Stryker Interview Questions

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Question 1 of 26

At Stryker, we value professional development and education. What is the last learning opportunity you have been able to participate in?

Stryker Interview Questions

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    At Stryker, we value professional development and education. What is the last learning opportunity you have been able to participate in?

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    At Stryker, we believe in quality first in all that we do. Do you have any formal training in quality initiatives and, if so, how have you applied them to your work?

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    In your job, what does delivering results mean to you and how have you shown your ability to do this in your work?

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    When starting a new job, what are steps you've taken to develop a 30, 60, 90 day plan for yourself?

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    Accountability is taken very seriously in all that we do here at Stryker. How do you ensure that you are accountable for your word in following through on what you say you will do?

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    At Stryker, we do a lot of cross functional team projects. Tell me about a project team you've been on and your role.

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    At Stryker, we believe in finding the most efficient ways of doing things. How have you used technology to be more efficient?

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    In the medical device industry, we are highly regulated by the FDA and other entities. What experience do you have working with regulatory bodies?

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    We value integrity in the workplace and foster an environment where our employees do what is right at all times, even when shortcuts may make life easier. Talk about a time when your integrity was challenged and how did you handle that situation?

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    At Stryker, we need outside the box thinkers to continue to innovate our company so we can stay competitive in the medical device industry. Tell me about a time you thought about something differently or proposed a new way of doing something.

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    At Stryker, we believe in continuous feedback so we can all improve. When is a time you received constructive feedback?

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    What is a work accomplishment you feel very proud about that you'd like to share?

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    Stryker is in continuous pursuit of acquiring new companies to merge with and we have completed many successful acquisitions in recent years. Have you been a part of a corporate merger or acquisition in the past? How did this impact your work?

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    In your line of work, what interests you about coming to work in the medical devices field?

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    At Stryker, our organization is highly matrixed with US and global partners on our teams. How have you navigated this kind of environment in the past?

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    In the medical device industry, there is a lot of industry jargon and lingo and many acronyms to learn to understand the business. What are some strategies you've used to acclimate quickly when you've started a new job in the past?

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    We give back to the greater good by sponsoring Operation Giving, a program that offers free surgeries for children and medical education around the globe through medical missions. Have you had the chance to give back through your work?

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    Here at Stryker, we have a supply chain transparency program that ensures we are sourcing gold, tungsten and tin from socially responsible sources. What do you know about this program and why is it important to you?

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    In the medical device industry, it is important our teams are cohesive so we can continue to drive excellence. Tell me about a time you gave feedback to a peer?

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    Here at Stryker, our people are one of our four core values and we believe in growing talent from within. What are your ultimate career goals if hired for this position?

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    At Stryker, we've been voted a best place to work. What kind of working environment do you thrive in?

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    In the medical device industry, many of our sales relationships are with large hospital organizations. In previous roles, how have you made connections with the right people in large hospital organizations?

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    At Stryker, our customers are our top focus and we strive to meet their needs with new and innovative products that help enhance their business. What are some things that you do that prove you are customer driven in your work?

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    The technology in the medical device industry is changing rapidly. At Stryker, we are investing in new technology to help patients and our teams do their jobs more effectively. How do you keep up to speed with changing technology?

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    Here at Stryker, we firmly believe in an inclusive culture and we put a lot of effort into diversity and inclusion efforts. Why are these things important to you?

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    At Stryker, our medical devices can truly change people's lives. Sometimes, though, a patient may have a question or concern about one of our devices. How have you handled a difficult customer interaction in a previous position?