Entry Level - Electrical Engineer

    • Stryker
  • Portage, MI
  • Posted 32 days ago | Updated 3 days ago


On Site
Full Time


Research and Development
Root cause analysis
Medical devices
Healthcare information technology
Professional development
Project management
Use cases
System testing
Failure analysis
Problem solving
Design controls
Risk management
Quality management
Electrical engineering
Data Analysis
Change control
Health care
Analytical skill
Regulatory Compliance

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.

Need another reason to apply? Check out these 8 reasons to join Stryker's engineering team:

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 stryker.com

It's Time to Join Stryker!

In this role as a Design Engineer - Electrical Sustainment, you will work with other product engineers, R&D, Quality, Manufacturing, Regulatory, Clinical, Marketing, and Project Management to ensure project success. With coaching and mentorship, you will develop, modify, evaluate, and verify electronic components for medical devices. This is a unique opportunity to learn all areas of Stryker and to work with a variety of products. The project timeline is fast paced, and you will work to both solve problems and create efficiencies within the Stryker Instruments product lines.

Who We Want

Analytical problem solvers. People who go beyond just fixing to identify root causes, evaluate optimal solutions, and recommend comprehensive upgrades to prevent future issues.

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.

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

Technical Responsibilities:
  • You will perform root cause analysis and implement changes to electrical components for medical devices.
  • You will apply circuit and electrical system test methods.
  • You will assist with failure analysis and bench testing.
  • You will support problem solving, identify potential solutions, and evaluate them against requirements.

Business Responsibilities:
  • You will seek to understand customer needs and how design inputs change as the industry grows.
  • You will understand the product's intended use and clinical procedures.

Med Device Compliance:
  • You will understand fundamental industry standards, design requirements and test strategies which align with regulatory requirements.
  • With supervision, you will update, create, and refine engineering documentation, such as the Design History file per company design control procedures.
  • You will learn R&D procedures like design controls and risk management, per the Quality Management System.

General Responsibilities:
  • You will work cooperatively with R&D, Quality, Manufacturing, Regulatory, Clinical, Marketing and Project Management to ensure continued success of Instruments product lines in the field.
  • You will learn procedures, policies, processes, systems, and technology required.
  • You will work on problems in limited scope; purposefully learn while gaining experience.

What You Need
  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or related discipline required
  • 0+ years of work experience required.

What We Would Love That You Have (Preferred Qualifications)

(You do not need to have ALL of these)
  • Basic knowledge of electrical components and manufacturing methods.
  • Basic ability to read and interpret electrical drawings.
  • Basic understanding of the electrical design process.
  • Knowledge of design and concept generation CAD, CAE, or simulation tools.
  • Knowledge of analysis tools and statistical methods.
  • Knowledge of system components and associated requirements.
  • Understands the basic theory and methods of component selection and can apply them under supervision.
  • Ability to understand industry trends and utilize industry standard tools to identify end of life cycle components.
  • Understanding of different component parameters and their technical significance.
  • Ability to find alternative components by performing parametric comparison with existing component.
  • Proficiency in circuit schematics with ability to run electrical simulations to propose right alternates.
  • Proficiency in documentation and data analysis with sound understanding of change control process.
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 stryker.com.

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