Senior R&D Engineer in Fremont, CA at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 9/15/2020

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Job Description

The company

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with its customers, is driven to make healthcare better. The company offers innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. More information is available at

The Division

Stryker’s Neurovascular division is focused on advancing the practice of less invasive stroke therapies through its Complete Stroke Care solutions. The business is dedicated to providing innovative stroke products and services for ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke, and committed to providing clinical education and support to help physicians deliver better patient outcomes. Products include: stent retrievers, detachable coils, stents, balloons, guidewires and microcatheters.

Our mission

Together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better.

Who we want

Talented Engineers who enjoy applying their technical strengths in developing meaningful, life-saving medical technologies in a best-in-class R&D environment.  Must be driven to constantly learn and solve challenging problems.  Must thrive in a collaborative setting.  Must be motivated to accomplish project goals to high standards.

What you will do

As a Senior R&D Engineer at Stryker Neurovascular you will join a cross-functional team to design and develop new devices in the treatment of hemorrhagic stroke.  Responsibilities of the role include:

  • Works independently to plan and schedule own activities necessary to meet timelines.
  • Works with and manages external vendors to procure materials and/or coordinate tests and experiments.
  • Designs and coordinates standard engineering tests and experiments.
  • Designs, procures, and fabricates tooling and fixtures.
  • Performs troubleshooting on new products/process problems as related to design, material, or process.
  • Summarizes, analyzes, and draws conclusions from test results.
  • Prepares standard reports/documentation to communicate results to technical community.
  • Responsible for engineering documentation.
  • May train and/or provide work direction to technicians.
  • Works cooperatively with quality, manufacturing, regulatory, clinical, and marketing to ensure project success.
  • Demonstrates PDP/TPD system knowledge through delivery of high quality deliverables.
  • Builds quality into all aspects of their work by maintaining compliance to all quality requirements. Generates and authors quality documents.
  • Applies detailed knowledge of well-defined customer needs to work product.
  • Submits invention disclosures for product-critical intellectual property.

What you need

  • Bachelor degree in mechanical engineering or closely related field.
  • 2+ years of experience, preferably in medical device development with knowledge of design control.
  • Prior experience in interventional radiology, cardiology, and/or neuroradiology devices and techniques preferred.
  • Strong desire to make a positive impact on your team, our customers, and the patients they serve.

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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