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Senior Engineer, Manufacturing (R477192)

Manufacturing and Production

Manufacturing Engineer



Phoenix, Arizona, 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.

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.

  • 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. People who thrive in a fast-paced environment and will stop at nothing to ensure a project is complete and meets regulations and expectations.

What you will do-

The Senior Engineer, Manufacturing will support Manufacturing/Operations in the following areas: increase capacity, reduce scrap, improve safety, monitor existing processes, identify and implement process improvements in a regulated medical device reprocessing environment.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Support and improve existing processes using Statistical, Lean, Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) and Six Sigma methodologies

  • Effectively transfer new products, design changes or line extended devices on to production floor

  • Foster an environment of continuous improvement and provide support to customers in all functional areas

  • Discuss progress and interim findings at periodic design/project review meetings

  • Perform Failure Analyses (FAs) and improve Functionality/Performance of medical devices

  • Identify and implement process improvements and machining improvements on production lines

  • Reduce Reject Rates(scrap)and optimize manufacturing processes

  • Identify and implement safety improvements on production lines

  • Lead the development and execution of technical protocols and, generation of reports

  • Develop and implement operating procedures, standard work, visual work instructions, visual work references

  • Provide training to Production for all new product launches and design changes to existing products or processes

  • Acquire knowledge of FDA/ISO requirements associated with the development of medical devices including Design Control

  • Perform other duties as directed or assigned by Manager

What you need-

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or relevant field required

  • 2 or more years of related experience required

  • Basic computer skills (word processing, spreadsheets, database) required

  • Experience with Engineering Change Orders/Justification and Assembly Procedure Change Orders required

  • Demonstrated ability to plan, track and facilitate projects using applicable tools (e.g. Gantt and Pert Charts etc.) required

  • Ability to develop and follow systematic troubleshooting procedures to address tool and equipment issues required

  • Experience with Development, Analysis and Implementation of Test Lab Tests/Support required

  • Experience in the continuous process improvement and applying Lean Manufacturing techniques- preferred

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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