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11 reasons to love Stryker in Belfast

Updated: Mar 29

In 1998, we established our Belfast office within view of the iconic Harland & Wolff shipyard in the Belfast Harbour Estate. We are strategically focused on the research and development of high-quality and industry-leading clinically proven technologies. Today, the Belfast office specializes in manufacturing life-saving AEDs and is on a shared mission to help make healthcare. 


Our Belfast office at a glance:

Office address:207 Airport Rd W Belfast BT3 9LF

Main businesses: All divisions represented

Main functions: All functions represented

On-site perks: Hybrid working, private medical insurance, enhanced pension contributions



Here are 11 reasons to join our team in Belfast: 


1. 25+ years of growth  

Established in 1998 with a workforce of only 5 employees, we are now part of a global leader in medical technologies, supplying our products to global markets across the world. Our spot on the edge of the historic Titanic Quarter, just a short drive from the city center, makes it a great location for our dedicated team. 


2. Flexible working environment  

We are committed to fostering a healthy work-life balance for our employees. That’s why we provide a flexible schedule that includes options for hybrid working and flextime for support staff. Our operations team works a four-day week, Monday to Thursday, both dayshift and nightshift. 


3. Enhanced family-friendly policies  

Our competitive benefits support growing families. We offer our employees the value of their full salary for the first 6 months of maternity leave and adoption leave. Partners also benefit from two weeks of paternity leave with full pay.  


4. Cycle to work  

Want to exercise on your way to work? We offer our employees the opportunity to hire a bicycle and equipment up to a pre-determined range, through the salary sacrifice Cycle to Work Scheme.  


5. Night shift perks 

For all employees on the night shift, we offer an attractive shift allowance that exceeds the industry average, and the advantage of a 4-day working week. 

 

 6. Unlocking extra holidays 

At Stryker, not only do we have an enhanced holiday allowance we're all about showing appreciation for our longtime colleagues. Work with us for 5, 10, or 15 years, and you’ll get rewarded! Extra holidays are coming your way as a thank-you for being part of our winning team.  


7. Health perks 

Enjoy peace of mind with our comprehensive medical insurance as a valuable working benefit. Your health and well-being matter, and we've got you covered for a secure and worry-free journey towards a healthier future, both at home and in the office. Our Employee Assistance Program also offers different support services to our employees, including a 24/7 GP helpline, financial advice, and counseling services.  


8. Diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I)  

People are at the heart of what we do, and by valuing our differences, we are stronger together. Stryker has always been committed to building an inclusive and engaging work environment.

We continue our journey through our company commitments to: 

  • Strengthen the diversity of our workforce. 

  • Advance a culture of inclusion, engagement and belonging. 

  • Maximize the power of inclusion to drive innovation and growth. 


9. We grow our people 

We foster an environment where you can excel through developing, coaching and structured career paths. We offer a range of opportunities for you to grow in your career, through internal development programs and Educational Assistance, offering financial support for qualifications to support you excel in your career. 


10. Benefits package 

We all contribute to the growth of Stryker and have a competitive rewards program to recognize this. As well as our enhanced payment on family leave policy, we offer an enhanced employer pension contribution, the opportunity to purchase Stryker shares at 5% discount, and a bonus in line with company performance. 


11. Together we make healthcare better

We are a global leader in medical technologies, working alongside our customers to advance healthcare. We provided innovative products and services in MedSurg, Neurotechnology, Orthopaedics, and Spine, improving outcomes for over 130 million patients worldwide each year.

 

Did you know that the first automated external defibrillator (AED) was designed and developed in Belfast?  


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