Stryker presents a rare and exciting opportunity to join a highly motivated team in developing key technology to enable the evolution of new surgical techniques in Neurosurgery and Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT) surgery. The successful candidate will be based at our Innovation Centre in Cork and provide technical leadership to a multi-disciplined team in establishing the needs of our customers while designing and bringing innovative solutions for Neurosurgery and ENT applications to market. The Innovation Centre, which features unique design and collaboration workspaces, state-of-the-art prototyping and test facilities, and a simulated operating room, is the first of its kind in Ireland. The centre focuses on the development of new technologies and products to improve patient safety and outcomes during surgery in addition to increasing operating room efficiency across multiple surgical specialties including neuro, spine, ENT and orthopaedic surgery.
The Senior Principal Engineer supports the R&D team on technical challenges in the development of cost effective, best in class new products for Neurosurgical and ENT applications. Through a thorough understanding and wide application of engineering principles, techniques and concepts, provides technical leadership and training to product development teams to enable exceptional product performance and satisfaction of user needs. A technical expert, the Senior Principal Engineer will provide coaching and mentoring for the R&D team members. Through creativity and ingenuity, they will promote and stimulate an environment that supports the generation of value-adding intellectual property in alignment with the clinical and technology roadmaps of the business. While maintaining a customer focus, the Senior Principal engineer will support collaboration across the Stryker community, promoting connectivity for an integrated R&D strategy in Neurosurgical and ENT applications.
The Senior Principal Engineer will provide technical support and counsel to R&D teams on active projects. They will also identify emerging technologies and instigate, manage, support and provide direction on early stage research that is consistent with the objectives of the clinical and technology roadmaps of the business. This will include supporting the business development team if required. Products include Neurosurgical and ENT High-Speed Drill platforms, Cranial Perforators, Sinus Shaver platform, Ultrasonic aspirator platform for bone and tumour removal, and electrosurgical devices for Neurosurgical applications.
Work From Home: No
Travel Percentage: Up to 25%