Senior Engineer, Manufacturing in Phoenix, AZ at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 9/5/2018

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    Phoenix, AZ
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Job Description

Job Summary:

Support Manufacturing/Operations in the following areas: increase capacity, reduce scrap, improve safety, monitor existing processes, identify and implement process improvements in a regulated medical device reprocessing environment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support and improve existing processes using Statistical, Lean, Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) and Six Sigma methodologies
  • Effectively transfer new products, design changes or line extended devices on to production floor
  • Foster an environment of continuous improvement and provide support to customers in all functional areas
  • Discuss progress and interim findings at periodic design/project review meetings
  • Perform Failure Analyses (FAs) and improve Functionality/Performance of medical devices Identify and implement process improvements and machining improvements on production lines
  • Reduce Reject Rates(scrap)and optimize manufacturing processes
  • Identify and implement safety improvements on production lines
  • Lead the development and execution of technical protocols and, generation of reports
  • Develop and implement operating procedures, standard work, visual work instructions, visual work references
  • Provide training to Production for all new product launches and design changes to existing products or processes
  • Expectation of acquired knowledge of FDA/ISO requirements associated with the development of medical devices including Design Control
  • Perform other duties as directed or assigned by Manager


  • B.S. engineering (mechanical, electrical, biomedical and or chemical industrial)
  • 3+ years related experience
  • Excellent analytical skills and interpersonal communications skills
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills
  • Basic computer skills (word processing, spreadsheets, database)
  • Experience with Engineering Change Orders/Justification and Assembly Procedure Change Orders
  • Experience with Development, Analysis and Implementation of Test Lab Tests/Support
  • Experience in the continuous process improvement and applying Lean Manufacturing techniques preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, track and facilitate projects using applicable tools (e.g. Gantt and Pert Charts etc.)
  • Ability to work independently or with a team with multitasking skills
  • Ability to develop and follow systematic troubleshooting procedures to address tool and equipment issues

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: None

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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