Staff Engineer in Carrigtohill at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 2/14/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Staff Engineer, Stryker Additive

The role would consist of developing inspection methods for new product introductions,

  • Working with Stryker divisions to develop design that are manufacturable in a mass production environment
  • Understanding GD&T and identifying critical features to be inspected on drawings
  • Design and develop fixtures and gauges
  • Working with vendors to develop and procure metrology equipment
  • Creating inspection programs for prototypes and production (CMM, Vision systems etc)
  • Completing MSA’s (GR&R’s) and troubleshooting issues

We have a lot of new technology that we are introducing at the moment

Job Summary:

Independently determines and develops approaches to a variety of technical problems of moderate scope and complexity.

Uses latest engineering techniques to reduce product time to market whilst adhering to regulatory requirements, project deadlines and product costs.

Builds productive internal and external working relationships and may periodically provide guidance and train other team members.

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.

Key Areas of Responsibilities:

  • 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.
  • Ensure quality of process and product as defined in the appropriate operation and material specifications.
  • Will select components and equipment based on analysis of specifications, reliability and regulatory requirements. Work with quality engineers to develop component specific testing and inspection protocols.
  • May lead/support capital acquisition activity from specifying equipment, contract negotiation, Installation and validation.
  • Will analyse equipment to establish operating data, conduct experimental test and result analysis. Lead and/or participate in process review meetings.
  • Participate in PFMEA, Control Plan, SOP and PPAP generation associated with product transfers and launches.
  • Complete capability studies for in process inspection and generate subsequent Inspection documentation.   
  • Conduct MSA studies for new products and new processes.
  • Provide training for manufacturing team members.
  • Ensure adherence to GMP and safety procedures.
  • Review and approval of validation documentation.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications, Skills & Knowledge:

  • B.S in Mechanical Engineering or related engineering discipline with 4 or more years’ experience or a related masters degree.
  • Proven track record of working in a team based environment.
  • Excellent Interpersonal Skills - able to express ideas and collaborate effectively with multidisciplinary teams. Be open minded with the ability to recognise good ideas.
  • Innovative thinker - should be able to envisage new and better ways of doing things.
  • Experience in executing complex problem solving techniques related to manufacturing/design technical issues. Good instincts and sound judgement for mechanical and structural design.
  • Good understanding of Design for Manufacturing (DFM), related statistical tools and validation/verification techniques.
  • Excellent analytical skills, ability to plan, organise and implement concurrent tasks.
  • Good knowledge of manufacturing processes, materials, product and process design.
  • Must be able to read and interpret complex engineering drawings and have the ability to understand geometrical dimensioning and tolerancing.
  • Certified in validation activities.
  • Experience in an FDA regulated or regulated industry beneficial.
  • High level of PC Skills required.
  • Excellent attention to detail.

Additive Experience not required

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Work From Home: Not available

Travel Percentage: 20%

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