Sr.Engineer, Advanced Operations in San Jose, CA at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 8/6/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    San Jose, CA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    8/6/2018
  • Job ID:
    R401309

Job Description

Who we want


Strategic. Creates alternative ways to proceed. Faced with any given scenario, can quickly spot the relevant patterns and issues.

Achievers. Thrives on accomplishing tasks and constantly driven to do more.

Communicators. Articulates well and expresses ideas effectively.

Collaborators. Collaborates and builds relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

Teammates. Supports, encourages, and inspires others.


What you will do

In this role, you will independently determine and develop approaches to a variety of technical problems of moderate scope and complexity as it relates to mechanical and electro-mechanical assemblies.
You will uses latest engineering techniques and innovative technology to reduce product time to market whilst adhering to regulatory requirements, project deadlines and product costs.
You will build productive internal and external working relationships and may periodically provide guidance and train other team members. You will also...

  • 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.
  • May lead/support capital acquisition activity from specifying equipment, contract negotiation, installation and validation.
  • Will analyze equipment to establish operating data, conduct experimental test and result analysis. Lead and/or participate in prototype builds and process design review meetings.  Additionally, compose process design review reports, identifying DFx opportunities and executing on actionable updates to either the design or process.
  • Compose Manufacturing Assembly Procedures (MAPs), PFMEAs, Production Control Plans (PCPs), and Master Validation Plans, among other documentation. Compose Production Part Approval Plans (PPAPs) and/or support both quality engineers and suppliers through closure of production approval activities.
  • Complete process capability studies for in process inspection and either generate or support quality engineers in the creation of inspection documentation.   
  • Conduct MSA studies, as necessary, for new products and new processes.
  • Provide training for manufacturing team members.
  • Ensure adherence to GMP and safety procedures.
  • Review and approval of validation documentation.
  • All other duties as assigned.

What you need

  • B.S in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related engineering discipline with up to 5 years of experience.

What we would really like you to have

  • Experience in medical device, an FDA regulated or ISO regulated industry preferred.
  • 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. Electro-mechanical design experience preferred.
  • Good understanding of Design for X (DFx), related statistical tools and validation/verification techniques. Working knowledge of Minitab statistical software preferred.
  • Excellent analytical skills, ability to plan, organize and implement concurrent tasks.
  • Good knowledge of manufacturing and assembly processes (machining, welding, bonding, soldering, etc.) materials, and process design.
  • Must be able to read and interpret complex engineering drawings and have the ability to understand geometrical dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T).
  • High level of PC Skills required.
  • CAD modeling skills of an intermediate level using Solidworks or an equivalent software application preferred.

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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