R&D Technician IV in Fremont, CA at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 10/17/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Education/Special Training Required

  • Two-year Technical Degree (i.e., AA, Certificate) or equivalent experience.

Qualifications/Work Experience Required

  • 7+ years' of technical work experience in medical device development (R&D experience preferred).
  • Able to provide preliminary equipment and prototype drawings and specifications.
  • Bench fixturing / tooling design experience
  • Experience working with external vendors
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Good communication skills

Job Summary

Works independently with project teams, technicians, engineers, and scientists in the development and analysis of products, materials, processes, or equipment.  

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Apply engineering statistics software (i.e., DOE) to characterize processes.
  • Analyze data, calculate statistics, and provides input to product test reports.
  • Act as a technical leader and lead cross functional training for new processes, materials, test methods and prototypes.
  • Assist engineers in developing work instructions and assist in validating new processes.
  • Become experts on use of complex test equipment, train staff on its operations, and confirm required calibration or preventative maintenance.
  • Actively participate in project team meetings as requested.  Coordinate and monitor project task execution and project progress against deliverables.
  • Identify additional or new vendors to identify and acquire necessary supplies, materials, equipment and tools for specific projects.
  • Build quality into all aspects of their work by maintaining compliance to all quality requirements.
  • Use sound technical judgement in making independent decisions.

Design Development Responsibilities

  • Create preliminary engineering drawings and create engineering documentation following established procedures.  Develop and/or verify specifications.
  • Contribute original concepts to the development of advanced prototypes and fixtures.

Process Development Responsibilities

  • Work with Process Engineers in the design, development, documentation, prototyping, testing, validation and implementation of manufacturing processes for neurovascular medical devices.
  • Support Process Development Engineers in the development of new manufacturing processes.
  • Create methods to evaluate product performance relative to engineering specifications
  • Develop equipment and processes in support of new or updated manufacturing needs
  • Support documentation updates such as Technical Notes, Drawings and Operator Instructions.

Work From Home: Occasional

Travel Percentage: 10%

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.

Join our talent network

Joining our talent network will enhance your job search and application process. Whether you choose to apply or just leave your information, we look forward to staying connected to you.

Join Our Team