Advanced Quality Engineer

Stryker - Redmond, WA3.9

Who we want
Dedicated achievers. People who thrive in a fast-paced environment and will stop at nothing to ensure a project is complete and meets regulations and expectations.
Goal-oriented developers . Keeping the customer and system requirements squarely in focus, people who deliver safe and robust solutions.
Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, information, use cases, and industry analyses to develop best practices.

Self-directed imitators. People who take ownership of their work and need no prompting to drive productivity, change, and outcomes.

User-focused creators. People who imagine with the user in mind, developing technology that helps change patients’ lives.

What you will do

As an Advanced Quality Engineer, you will provide quality assurance (QA) and quality engineering (QE) support to respective new product development projects. Serve as a subject matter expert on the requirements and processes that result in the integration of the voice of the customer into the design and realization of products. Provide ownership for successful integration of appropriate Risk Management considerations into both design controls and issue resolution. Monitor field product performance for emerging trends and improvement opportunities for application to new product designs.

Participate in the new product development process by ensuring that all the quality data streams are fully comprehended and that the voice of the customer, as heard through these data streams (complaints, non-conforming records [NCRs], verified failures, etc.), is a design input and consideration.
Lead Risk Management activities, including, but not limited to, the comprehensive and accurate assessment and characterization of design risks, which includes both the appropriate mitigation activities and proper identification in downstream design outputs (design failure modes and effects analysis [DFMEA], Critical To Quality and Critical To Process characteristics on specifications, Risk Assessments for issues impacting distributed product, etc.).
Represent the QA/QE function for the review and approval of designated design outputs.
Identify the appropriate field performance trending metrics, establishing standardized reporting mechanisms, analyzing results to identify emerging trends and improvement opportunities, and reporting for production and post-production monitoring of new products after launch.
Maintain 100% compliance to Stryker Medical Redmond processes and procedures.
Other related duties as assigned.
What you need

Basic Qualifications:
Bachelors Degree
Minimum 3 years’ experience in working in a highly regulated environment, quality, manufacturing or engineering.

Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelors Degree in Engineering desired
Prior experience working with electrical, mechanical, and/or electro-mechanical commodities
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrated ability to work on complex problems
Must be a team player
General statistical quality tools knowledge with process capability; demonstrated ability to apply six sigma and statistical quality control methodologies
Knowledge of specification development, industry standards, geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T), etc.
Demonstrated ability to drive and deliver innovative, effective and timely solutions
Work From Home: No
Travel Percentage: None
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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