Sr. Design Engineer - Mechanical - 26784BR - EN in Kalamazoo, MI at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 2/15/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Basic FunctionCoordinates and/or designs, develops, modifies and evaluates electronic and/or mechanical components assemblies, or subsystems for mechanical and/or electromechanical medical devices under specific time, regulatory and cost constraints
Responsibilities
  • Will determine and ensure the use of specific design approaches and parameters and will conduct feasibility studies on new designs.
  • Will analyze equipment to establish operating data, ensure experimental tests are conducted and evaluate the results.
  • Will select components and equipment based on analysis of specifications, reliability and regulatory requirements.
  • Will aid in the development process by ensuring designs are cost efficient, have manufacturability and are reliable.
  • Will assist in evaluating vendor capability to support development.
  • Will submit periodic reports on assigned topics to supervisor.
  • Will interact telephonically and in person with customer to resolve product issues.
  • May be assigned to the engineering efforts of a specific product or product line.
  • May coordinate the activities of 1 or more employees.
  • May provide feedback on the performance of 1 or more employees based on pre-established performance parameters.

Job Requirements

Physical Requirements
  • Sedentary work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift carry etc. Generally involves sitting most of the time.
  • Must have the ability to work with and/or assemble small objects and component parts.
  • Must be able to use common office equipment (e.g. calculator, PC, telephone, etc.) and common measuring equipment (e.g. micrometers, calipers, voltmeters, etc.).
  • Must have good visual acuity and demonstrate fine motor skills.
Mental Requirements
  • Must be able to observe and correct minute inconsistencies (e.g. in the printed word, product appearance, etc.).
  • Must be able to generate, follow and explain detailed instructions and design parameters.
  • Must be able to complete detailed documentation accurately.
  • Must be able to analyze and resolve complex product design issues of a broad scope using independent judgment.
Qualifications/Work Experience Preferred
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Effective interpersonal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to operate small hand tools (e.g. pliers, screwdrivers, hammer, wrenches, etc.), power tools and test/inspection equipment.
  • Demonstrated mechanical/electrical design problem-solving skills.
  • Effective related software/hardware skills.
  • Minimum 2 years design engineering, or related experience.
  • Working knowledge of ProE or CAD design software.

Education/Special Training RequiredB.S. in mechanical engineering or related engineering discipline