Stryker Design Engineer - Mechanical in Kalamazoo, Michigan

"Who we want Dedicated achievers. Relentless about quality, people who thrive in a fast-paced environment and will stop at nothing to ensure a project is complete and meets regulations and expectations. Curious learners. Engineers who seek out cutting-edge research and information to expand and enhance their ability to design medical devices. User-focused creators. Engineers who design with the user in mind, developing medical devices that help change patients’ lives. What you will do As a design engineer, you will be in the central core of a broad team focused on developing cutting-edge medical device equipment. You will transform your ideas into products that truly make healthcare better, while building deep relationships in a collaborative team environment. Your peers will be hardworking, intelligent, achievement-oriented people you can depend on. For prototyping and testing your designs, you will have access to vast resources like machining, 3D printing and automated equipment onsite. You will have real ownership and autonomy for your decisions, working with customers, vendors, test labs, consultants and team members for support. You may find yourself observing surgery in a operating room or two! If you are a high-achieving, hardworking engineer who is excited to take ideas from early research through commercial launch, you will love this opportunity. ,What you need

  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering or related engineering curriculum

  • Excellent analytical skills

  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills

  • Demonstrated mechanical design and problem solving skills

  • Demonstrated ability to operate small hand tools (e.g. pliers, screwdrivers, wrenches, hammer, etc.), power tools and test/inspection equipment

Other things to consider

  • This position is part of the Surgical Safety business within Stryker. As a startup organization within a Fortune 500 company, we have a smaller team feel with the stability, benefits and full power of a large organization.

  • Our interview process is lengthy and more thorough than you think it will be. But don’t be nervous. This process helps us make sure we find you the best seat on the bus.

  • Family matters to us, and we want you to have a life outside of here. We pride ourselves on giving our employees a flexible work environment.


Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: None

Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. 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.

Stryker Corporation will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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