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Stryker Overview

www.stryker.com
Portage, MI
10000+ employees
1941
Company - Public (SYK)
Manufacturing
$5 to $10 billion (USD) per year
Stryker is one of the world's leading medical technology companies and together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better.The Company offers a diverse array of innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and ... Read more

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


Glassdoor Awards

Highest Rated CEOs: 2016 (#39), 2015 (#43)

Best Places to Work: 2016 (#43), 2015 (#20), 2014 (#48)

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Stryker – Why Work For Us?


At Stryker, our core values guide our behaviors and actions. These values are part of our DNA and are fundamental to how we execute our mission. We love our team and we know you will to. Click to learn more about the Dozen Reasons to Work for Stryker!  


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Stryker offers results-driven people a place where they can make a difference.

At the heart of what we do and believe is making healthcare better. We do this by collaborating with our customers to develop innovative products and services that ultimately improve the lives of patients. This is expressed through our mission: Together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better, which is delivered by our people each and every day.

At Stryker, we grow talent. We give you the opportunity to develop your career based on your strengths and potential, including the possibility to move geographically, functionally, laterally and vertically. Stryker is a career destination for engaged, passionate and talented people who are driven to seek the innovation, growth and opportunity that only we offer.

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You can find a full list of Stryker Awards here!


Diversity & Inclusion Drive Achievement

At Stryker, we encourage, value and leverage the diversity of people, perspectives, experiences and lifestyles to achieve maximum business performance. It is critical to our success that we have a workforce as diverse as the patients, professionals and communities we serve in over 100 countries around the world.

We create engaged and inclusive teams that encourage people to share their diverse insights, perspectives and opinions to help drive innovative solutions that accommodate our customers’ and their patients’ different physical and lifestyle needs.

We are a strengths-based organization that embraces unique strengths and experiences, providing employees the opportunity to fortify and grow their talents and enjoy dynamic career opportunities.


Military Recruitment

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In an effort to support the hiring of US veterans, Stryker is proud to announce that we joined the 100,000 Jobs Mission in 2014. The 100,000 Jobs Mission began in 2011 as a coalition of 11 companies committed to hire 100,000 veterans by 2020. Since then, the coalition has grown to more than 180 companies that represent almost every industry in the American economy. Each company has committed to hire veterans, report their hiring number on a quarterly basis and share best practices. Together, the companies have hired 200k+ veterans, more than double the original goal! Building on this momentum, the Mission has raised its goal-pledging to hire 300,000 U.S. military veterans. As a project member, Stryker is committed to helping the coalition meet its goal. Being a part of the 100,000 Jobs Mission is just another step in our focus on creating a diverse and successful culture—making Stryker a great place to work!


Learn more about our Inclusive Workforce by visiting our careers site at careers.stryker.com.

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At Stryker, our business is built on sustainability - making long-term contributions, in a responsible way, to our customers and their patients, to our employees, to our communities and to our shareholders. Our latest social responsibility overview highlights our commitment to the following:

  • Innovation that Heals and Protects
  • Education that Advances Expertise and Care
  • Healthcare Sustainability
  • Stryker Sustainability
  • Careers that have Special Meaning
  • Care for Our Communities

Take a moment to review our Social Responsibility overview to learn more!


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We share our customers’ commitment to operating a more sustainable and environmentally-sensitive business. We routinely adopt global best practices designed to comply with or go beyond industry and government environmental regulations. Furthermore, the U.S. FDA monitors and regulates Stryker manufacturing more stringently than the standard used for conventional manufacturing.

Stryker Reviews

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    I have been working at Stryker full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The people!
    Health Benefits
    Value the company brings to its customers
    Spirit of innovation
    Focus on Engagement (but actual focus - not just talk about it)

    I've never felt so at home at a job before. The Strengths based approach to hiring and development makes for a fun results driven workplace. The teams that lead and drive this business forward are some of the best I've seen.

    Cons

    Not much to say about cons :-) I have been with the company for 3 years and have had amazing opportunities to learn and grow. At times the focus on results can be daunting but once you realize that you have a team around you that can and does help you get through it.

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Stryker Interviews

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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 6 weeks. I interviewed at Stryker (Dallas, TX) in October 2016.

    Interview

    After having submitted my application online a month prior, I received an email from the recruiter wanting to set up a phone screen/interview. This first interview ran about 15 minutes and included a mini Gallup interview and just some general questions about my resume. It was a pleasant experience and she even included information on target salary and benefits for the role. At the end of our conversation, I was told that she would like to schedule me to speak with the hiring manager soon and we agreed on a date and time.

    My next phone interview with the hiring manager was a couple of days later. I again spoke about the experiences on my resume and the position was described to me in more detail. This lasted about 15 minutes as well. Later that evening, I received an e-mail to schedule the formal Gallup test.

    I completed the Gallup test a few days later. It lasted about an hour. It was pretty straightforward; I did not feign any of my responses in terms of my personality. At times I feared my honest responses might eliminate me based on my type A personality and introverted nature. A day after i completed the Gallup, I received an e-mail and call from the recruiter to schedule the on-site interview.

    The on-site interview consisted of 8 30-minute interviews with a large gamut of people. I thought i would feel drained throughout the day, but honestly the time flew bye. Everyone I spoke with was my kind of person: direct, perceptive, and amicable. Throughout my experience, I got a real family sense among the employees and an excitedness to be working at Stryker despite some environmental stressors. I was presented with an excellent offer three days after my interview!

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Stryker Awards & Accolades

  • 100 Best Companies to Work For, Fortune, 2016
  • World’s Most Admired Companies, Fortune, 2016
  • Best Places to Work, Glassdoor, 2016
  • Most InDemand Employers, LinkedIn, 2016
  • Best Places to Work 2016, MedReps, 2016
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