Staff Engineer, Engineering in Cork at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 3/12/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Your key responsibilities

  • Independently, or as a member of a team, develops, directs and executes plans for a major segment of complex projects. Independently compiles and analyses operational, test and research data to establish technical specifications for design or modifying products, processes and materials. 
  • The Staff R&D Process Technology Development engineer works cross-functionally to lead process development activities for Neurovascular new product projects. The goal is for the Process Technology team to design and develop capable manufacturing processes from product concept into product commercialisation
  • May serve as a Process Technology core team member on new projects. Process Technology related activities include resource planning, schedule determination and managing the execution of the Process Technology team deliverable to meet project contract requirements
  • Determines process validation strategies for projects and supports writing of validation protocols and reports as applicable for new processes
  • Provides DFM input to the engineering print package
  • Contributes ideas and generates Intellectual Property submissions
  • Assesses process capabilities, prioritises process improvement opportunities and innovates and implements process improvements on platform or derivative projects
  • Writes and reviews validation protocols and reports applicable to new processes

Note: Experience with metallurgy, braiding and vacuum heat treatment are all desirable.

  • Develops new technology, products, materials, processes, or equipment with minimal supervision.
  • Interfaces with Physicians/Cath Lab personnel to obtain feedback on concepts and performance of new devices.
  • Successfully completes complex engineering work in one or more of the following: technology development, product design and development, test of materials and/or product testing, preparation of specifications, process capability studies, research investigation (animal and clinical studies), and protocol and report preparation.
  • Translates customer needs into product requirements and design specifications.
  • Participates and provides feedback/recommendations in Design Failure Mode Effect Analysis (dFMEA) and Use FMEA sessions with other functional groups

What are we looking for?

  • B.S. degree in engineering or applicable technical field (mechanical or biomedical preferred
  • 4+ years’ of experience in the medical device industry
  • Prior experience in medical device development
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with good leadership abilities.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Strong technical capabilities and project management capability to develop aspect of assigned projects on time and within budget.
  • Viewed as departmental resource.


Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: None

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