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Stryker Senior Manufacturing Engineer in Portage, Michigan

Stryker’s Medical manufacturing facility is seeking to hire a Senior Manufacturing Engineer to support sustaining engineering efforts in Portage, Michigan.


  • Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, information, use cases, and industry analyses to develop best practices.

  • Detail-oriented process improvers. Critical thinkers who naturally see opportunities to develop and optimize work processes – finding ways to simplify, standardize and automate.


  • As the Senior Manufacturing Engineer, you will collaborate with Quality Engineering to provide manufacturing support.

  • In this role you will focus on creating a strategy for our service parts division and executing that strategy.

  • You will be responsible for providing manufacturing engineering support to specific projects including change analysis, risk analysis, and manufacturing readiness.

  • As the Senior Manufacturing Engineer, you will troubleshoot and resolve issues relating to the safety, efficacy, quality, cost, or delivery of components and finished devices.

  • You will conduct qualification, verification, and validation activities to produce medical devices.

  • You will be responsible for completing engineering work and contribute to new product development teams and product support, typically including the following activities: technology development, test of materials or products, preparation of specifications, six sigma, process studies, process improvements, and report preparation.

  • You will design, procure, and fabricate tooling and fixtures.

  • As the Senior Manufacturing Engineer, you will design, document, and improve manufacturing processes and operations that control the safety and efficacy of finished devices.

  • Train, develop, and/or provide work direction to operators and technicians.

  • Participate on cross-functional project teams. Coordinate, manage, and document project work and progress, and recommend appropriate revisions.

  • Participate in design control efforts related to risk analysis (failure mode and effect analysis) & design reviews.

  • You will interface with product builders or extrusion technicians, production supervisors, and engineers in troubleshooting problems on the production floor.

  • Your goal will be to identify and implement process/product improvement alternatives to increase/optimize yield, efficiency, throughput, and/or performance.

  • In this role you will design, develop, testing, and validate equipment and processes; analyze and interpret process models and recommend process improvements.


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering - required

  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical, industrial or manufacturing engineering - preferred

  • 2+ years related work experience - required

  • Manufacturing engineering in a FDA regulated environment - preferred

  • Previous manufacturing experience including validations, process efficiencies, lean manufacturing and manufacturing services experience - preferred

  • Ability to read, understand, engineering drawings on common engineering software - preferred

  • Minitab, or similar, statistical software - preferred