Sr. Staff Quality Engineer in Salt Lake City, UT at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 8/15/2019

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Job Description

Who we want

A Quality Engineer with the ability to drive quality and deliver results.  Someone who is an advocate for quality and lean methodologies; a self-directed professional who can identify issues and communicate effectively to all levels within the organization; a medical device industry professional who is passionate about providing superior quality products to patients and customers.

  • Detail-oriented process improvers. Critical thinkers who naturally see opportunities to develop and optimize work processes – finding ways to simplify, standardize and automate.
  • Strategic thinkers. People who enjoy analyzing data or trends for the purposes of planning, forecasting, advising, budgeting, reporting, or sales opportunities.
  • Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, data and insights to drive continuous improvement in functions.
  • 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. People who thrive in a fast-paced environment and will stop at nothing to ensure a project is complete and meets regulations and expectations.

What you will do

As a Senior Staff Quality Engineer you will engage with a cross-functional operations team to effectively deliver high quality products and processes that contribute to Stryker’s highly effective quality system.

You will provide quality leadership and technical direction in quality assurance, control and preventive activities within operations and other business functions at a local, regional and global level. Drives preventive measures and continuous improvement of products and processes. Advocate and lead the execution of initiatives & projects to enhance quality performance within the business. Work with internal customers and suppliers to provide extensive support of supplier quality issues, providing technical direction for activities related to supplier quality system assessment and performance evaluation. Mentor and provide technical direction across multiple areas of expertise. Ensure compliance to regulation and standards.

  • Will work within the quality operations team, under minimal supervision, with responsibility for quality related activities, including, but not limited to the following:
  • Work closely with operations and the business functions to ensure quality performance of product and processes.
  • Mentors, provides oversight and approval of NC & CAPA, activist and high-level expert in problem solving and root causing activities.
  • Leads/manages quality initiatives / projects at local, regional & global level.
  • Drive resolution of quality issues with suppliers and partner with internal customers.

What you need

  • Bachelor of Science, Engineering or related subject
  • 6 or more years of experience in a quality or engineering discipline in a manufacturing environment, or Masters of Science, Engineering or related subject with 4 or more years of experience in a quality discipline
  • Previous experience in a regulated environment required, e.g. Medical Device, Aviation, Aerospace, Automotive, Defense).
  • CQE or equivalent course work / experience desirable not 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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