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Senior Quality Engineer (Onsite or Hybrid)

Leesburg, VA
Expired: May 04, 2023 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Full-Time
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.

Need another reason to apply? Check out these 8 reasons to join Stryker's engineering team: 

We are proud to be named one of the World’s Best Workplaces and a Best Workplace for Diversity by Fortune Magazine! Learn more about our award-winning organization by visiting

Our benefits include bonuses; commissions; healthcare; insurance benefits; retirement programs; stock based plans;  family and parenting leaves; tuition reimbursement; wellness programs; onsite fitness centers and cafeterias; discount purchase programs; and service and performance awards – not to mention various social and recreational activities.


Senior Quality Engineer (Onsite or Hybrid)

Stryker is hiring a Senior Quality Engineer in Leesburg, Virginia.

As a Senior Quality Engineer, you will lead quality issues with suppliers & partner with internal customers.

Work Flexibility: Hybrid or Onsite. 

This role requires reasonable proximity to our Stryker facility. You should be comfortable working 3 days a week onsite

Who we want

  • Dedicated achievers. People who thrive in a fast-paced environment and will stop at nothing to ensure a project is complete and meets regulations and expectations.
  • Goal-oriented developers. Keeping the customer and system requirements squarely in focus, people who deliver safe and robust solutions.
  • Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, information, use cases, and industry analyses to develop best practices.

What you will do

  • As a Senior Quality Engineer in working partnership with the Global Supplier Network, you'll be involved in the ongoing support for the internal business units to address ongoing supplier quality issues, development of suppliers and ensuring that our external supply chain are capable of meeting expectations from a quality, service and cost perspective.
  • Lead quality issues with suppliers & partner with internal customers; Lead effective supplier containment and corrections/corrective actions.
  • Lead internal and supplier driven non-conformances (NCs) and manage the timely closure of NC's.
  • Lead CAPA projects and manage to timely root cause investigation, implementation and closure. 
  • Apply statistical methods of analysis and process control to current operations in support of management review, CAPA, and other quality system processes.
  • Partner with suppliers and internal stakeholders to develop and revise PPAP documents. Throughout knowledge and understanding of process FMEAs, control plans, manufacturing process flows, and validations required.
  • Work closely with operations and the business functions to ensure quality performance of product and processes.
  • Ownership for supplier quality performance and measurement including KPI’s and participate in supplier performance reviews. Enable reporting of metrics for monthly reviews.
  • Act as point of contact for Internal/ External Customer groups on key compliance issues related to suppliers.
  • Participate in External Audits and Internal Audits as needed. Ensure Regulatory compliance in area of responsibility to GMP of all medical devices regulatory agencies (i.e. FDA, IMB, Notified bodies, etc).
  • Responsible for accuracy and integrity of supplier data that ensures compliance with documented procedures & processes.
  • Participate in the supplier material related processes which include: Material Review Board to ensure Coordination of MRB activities with the business unit to ensure the timely assessment of potential non-conforming products.
  • Develop understanding of risk management practices and concepts and applies knowledge to manufacturing operations.
  • Maintenance of the Approved Supplier List (ASL) in conjunction with the Global Sourcing, Supplier Controls and Audit functions.
  • Deliver continuous improvement activities focusing on supplier quality.
  • Support the creation and maintenance of inspection methods and sampling.
  • Support the development and review of process and equipment validation/qualification and MSA of internal processes.
  • Execute internal quality deliverables associated with engineering changes, manufacturing transfers and supplier-initiated changes.
  • Support manufacturing transfers to/from other plants/facilities, executing appropriate quality activities.
  • Participate in supplier audit reviews for assigned suppliers as required.
  • Participate in cross functional projects both locally & globally as required.
  • Partner with SQE functions and Strategic Sourcing on the development and approval quality assurance agreements with suppliers.

What you need


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 3+ years’ experience in quality, manufacturing or engineering


  • Degree in Engineering field
  • Knowledge with GMP, ISO 13485, 21 CFR Part 820 standards
  • Knowledge of FMEA, Validation Programs and SPC processes in a highly regulated environment
  • Experience reading drawing specifications with an understanding of GD&T
  • Demonstrated working knowledge to positively influence supplier quality performance, including prior experience working within manufacturing environments.
  • Professional certification in a quality subject matter (e.g., MS, CQE, CRE, Six Sigma)

About Stryker

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, is driven to make healthcare better.

The company offers innovative products and services in Medical and Surgical, Neurotechnology, Orthopedics, and Spine that help improve patient and healthcare outcomes. Alongside its customers around the world, Stryker impacts more than 100 million patients annually.

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