Stryker Staff Engineer in Carrigtwohill, Ireland

Requisition ID 28549BR

Job Title Staff Engineer

Group Global Quality and Ops

Division SGS Advanced Ops

Business Unit AO Technology Development

Business Function Research and Development


City Carrigtwohill

Employment Category Full Time

Percent Travel Required Up to 10%

Shift 1st

About Stryker

Stryker is one of the world's leading medical technology companies and, together with its customers, is driven to make healthcare better. The company offers innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. More information is available at All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We are an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Job Description / Information

Independently determines and develops approaches to a variety of technical problems of moderate scope and complexity.

Uses latest engineering techniques to reduce product time to market whilst adhering to regulatory requirements, project deadlines and product costs.

Builds productive internal and external working relationships and may periodically provide guidance and train other team members.

  • Provide engineering support for new product and process introductions, ensuring that all activities are completed and documented in accordance with the Stryker new product development procedures.

  • Ensure quality of process and product as defined in the appropriate operation and material specifications.

  • Will select components and equipment based on analysis of specifications, reliability and regulatory requirements. Work with quality engineers to develop component specific testing and inspection protocols.

  • May lead/support capital acquisition activity from specifying equipment, contract negotiation, Installation and validation.

  • Will analyse equipment to establish operating data, conduct experimental test and result analysis. Lead and/or participate in process review meetings.

  • Participate in PFMEA, Control Plan, SOP and PPAP generation associated with product transfers and launches.

  • Complete capability studies for in process inspection and generate subsequent Inspection documentation.

  • Conduct MSA studies for new products and new processes.

  • Provide training for manufacturing team members.

  • Ensure adherence to GMP and safety procedures.

  • Review and approval of validation documentation.

  • All other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • B.S in Mechanical Engineering or related engineering discipline, PHD or equivalent higher level reseach experience and 4 or more years’ experience.

  • Proven track record of working in a team based environment.

  • Excellent Interpersonal Skills - able to express ideas and collaborate effectively with multidisciplinary teams. Be open minded with the ability to recognise good ideas.

  • Innovative thinker - should be able to envisage new and better ways of doing things.

  • Experience in executing complex problem solving techniques related to manufacturing/design technical issues. Good instincts and sound judgement for mechanical and structural design.

  • Good understanding of Design for Manufacturing (DFM), related statistical tools and validation/verification techniques.

  • Excellent analytical skills, ability to plan, organise and implement concurrent tasks.

  • Good knowledge of manufacturing processes, materials, product and process design.

  • Must be able to read and interpret complex engineering drawings and have the ability to understand geometrical dimensioning and tolerancing.

  • Certified in validation activities.

  • Experience in an FDA regulated or regulated industry beneficial.

  • High level of PC Skills required.

  • Excellent attention to detail.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability