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 Advanced Manufacturing Engineer to join our Endoscopy Division to be based in San Jose, CA .
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.
- Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, data and insights to drive continuous improvement in functions.
- 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 requirements squarely in focus, people who deliver safe and robust solutions.
- Motivated product launchers. People who bring strategic direction and drive for execution to ensure products are developed and launched with precision.
As the Senior Advanced Manufacturing Engineer you will be responsible to provide support to multiple projects concurrently, consisting of new product development from concept through production, applying, revising and maintaining quality standards with an emphasis on process development and “design for manufacturing.”
What you will do:
As the Senior Advanced Manufacturing Engineer, you will work with Marketing, R&D, Cost Accounting, Advanced Sourcing, Advanced Quality, Connected Care Team and Advanced Operations on new product development. You will serve as the champion for service needs in the new product development process and work on designing for serviceability.
You will be responsible for the design of the service lines needed to repair the devices and then transitioning products into service globally. You will ensure standard service launch kits are developed meeting all regulatory requirements. You will possess and apply a broad knowledge of principles, practices and procedures within the advanced service specialization in the completion of difficult assignments. You will demonstrate developing leadership qualities and may serve as technical lead advisor to lower level personnel and serve as a subject matter expert (SME).
Plan and conduct engineering research, design, development and/or service engineering projects as assigned.
Monitor and control progress of projects to ensure sound application of engineering principles are used and design intent is being followed/achieved.
Coordinate with other units, vendors and senior leadership as needed to ensure specific cost, time and/or regulatory standards are met.
Submit periodic reports on assigned topics to appropriate personnel.
Train others on functionally related topics.
Evaluate the results of projects and provide manufacturing guidance/assistance as needed.
Partner with appropriate other engineering disciplines like Product Engineering, RA, QA, AO, Operations Engineering, Advanced Sourcing, Service Operations Engineering and International teams to gather inputs and develop the Service process
Partner with R&D on all new products to ensure service launch kits are defined and implemented during the launch of products to induce, but not limited to:
Partnership with appropriate groups to define fixture requirements globally
Ensure Preventative Maintenance is clearly defined and feasible to accomplish
Ensure service launch kits are available upon launch of the product
Define standard diagnostic and failure codes
Define and document repair and inspection procedures and requirements
Define and document field diagnostic equipment and processes
Ensure spare parts are defined and ready in conjunction with AME
Ensure requirements are given to both mechanical and electrical fixture teams
Analyze, determine, and advocate for service model that best meets the needs of our customers and business
Service validation plans
Equipment installation and qualification
Create service-specific PFMEA lines
What you need:
Bachelor's degree in engineering required.
3+ years of relevant wok experience required.
Experience in a FDA regulated, or highly regulated industry required.
Demonstrated ability to operate small hand tools (e.g. pliers, screwdrivers, wrenches, hammer, etc.), power tools and test/inspection equipment required.
Ability to communicate product and/or component part deficiencies to engineering personnel, subordinate, or supervisory personnel required.
Ability to analyze and resolve non-routine product issues using independent judgment and inspection equipment required.
Experience handling multiple projects and meet deadlines highly preferred.
Work From Home:
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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