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Staff Engineer, Equipment - R&D (R460625)

Equipment/Technology Specialist

Equipment and Facilities Specialist



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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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

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.

Role Summary:

In this role, you will be responsible for achieving process development milestones on one to two new product introductions (NPI’s). You will work collaboratively within a team of engineers tasked with the selection, validation and verification of novel processes used to manufacture catheters, guidewires and implantable neurovascular devices.

You will have responsibility for manufacturing equipment design, specification, procurement and set-up. Additionally, you will be responsible for insuring that the equipment meets internal customer needs.

Who We Want

Creative Problem Solvers. People with a proper balance of industry experience and confidence to challenge conventional thinking, when appropriate and bring fresh new ideas to the team.

Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, information, use cases, and industry analyses to develop best practices.

Technical Rockstars. People who dive deep into the technical nuances of products and processes with an innate passion for understanding how things work on a micro level.

What You Will Do

  • Specify equipment parameters required to meet the requirements of internal customers, process parameters and finished goods specifications.
  • Identify external partners capable of co-developing automated manufacturing equipment.
  • Provide clear direction on projects and define priorities for the team.
  • Lead the development and installation of new equipment.
  • Work with EH&S and IE partners to ensure that all equipment meets internal and external safety and ergonomics requirements.
  • You will successfully determine project scope, scale, resource & financial requirements etc. for each new piece of equipment.
  • You will collaborate with counterparts in the broader organization on common NPI issues and resolutions.
  • You will establish priorities imparting a sense of urgency and importance to effectively deliver new equipment/processes per quality, cost and time constraints.

What You Need (Required)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related engineering discipline.
  • 4+ years’ technical experience in an equipment design/development role.
  • Proficiency with CAD, reading and interpreting equipment drawings and specifications.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude including the ability to troubleshoot complexed manufacturing equipment.

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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