Staff Quality Engineer, CAPA in Cary, IL at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 9/5/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Cary, IL
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    9/5/2018
  • Job ID:
    R403887

Job Description

We are a leading developer of 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.


In this role, you will be responsible for the management of Corrective Action and Preventative Action (CAPA) investigations as well as Non-Conformance (NC) investigations and process activities.  You will organize and drive solutions with cross-functional teams and ensure compliance to the process requirements and the consistency of CAPAs and NCs. 


You will also:

  • Lead Root Cause analysis investigations.
  • Drive continuous improvement on Root Cause investigations and CAPA process.
  • Coordinate CAPA review board and maintain meeting minutes.
  • Ensure CAPA investigations are clearly documented and implemented to fulfill regulatory and business requirements.
  • Support the development and rollout of any new CAPA solutions.
  • Lead quality support as a consultant to our organization to build understanding of quality concepts and drive our quality culture.
  • Drive data analysis to create improvement opportunities or lead quality improvements of our products, systems, or processes.
  • Drive the NC/CAPA system to achieve key process indicators and continuous improvement and act as the Divisional Process Owner.
  • Manage NC/CAPAs for identification, scope, investigation, root cause, and planning.
  • Lead Quality centric problem solving 8D’s and CAPA’s.

What you need


Bachelor's degree in engineering, science or equivalent .

4+ years of related experience.

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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