Senior Staff Engineer-Mechanical in Portage, MI at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 11/26/2019

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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. We offer 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. We are currently seeking a Senior Staff Engineer-Mechanical located in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

Who we want:

Dedicated Achievers. Relentless about quality, people who thrive in a fast-paced environment and will stop at nothing to ensure a project is complete and meets regulations and expectations

Motivated product launchers. Engineers who bring strategic direction and drive for execution to ensure products are developed and launched with precision

Goal-oriented developers. Keeping the customer and requirements squarely in focus, people who deliver safe and robust solutions.

Analytical problem solvers. People who go beyond just fixing to identify root causes, evaluate optimal solutions, and recommend comprehensive upgrades to prevent future issues.

Goal-oriented orchestrators. People who can effectively coordinate and focus the work of skilled employees toward an important goal, prioritizing to the right activities that lead to success.

What you will do:

  • As a Senior Staff Engineer, you will design, validate, and bring new Surgical Powertool products to Orthopedic Surgeons to allow them to perform their procedures to their plans.
  • Designs, coordinates, develops, modifies and evaluates mechanical components, assemblies, or subsystems for electrical and/or electromechanical medical devices under specific time, regulatory and cost constraints
  • Ensures that sound application of engineering principles, practices and procedures are being used to test, design, and verify the product
  • Will monitor and control progress of projects to ensure sound application of engineering principles are used and design intent is being followed/achieved
  • Coordinates with other units, vendors and senior managers as needed to ensure specific cost, time and/or regulatory standards are met
  • Will communicate with customers telephonically and/or in person to resolve product issues and/or coordinate on special orders.
  • Has administrative authority for engineering drawings, BOM and engineering change orders
  • Will submit periodic reports on assigned topics to appropriate personnel
  • Will train others on functionally related topics
  • Will evaluate the results of projects and provide manufacturing guidance/assistance as needed
  • May coordinate the activities of 1 or more exempt and/or non-exempt employee
  • May provide feedback on performance of one or more employees, based on pre-established performance parameters

What you need:

  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering (or equivalent)
  • Minimum 6 years of equivalent experience
  • Demonstrated technical design and problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrated experience with ProE or CAD.
  • Must be able to read and interpret complex engineering drawings and have the ability to understand geometrical dimensioning and tolerancing
  • Knowledge of advanced statistical techniques. 

Work From Home: Not available

Travel Percentage: 20%

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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