Senior Manufacturing Engineer in Quebec City at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 7/13/2020

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Job Description

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and is dedicated to helping healthcare professionals perform their jobs more efficiently while enhancing patient care. Stryker offers a diverse array of innovative medical technologies, including reconstructive, medical and surgical, and neurotechnology and spine products to help people lead more active and more satisfying lives.

Stryker is seeking to hire a Senior Manufacturing Engineer to support Stryker’s Medical Division manufacturing Sterile Processing Equipment in Quebec, Canada.

As the Senior Manufacturing Engineer, you will support a manufacturing site for low temperature sterilization equipment & associated service parts and consumables.


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

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

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

• Dedicated achievers. People who thrive in a fast-paced environment and will stop at nothing to ensure a project is complete and meets regulations and expectations. 

You will work with both research & development and production for the development, transfer, maintenance and improvement of production processes for products in accordance with the company’s quality system.  As the Senior Manufacturing Engineer, you will have the responsibility for the cost, quality and delivery aspects of production.

In this role, you will support the manufacturing of capital equipment, service parts and consumables. In addition to the onsite responsibilities outlined at the Quebec site, this role will support transfer of knowledge and other activities required to duplicate all aspects of production at a second manufacturing site in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

Additional Essential Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Manufacturing/Process Engineering:  Support efforts for developing or improving process capabilities, improving product manufacturability, and reducing scrap and production costs.  Design and qualify product assembly and packaging processes.  Design and qualify production fixturing to minimize operator dependence.  Create and review process documentation.  Interface with R&D  in the transfer of products and processes from design to manufacturing. 
  • Design for Manufacturability:  In conjunction with Research and Development staff contribute to the design of new products and/ or product enhancements in a cost effective and timely manner and with an understanding of how the product will be manufactured   May be required to lead or contribute to the process of transferring product from development to manufacturing.
  • Training:  Train Assemblers, technicians or engineers on new processes, documentation, and new product being transferred into manufacturing.
  • Compliance:  Perform engineering testing and validation.  Create associated documentation that is in accordance with regulatory requirements.
  • Facilities/Industrial Engineering:  Assist in production transitions to new facilities including production lay out and material flow.   May perform time studies to characterize process capacity and enable line balancing.  Support Lean Manufacturing efforts.
  • Supervision:  May be required to supervise, lead or train Engineers, Technicians and/or Assemblers in the project group.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering required. (Mechanical or Biomedical preferred)
  • 3 years related work experience required. (Medical device manufacturing, process development highly preferred).
  • Written and verbal fluency in both English and French required.
  • Excellent communications skills (both written and verbal) required.
  • Good manufacturing process quality systems environment experience required.
  • Broad familiarity with a range of manufacturing technologies preferred.
  • Production fixturing design experience preferred.
  • Validation experience preferred.
  • Statistics and statistical process control knowledge preferred.

Work From Home: Occasional

Travel Percentage: 20%

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