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10 reasons to join Stryker in Cary, Illinois

Updated: Aug 17, 2021

In 2016, Stryker acquired Sage Products, a leading developer of innovative healthcare solutions that address hospital-acquired conditions such as healthcare-associated pneumonia, surgical site infections, skin injury, and healthcare worker injury across the continuum of care.

Sage, now a business unit within Stryker’s Medical division, was founded in 1971 and is located in Cary, Illinois, a vibrant community 45 miles northwest of Chicago. Situated among lively villages and picturesque nature preserves, Cary and the surrounding areas offer a variety of opportunities to explore your interests, meet great people, and have fun with your family.

Our Cary office at a glance:

  • Office address: 3909 Three Oaks Road, Cary, IL 60013

  • Number of employees: 850+

  • Main business: Sage Products

  • Main functions: Manufacturing and Research & Development


Here are 10 reasons to join our family in Cary

1. Named one of the 'Best Workplaces in Chicago'

We're proud to be recognized by Great Place to Work us a Best Workplace in Chicago!

2. Endless opportunities

Whether you’re looking to grow professionally or personally, you’ll find a wealth of opportunities within our walls and throughout the greater Stryker network. Through various committees and groups like the Stryker Women’s Network, you will be able to grow with your colleagues and make a difference in yourself and your community. And with locations worldwide, you will have the opportunity to advance your career and collaborate with a global team of leaders like yourself.

3. Free shuttle from the Metra station

We make commuting to work easier with a free shuttle service to and from the Cary Metra station. The Metra Northwest line serves Chicago and dozens of beautiful neighborhoods allowing you to live where you love and commute to Cary.

4. Social events and celebrations

We care about our employees and coworkers and provide an exciting and inclusive atmosphere for everyone. From company picnics, holiday parties, employee appreciation week, service awards, and networking gatherings, there’s always a way to make friends and build relationships within the organization.

5. Community engagement

We are committed to serving our local community. Each year during our annual Giving Campaign, we encourage our employees to get involved by donating their time and/or money to a local charity. Every dollar is matched during this campaign, so you’ll double your impact.

6. Excellent on-site wellness amenities

Wellness is important to us as an organization. That is why we provide on-site services such as a family health center, fitness center, and a gym so that employees can stay active and healthy.

7. Local daycare discount and new mother services

Cary offers plenty of options for daycare, and our employees are eligible for a discount at several local pre-schools. On top of that, Stryker offers maternity leave benefits, as well as amenities for nursing mothers such as on-site mother’s rooms, and milk delivery service through MilkStork, for nursing mothers who travel as part of their job.

8. Dress for your day

We call our dress code: “Dress for your day” which is a flexible approach, allowing you the option to dress in a way that reflects your individual schedule. Whether you are wearing a suit, jeans or anything in between, we empower you to dress in accordance with your comfort and schedule for the day.

9. Military-friendly employer

We truly appreciate the values, leadership, and teamwork that veterans bring to the organization. We are proud to be a Military-Friendly Employer and a Top-Rated Workplace for Veterans! Visit our Military and veterans page to view jobs that could be a fit for you and learn more about our military recruitment process.

10. Situated in a vibrant community

We are located close to shopping and local restaurants with plenty of events for residents and visitors throughout the year. No matter your interests or tastes, there is something in this community for you to enjoy.


Fun fact

Cary, Illinois has been named one of the Best Places to Raise a Family in Illinois!


Interested in joining our family in Cary?

Check out our current job openings and apply today!

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