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Engineer, CAD/CAE Engineering (R461883)

Engineering and Architecture

Aerospace Engineer



Memphis, Tennessee, United States

COVID-19 vaccination requirements

Stryker is driven to work together with our customers to make healthcare better. In order to fulfill our commitment as a federal contractor, while focusing on the health and safety of our employees and those that we serve, COVID-19 vaccines will be required for all Stryker US employees effective January 4, 2022, as well as all new US employees joining our company. Fully vaccinated persons are those who are >=14 days post-completion of the primary series of an FDA-authorized COVID-19 vaccine. If you are applying to a sales and field role which requires access to customer accounts as a function of your job, you may be required, depending on customer requirements, to obtain the COVID-19 vaccination before the January 4 effective date of Stryker's vaccine policy. For more information, please visit our COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements FAQs page.

Why join Stryker?

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Our benefits include bonuses; commissions; healthcare; insurance benefits; retirement programs; stock based plans; paid time off 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.

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:

What you will do:

The Engineer, CAD/CAE Engineering position is required to create and modify Computer Aided Design (CAD) models and drawings to support new product development, product sustainability, and cross-functional design communication with additional duties to coordinate, route, and close all electronic ECR/ECNs to ensure good documentation practices, accurate approval routings, and timely closure and communication. The incumbent will utilize CAD and PLM software to support on-going projects by working in cooperation with product development engineers and other cross-functional personnel. The individual will assist in transforming concepts into feasible designs, designing multiple parts from a single design concept, working out the details of a design concept, and facilitates and communicates Stryker’s engineering change control procedures. This person is a key liaison between the incumbent's department and other functions involved in the product development or engineering change process.

This position may also train entry level drafters and assists other departments on CAD, PLM, or ECR/ECN matters. Strong customer focus, flexibility to operate within a dynamic change environment, and excellent communication and collaboration skills is an absolute must.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Design/Develop and create 3D parametric models of medical device components from proof of concept to production ready designs, including DFM considerations.

  • Create 2D drawings and print packages of medical device assemblies and components per appropriate ASME drawing standards.

  • Create models and drawings for conceptual, prototype, or production purposes.

  • Create moderate to complex models, assemblies, and associated print packages.

  • Manage and prioritize multiple high priority projects and tasks to meet print release deadlines.

  • Assist R&D Engineers with product ideation and development.

  • Create engineering change requests (ECRs), assign personnel, and route according to procedure. Coordinate, route, and communicate engineering change notice (ECN) status and impact.

  • Process ECR’s/ECN's, ensure data accuracy, and communicate results to all affected personnel. Revise PLM software to correlate with all engineering change activity and ensure data integrity.

  • Train, support, mentor, or resolve questions, issues, or concerns related to PLM, CAD, or ECR/ECN's.

What you Need:

  • BS in Engineering, Mechanical Design/Drafting, related field, or Associate's degree with 6+ years of equivalent experience required.

  • 0+ years of experience in mechanical design and drafting required (medical device industry preferred). ADDA mechanical drafter certification, or willingness to obtain certification, is required.

  • Strong working knowledge of ERP, PLM, and CAD software, solid modeling, mechanical drafting, interpretation and application of ASME standards (namely Y14.5), and a fundamental knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning &Tolerancing (GD&T).

  • Proficient at creating detailed mechanical drawings for components and assemblies per ASME Y14.5 drafting standards.

  • Computer and Microsoft Office applications experience.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

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About Stryker

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 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