Senior Staff Engineer, Advanced Operations in Portage, MI at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 9/25/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Portage, MI
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    9/25/2018
  • Job ID:
    25542BR

Job Description

"Responsible for creating a work practice and environment that pushes the boundaries of conventional manufacturing & metrology.  Role success will be gauged by this individual’s contribution in coaching the engineering team to effectively meet and/or exceed new product metrics including product cost, process performance and time to market.  

  • Determines the technical objectives of engineering assignments and makes decisions regarding the direction and the results of the assignment.
  • Will monitor and control progress of work ensuring sound application of engineering principles and the appropriate use of policies and procedures.
  • Lead capital acquisition activity from specifying equipment, contract negotiation, Installation and validation.
  • Will analyze equipment to establish operating data, conduct experimental test and result analysis. May lead or act as independent reviewer in process review meetings.
  • Will coach and mentor others on functionally related topics.
  • Provide engineering support for new product and process introductions, ensuring that all activities are completed and documented in accordance with the Stryker new product development procedures.
  • Ensure quality of process and product as defined in the appropriate operation and material specifications.
  • Will select components and equipment based on analysis of specifications, reliability and regulatory requirements. Work with quality engineers to develop component specific testing and inspection protocols.
  • Participate in PFMEA, Control Plan, SOP and PPAP generation associated with product transfers and launches.
  • Ensure adherence to GMP and safety procedures.
  • Review and approval of validation documentation.
  • All other duties as assigned.
  • B.S in Mechanical Engineering or related engineering discipline
  • 7 or more years’ experience; Related masters degree with 2 or more years of experience or PhD may be desirable
  • General Knowledge of AGMA gear standards.
  • Proficient in gear design theory (spurs, helicals, spiral bevels)
  • Proficient with Gear processing: Heat treat, shot peening, Hobbing, grinding, shaping, etc.
  • Proven track record of working in a team based environment.
  • Excellent Interpersonal Skills - able to express ideas and collaborate effectively with multidisciplinary teams. Be open minded with the ability to recognize good ideas.
  • Innovative thinker - should be able to envisage new and better ways of doing things.
  • Experience in executing complex problem solving techniques related to manufacturing/design technical issues. Good instincts and sound judgement for mechanical and structural design.
  • Good understanding of Design for Manufacturing (DFM), related statistical tools and validation/verification techniques.
  • Excellent analytical skills, ability to plan, organize and implement concurrent tasks.
  • Good knowledge of manufacturing processes, materials, product and process design.
  • Must be able to read and interpret complex engineering drawings and have the ability to understand geometrical dimension and tolerance.
  • Certified in validation activities.
  • Experience in an FDA regulated or regulated industry beneficial.
  • High level of PC Skills required.
  • Excellent attention to detail.


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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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