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Stryker Senior Design Engineer - Mechanical in Portage, Michigan

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and is dedicated to helping healthcare professionals perform their jobs more efficiently while enhancing patient care. The Company offers a diverse array of innovative medical technologies, including reconstructive, medical and surgical, and neurotechnology and spine products to help people lead more active and more satisfying lives. We are currently seeking a Senior Design Engineer, Mechanical located in Kalamazoo, Michigan . This position in on the R&D team for Surgical Technologies. The individual will we working within a technical team to develop the next generation of Neptune Surgical fluid management system.

Who we want:

Analytical problem solvers. People who go beyond just fixing to identify root causes, evaluate optimal solutions, and recommend comprehensive upgrades to prevent future issues.

Motivated product launchers. People who bring strategic direction and drive for execution to ensure products are developed and launched with precision.

Goal-oriented developers . Keeping the customer and requirements squarely in focus, people who deliver safe and robust solutions.

Curious learners . People who seek out cutting-edge research and information to expand and enhance their ability to be ready for what’s next.

Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ides, data, and insights to drive continuous improvements in a function.

What you will do:

  • Works with R&D, Quality, Manufacturing, Regulatory, Clinical, Marketing and Project Management to ensure project success.

  • Designs, develops, modifies, evaluates and verifies mechanical components for medical devices.

  • Quickly process and assimilate procedures, policies, processes, systems, and technology required.

  • Research, design, develop, modify, and verify components/modules for medical devices.

  • Translate design inputs to engineering specifications and produce sub-system level designs.

  • Apply fundamental and some advanced concepts, practices and procedures for problem solving. Independently balance design tradeoffs while designing a component of the system.

Engineering Competencies:

  • Working knowledge and understanding of mechanical engineering practices and design principles.

  • Technical ability to create engineering drawings and models, applying GD&T and CAE tools.

  • Demonstrated ability to apply knowledge of materials and manufacturing processes to product design

Medical Device Compliance :

  • Follow fundamental industry standards, design requirements and test strategies which apply to regulatory requirements.

  • Independently create or refine engineering documentation, such as the Design History file.

  • Follow R&D procedures like design controls and risk management, per the Quality Management System.

What You Need:

  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering, or related discipline

  • 2+ years of work experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Good understanding of CAD tools (Pro-E)

  • Good problem solving and trouble shooting skills

  • Experience in designing mechanical components and systems

  • A good analytic and mathematics understanding

  • Excels at problem solving (Ability to work through each problem, use case, etc., and find the root cause, then provide potential solutions; methodical).

  • Experience with performing detailed stack-ups, FMEAs, requirements specifications, etc.

  • Injection mold product design (not an expert, but experience)

  • Able to design & execute a test protocol to prove a design meets acceptance criteria of a Design Input.

  • Sheet metal design experience a bonus