Stryker Process Controls Engineer in Cary, Illinois

Requisition ID 31352BR

Job Title Process Controls Engineer

Group Global Quality and Ops

Division SGS Manufacturing

Business Unit Americas East

Business Function Engineering

Country United States

State/Province IL

City Cary

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

We are a leading developer of products used to prevent hospital-acquired conditions such as ventilator-associated conditions, skin injury due to incontinence, pressure injuries, surgical site infections and healthcare worker injury across the continuum of care. From the acute care setting to the skilled nursing and long-term care setting, as well as continued care at home, we create products that make care giving easier and provide clinical outcomes.

Our success is supported by a unique culture that is summed up in the phrase, “keep it personal”. It’s our way of reinforcing a focus and commitment to our employees and customers through integrity, honesty and passion.

You will report to the Manager of Manufacturing Engineering and as a Process Controls Engineer, you will design and program control systems to support our pharmaceutical process systems and water purification plant. Through monitoring the performance of these systems, you will identify and implement changes to maintain optimal efficiency, cost, and system availability for manufacturing.

In this role ​you will...:

  • Monitor pharmaceutical processing systems and purified water system.

  • Maintain and improve systems through design and development of customized controls solutions.

  • Manufacture, build, and validate systems which include pneumatics, servos, vfd’s, relays, communication networks, touchscreens, pushbuttons, and integration.

  • Oversee project workflow and support internal and external resources to ensure timely delivery of projects, expected quality, and allotted budget.

  • Conduct pre-qualifications and factory acceptance tests of new equipment and machinery.

  • Create documentation such as user manuals, system drawings, and controls schematics.

  • Proactively coordinate with project managers, other engineers, and maintenance technicians.

  • Assist with system troubleshooting and maintenance, as needed.

Minimum Qualifications

If you have these basic qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical or Controls Engineering (other disciplines will be considered based on relevant work experience and training).

  • 5+ years of relevant experience in pharmaceutical process systems and purified water systems.

  • Experience with integrating and programming Allen-Bradley PLCs and HMIs in liquid process systems.

We want to talk to you!

And if you have any of these additional preferred qualifications as well:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical or Controls Engineering from an ABET accredited university is highly preferred.

  • EIT certification.

  • Ability to read and interpret wiring diagrams, control narratives, and P&ID drawings; proficient in AutoCAD for creating and updating the same.

  • Proven experience making product quality decisions.

  • Working knowledge of algebra, geometry, and statistics.

  • Strong oral and technical writing skills and experience.

  • Proficiency with computerized record keeping systems including: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, maintenance management systems, quality management systems, and manufacturing execution systems.

We really need to talk!

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