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Engineering Technician R&D

Company: Stryker
Location: Mahwah
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Why engineering at Stryker?At Stryker we are dedicated to improving lives, with a passion for researching and developing new medical device products. As an engineer at Stryker, you will be proud of the work that you will be doing, using cutting-edge technologies to make healthcare better. Here, you will work in a supportive culture with other incredibly talented and intelligent people, creating industry-leading medical technology products. You will also have growth opportunities as we have a culture that supports your personal and professional development.Need another reason to apply? Check out these 8 reasons to join Stryker's engineering team: 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.comOur benefits include bonuses; commissions; healthcare; insurance benefits; retirement programs; stock based plans; paid time off plans; family and parenting leaves; tuition reimbursement; wellness programs; onsite fitness centers and cafeterias; discount purchase programs; and service and performance awards - not to mention various social and recreational activities.
Who We Want:Effective Communicators: People who regularly share relevant status updates and effectively articulate issues and recommendations to stakeholders and senior management.Self-directed Initiators: People who take ownership of their work and need no prompting to drive productivity, change, and outcomes.Dedicated Achievers: People who thrive in a fast-paced environment and will stop at nothing to ensure a project is complete and meets regulations and expectations.What You Will Do:

  • In your new role as lab technician, you perform and plan testing on medical devices (implants and instruments for bone healing, sterile packaging) following external standards and internal procedures as part of the new product development process and to ensure safety of existing products.
  • You operate and program test machines, perform manual tests and support development of semi-automated and automated tests.
  • You analyze and document test results and findings accurately and communicate them in written and verbal form to the biomechanical engineers and project teams.
  • You apply knowledge and experience to assist in designing, installing, and maintaining test equipment and fixtures which also includes qualification and validation.
  • You take on responsibility to monitor and ensure functionality, compliance, and readiness
  • You apply lean principles in your work.
  • Together with your team members, you will drive projects and tasks across departments and locations to make healthcare better.What You Will Need:
    • An Associate's degree in an engineering related field or equivalent experience.
    • 2+ years of related technical experience.
    • Previous experience in a technical apprenticeship such as a Laboratory Technician, Physical Technical Assistant or Polymechanic with a focus on automation.
    • The desire to learn more about medical device testing and you enjoy hands on work (e.g. operating small hand tools, power tools and common test equipment).
    • Experience in a highly regulated environment is preferred. (i.e. Medtech or Pharma)
    • Experience with programming, cobots or Computer Aided Design is preferred
    • Advanced computer and appropriate application skills
    • The ability to communicate about complex technical matters and read and create technical drawings is preferred.
    • The ability to analyze and correct complex testing and/or systems issues of a broad scope using independent judgment.
    • Experience completing detailed documentation accurately.
    • The ability to work reliably under pressure and with changing priorities.
    • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
      Know someone at Stryker?Be sure to have them submit you as a referral prior to applying for this position. Learn more about our employee referral program at StrykerStryker 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

Keywords: Stryker, Paterson , Engineering Technician R&D, Professions , Mahwah, New Jersey

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