Senior Quality Engineer, 1st Shift in Salt Lake City, UT at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 9/1/2020

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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 hiring a Senior Quality Engineer (1st Shift) in Salt Lake City, UT.

Who we want:

As a Senior Quality Engineer, you must have the ability to drive quality and deliver results.  Stryker looks for quality advocates with lean methodology experience. If you are a self-directed professional who can identify issues and communicate effectively to all levels within the organization and a medical device industry professional who is passionate about providing superior quality products to patients and customers, this role is for you!

  • Detail-oriented process improvers. Critical thinkers who naturally see opportunities to develop and optimize work processes – finding ways to simplify, standardize and automate.
  • Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, data and insights to drive continuous improvement in functions.
  • Analytical problem solvers. People who go beyond just fixing to identify root causes, evaluate optimal solutions, and recommend comprehensive upgrades to prevent future issues.

What you will do:

Participate with a cross-functional operations team to effectively deliver high quality products and processes that contribute to Stryker’s highly effective quality system. Provide quality leadership and direction in quality assurance, control and preventive activities within operations and other business functions, with a focus on preventive measures and continuous improvement of products and processes. Advocate and lead the execution of initiatives & projects to enhance quality performance within the business. Mentor and provide technical direction across multiple areas of expertise. Ensure compliance to regulation and standards.

  • Mentors, provides oversight and approval of NC & CAPA, activist and high-level expert in problem solving and root causing activities.
  • Partner with internal customers and suppliers to lead and resolve quality issues.
  • Review and approval of change management activities, challenges change effectiveness and drives strong review.
  • Coach and mentor the quality team and others business function in quality topics and activities, with several topics at expert level.

What you need:

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science degree.
  • Minimum 2+ years of experience in a quality or engineering discipline in a manufacturing environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science, Engineering or related subject.
  • Previous experience in a regulated environment required, e.g. Medical Device, Aviation, Aerospace, Automotive, Defense).
  • CQE or equivalent course work / experience desirable.
  • Proficient in understanding of Med Device manufacturing processes desirable.
  • Familiarity with ISO 13485, GDP, GMP desirable.
  • Lean Six Sigma training a distinct advantage.
  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills and attention to detail. Able to effectively communicate up/down and across different levels of the organization.

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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