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Senior Design Engineer in San Jose, CA at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 1/10/2019

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    San Jose, CA
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Job Description

Who we are

Stryker’s Sports Medicine business delivers a wide range of innovative sports medicine implants, instrumentation, resection, and biologic solutions. Our focus is on minimally invasive and open approaches to the shoulder, knee, hip, and small joints. We deliver a comprehensive and innovative portfolio of products and business solutions to help our customers excel both clinically and operationally. Our goal is to restore someone’s normal lifestyle after an injury, explained in our motto of “motion regained, life renewed”.

What you will do

  • Evaluates customer needs to specify precise new product functional requirements.
  • Utilizes CAD (Computer Aided Design) systems to model component and assembly designs and produce detailed engineering drawings.
  • Leverages a range of prototyping and manufacturing methods to produce design candidates. Evaluates design candidates through bench and user testing (mechanical, electromechanical, simulated use, physician labs).
  • Collaborates with internal manufacturing partners, contract manufacturers, designers, and product specialists to optimize designs for manufacturability. Performs tolerance stack-up analysis studies and leads technical design reviews to finalize product and component designs.
  • Serves as the Design Lead on cross-functional project teams to bring design candidate to market. Supports design control deliverables, including documentation of design inputs and outputs, design reviews, risk analysis and management, etc.
  • Designs and coordinates standard engineering test and experiments. Trains and coordinates R&D technicians to support product testing. Summarizes, analyzes, and draws conclusions from test results. Prepares test documentation to communicate results to technical community.
  • Works with the Operations team to support design transfer activities, including identification of critical quality attributes, process validations, PPAP (production part approval process), etc.
  • Invents/creates concepts and designs for new products/processes and submits invention disclosures.

What you need

  • 2-4+ years of related design experience
  • Works cooperatively with Quality, Manufacturing, Regulatory, Clinical, Marketing and Project Management to ensure project success
  • Applies knowledge of customer problems to the design process. Understands the basic principles of minimally-invasive surgery.
  • B.S. in Mechanical or Biomedical Engineering, or related curriculum

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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