Senior Process Engineer (Textile)- Advanced Operations
Location: Cary, Illinois
Internal Number: R454936
Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, is driven to make healthcare better. We offer innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes.
We are proud to be named the #5 World’s Best Workplaces and a Best Workplace for Diversity by Fortune Magazine. Learn more about our award-winning organization by visiting stryker.com
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.
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 will you do
As a Sr. process development 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:
Executes 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 determines and develops 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.
What you need
A Bachelor's Degree in engineering (Highly preferred Textiles Technology / Engineering, Materials Science with a focus on polymers (other B.S degrees will be considered based on the relevant experience in textile manufacturing)
3 years of experience in a manufacturing environment (preferred Technical Textile industry, preferably in Med-Tech textile)
Hands on experience in Technical Textile & cut and sew manufacturing processes.
Highly Preferred - Experience in one or more of these areas: Nonwoven needle punch manufacturing, Technical textile manufacturing and processing, ultrasonic/RF welding, sealing, thermo-forming or sewing processes strongly preferred
Demonstrated communication (written & verbal), presentation, partnership and influencing skills
Proven ability to effectively work in a fast paced, dynamic and results oriented team environment
Stryker is one of the world's leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better. The Company offers a diverse array of innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. Stryker is active in over 100 countries around the world.
Together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better.
At Stryker, quality is first in everything we do. We are driven to make healthcare better for our customers by
providing innovative products and services that meet regulatory requirements through our effective quality system.
The Company was founded in 1941 by Dr. Homer Stryker and incorporated in 1946 as the Orthopedic Frame Company. In 1964, the Company’s name was changed to Stryker Corporation.
• $13.6 billion in annual sales in 2018; annual revenue has grown for 39 straight years
• 17.1% CAGR (compound annual growth rate) in sales over 39 years
• ~36,000 employees globally in 2018
• 43 manufacturing and research & development locat...ions worldwide
• Included in the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index
• Ranked # 233 on Fortune Magazine’s “FORTUNE 500” list for 2019
• Ranked # 3 on Fortune Magazine’s “World’s Most Admired Companies” list for the “Medical Equipment” industry for 2019
• Ranked # 11 on Fortune Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list (U.S.) for 2019
• Spent $862 million on R&D in 2018
• 7,784 patents owned globally in 2018
• Initial public offering of stock was in 1979
• Listed on the New York Stock Exchange under ticker SYK