Senior Staff Electrical Engineer, R&D - NPD

    • Stryker
  • Portage, MI
  • Posted 32 days ago | Updated 7 hours ago


On Site
Full Time


Research and Development
Product development
Medical devices
Healthcare information technology
Professional development
Strategic management
Use cases
Research design
Product design
Project management
Electrical engineering
System testing
Function generator
Spectrum analyzer
Health care
Embedded systems
Regulatory Compliance
Computer hardware

Job Details

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.

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Who We Are

Stryker is seeking to hire a Senior Staff Electrical Engineer, R&D to support Orthopaedic Instrument's new product development team.

This role is hybrid, in Portage, MI with the expectation to come into the office 3 days a week.

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Who We Want
  • Motivated product launchers. Engineers who bring strategic direction and drive for execution to ensure products are developed and launched with precision.
  • Dedicated achievers. Relentless about quality, people who thrive in a fast-paced environment and will passionately work to ensure a project and product satisfies customer needs and meets regulations and expectations.
  • Curious learners. Engineers who seek out practical methods and information to expand and enhance their ability.
  • Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, information, use cases, and industry analyses to develop best practices.

What You Will Do

The Senior Staff Electrical Engineer, R&D - NPD will design, develop, modify, and evaluate the development of medical devices that support our robotic and computer assisted product lines. This role is focused on new product development engineering; you will work collaboratively with customers, quality, sourcing and advanced operations partners to perform customer research, technology research, design, test, and documenting electrical components, architectures, systems, and products.

Technical Responsibilities:
  • Lead or mentor design and development of electrical components, sub-systems, and/or systems for medical devices.
  • Apply and mentor others on advanced engineering theories, principles, and concepts.
  • Conduct, design, and select advanced prototyping and testing.
  • Lead and guide in correction of complex product design issues.
  • Conduct technology exploration and influence application in the business.
  • Translate user needs to design inputs/ specifications and produce complex system level designs independently.
  • Develop invention disclosures, patents or trade secrets.
  • Independently make design tradeoff decisions while designing multiple components of the system.
  • Work with multiple technologies including voltage regulators, mixed analog/digital circuits, embedded microcontrollers/microprocessors, FPGA's, motor controllers and sensors.
  • Work with suppliers on PCB and EOL test fixture design, and production readiness.

Med Device Compliance:
  • Mentor others as a business unit expert on the usage of industry standards, including design requirements and test strategies per applicable regulations.
  • Lead others to create and refine engineering documentation, such as the Design History file and create more progressive technical content.
  • Contribute to R&D procedures and development of industry standards working closely with cross-functional business units.

General Responsibilities:
  • Work cooperatively with R&D, Quality, Manufacturing, Regulatory, Clinical, Marketing and Project Management to ensure project success, both leading and influencing other leaders on the team.
  • Identify and lead the creation of or improvements to procedures, policies, processes, systems, and technology required.
  • Execute and lead segments of complex product development to advance projects through the design /development/launch process.
  • Contribute to complex product development through release and lead one technical area of expertise.
  • Hold self and others accountable to deliver high quality results with passion, energy and drive to meet business priorities.
  • Mentor, develop and inspire others in current and future roles.

What You Need

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or related
  • 6+ years of work experience
  • Ability to lead or teach electrical engineers in electrical design.
  • Advanced understanding of the design of complex components and sub-systems.
  • Ability to apply advanced circuit and electrical system test methods.
  • Advanced understanding of manufacturing and testing methods.
  • Ability to apply standard technologies used in industry.
  • Ability to perform complex electrical stackups.
  • Advanced understanding of statistical methods.
  • Advanced knowledge of sub-system, system, and environmental interactions.

  • Experience with PCB Schematic & Layout process and tools (e.g. Allegro, Altium, etc.).
  • Experience using electronic hardware lab tools for development of design (e.g. Oscilloscope, Electronic Loads, Function Generator, Spectrum Analyzer, Environmental Chambers).

About Stryker

Our benefits:

  • 12 paid holidays annually
  • Health benefits include: Medical and prescription drug insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, critical illness insurance, accident insurance, hospital indemnity insurance, personalized healthcare support, wellbeing program and tobacco cessation program.
  • Financial benefits include Health Savings Account (HSA), Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs), 401(k) plan, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), basic life and AD&D insurance, and short-term disability insurance.

For a more detailed overview of our benefits or time off, please follow this link to learn more: US Stryker employee benefits

About Stryker
Stryker is a global leader in medical technologies and, together with its customers, is driven to make healthcare better. The company offers innovative products and services in MedSurg, Neurotechnology, Orthopaedics and Spine that help improve patient and healthcare outcomes. Alongside its customers around the world, Stryker impacts more than 130 million patients annually. More information is available at

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