Website Stryker

Senior Engineer (Advanced Operations) Job Highlights

Title Senior Engineer – Advanced Operations
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Engineering
Location Kalamazoo, MI, United States
Company Stryker

Company Profile

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies. The company offers innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes.

Job Profile

The company is looking to hire a Senior Engineer, Advanced Operations who will provide process engineering support for sustainment and improvement of our surgical instruments, working with Marketing, R&D, Cost Accounting, Advanced Sourcing, Advanced Quality, and Validation team members.

This position is responsible for process design, development, and validation in new product development.

Educational Qualification

  • Applicants require a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or related engineering discipline from a college/university

Work Experience

  • Possess 2+ years of work experience (required); 4+ years of experience in a manufacturing or R&D environment (highly preferred)
  • Experience in an FDA-regulated or highly regulated industry (preferred)
  • Experience in executing complex problem-solving techniques related to manufacturing/design technical issues


  • Analyze equipment to establish operating data, conduct experimental tests, and result-analysis
  • Complete capability studies for in-process inspection and generates subsequent Inspection documentation
  • Ensure quality of process and product as defined in the appropriate operation and material specifications
  • Lead or participate in process review meetings
  • Leads or supports capital acquisition activity by specifying equipment, contract negotiation, installation, and validation
  • Participate in Process Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (PFMEA), Control Plan, SOP, and Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) generation associated with product transfers and launches
  • Review and approval of validation documentation
  • 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
  • Working closely with internal and contract manufacturers to develop processes for electro-mechanical assembly including PCBA manufacturing, potting, conformal coating, soldering, pressing, laser welding, laser marking, torquing, and manual assembly


  • Excellent analytical skills, ability to plan, organize and implement concurrent tasks
  • Good instincts and sound judgment for electrical, mechanical, and structural design
  • Innovative thinker; able to envisage new and better ways of doing things
  • Understanding of Design for Manufacturing (DFM), PCBA manufacturing, potting, conformal coating, soldering, pressing, laser welding, laser marking, torquing, and manual assembly preferred


  • The company offers benefits that 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, and many more.

Employer’s Statement

Stryker is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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