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Staff Engineer - Electrical in Kalamazoo, MI at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 4/1/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Kalamazoo, MI
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    4/1/2019
  • Job ID:
    R413897

Job Description

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and is dedicated to helping healthcare professionals perform their jobs more efficiently while enhancing patient care. The Company offers a diverse array of innovative medical technologies, including reconstructive, medical and surgical, and neurotechnology and spine products to help people lead more active and more satisfying lives. We are currently seeking a Staff Engineer – Electrical located in Kalamazoo, Michigan 

Who we want:

Self-directed imitators. People who take ownership of their work and need no prompting to drive productivity, change, and outcomes.

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.

Teammates. Partners who listen to ideas, share thoughts and work together to move the business forward.

Analytical problem solvers. People who go beyond just fixing to identify root causes, evaluate optimal solutions, and recommend comprehensive upgrades to prevent future issues

Goal-oriented developers. Keeping the customer and requirements squarely in focus, people who deliver safe and robust solutions.

What you will do:

As a Staff Electrical Engineer, you will work to developing innovative new products for the Surgical technologies group. A passion for innovation and creativity is desired for this role.

You will:

  • Plan and conduct engineering research, design, development projects as assigned
  • Monitor and control progress of projects to ensure sound application of engineering principles are used and design intent is being followed/achieved
  • Coordinate with other engineers, vendors and senior managers as needed to ensure specific cost, time and/or regulatory standards are met
  • Communicate with customers. Participate in VoC (Voice of the customer) sessions to get user feedback and translate them into design inputs
  • Own the creation of engineering specifications for product creation
  • Submit periodic reports on assigned topics to appropriate personnel
  • Will train others on functionally related topics
  • Will evaluate the results of projects and provide assistance as needed

What you need:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or related field with a minimum of 5 or more years’ experience.
  • A good analytic and mathematics understanding
  • Develop electronic control system architectures including sensors, microprocessor controls, high power DC and AC switching circuits and power supplies
  • Develop early stage new product concepts including hands-on design of embedded microprocessor and peripheral circuits, analog transducer interfaces, signal conditioning and serial communications interfaces
  • Experience with characterize analog performance (SNR, SFDR, Crosstalk, etc...).
  • The ability to design electronic products to perform reliably in severe EMI environments
  • Proficient in the operation of RF laboratory equipment, including signal generator, network and spectrum analyzers, power meter, oscilloscope, etc.
  • Ideally worked with RF surgical devices and/or units (ESU) – E.g. KLS Martin, Valleylab, Bovie, ERBE is preferred.

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: None

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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