8 reasons to love Stryker in San Jose, Costa Rica
Updated: Feb 3
In 2019, Stryker opened our Global Services Center in Costa Rica, supporting various divisions across Finance, Information Systems, and Procurement. Our Costa Rica location is nestled in the heart of the San Antonio Business Park in the Heredia Province and offers breathtaking views of the Escazú Mountains.
Here are 8 reasons to join our team in Costa Rica
1. On-site cafeteria
No need to pack your lunch or get in your car and drive to pick up lunch (unless you want to), we have a large, on-site cafeteria and dining area that offers both breakfast and lunch choices daily.
2. Transportation shuttle bus
We’re proud to offer a hybrid work model allowing our employees to work from home when they can and from the office when they prefer, or business requires it. Not only do we provide the equipment needed for our employees to perform at their best from their homes, but we also offer a free transportation program for our employees with eight different routes throughout the area to make your commute as smooth as possible.
3. Employee wellness programs
We are committed to the health and well-being of our people. Explore three programs that we offer to help our employees reach their life goals.
Stryker’s Strive for Wellbeing program: This program offers courses that help employees learn about, implement and sustain healthier habits.
Employee assistance program: Employees have access to resources that offer psychological support both online and onsite. Every Wednesday, we have two psychologists available for you to schedule a time during the workday to decompress and connect with a therapist.
Well-being days: Each quarter employees are given an extra day off to take some time to relax and recharge!
4. Day off on your birthday
Celebrate your birthday with the day off every year!
5. Employee engagement events
We encourage building personal relationships with the people we work with. That’s why we have organized social events such as BBQs on the terrace and bring your family to work day!
These events are often planned and hosted by our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) to foster an inclusive workplace and a sense of community among coworkers.
6. Outdoor space
Take advantage of Costa Rica’s beautiful views on the outdoor terrace! Grab a breath of fresh air, enjoy lunch outside or take a call while connecting with the outdoors.
7. Recognition Program
Who doesn’t like recognition for a job well done? Our recognition program encourages you to share your appreciation by sending virtual thank you notes, nominating someone who has gone the extra mile on a quarterly rotation, and allowing managers to highlight an employee at monthly staff meetings.
8. Development opportunities
One of Stryker’s core values is our people. We grow talent, we want our employees to stay with our company even if it means changing teams or divisions. We encourage our team members to continue to sharpen their skill sets in a variety of ways including through LinkedIn Learning. Our employees are granted access to LinkedIn Learning courses such as project management, PowerBI, time management, and many more.
We have been named one of the Best Companies to Work for in Costa Rica by Great Place to Work!
Interested in joining our team in Costa Rica?
Check out our current job openings and apply today!