Design Engineer (Electrical)

Stryker Ireland
Employment Type
Not disclosed
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Electrical Design Engineer (Perm)

Location: Stryker R&D Innovation Centre, Cork

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and is dedicated to helping healthcare professionals perform their jobs more efficiently while enhancing patient care. The Company offers a diverse array of innovative medical technologies, including reconstructive, medical and surgical, and neurotechnology and spine products to help people lead more active and more satisfying lives.

We are currently seeking a Electrical Design Engineer located at our Global R&D Innovation Centre in Cork, Ireland, to work on the next generation of surgical devices. 

What you will do:

As a Electrical Design Engineer, you will perform a wide variety of technical work in planning and design of embedded hardware, electronic circuits, and PCB’s for instrumentation that is used by Orthopedic Surgeons to allow them to plan and perform their procedures.  You will be a key contributor to the electrical hardware development process of embedded medical devices.

Who we want:

  • 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.

  • Motivated product launchers. Engineers who bring strategic direction and drive for execution to ensure products are developed and launched with precision.

  • Goal-oriented developers. Keeping the customer and requirements squarely in focus, people who deliver safe and robust solutions.

  • User-focused creators. People who imagine with the user in mind, developing technology that helps change patients’ lives. 

  • Curious learners. People who seek out cutting-edge research and information to expand and enhance their ability to develop new ideas into reality.


Technical Responsibilities: 

  • Design and develop electrical components and sub-systems for medical devices.

  • Apply advanced circuit and electrical system test methods.

  • Conduct or design prototyping and bench testing.

  • Conduct problem solving, identify potential solutions, and evaluate them against component and sub-system requirements.

  • Conduct research and studies to support product design.

  • Translate design inputs to engineering specifications and produce component and sub-system level designs.

Business Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate advanced understanding of customer needs and design inputs.

  • Demonstrate proficiency with product’s intended use and clinical procedures.

  • Learn how the financial models are constructed.

Med Device Compliance:

  • Follow fundamental industry standards, design requirements and test strategies which apply to regulatory requirements.

  • Independently create or refine engineering documentation, such as the Design History file.

  • Follow R&D procedure like design controls and risk management, per the Quality Management System.

General Responsibilities: 

  • Work cooperatively with R&D, Quality, Manufacturing, Regulatory, Clinical, Marketing and Project Management to ensure project success as a key member of the team, collaborating with others and solidifying relationships.

  • Quickly process and assimilate procedures, policies, processes, systems, and technology required.

  • Work on complex problems, applying advanced experience and learnings.

  • Demonstrate ownership and prioritize work with minimal supervision.

  • Build relationships and influence among peers.


Technical Skills: 

  • Working knowledge of electrical design process, electrical components, and manufacturing methods.

  • Ability to interpret, analyze, and test electrical designs.

  • Proficiency with design and concept generation CAD, CAE, or simulation tools.

  • Ability to apply analysis tools and statistical methods.

  • Knowledge of system components and associated requirements.

  • Understanding of the system lifecycle and effects of design choices on the system.

Preferred Skills / Engineering tools:

  • Understands the theory and methods of PCB design and can apply them under minimal supervision while demonstrating:

  • Experience in PCB layout using one or more industry leading layout tools. 

  • Experience in one or more industry-leading schematic capture tools. 

  • Knowledge of PCB design rules for high-speed signal integrity, analog circuit design, and power circuits.

  • Ability to use PCB analysis tools for signal integrity and EMI/EMC. 

  • Knowledge of PCB construction and key parameters that impact signal integrity, manufacturability, cost, and quality.

Minimum Qualifications: What you will need (must have):


  • Bachelor’s degree in EE or related discipline & 2+ years of work experience