Sr Manufacturing Technician in Mahwah, NJ at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 7/10/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Perform manual machining of intricate parts; 2D & 3D CNC programming; set-up & operation; creation of a project queue for CNC equipment; and hand finishing.  Reading and understanding blueprints, including GD&T.  Partner with Team, Managers to perform this work in a team environment and help ensure the team meets and exceeds its team goals and objectives.

  • Work closely with Team members, Engineers, Managers, Project Planners & Vendors to meet team goals.
  • Assess and distribute project folders to shop technicians and/or vendors if necessary.
  • Facilitate weekly Team meetings with technicians including project prioritization, managing priorities according to R&D priority lists, distribute work to Techs and discuss open issues.
  • Review on a monthly basis the Team Metrics with team members.
  • Communicate project status with team members and engineers on a daily basis.
  • Meet with Managers to provide Project Status and discuss open topics.
  • Mentor new technicians and /or set up Mentors for technicians when required.
  • Create and manage cross-training schedules for Techs.
  • Provide Technical Support for team members on CNC equipment.
  • Assist in managing project queues for CNC areas.
  • Utilize Master Cam or equivalent for CNC Programming, set- up and operate all CNC equip. (Lathe, Mill, Wire, RAM EDM).
  • Hand Finishing & Laser Marking.
  • Operate and maintain of all Manual Machinery (Lathes, Bridgeport, Grinding, Saws)
  • Operate, utilize & understand inspection tools including GD&T.
  • Assist in development of process improvements.
  • Meet with Engineers in early stages of project planning.


  • 5+ years of basic CNC programming experience.
  • 2+ years of 3D programming experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Orthopaedics product portfolio.
  • Proficient in Basic ProE usage.
  • Demonstrated expertise in manual machining of intricate components.
  • Demonstrated communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment which emphasizes continuous learning of new skills and cross training as well as facilitating team meetings.
  • Demonstrated TIG welding capabilities.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Access, Word and Outlook; proficient with Oracle requisitions.
  • Demonstrated experience using Oracle systems.

Ability to accommodate changes in priorities with short notice

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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