Staff Engineer, New Product/Process Development in Cary, IL at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 10/10/2019

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Job Description

At Stryker's Sage division, we develop products used to prevent hospital-acquired conditions such as ventilator-associated conditions, skin injury due to incontinence, pressure injuries, surgical site infections and healthcare worker injury across the continuum of care. From the acute care setting to the skilled nursing and long-term care setting, as well as continued care at home, we create products that make care giving easier and provide clinical outcomes. Our success is supported by a unique culture that is summed up in the phrase, “keep it personal”. It’s our way of reinforcing a focus and commitment to our employees and customers through integrity, honesty and passion.

Who we want

  • 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: Relentless about quality, people who thrive in a fast-paced environment and will stop at nothing to ensure a project is complete and meets regulations and expectations.
  • Collaborative partners: People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, information, use cases, and industry analyses to develop best practices.

What will you do

As a Staff Process Development Engineer, you will be a part of new product development team to work on design concept to product commercialization programs. You will identify and implement best in class manufacturing processes/automation to support the new product portfolio. You will lead/support capital acquisition activity from specifying equipment, contract negotiation, Installation and validation activities.

  • Executes the innovation and development of assigned project elements with an emphasis on the manufacturing process, technology and procedures required for the manufacture of new products.
  • Independently determines and develops approaches to a variety of technical problems of moderate scope and complexity.
  • Develop capital projects including equipment estimates, resource plans, and quality requirements. Monitor and report on project progress to ensure delivery on time and on budget.
  • Uses latest engineering techniques to reduce product time to market whilst adhering to regulatory requirements, project deadlines and product costs.
  • Provide engineering support for new product and process introductions, ensuring that all activities are completed and documented in accordance with the Stryker new product development procedures.
  • Execute equipment and process validations (IQ, OQ, PQ).
  • Participate in PFMEA, Control Plan, SOP and PPAP generation associated with product transfers and launches.

What you need

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering. Mechanical, Industrial, Biomedical, Electrical or Controls Engineering preferred. Other technical Bachelors degrees will be considered based on relevant experience
  • 5+ years of experience; Medical device, automotive, pharmaceutical or food industry manufacturing experience preferred
  • Hands on experience in manufacturing processes
  • Experience in high speed manufacturing process automation strongly preferred
  • Experience in one or more of these areas: plastic molding, ultrasonic/RF welding, sealing, thermo-forming or sewing processes strongly preferred
  • Lean Six Sigma green or black belt strongly preferred

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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