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Staff Engineer, Advanced Operations

Company: Stryker Corporation
Location: San Jose
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

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 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

Who we want-

  • Detail-oriented process improvers. Critical thinkers who naturally see opportunities to develop and optimize work processes - finding ways to simplify, standardize and automate.
  • Strategic thinkers. People who enjoy analyzing data or trends for the purposes of planning, forecasting, advising, budgeting, reporting, or sales opportunities.
  • Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, data and insights to drive continuous improvement in functions.

What you will do-

In this role you will support the activities for the design transfer of products from R&D to Operations. As The AO Engineer you will work as part of a team including other members of the AO Team and both technical and non-technical staff in other departments. Working with the team the AO Engineer is responsible for developing and qualifying the manufacturing process for the medical devices developed at Stryker.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • 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.
  • 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 need-

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering required
  • 5 years related business 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.
  • Excellent analytical skills, ability to plan, organize and implement concurrent tasks.
  • Good knowledge of manufacturing processes, materials, product and process design.
  • High level of PC Skills required.
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Proven ability to handle multiple assignments at once while meeting all deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, influencing and presentation skills essential.
  • The individual should enjoy working in a dynamic and results driven team-based environment with flexibility essential.
  • Medical device experience preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a regulated environment
  • Certified in validation activities.
  • Good understanding of Design for Manufacturing (DFM), related statistical tools and validation/verification techniques.
  • Ability to read and interpret complex engineering drawings and understand geometrical dimensioning and tolerancing.

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Keywords: Stryker Corporation, San Jose , Staff Engineer, Advanced Operations, Other , San Jose, California

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