Senior Process Engineer

at Stryker in Cary, Illinois, United States

Job Description

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:

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

Our benefits include bonuses; commissions; healthcare; insurance benefits; retirement programs; stock based 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.

Job Description:

At Stryker-Sage, we develop products used to prevent hospital-acquired conditions such as ventilator-associated conditions, skin injury due to incontinence, pressure injuries, surgical site infections and healthcare worker injury across the continuum of care. From the acute care setting to the skilled nursing and long-term care setting, as well as continued care at home, we create products that make care giving easier and provide clinical outcomes. Our success is supported by a unique culture that is summed up in the phrase, “keep it personal”. It’s our way of reinforcing a focus and commitment to our employees and customers through integrity, honesty, and passion.

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.

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 do:

As a Sr. Process Engineer, you will be a part of new product development team to work on design concept to product commercialization programs. You will identify and implement best in class manufacturing processes/automation to support the new product portfolio. You will lead/support capital acquisition activity from specifying equipment, contract negotiation, installation, and validation activities and:

+ Execute the innovation and development of assigned project elements with an emphasis on the manufacturing process, technology and procedures required for the manufacture of new products.

+ Independently determine and develop approaches to a variety of technical problems of moderate scope and complexity.

+ Develop capital projects including equipment estimates, resource plans, and quality requirements. Monitor and report on project progress to ensure delivery on time and on budget.

+ Uses latest engineering techniques to reduce product time to market whilst adhering to regulatory requirements, project deadlines and product costs.

+ 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.

+ Execute equipment and process validations (IQ, OQ, PQ)

+ Participate in PFMEA, Control Plan, SOP and PPAP generation associated with product transfers and launches.

Minimum qualifications:

+ A Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (preferred Mechanical, Biomedical, or Textiles Technology / Engineering)

+ 2+ years of experience in a manufacturing environment (highly preferred medical consumables and equipment)

Preferred qualification:

+ Experience in process data analysis, controls, and instrumentation

+ Experience in product/process development at OEM/suppliers is highly.

+ Experience in one or more of these areas: plastic molding, sealing, ultrasonic/RF welding, assembly automation, packaging.

What you will get:

+ Medical, Dental, Vison, and Prescription Drug Insurance

+ Tuition reimbursement up to $15,000 per year

+ Matching 401(k), plus opportunity for a discretionary contribution

+ Paid Vacation/Sick Time

+ Basic life, AD&D and supplemental life insurance

+ Short-term and long-term disability insurance

+ Employee Assistance Program

+ Wellbeing program with incentives

+ Discounted employee stock purchase plan

About Stryker

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, is driven to make healthcare better.

The company offers innovative products and services in Medical and Surgical, Neurotechnology, Orthopedics, and Spine that help improve patient and healthcare outcomes. Alongside its customers around the world, Stryker impacts more than 100 million patients annually.

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Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

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Job Posting: JC236183962

Posted On: Mar 13, 2023

Updated On: Jun 19, 2023

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