Intern, Supply Chain Engineering

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Intern, Supply Chain Engineering

Bellevue, WA
  • Responsibilities

    About Stryker

    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

    Why supply chain at Stryker?

    As a member of our Supply Chain team, you will make a daily impact on the lives of others. Apply today and you will get a chance to work with high-functioning, driven people who all have the same mission of making healthcare better. Plus, we have an award-winning culture and were recently named the #5 World's Best Workplace by Fortune!

    Who we want

    CHALLENGERS. People who seek out the hard projects and work to find just the right solutions.

    TEAMMATES. Partners who listen to ideas, share thoughts and work together to move the business forward.

    CHARISMATIC NETWORKERS. Relationship-savvy people who intentionally make connections with both internal partners and external contacts.

    STRATEGIC THINKERS. Interns who propose innovative ideas and consistently exceed their performance objectives.

    CUSTOMER-ORIENTED ACHIEVERS. Individuals with an unparalleled work ethic and customer-focused attitude who bring value to their partnerships.

    GAME CHANGERS. Persistent interns who will stop at nothing to live out Stryker’s mission to make healthcare better.

    What You Get Out of the Internship

    Stryker, a global leader in medical technology takes great pride in their people, and that’s why we’re looking to expand our talent. As a result, we are looking for people with a passion for Supply Chain to help ensure that we are exceeding the expectations of our customers.

    As a Supply Chain intern at Stryker, you will:

    • Apply classroom knowledge in a fast-paced and growing industry setting

    • Implement new ideas, be constantly challenged, and develop your skills

    • Put the customer first, and gain valuable experience as a result

    • Network with key/high-level stakeholders and leaders of the business

    • Be a part of an innovative team and culture

    Opportunities Available

    The primary project for this internship will be to create a more efficient process workflow for engaging key stakeholders on Supplier Initiated Change Request (SICR) and a system for accurately tracking metrics and project deliverables.

    Suggested Project Goals:

    Engage with the cross functional team to gain an understanding of the importance of change control for a class 3 medical device.

    Gain exposure to various manufacturing processes, process improvements, global supply chain management, regulatory requirements, and project management.

    Design and implement an improved SICR workflow for the Sourcing team.

    Create a tool for tracking key SICR related project metrics.

    This project will allow the intern to partner with the following groups (at a minimum):

    • Sourcing Managers

    • Quality Engineering

    • Electrical Engineering

    • Component Engineering

    • Reliability Engineering

    • Buyers

    • Circuit Board Suppliers

    • Regulatory

    Desired Skill Set:

    An engineering background

    Ability to interact with others in cross-functional roles

    Strong capability with Microsoft Office Suite (Specifically Word, Excel, and SharePoint)

    What You Need

    • Currently working on completion of a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in related field or equivalent; we will only consider students who plan be enrolled in a degree-seeking program after the summer

    • Cumulative 3.0 GPA or above; must be the case at the date of hire and also will be verified during background check in the spring

    • Must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. and not require employment-based sponsorship now or in the future.

    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

    • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills; able to manage priorities and workflow

    • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm

    • Ability to exercise independent judgment

    • Proficient on basic computer programs: Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint

    • Proven leadership and business acumen skills

    • Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines

    • Strong interpersonal skills

    Our benefits

    Our total rewards offering varies by country but often includes bonuses; commissions; healthcare; insurance benefits; retirement programs; stock based plans; paid time off 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.

    Know someone at Stryker?

    Be sure to have them submit you as a referral prior to applying for this position. Learn more about our employee referral program at HTTPS://CAREERS.STRYKER.COM/REFERRALS/

  • Industry
    Medical Devices
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  • About Us

    The future of healthcare starts with you. Customers, patients and employees are at the heart of everything we do at Stryker. As a world-leading medical technology company, we are focused on innovative healthcare solutions not just for today but for tomorrow. The future of healthcare starts with hiring the best talent and providing our employees with flexibility and opportunity to grow their careers in whatever direction their passions take them.