Sr Staff, Design Engineer in Fremont, CA at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 9/25/2018

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Job Description

Who we want

Excellence.  Engineers who consistently strive to design and develop technologies that will dominate the market place and change medicine.

Problem Solvers.  People who are motivated to solve challenging problems and work hard to find solutions.

Teammates.  Partners who listen, share thoughts and work together with team members to meet project goals.

Purpose.   Employees who will be passionate about our mission of treating stroke and play a pivotal role in the design and development of life-saving technologies to treat it.

Achievers.  Goal oriented engineers who are committed to the project goals and will work aggressively to launch new, winning technologies to the market.

What you will do

Join a dynamic, growing team in a fast-paced and team oriented environment where engineering excellence matters. Collaborate with cross-functional and industry experts to design and develop novel and iterative market leading technologies.  Core responsibilities of this role include:

  • Uses engineering principles and techniques in areas such as statics, strength of materials, heat transfer, fluid mechanics, kinematics, dynamics, statistics, IP, test method development, medical device design, process technology, engineering analyses (CFD, FEA, Multi-Physics, etc), Design of Experiments, clinical and pre-clinical med device design standards / regulations while working on assigned projects and solving problems.
  • Understands, analyzes, and troubleshoots and selects techniques to solve very complex problems and make sound design recommendation. Leverages external network and expertise to resolve technical problems.
  • Works with appreciable latitude for independent action or decision. Self-manages time, completes all tasks with minimal guidance. Influences design direction across a project(s).
  • Understands cross-functional roles & responsibilities as outlined by the Quality System and achieves communal goals of R&D projects. 
  • Develops existing vendors and assesses new vendors.  Helps resolve vendor issues as needed and identifies need for dual sourcing.
  • Performs as a Core Team Member for NPD and Product Design Change projects and as Technical Team Member for TDP projects, working collaboratively with others to achieve business objectives.
  • Train and/or provide work direction to technicians and entry-level engineers.

What you need

  • B.S. degree in engineering or applicable technical field (mechanical or biomedical preferred) (M.S. or/and Ph.D. in Engineering or related field preferred)
  • 8+ years’ of medical device design and development experience.
  • Proven track record of collaborating with others to design and develop high priority medical technologies
  • Excellence. Dedication. Passion.

The company

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with its customers, is driven to make healthcare better. The company offers innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. More information is available at

The Division

Stryker’s Neurovascular division is focused on advancing the practice of less invasive stroke therapies through its Complete Stroke Care solutions. The business is dedicated to providing innovative stroke products and services for ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke, and committed to providing clinical education and support to help physicians deliver better patient outcomes. Products include: stent retrievers, detachable coils, stents, balloons, guidewires and microcatheters.

In March 2016, Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) announced that for the sixth consecutive year has been named as one of the 2016 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For ranking 21 out of 100.

Our mission

Together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better.

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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