Senior Staff Engineer in Carrigtohill at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 8/26/2018

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Job Description

Your key responsibilities:

  • 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 analyse 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 with 6 or more years’ experience; Related masters degree with 2 or more years of experience or PhD may be desirable.


  • 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 recognise good ideas.

  • Innovative thinker - should be able to envisage new and better ways of doing things.

What are we looking for:

  • 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, organise and implement concurrent tasks.

  • Excellent working knowledge of manufacturing processes, product/process design and engineering materials.

  • Must be able to read and interpret complex engineering drawings and have the ability to understand geometrical dimensioning and tolerancing.

  • Certified in validation activities.

  • Green or Black Belt 6 Sigma qualifications an advantage.

  • Experience in an FDA regulated or regulated industry beneficial.

  • High level of PC Skills required.

  • Excellent attention to detail.

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: None

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