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Sr Manufacturing Engineer in Redmond, WA at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 11/25/2018

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    Redmond, WA
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Job Description

It's time to join Stryker!

We are a great place to work. Fortune, in association with Great Place to Work, named us among the World’s Best Workplaces. We ranked #10 out of the 25 companies on the list. This list highlights companies that have gone above and beyond to create a great workplace for employees all over the world. Fortune also named us one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in the United States. This is the seventh consecutive year we have been on the list, and we ranked 16 out of 100.

We aspire to create a place where hard work, humility, honesty, a sense of service and humor are the talk we walk. We are a very diverse group with an amazing set of experiences from bio-tech and high-tech companies. If that doesn't pique your interest, we’ve got scientists, motorcycle racers, some serious sailors, biking enthusiasts, whiteboard artists, videographers, mountain climbers, parents, triathletes, dog owners, avid runners, skiers and snowboarders. And we're always looking for players for our "awful"-ly fun summer volleyball tournament.

We combine laughter with intensity and focus. We have fantastic office space in the amazing Redmond-Woodinville Valley (yes, free parking), down the street from “Washington Wine Country”. We pay competitively, and offer full benefits to our Team Members.   

In this role you will:

  • 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 Stryker in dealings with vendors and suppliers.
  • Determine economic justifications for manufacturability – make vs. buy (product), lease vs. buy (capital equipment).


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering
  • 5+ years of related experience


  • 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


  • 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
  • up to 10% travel may be required

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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