Sr Manufacturing Engineer - 30316BR - EN in Redmond, WA at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 6/9/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Redmond, WA
  • Job Type:
    Engineering
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    6/9/2018
  • Job ID:
    30316BR

Job Description

GENERAL SUMMARY:
Works with limited supervision under the direction of Operations Management and/or with Project Leaders and other cross-functional groups (Production, Design Engineering, Quality Assurance, and Purchasing) to identify and lead improvements to the manufacturing and new product development processes.

MAJOR DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Resolve manufacturing issues from the most apparent symptoms to root cause using the DMAIC process or similar techniques.
  • Coordinate on technical-level resolution/corrective action for mechanical design problems and defective materials.
  • Lead the development and implementation of reliable manufacturing methods, working across functional groups; develop and implement new manufacturing processes and concepts.
  • Design, conduct, and report on experiments to characterize and validate new or changed manufacturing processes.
  • Train and mentor lower-level manufacturing engineers.
  • Initiate capital expansion programs to facilitate cost improvement of products.
  • Document and ensure configuration control.
  • Prepare technical reports and feasibility studies.
  • Review and analyze procedures to ensure cost-effectiveness.
  • Coordinate new product and sustaining activities.
  • Evaluate product designs and facilitate DF(X) improvements.
  • Conduct process audit and method analysis.
  • Coordinate MRB/scrap/rework activities.
  • Represent Physio-Control in dealings with vendors and suppliers.
  • Determine economic justifications for manufacturability – make vs. buy (product), lease vs. buy (capital equipment).
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering
  • 5+ years of related experience
PREFERRED/DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering
  • Experience as a Manufacturing Engineer, with basic understanding of process validation and Risk Analysis (FMEA)
  • Medical device manufacturing experience and/or experience working in a highly regulated environment
  • Thorough understanding of mechanical and electrical principles, testing, and manufacturing processes
  • Knowledge of math and intermediate statistics to perform Six Sigma analysis and perform process capability studies
  • Experience in project management
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently
  • Ability to work independently with the ability identify and resolve issues
  • Experience in design/process development, installation, debugging and qualification of equipment
  • Experience with reading blueprints, engineering change notices and operating procedures
  • Proficient in computer skills such as Word and Excel
WORKING CONDITIONS:
  • Class III Medical Device, highly regulated environment
  • Office/light industrial environment
  • High volume communication role (email, voicemail, meetings)
  • Requires significant use of standard office equipment, including computer and phone, and ability to move around the manufacturing floor to observe operations
  • May require long hours during peak project periods
  • < 10% travel may be required

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