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Senior Staff Mechanical Design Engineer

Cork, Ireland

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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This role will support a wide range of products across multiple surgical specialties. There will be a specific emphasis on owning the design for products post commercial launch, partnering with Marketing and Quality to develop a comprehensive understanding of product performance and how this can be improved. Identification of potential design changes to improve quality and performance will be a key part of the role, along with verification and validation of those changes. They will represent the Product Engineering team in cross functional forums at a divisional level and be a voice of influence in key product decisions. It is expected that the successful candidate will mentor and guide more junior members of the team and provide technical leadership within the team.

Who we want:

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

What you will do:

  • Ownership of products currently in market, protecting performance and availability.
  • Identify improvements to support business growth and cost savings.
  • Mentor, develop and inspire others in current and future roles

Key Skills:

  • Strong understanding of both design and manufacturing methods.
  • Experienced with working closely with manufacturing
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills suited for a fast paced environment

What you need:

  • Must have a minimum of a Degree (level 8) in a suitable subject (e.g. Mechanical Engineering) or similar.
  • Must have at least 7 years of relevant working experience.
  • An infectious enthusiasm for existing technologies and their application

This role may be suitable for candidates with experience in the following roles or similar:

  • Product Ownership
  • Manufacturing / Operations Engineering
  • Design Engineering
  • Continuous Improvement in Engineering

Not required, but desirable:

  • Understanding/knowledge of fundamental ultrasonics/vibrations
  • Medical Device experience, or any other highly regulated business
  • Understanding of precision engineering and manufacturing

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

Client-provided location(s): Cork, Ireland
Job ID: Stryker_Combined-HCraVAmX7yhY
Employment Type: Other

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • FSA
    • FSA With Employer Contribution
    • HSA
    • HSA With Employer Contribution
    • On-Site Gym
    • Mental Health Benefits
    • Virtual Fitness Classes
  • Parental Benefits

    • Fertility Benefits
    • Adoption Assistance Program
    • Family Support Resources
    • On-site/Nearby Childcare
  • Work Flexibility

    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Remote Work Opportunities
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
    • Work-From-Home Stipend
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Casual Dress
    • Happy Hours
    • Company Outings
    • Commuter Benefits Program
    • Snacks
    • Some Meals Provided
    • On-Site Cafeteria
    • Holiday Events
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Paid Vacation
    • Paid Holidays
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Sabbatical
    • Leave of Absence
    • Volunteer Time Off
  • Financial and Retirement

    • 401(K) With Company Matching
    • Company Equity
    • Stock Purchase Program
    • Performance Bonus
    • Relocation Assistance
    • 401(K)
    • Financial Counseling
  • Professional Development

    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Learning and Development Stipend
    • Promote From Within
    • Mentor Program
    • Shadowing Opportunities
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Lunch and Learns
    • Internship Program
    • Work Visa Sponsorship
    • Leadership Training Program
    • Associate or Rotational Training Program
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program
    • Employee Resource Groups (ERG)

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