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Senior Quality Engineer

Posted 10 Jul 2024
Work experience
1 to 3 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required language
English (Fluent)

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The Senior Quality Engineer will support Stryker’s Global Logistics Operations Quality Assurance Team (GLO QA). The Senior Quality Engineer will provide quality leadership and technical guidance on GLO Quality within the distribution centers and other business functions at local level, advocating and leading the execution of initiatives & projects to enhance quality performance within the business. They will mentor and provide technical direction across multiple areas of expertise, as well as ensuring compliance to regulation and standards. This is an individual contributor hybrid role that requires the use of judgement in applying professional expertise and is expected to work independently with minimal supervision. The job requires professional knowledge gained through applicable work experience, to supplement formal knowledge, in order to apply principles and concepts of own subject/technical discipline in resolving issues as they arrive. The position requires attention to detail in making evaluative judgements based on the analysis of factual information.

The Senior Quality Engineer GLO role is to implement a unified approach to quality with the intent to deliver high quality products and services in a manner that meets the high standards held by Stryker. The ideal candidate will build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, information and industry analyses to develop best practices.

What you will do:

  • Will work with the GLO quality team, under minimal supervision, with responsibility for quality related activities, including, but not limited to the following:
  • Work closely with business functions assess, provide oversight and direction on quality performance of product and processes.
  • Mentors, provides oversight and approval of NC & CAPA, activist and high level expert in problem solving and root causing activities.
  • Coach and mentor the GLO quality team in quality topics and activities, with several topics at expert level.
  • Leads / manages quality initiatives / projects at local level.
  • Recognized process owner in areas of expertise. Expertise across multiple areas from the following, problem solving, risk, concession & change management, lean, six sigma, CAPA, statistics, validation, inspection processes & sampling etc.
  • Input into local processes, a representative on review & discussion boards and teams for expert and valued input.
  • Interpret KPI trends, take action as necessary, driving a continuous improvement process.
  • Aids in the development of quality strategies.
  • Responsible for initiation, management and support of ship, product holds, potential product escapes.
  • Address and resolve supplier quality issues impacting daily operations.
  • Working knowledge of basic and advanced Quality tools such as; Six Sigma, SPC, FMEA, Control Plans, Root Cause Analysis, Poke Yoke, Kaizen, Lean Manufacturing etc.
  • Executes/ masters & implements/ improve all supplier quality tools/ processes.
  • Ownership for site quality performance and measurement including KPI’s a.
  • Support quality issues with site & partner with internal customers

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. Home to over 43,000 thousand employees worldwide, and $984 million spent on R&D in 2020 we are a career destination for results-driven individuals looking to make a difference in the world.

Active in 45 countries
43,000 employees
50% men - 50% women
Average age is 30 years