Staff Engineer, Advanced Operations

Leesburg, VA
Nov 20, 2021
Dec 06, 2021
Full Time
About Stryker Stryker is one of the world's leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, is driven to make healthcare better. We offer innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes.We are proud to be named the #5 World's Best Workplaces and a Best Workplace for Diversity by Fortune Magazine. Learn more about our award-winning organization by visiting Why engineering at Stryker? At Stryker we are dedicated to improving lives, with a passion for researching and developing new medical device products. As an engineer at Stryker, you will be proud of the work that you will be doing, using cutting-edge technologies to make healthcare better. Here, you will work in a supportive culture with other incredibly talented and intelligent people, creating industry-leading medical technology products. You will also have growth opportunities as we have a culture that supports your personal and professional development. Need another reason to apply? Check out these 8 reasons to join Stryker's engineering team: Who we wantAnalytical 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 you will doYou will determine and develop approaches to a variety of technical problems of moderate scope and complexity. In this role you will use latest engineering techniques to reduce product time to market whilst adhering to regulatory requirements, project deadlines and product costs. You will build productive internal and external working relationships and may periodically provide guidance and train other team members.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 analyze 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.What you needB.S in Mechanical Engineering or related engineering discipline with a minimum of 4 years experience.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 recognize 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, organize 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.Our benefits Our total rewards offering varies by country but often includes bonuses; commissions; healthcare; insurance benefits; retirement programs; stock based plans; paid time off plans; family and parenting leaves; tuition reimbursement; wellness programs; onsite fitness centers and cafeterias; discount purchase programs; and service and performance awards - not to mention various social and recreational activities. 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