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Stryker Senior Project Engineer in Mahwah, New Jersey

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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The Senior project engineer will support an engineering team to deliver key programs or projects per associated timelines, quality requirements, and budget within Stryker's Craniomaxillofacial ( business unit. This is a hybrid role located in Mahwah, NJ. This a dual role with project management and engineering responsibilities.

Who We Want:

  • Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, data and insights to drive continuous improvement in functions.  

  • 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.

  • Self-directed initiators. People who take ownership of their work and need no prompting to drive productivity, change, and outcomes.

As a senior project engineer, you will responsibilities in the leadership of a cross-functional engineering team in the planning, coordinating, monitoring, implementation and execution of medical device projects. In your role, you will ensure R&D projects are completed on time/cost & budget. You will support cutting edge medical device products from the inception phase to launch. You will also support the coordination of the assessment and implementation of material and process changes / improvements to the current manufacturing lines, ensuring compliance of Stryker's product in accordance with relevant regulatory requirements and standards for medical devices.

  • Direct, manage, monitor, and control elements of a project. Evaluate trade-offs within project.

  • Meet with project stakeholders to understand and refine project scope; review with manager for approval. Create detailed Work Breakdown Structure.

  • Develop and manage the detailed project Gantt chart. Analyze critical path and major workstreams.

  • Collaborate with leadership, technical lead, and cross functional team members to establish project budget. Monitor and maintain costs within budget.

  • Develop a risk management plan for the project. Identify, analyze and understand project risks, develop and monitor a risk response plan.

  • Develop and Execute the communications management plan for project team and the needs of key stakeholders

  • Leverage knowledge within the team to build skills and experienced needed to grow within the role to expand capability of taking on more responsibility.

  • Builds successful working relationships with internal and external personnel in various departments. Understands quality system(s).

  • Drive the completion of documentation required to support the product design file in accordance to Stryker procedures and processes.

  • Provide technical/scientific support and documentation associated with material specifications, device properties and process related items.

  • Create or refine engineering documentation, such as the Design History File, per internal design control procedures

  • Implementation of changes for NPD projects through change management system per internal change control procedures

What You Need:


  • Bachelor's Degree required; in engineering or technical discipline

  • 2 years of experience developing products with experience in new product development.


  • Medical device or regulated industry experience

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 (http:)

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Stryker is driven to work together with our customers to make healthcare better. Employees and new hires in sales and field roles that require access to customer accounts as a function of the job may be required, depending on customer requirements, to obtain various vaccinations as an essential function of their role.

Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.