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Senior Staff Industrial Engineer de Salt Lake City, UT em Stryker Corporation

Data de Postagem: 6/7/2019

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Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies.  We offer innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes.  Our customers and patients are at the heart of everything we do.  Together with our customers, we are driven to make health care better.

Stryker’s Neurovascular division strives to propel the field of stroke care through continuous, purposeful innovation that powers meaningful outcomes. Focused on advancing the practice of less invasive stroke therapies through its Complete Stroke Care solutions, Stryker is dedicated to providing best-in-class solutions for ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke care, education and clinical support. Products include: stent retriever, detachable coils, stents, balloons, guidewires and microcatheters.  Please visit for additional information.   

We value integrity, accountability, performance & people.  “It’s the people.” That’s the answer you’ll hear most often when you ask our employees why they love working here. Our team wins with talented people who move faster, act quicker, and are empowered to do more. We push each other to be better, tackling challenges together and finding new and better ways of doing things. We empower our people to create their own success.

We grow talent. We give you the opportunity to develop your career based on your strengths and potential, including the possibility to move geographically, functionally, laterally and vertically. Stryker is a career destination for engaged, passionate and talented people who are driven to seek the innovation, growth and opportunity that only we offer.

The Salt Lake City site will continue to experience phenomenal growth.  We pride ourselves on our state of the art facility where industry leaders can perform medical procedures and provide direct feedback to our team or provide physician training.  We invite you to join our diverse workforce where you can take advantage of flexible work arrangements, outstanding benefits, and our employee game and fitness center, all within a short drive to the airport or downtown.


We’re looking for an experienced industrial engineer with the ability to influence teams to execute plans and deliver results.  Someone who is an advocate for operational excellence and efficiency; a self-directed leader who can anticipate and overcome obstacles and communicate effectively to all levels within the organization; and a medical device industry professional who is passionate about providing superior quality products to patients and customers.


You will provide Industrial Engineering and Lean Manufacturing leadership within the Business Process Improvement Group and across the site.

You will be a member of one or more cross-functional operations teams tasked with effectively launching new product introductions and will lead teams to deliver business process improvement projects integral to the site’s strategic growth plan.  You will have the opportunity to:

Implement and Analyze lean process improvements to reduce cost and improve efficiencies in partnership with the business. Perform and evaluate work measurement and workflow analysis for the establishment of standards and the utilization of production facilities. Develop plant and equipment layout, capacity plans, workflow and accident prevention measures to maintain efficient and safe utilization of plant facilities. Provide product assembly instructions and standardizes assembly practices. Evaluate new techniques and technological developments for inclusion in the production process.


  • Drive and support the advancement of Lean Manufacturing culture, principles and practices across the plant and work with local leadership to create and drive the Lean vision for the plant
  • Coach, mentor and lead project groups through Stryker Production System and Lean Lighthouse initiatives.
  • Identification of improvement opportunities and initiation of project teams to achieve site goals and facilitating the removal of barriers to ensure successful outcomes.
  • Constantly promote, educate, and instill culture of identification and elimination of waste throughout the plant within manufacturing areas and also in support / transactional areas.
  • Ensure that Lean activities and projects are linked such that the entire value stream is addressed, and maximum benefit is extracted from Lean activities.
  • Lead, coach and mentor project groups through Stryker Production system initiatives


  • Provide support and drive Born Lean initiatives for new product introductions
  • Development and sustainment of COGS models for new products


  • Establishment of standard times through work measurement.
  • Preparation and presentation of engineering standard data in line with corporate guidelines.
  • Work with Finance to manage the annual update of the Engineering Standard Times for the site.
  • Conduct Production capacity analysis and provide input to the integrated business planning process
  • Develop Capacity scenarios to assist Operations in identifying suitable flexing strategies
  • Provide support to manufacturing as required to meet the business targets and Objectives


  • Work with Process Development, Production, Facilities and Manufacturing Engineering teams to lead facility/line layout design and implementation projects.


  • Bachelor or Masters degree in engineering or science field required (Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing, Mechanical, Electronic, Operations, Production, etc.)
  • Lean Six Sigma Certification (preferred)


  • Minimum 6 years relevant Lean, Operations or Industrial Engineering experience.
  • Minimum 3 years in a medical device environment preferred.
  • Extensive knowledge and application of Lean/IE tools and methods.
  • Flexible and capable of working substantially free from routine supervision in a demanding, changing environment with a professional attitude.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead cross functional project teams utilizing sound project management skills.

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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