Sr. Principal Engineer - Electrical Engineering in Kalamazoo, MI at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 11/2/2018

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    Kalamazoo, MI
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Job Description

Who we want

Analytical problem solvers. People who go beyond just fixing to identify root causes, evaluate optimal solutions, and recommend comprehensive upgrades to prevent future issues.
Dedicated achievers. Relentless about quality, people who thrive in a fast-paced environment and will stop at nothing to ensure a project is complete and meets regulations and expectations.
Curious learners. Engineers who seek out cutting-edge research and information to expand and enhance their ability to develop software.
Goal-oriented developers. Keeping the customer and system requirements squarely in focus, people who deliver safe and robust solutions. 
Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, information, use cases, and industry analyses to develop best practices. 
Motivated product launchers. Engineers who bring strategic direction and drive for execution to ensure products are developed and launched with precision. 

What you will do 

The Sr. Principal Engineer provides technical leadership by advising teams, directing electrical architecture, and conducting R&D and technical studies, and performing a wide variety of technical work which will lead to new products/product lines under marketing, cost, time and regulatory construction.  The work product demonstrates technical creativity, and innovation affecting multiple disciplines and work groups.

•Plans and leads engineering research, design, and development •Will monitor and control progress of projects to ensure sound application of engineering principles are used and design intent is being followed/achieved•Coordinates with other units, vendors and senior managers as needed to ensure specific cost, time and/or regulatory standards are met•Proactively assists in the development of the technical community•Shares knowledge and technical expertise through publishing, teaching and/or mentoring•Has administrative authority for engineering drawings, BOM and engineering change orders•Will submit periodic reports on assigned topics to appropriate personnel•Will train others on functionally related topics•Will evaluate the results of projects and provide manufacturing guidance/assistance as needed•May coordinate the activities of 1 or more exempt and/or non-exempt employee•May provide feedback on performance of one or more employees, based on pre-established performance parameters

What you need

•B.S. in electrical engineering or related engineering curriculum

•At least 10 years related electrical engineering experience •Knowledge in architecture definition and PCB design/layout•Excellent analytical skills•Excellent interpersonal communication skills•Demonstrated ability to operate small hand tools (e.g. pliers, screwdrivers, wrenches, hammer, etc.), power tools and test/inspection equipment•Demonstrated electrical design and problem solving skills•Must be able to observe and correct minute inconsistencies (e.g. in the printed word, product appearance, etc.)•Must be able to generate and explain detailed schedules, performance and design objectives•Must be able to complete detailed documentation accurately•Must be able to analyze and correct complex product and/or process issues of a broad scope using independent judgment

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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