Senior Design Engineer-Mechanical in Kalamazoo, MI at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 9/25/2018

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    Kalamazoo, MI
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Job Description

Responsible for post-market mechanical design support of Neuro and Spine electro-mechanical medical devices. Application of mechanical engineering skill set to improve product reliability, optimize product cost, design for manufacturability, support line-downs, and maintain or improve product safety and effectiveness. Detailed tasks include:

  • Complex problem solving to determine root cause of product/process failures
  • Design and development of mechanical systems
  • Generate design requirements specifications
  • Conduct risk analysis
  • Diagnosis and remediation of production issues should they arise
  • Development of design verification and validation tests
  • Collaboration with cross-functional team to implement design/process improvements
  • Create Change Requests and Change Orders for mechanical changes and coordinate their release
  • Reading, analyzing and applying Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) to engineering prints to evaluate print changes
  • Analyzing and performing complex stack-up analysis involving assemblies with multiple components
  • Performing 3-D CAD modeling in the redesign of current parts
  • Applying engineering statistics to test reports to justify proposed changes meet or exceed established acceptance criteria


  • Bachelor's of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent
  • 3+ years experience in mechanical design, or equivalent


  • Experience with Solid Modeling Design tools, ProEngineer Creo preferred
  • Experience with PLM systems, Windchill preferred
  • 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

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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