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Senior Product Engineer in Cary, IL at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 3/3/2019

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    Cary, IL
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Job Description

Stryker Cary is the leading provider of products used to prevent hospital-acquired conditions such as ventilator-associated conditions, skin injury due to incontinence, pressure injuries, surgical site infections and healthcare worker injury across the continuum of care. From the acute care setting to the skilled nursing and long-term care setting, as well as continued care at home, we create products that make care giving easier and provide clinical outcomes. Our success is supported by a unique culture that is summed up in the phrase, “keep it personal”. It’s our way of reinforcing a focus and commitment to our employees and customers through integrity, honesty and passion.

The Senior Product Engineer provides engineering support to maintain consistent supply of existing products. This position leads project teams to qualify supplier changes, reduce manufacturing cost and implement existing products in new applications or markets.

In this role, you will be responsible for, but not limited to the following:

  • Lead engineering projects to maintain current products
  • Create cross-functional project teams and detailed milestone project plans in order to deliver timely results
  • Perform equipment validation and re-validation.
  • Conduct root cause non-conformance investigations.
  • Collaborate with marketing, supplier quality, regulatory affairs, new product development and production to increase productivity, reduce costs and maintain regulatory compliance.
  • Maintain company policies, safety rules, and keep work area in a clean and orderly condition.
  • Participate in pre-qualifications and factory acceptance tests of new equipment and machinery.
  • Continuously advance skills with new training, technologies, and processes.
  • Identify, suggest, recommend to management, and implement modifications to increase productivity and lower costs.


  • 3+ years of experience
  • BS in Engineering, Science or related
  • Experience working in an FDA regulated environment


  • Knowledge of Pharmaceutical processes.
  • Working knowledge of validation processes.
  • Proficiency with computerized record keeping systems including: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Maintenance monitoring systems, Laboratory information systems, quality management systems, manufacturing execution systems.
  • Strong technical writing skills and experience.
  • Working knowledge of engineering drawings, electrical schematics, engineering flow diagrams, algebra, geometry, and statistics.
  • Proven experience making product quality decision.

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: Up to 25%

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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