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

Date Posted: 9/27/2019

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Job Description

If you are a results-driven individual looking to make a difference in healthcare, consider why we may be right for you…

Culture:

Stryker is a renowned medical device company known for exceptional quality, world-class innovation and industry leading growth. The culture at Stryker has been continuously evolving to provide employees with the best atmosphere for work and balance in professional and personal pursuits.

Stryker has received many workplace awards including:

  • #11 on Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For in the U.S.
  • Glassdoor Best Places to Work and Highest Rated CEOs
  • LinkedIn Top Companies
  • Great Place to Work
  • Best Workplaces for Millennials
  • Best Workplaces for Diversity

Environment:

Stryker Instruments is building a state-of-the-art headquarters to further expand on investments in facility offerings for its workforce. The building is an incredible blend of architecture and functional design, integrating the business units to promote employee engagement and open the doors to innovation and collaboration. The complex is immersed with technology and best-in-class tools and office equipment.  Move-in dates start late 2019.

Strategically located amongst a trio of metropolitan hubs, Stryker Instruments is located in Kalamazoo, Michigan which is approximately 40 minutes from Grand Rapids, 2 hours from Detroit, and 2.5 hours from Chicago.

Career Responsibilities:

The Product Engineering department of Stryker’s Instruments division is seeking a senior level Mechanical Engineer. We search for the best engineers and teammates to join our highly talented teams. As a strengths-based organization, we are extremely passionate about cultural fit and giving individuals the opportunity to apply their strengths in their work. In this role, you have the accountability and autonomy to deliver against clear expectations.

Job Responsibilities

You will coordinate and/or design, develop, modify and evaluate mechanical components, assemblies, or subsystems for electrical and/or electro-mechanical medical devices under specific time, regulatory and cost constraints. 

  • ​​​​​Will determine and ensure the use of specific design approaches and parameters and will conduct feasibility studies on new designs. 
  • ​Will analyze equipment to establish operating data, ensure experimental tests are conducted and evaluate the results. 
  • ​Will select components and equipment based on analysis of specifications, reliability and regulatory requirements. 
  • ​Will aid in the development process by ensuring designs are cost efficient, have manufacturability and are reliable. 
  • ​Will assist in evaluating vendor capability to support development. 
  • ​Will submit periodic reports on assigned topics to supervisor.
  • ​Will interact with customer to resolve product issues.
  • ​May be assigned to the engineering efforts of a specific product or product line. 

Required Qualifications:

  • ​​B.S. in Mechanical Engineering (or equivalent)​ 

  • ​​​Minimum of 2 years of equivalent experience 

  • ​Must be able to read and interpret complex engineering drawings and have the ability to understand geometrical dimensioning and tolerancing. 

  • ​Demonstrated electrical problem solving skills. 

  • ​Demonstrated experience with ProE or CAD. 

  • ​​Demonstrated technical design and problem solving skills.​​​

Desirable Qualities:

  • Ability to lead and mentor others
  • Creativity and resourcefulness when faced with unforeseen challenges
  • Self-starter and curious-minded, able to dig in and find the resources needed to accomplish tasks
  • Well-spoken, with the ability to articulate precisely and succinctly in correspondence with business units, vendors, and manufacturing

What we provide:

  • A great atmosphere for learning and continuous development in technical competencies
  • Internal career flexibility to guide your career in the direction of your choosing
  • The best in technology and design equipment, software, and tools
  • Competitive pay, generous retirement matching, discretionary and performance bonuses

Work From Home: No

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.

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