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 stryker.com
Senior Process Optimization Engineer:
Location: Stryker Additive.
Opportunity to join a progressive Engineering team focused on Additive Process Optimization to facilitate future growth and world class performance.
Talents we need:
. People who enjoy analyzing data or trends for the purposes of planning, forecasting, advising, budgeting, reporting, or sales opportunities.
People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, data and insights to drive continuous improvement in functions.
Analytical problem solvers.
People who go beyond just fixing to identify root causes, evaluate optimal solutions, and recommend comprehensive upgrades to prevent future issues.
People who thrive in a fast-paced environment and will stop at nothing to ensure a project is complete and meets regulations and expectations.
People who seek out cutting-edge research
What you will be doing:
Plant Product Engineering Lead for critical engineering studies that impact operational performance.
Develop sustainable Engineering initiatives to that facilitate operational KPI performance.
Creation, Development and implementation of plant wide initiatives that reduce cost and improve KPI performance.
Application of a prioritised approach in Lean Engineering toward achieving key opportunities in quality, service and cost.
Works with Engineering & SLT leaders to deliver of Operational KPIs.
Responsible for assisting in the development of a world class-manufacturing group that is proficient in process improvement and problem solving manufacturing issues using Six-Sigma tools.
Providing technical leadership on all product and process issues.
Line performance monitoring, and the compilation and execution of structured event plans to remediate systemic issues that drive sub-optimal performance.
Development and implementation of appropriate supporting documentation, SOPs and process work instructions compliant with current Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)
Provision of technical leadership/guidance for the Process / maintenance Technicians and Manufacturing / Equipment Engineers on the team.
Provide engineering support for new Product and new process introduction, ensuring that all activities are completed and documented in accordance with Stryker New product Development Process.
Process validation for products and processes; VP, IQ, OQ, PQ and associated documentation.
Conduct Gauge R&R studies for products and new processes.
Carry out structured problem solving.
Responsibility for projects (value stream and cross functional) as assigned by the company, including the scoping, approval, budgeting, specification, execution, qualification and handover as appropriate.
Actively interfacing with cross-functional team members and 3rd party Vendors, and always practicing good team work in support of the day to day operating requirements, and in pursuit of achieving the business targets
Observing the Quality Management Systems requirements on site at all times
Continuous monitoring and reporting of variables that feed into the business performance metrics, and pro-active identification and resolution of issues around any deficits in same.
Adherence to, and enforcement of all Environment Health and Safety (EHS) requirements on site
Elimination and/or management of material risks on the production floor in co-operation with Supplier Quality engineers
Undertaking, where appropriate, a Subject Matter Expert's role for Regulatory Audit purposes
All other duties as assigned.
Level 8 Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent is required.
Proven Project Management skills through the delivery of business critical projects.
Has 2-4 years' experience in a manufacturing environment.
Strong communication and influencing skills with both internal and external agents.
Capable of technical leading, influencing and providing technical direction to Engineers, Coop Students, Technicians and operators as required.
Capable of working as part of a multi-disciplined team in an aggressive, dynamic and results motivated environment
Demonstrable analytical & problem solving skills, a process improvement orientation, and the ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced and results-oriented environment
Excellent presentation and written / verbal communication skills
Demonstrable ability to work autonomously
A team player, with a flexible approach.
Technological pioneer, willing to source, investigate and implement technological and automation advances
Confident and effective decision maker, with a proven leadership ability to negotiate and influence others.
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