Senior Engineer, Manufacturing in Cork at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 10/7/2020

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Job Description

Senior Engineer - Tullagreen

Role: 23 month contract

Stryker’s Joint Replacement Division offers a combination of market-leading implants for the hip & knee manufactured using the latest automated technologies.

The Operations engineering team are dedicated to the manufacture of world class products utilising the latest technologies in automation, CNC, machining, automated inspection and thermal coating.  

The Senior Manufacturing Engineer will be responsible for managing various projects related to the manufacture of Strykers leading powerbrand devices. This fast paced environment offers huge opportunity for personal and professional growth while working within a high performing and dedicated engineering team.

Talents we look for:

  • Self-directed imitators. People who take ownership of their work and need no prompting to drive productivity, change, and outcomes.

  • Business-oriented evaluators. People who effectively interpret information to demonstrate the effects of business initiatives, regulation and industry trends for sales, management and leadership teams.

  • Detail-oriented process improvers. Critical thinkers who naturally see opportunities to develop and optimize work processes – finding ways to simplify, standardize and automate.

  • Strategic thinkers. People who enjoy analyzing data or trends for the purposes of planning, forecasting, advising, budgeting, reporting, or sales opportunities.

  • Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, data and insights to drive continuous improvement in functions.


  • Application of a prioritised approach in Value Centred Engineering toward achieving key opportunities in quality, service and cost.

  • Works with Engineering leaders to deliver business objectives

  • Responsible for assisting in the development of a world class-manufacturing group that is proficient in process improvement and problem solving manufacturing issues using Six-Sigma tools.

  • Providing technical leadership on all product and process issues.

  • Line performance monitoring, and the compilation and execution of structured event plans to remediate systemic issues that drive sub-optimal performance.

  • Development and implementation of appropriate supporting documentation, SOPs and process work instructions compliant with current Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)

  • Leading technical improvements under the business’s Continuous Improvement Program (CIP).

  • Transferring and implementing processes, either from development, or from another manufacturing facility.

  • Provision of technical leadership/guidance for the Process / maintenance Technicians and other Manufacturing / Equipment Engineers on the team.

  • Process validation for products and processes; VP, IQ, OQ, PQ and associated documentation.

Qualifications, Skills & Knowledge:

  • Level 8 Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent technical experience is required.

  • Proven Project Management skills through the delivery of business critical projects.

  • Has 2-4 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment.

  •  Strong communication and influencing skills with both internal and external agents.

  • Capable of technical leading, influencing and providing technical direction to Engineers, Coop Students, Technicians and operators as required.

If you are interested in this role please apply in confidence


Work From Home: Occasional

Travel Percentage: 10%

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