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Stryker Senior Test Engineer, Advanced Operations in Redmond, Washington

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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Stryker is seeking a Senior Test Engineer to join our new product introduction team supporting our Emergency Care Division (Defibrillator products) based in Redmond, WA.

Who we want:

  • Detail-oriented process improvers. Critical thinkers who naturally see opportunities to develop and optimize work processes - finding ways to simplify, standardize and automate.

  • Self-directed innovators . 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.

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

* Data managers. People who enjoy compiling, organizing and consolidating large volumes of data and reports.

What you will do:

As the Advanced Operations Test Engineer, you will be responsible for designing, validating and bringing new products to market. You will specify precise new product test requirements; design, test and integrate components to produce final designs; and evaluate the design's overall effectiveness, cost, reliability and safety. In this role you will design, develop, execute and evaluate fitness-for-use testing, product specifications and test validation plans.

As the Advanced Operations Test Engineer, you will collaborate with internal manufacturing partners, contract manufacturers, designers and product specialists to optimize test system designs and functionality. You will utilize Computer Aided Design or Computer Aided Engineering systems to model new designs and produce detailed engineering drawings.

  • Application of a prioritized approach in Value Centered Engineering toward achieving key opportunities in quality, service and cost

  • Responsible for assisting in the development of a world class-manufacturing group that is proficient in process improvement and problem-solving manufacturing issues using Six-Sigma tools

  • Development and implementation of appropriate supporting documentation, standard operating procedures and process work instructions compliant with current Good Manufacturing Practices

  • Provide engineering support for new product and new process introduction, ensuring that all activities are completed and documented in accordance with Stryker New Product Development Process

  • Test procedure validation for products and processes and associated documentation

  • Responsible for projects (value stream and cross functional) as assigned by the company, including the scoping, approval, budgeting, specification, execution, qualification and operational handover as appropriate

  • Actively interface with cross-functional team members and 3rd party Vendors, and always practicing good teamwork in support of the day to day operating requirements, and in pursuit of achieving the business targets

  • Continuous monitoring and reporting of variables that feed into the business performance metrics, and pro-active identification and resolution of issues around any deficits in same

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering required (electrical or software engineering preferred)

  • 2+ years related work experience

Preferred Skills:

  • Software writing and experience

  • Experience in designing test fixture requirements for PCBAs

  • Experience in medical or other regulated industries

  • Experience in technical leading, influencing and providing technical direction to Engineers, Coop Students, Technicians, and operators

  • Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplined team in an aggressive, dynamic and results motivated environment

$86,600 - $138,800salary plus bonus eligible + benefits. Actual minimum and maximum may vary based on location. Individual pay is based on skills, experience, and other relevant factors.

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.