Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, is driven to make healthcare better. We offer innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes.
We are proud to be named the #5 World’s Best Workplaces and a Best Workplace for Diversity by Fortune Magazine. Learn more about our award-winning organization by visiting stryker.com
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.
The Concept Model Developer is responsible for prototype fabrication that supports product development. This includes working with engineering and the Principal Concept Model Developer to bring a product from idea/concept through design, prototyping, development, testing, design verification and validation, manufacturing, and product introduction. Other duties include attending design reviews and brainstorming meetings. This individual will also be responsible for the maintenance of the machines and tools including calibration, scheduled maintenance, and routine servicing. Additionally, this individual is responsible for maintaining a clean and safe working environment throughout the prototype shop.
Setup and operate CNC and manual milling machines and lathes
Program and machine parts from multiple materials and setups including, but not limited to, ABS, Aluminum, Brass, PC, Tooling Foam, and Steel.
Fabricate prototype models based on verbal instructions, sketches or CAD data using 3 axis vertical milling machines, manual lathes, 3D printers, and other machines including band saw, drill press, etc.
Work with the Principal and Senior Concept Model Developers to construct tools, molds, and fixtures, to support Engineering and production goals.
Perform routine maintenance and servicing of machines to ensure smooth, trouble-free operation.
Maintain clean and safe work environment by regular cleaning and upkeep
2 plus years working as a model maker in a machine shop environment
Basic knowledge of Manufacturing, Fabrication, and Assembly
Capable of working in a deadline-driven environment
Able to prioritize activities with some supervision
Able to change from project to project as needed due to changing priorities
Identifies opportunities for continuous improvement
Customer-focused to deliver results while enhancing own skill-set
Ability to participate in a problem-solving culture and work from general procedures and policy with supervision.
Knowledge of Word, Excel, and Office.
Mechanical skills, abilities, and knowledge
Strong attention to detail, accuracy, and safety
Experience with precision measurement equipment
Proficient in math
CAM programming with industry-standard software
Experience working in a highly regulated industry
Familiarity with 3D printing and equipment (FDM and Multi-jet)
PTC ProE/CREO CAD/CAM, Windchill
Model finishing sanding, painting, and detailing
Working knowledge of safety protocols
Operation of portable CMM arm
Solid written and verbal communication skills
Machine Shop environments, including CNC machines, manual mills and lathes, 3d printers and various hand tools.
Stryker is one of the world's leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better. The Company offers a diverse array of innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. Stryker is active in over 100 countries around the world.
Together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better.
At Stryker, quality is first in everything we do. We are driven to make healthcare better for our customers by
providing innovative products and services that meet regulatory requirements through our effective quality system.
The Company was founded in 1941 by Dr. Homer Stryker and incorporated in 1946 as the Orthopedic Frame Company. In 1964, the Company’s name was changed to Stryker Corporation.
• $13.6 billion in annual sales in 2018; annual revenue has grown for 39 straight years
• 17.1% CAGR (compound annual growth rate) in sales over 39 years
• ~36,000 employees globally in 2018
• 43 manufacturing and research & development locat...ions worldwide
• Included in the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index
• Ranked # 233 on Fortune Magazine’s “FORTUNE 500” list for 2019
• Ranked # 3 on Fortune Magazine’s “World’s Most Admired Companies” list for the “Medical Equipment” industry for 2019
• Ranked # 11 on Fortune Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list (U.S.) for 2019
• Spent $862 million on R&D in 2018
• 7,784 patents owned globally in 2018
• Initial public offering of stock was in 1979
• Listed on the New York Stock Exchange under ticker SYK