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Senior Principal Engineer, Process Engineering (R470528)

Engineering and Architecture

Process Engineer



Salt Lake City, Utah, United States

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.

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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.

Are you curious, tenacious and want to make a meaningful difference both to the company as well as to the patient?

Do you thrive in cross functional teams and enjoy the challenge of getting best in class products across the line?

If you feel excited, let’s talk!

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.
  • Curious learners. Engineers who seek out cutting-edge research and information to expand and enhance their ability to develop products.
  • User-focused creators. Engineers who design with the user in mind, developing products that help change patients’ lives.
  • 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 Senior Principal Engineer in the Process and Technology Development team, you will be responsible for working with both internal and external extrusion teams to recommend materials and processes, optimize and validate processes and will be instrumental to launching new products. You will need to use designed experiments to characterize processes, structured RCA processes to troubleshoot issues and clear communication to represent the team during cross functional reviews.

What you need

  • 10+ years of experience, some of which in a highly regulated industry.
  • BS in Engineering or related degree/experience. Advanced degree preferred and may be considered toward years of experience.
  • Experienced in design of experiments, structured problem solving and validation.
  • In depth knowledge of polymers, polymer processing and resins required.
  • Ability to develop strategies and execute to plan.
  • Ability to work both independently as an individual contributor as well as lead ​​cross functional teams.

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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