recommended by lower levels of engineering staff. Provides training and/or direction to lower levels of engineering staff and technicians. Schedules and coordinates major segments of complex projects to meet cost and time objectives. Reviews design and documentation to ensure compliance with design criteria and standards. Conducts feasibility studies, determines manpower and cost estimates, and develops engineering criteria.

  • Designs and analyzes mechanical parts and systems, equipment and packaging.
  • Conducts feasibility studies and testing on new and modified designs.
  • Directs lower levels of engineering staff and support personnel in the preparation of designs, detailed design documentation, design testing and prototype fabrication.
  • Schedules and coordinates major segments of complex projects to meet cost and time objectives.
  • Reviews design and documentation to ensure compliance with design criteria and standards. Develops and documents design requirements.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

The Basics

Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering or related discipline or equivalent experience
8 years of applicable experience

The Extras
  • Experience leading an engineering team.
  • Experience with Solid Modeling Design tools, ProEngineer Creo preferred
  • Experience with PLM systems, Windchill preferred
  • Experience with electromechanical packaging including PCBA and EMI
  • Experience with injection molding, casting, sheet metal, cable design and fabrication processes
  • Experience with FEA or other analysis tools for stress and thermal
  • Experience with tolerance analysis
  • Experience with Design for Reliability, Manufacturing and Service
  • Experience with Design for Six Sigma or other statistics based development methodologies Strong technical skills in the areas of robust design (shock and vibration)

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