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
Education/Special Training Required
2 year Degree/Certificate in Engineering, Science or Business (Preferred) or 2 years equivalent technical/operations experience.
Qualifications/Work Experience Required
2 years technician experience in a manufacturing environment. (Preferred)
Experience in the medical device industry is an advantage.
Business understanding of operations and there impacts essential.
High level of PC Skills required.
Strong communication skills with both Internal and external agents.
Self-starter with demonstrated efficient work methods, analytical & problem solving skills and ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment.
Green or Black Belt 6 Sigma qualification is an advantage.
Good problem solver and is analytical
Excellent customer service and communicates very well with good interpersonal skills.
This position is responsible for supporting manufacturing loss initiatives on the shop floor.
Supports engineering activities including troubleshooting and resolving problems originating in changing of products, processes, materials and equipment settings to mimimize manufacturing loss and downtime. Also supports manufacturing engineering efforts in product and process improvements to achieve business KPI goals.
This position requires knowledge that is acquired through experience, specialized education, or training. The job should possess a good knowledge and comprehensive understanding of the range of processes, procedures and systems to be used in carrying out assigned tasks and a basic understanding of the underlying concepts & principles upon which the job is based. The knowledge can be acquired through a combination of job-related training and considerable on-the-job experience.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Develops and recommends procedures and methods and prepares technical reports and documentation.
Performs technical evaluations of events to determine root cause and recommends corrective action.
Actively interface with cross-functional team members always practicing good team work in support of day to day operating requirements.
Monitoring and management of manufacturing loss on assigned lines.
Liaising with Team Leaders with regard to productivity and efficiency performance issues on assigned lines.
Diagnose malfunctioning systems to identify hazards, defects and the need for adjustment or repair and escalation as required.
Communicating regularly with Operators regarding issues, concerns and watch-outs on the lines.
Responsibility for product line performance, primarily maximizing productivity of the equipment and minimizing yield loss from the process.
Identifying and assisting the engineering with the implementation of technical improvements and process improvements.
Adherence to Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) requirements on sites, plus communication of any concerns regarding environmental impact, health or safety issues.
Building of Quality into all aspects of one's work by maintaining compliance with all site and corporate Quality Management System requirements
Support to the business as required by management or as mandated by shutdowns and/or equipment/process failures.
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