Quality Engineer - Electrical / Software - 23946BR - EN in Portage, MI at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 3/24/2018

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Job Description

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better. The Company 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. Stryker products and services are available in over 100 countries. All 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.
At Stryker, innovation is a team sport! We think broadly, uncover hidden opportunities and deliver winning products and experiences for our customers.
When our founder, Dr. Homer Stryker, an orthopaedic surgeon, found that certain medical products were not meeting his patients’ needs, he invented new ones. As interest in his products grew, Dr. Stryker started our company in 1941 to produce them. Today, we are one of the world’s leading medical technology companies. We believe in helping caregivers perform their jobs more efficiently while enhancing patient care.
The healthcare environment is facing unprecedented uncertainty and growing complexity. It is with this in mind that we are committed to simplifying healthcare delivery through equipment that is simple, safe and efficient. We have invested years of refinement and have received vast amounts of input from our customers to evolve our products over time.

Our products and passion for improving outcomes help make the lives of patients and the people that care for them, better.

Find out how we make healthcare better. https://patientcare.stryker.com/en/why-stryker

Are you an Electrical or Software engineering professional looking for a new career?

Stryker is a brand that stands for quality, and we take pride in proactively building quality into our products. An Advanced Quality Engineer (AQE) at Stryker Medical plays a key role in the development of new products that aim to make healthcare better in the Acute Care and EMS spaces.

The Advanced Quality Engineer at Stryker Medical will support the development of one or more projects from concept generation through production, having the unique opportunity to realize the entire product lifecycle. Early on in the development process, the AQE will partner with marketing and design to understand user needs and translate them into engineering specifications that constitute the basis of the design. As the product concept evolves, the AQE will be responsible for developing a risk management plan that mitigates product risk through the implementation of design and process controls. In the final phase of the project, the AQE will confirm the effectiveness of the risk management plan through verification testing and lead design validation efforts, including usability testing, to ensure the product conforms to its user needs.

With a specific focus on software and electrical systems, this person will work closely with software and electrical design teams, manufacturing, and suppliers to understand and influence the architecture, requirements, detail design, testing, and deployment of the EE/SW designs.

Job Requirements

Bachelors Degree in Software or Electrical Engineering
GPA of 3.0 or higher, strongly preferred
Achieved a limited (learning) level of industry knowledge
Competent with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, etc.)
Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to solve problems in a high stress situation
Possess attention to detail
Eagerness to assist internal and external customers
Manage projects in a timely manner
Ability to conduct and document technical investigation

The following experiences/skill sets are highly desirable:
  • Familiarity with ISO 13485 and ISO 14971
  • Familiarity with IEC 62304 and IEC 60601
  • Development and implementation of design and process controls


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