Senior Product Design Engineer in Carrigtohill at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 11/9/2020

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Senior Product Design Engineer

Stryker Cork

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. The Company 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.

Taking great pride in developing and engaging our employees, Stryker was named to Fortune’s “Top 100 Companies to Work For” for the fourth straight year in 2014 and a Gallup Great Workplace in 2013.  We are currently seeking a Senior Product Development Engineer to join our Orthopedics division. This role will be based in Cork.

Talents we are looking for:

• User-focused creators. People who imagine with the user in mind, developing technology that helps change patients’ lives.
• Motivated product launchers. People who bring strategic direction and drive for execution to ensure products are developed and launched with precision.

• Curious learners. People who seek out cutting-edge research and information to expand and enhance their ability to be ready for what’s next.
• Goal-oriented developers. Keeping the customer and requirements squarely in focus, people who deliver safe and robust solutions.


The Product Development Engineer will contribute and lead complex teams to advance assigned projects through the development process to market launch.  

Detailed responsibilities of the Product Development Engineer will include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Direct and manage the workflow of engineers within the scope of assigned projects
  • Interface with clinical advisors to gather input for design and evaluation of new products in Shoulder Arthroplasty.   This includes organizing and managing cadaver labs and consultant panel meetings
  • Model and detail implant and instrument designs utilizing Pro/Engineer design software
  • Manage the design control creation through the New Product Development Process (NPDP).   Work with Program Managers and oversee technical teams to ensure project plans adhere to agreed upon timelines and are within the scope of the NPDP guidelines
  • Lead and participate on cross-functional design teams to develop new product, address design issues, and maintain existing designs
  • Utilize advanced knowledge of the surgical procedure and relationships with clinical advisors to develop innovative solutions to solve problems and satisfy customer needs
  • Establish and maintain relationships with key design consulting groups in order to recognize and anticipate industry trends and user needs
  • Mentor other engineers in project management best practices and industry trends

Qualifications and Work Experience:

A Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Biomedical Engineering, Science, or a related field of study is required for this position.  A minimum of 4 years of product development experience ideally in the medical device industry or equivalent is also required.

Ideal candidates should also possess the following skills/experiences:

  • Demonstrated ability to contribute to complex product development initiatives from concept through release.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply design controls within a regulated industry
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve work objectives both independently and as a leader/member of a work team
  • Demonstrated experience with a parametric CAD design package.  
  • Pro/Engineer Preferred


Work From Home: Occasional

Travel Percentage: 10%

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