Senior Manufacturing Engineer in Portage, MI at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 11/16/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Stryker’s Medical manufacturing facility is seeking to hire a Senior Manufacturing Engineer to support sustaining engineering efforts in Portage, Michigan.


  • Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, information, use cases, and industry analyses to develop best practices.
  • Detail-oriented process improvers. Critical thinkers who naturally see opportunities to develop and optimize work processes – finding ways to simplify, standardize and automate.


  • As the Senior Manufacturing Engineer, you will collaborate with Quality Engineering to provide manufacturing support.
  • In this role you will focus on creating a strategy for our service parts division and executing that strategy.  
  • You will be responsible for providing manufacturing engineering support to specific projects including change analysis, risk analysis, and manufacturing readiness.
  • As the Senior Manufacturing Engineer, you will troubleshoot and resolve issues relating to the safety, efficacy, quality, cost, or delivery of components and finished devices.           
  • You will conduct qualification, verification, and validation activities to produce medical devices.
  • You will be responsible for completing engineering work and contribute to new product development teams and product support, typically including the following activities: technology development, test of materials or products, preparation of specifications, six sigma, process studies, process improvements, and report preparation.
  • You will design, procure, and fabricate tooling and fixtures.
  • As the Senior Manufacturing Engineer, you will design, document, and improve manufacturing processes and operations that control the safety and efficacy of finished devices.
  • Train, develop, and/or provide work direction to operators and technicians.
  • Participate on cross-functional project teams. Coordinate, manage, and document project work and progress, and recommend appropriate revisions.
  • Participate in design control efforts related to risk analysis (failure mode and effect analysis) & design reviews.
  • You will interface with product builders or extrusion technicians, production supervisors, and engineers in troubleshooting problems on the production floor.
  • Your goal will be to identify and implement process/product improvement alternatives to increase/optimize yield, efficiency, throughput, and/or performance.
  • In this role you will design, develop, testing, and validate equipment and processes; analyze and interpret process models and recommend process improvements.


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering - required
  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical, industrial or manufacturing engineering - preferred
  • 2+ years related work experience - required
  • Manufacturing engineering in a FDA regulated environment - preferred
  • Previous manufacturing experience including validations, process efficiencies, lean manufacturing and manufacturing services experience - preferred
  • Ability to read, understand, engineering drawings on common engineering software - preferred
  • Minitab, or similar, statistical software - preferred

Work From Home: Occasional

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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