Staff Engineer, Manufacturing in Cork at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 11/23/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Role: Staff Engineer – 23 month contract

Location: Stryker Tullagreen, Carrigtwohill, Cork

Talents we are looking for:

• Curious learners. People who seek out cutting-edge research and information to expand and enhance their ability to be ready for what’s next.
• Goal-oriented developers. Keeping the customer and requirements squarely in focus, people who deliver safe and robust solutions.
• User-focused creators. People who imagine with the user in mind, developing technology that helps change patients’ lives.
• Motivated product launchers. People who bring strategic direction and drive for execution to ensure products are developed and launched with precision.

• 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.


The successful candidate will be joining a fast-paced engineering team working across multiple Stryker Divisions.

They should be a Subject Matter Expert across a number of Engineering competencies including Lean six sigma, manufacturing and automation.

The Staff Engineer will provide technical leadership in the Stryker facility across our one or more of our core manufacturing competencies of CNC machining, coating technology and clean and pack. They will possess and apply a broad knowledge of engineering principles, practices, and procedures of a particular field of specialization and deliver complex cost saving and continuous improvement projects.

This individual will offer mentorship within the team and will be a key contributor to key strategies within the engineering team.   

Responsibilities will include:

  • Management of significant Engineering projects through PMO.

  • Provide Technical leadership within the engineering team.

  • Ownership of the plant metrics from an engineering perspective.

  • Technical and operational support to manufacturing operations.

  • Proven Structured problem solving methodologies.

  • Demononstrated ability to identify continuously improvement opportunities across a number of processes.

  • Provide support to Process Development / Advanced Operations on technology development and application within the manufacturing process.

  • Engage in the implementation of lean manufacture within manufacturing.

  • Support process development and cost reduction activities within the business units.

  • Provide leadership to other Manufacturing Engineers and or Technicians as required.


  • Level 8 Degree in Mechanical Engineering or relevant discipline or equivalent technical experience is required.

  • Proven Project Management skills through the delivery of business critical projects.

  • Has minimum of 4 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment.

  • Strong communication and influencing skills with both internal and external agents.

  • Capable of working as part of a multi-disciplined team in an aggressive, dynamic and results motivated environment

  • Demonstrable strong analytical & problem solving skills, a process improvement orientation, and the ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment

  • Excellent presentation and written / verbal communication skills

  • Technological expert, willing to source, investigate and implement technological and automation advances

  • Confident and effective decision maker, with a proven technical leadership ability to negotiate and influence others.


Work From Home: Occasional

Travel Percentage: 10%

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