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 one of the World’s Best Workplaces and a Best Workplace for Diversity by Fortune Magazine. Learn more about our award-winning organization by visiting stryker.com
Stryker's Sports Medicine business delivers a wide range of innovative sports medicine solutions - from implants and biologic products for soft tissue repair and healing, to pre-operative surgical planning software and surgical tools for accurate soft tissue and boney resection - our focus is on minimally invasive and open approaches to the shoulder, knee, hip, and small joints.
As a Staff Design Engineer, you will be an integral part of the design team and NPD process. Under minimal supervision, you will serve as a technical lead with a cross functional team to design, evaluate, iterate and bring innovative new products to market for the Sports Medicine business.
Achievers: Goal oriented engineers who are committed to the project objectives and will work aggressively to launch new, winning technologies to the market that help change patients' lives.
Motivated product launchers: Engineers who bring strategic direction and drive for execution to ensure products are developed and launched with precision.
Challengers & Influencers: People who constantly challenge themselves and each other to achieve more & to win the right way.
Teammates: Partners who listen to ideas, share thoughts, challenge ideas, and work together to improve their team.
Analytical problem solvers: People who go beyond just fixing to identify root causes, evaluate optimal solutions, and implement hard to find solutions to improve outcomes for patients.
Curious learners: Engineers who seek out cutting-edge research and information to expand and enhance their ability to develop the next generation of solutions.
What you will do:
Independently research, design, develop, modify, and verify components, modules and sub-systems for medical devices.
Translate user needs to design inputs/ specifications and produce complex system level designs with some guidance.
Conduct or design advanced prototyping and testing.
Analyze and correct complex product design issues using independent judgment.
Select components and equipment based on analysis of specification, reliability, and regulatory requirements.
Lead the development process by ensuring designs are cost efficient, manufacturable, and reliable.
Advance solutions by applying in-depth knowledge of customer needs, market and competitive offerings.
Apply strong understanding of clinical procedures to author design inputs while enhancing product development and patient outcomes.
Support Voice of Customer sessions internally and with clinicians.
Assist in evaluating vendor capability to support product development.
Demonstrate developing financial acumen.
Communicate complex plans and technical information to team members, leaders, and project managers.
Med Device Compliance:
Be proficient with and mentor others in usage of industry standards, including design requirements and test strategies per applicable regulations.
Lead creation and refinement of engineering documentation, such as the Design History file.
Follow and mentor others on R&D procedures like design controls and risk management, per the Quality Management System.
Hold self and others accountable to deliver high quality results with passion, energy and drive to meet business priorities.
Work cooperatively with R&D, Quality, Manufacturing, Regulatory, Clinical, Marketing and Project Management to ensure project success.
Identify and support the creation of or improvements to procedures, policies, processes, systems, and technology.
Support and execute segments of complex multifunctional teams to advance projects through the design /development/launch process.
Deliver high quality results with passion, energy and drive to meet business priorities.
Collaborate with cross-functional teams to build partnership to achieve business objectives.
Mentor, develop, and inspire others in current and future roles.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: What you will need (strongly desired):
Strong technical ability to develop and optimize designs for mechanical / electro-mechanical assemblies incorporating DFM principles
Strong technical ability in creating engineering drawings, models, applying GD&T and CAE tools
Adept at applying knowledge of materials and manufacturing processes to product design.
Ability to communicate moderate complexity plans and technical information to team members.
Demonstrated ability to lead small project teams and drive results through others.
Preferred Skills / Engineering tools:
Advanced degree in relevant area
Strong technical ability with SolidWorks
Experience in applying FEA (e.g. ANSYS) to improve designs and reduce prototype costs and time
Thorough understanding of sports medicine related physiology, anatomy, and associated procedures
Stryker is one of the world's leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better. The Company offers a diverse array of innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. Stryker is active in over 100 countries around the world.
Together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better.
At Stryker, quality is first in everything we do. We are driven to make healthcare better for our customers by
providing innovative products and services that meet regulatory requirements through our effective quality system.
The Company was founded in 1941 by Dr. Homer Stryker and incorporated in 1946 as the Orthopedic Frame Company. In 1964, the Company’s name was changed to Stryker Corporation.
• $13.6 billion in annual sales in 2018; annual revenue has grown for 39 straight years
• 17.1% CAGR (compound annual growth rate) in sales over 39 years
• ~36,000 employees globally in 2018
• 43 manufacturing and research & development locat...ions worldwide
• Included in the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index
• Ranked # 233 on Fortune Magazine’s “FORTUNE 500” list for 2019
• Ranked # 3 on Fortune Magazine’s “World’s Most Admired Companies” list for the “Medical Equipment” industry for 2019
• Ranked # 11 on Fortune Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list (U.S.) for 2019
• Spent $862 million on R&D in 2018
• 7,784 patents owned globally in 2018
• Initial public offering of stock was in 1979
• Listed on the New York Stock Exchange under ticker SYK