Staff Manufacturing Engineer- Metal Processing

    • Stryker
  • Portage, MI
  • Posted 47 days ago | Updated 6 hours ago


On Site
Full Time


Continuous improvement
Attention to detail
Engineering support
Product development
Process engineering
Problem solving
Mechanical engineering
Structural engineering
Design for manufacturability

Job Details

Who we want:
  • Self-directed initiators. People who take ownership of their work and need no prompting to drive productivity, change, and outcomes.
  • Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, data and insights to drive continuous improvement in functions.
  • Detail-oriented process improvers. Critical thinkers who naturally see opportunities to develop and optimize work processes - finding ways to simplify, standardize and automate.

Job Description:

This Engineer will focus on metal removal processes, such as, sheet/tube laser, tube bending, brake press, finishing/coating, GD&T, gauge development, heat treat, etc. You will independently determine and develop approaches to a variety of technical problems of moderate scope and complexity. Use the latest engineering techniques to reduce product time to market whilst adhering to regulatory requirements, project deadlines and product costs.
  • Provide engineering support for new product and process introductions, ensuring that all activities are completed and documented in accordance with the Stryker new product development procedures.
  • Ensure quality of process and product as defined in the appropriate operation and material specifications.
  • Will 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.
  • May lead/support capital acquisition activity from specifying equipment, contract negotiation, Installation and validation.
  • Will analyze equipment to establish operating data, conduct experimental test and result analysis. Lead and/or participate in process review meetings.
  • Participate in PFMEA, Control Plan, SOP and PPAP generation associated with product transfers and launches.
  • Complete capability studies for in process inspection and generate subsequent Inspection documentation.
  • Conduct MSA studies for new products and new processes.
  • Provide training for manufacturing team members.
  • Ensure adherence to GMP and safety procedures.
  • Review and approval of validation documentation.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering or related field
  • 4+ years of related engineering experience

Preferred Skills:
  • Focus on Fabrication Process Engineering; Background in Machining, Metal Removal processes, sheet/tube laser, tube bending, brake press, finishing/coating, GD&T, Gauge development, Heat Treat
  • Experience in executing complex problem-solving techniques related to manufacturing/design technical issues. Good instincts and sound judgement for mechanical and structural design.
  • Good understanding of Design for Manufacturing (DFM), related statistical tools and validation/verification techniques.
  • Certified in validation activities.
  • Experience in an FDA regulated or regulated industry beneficial.
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