18 January 2023

Stryker | Falcon2000/2000EX Captain

Kalamazoo, MI, United States

Aircraft Captain

Kalamazoo, MI, US

Date posted: January 4, 2023

Job ID: R488837

Job category: Facilities

Primary location: Kalamazoo, MI, US

Employee type: Full time

Relocation: Yes

Work Flexibility: Remote or Hybrid or Onsite

Travel: 100%

Why join Stryker?

We are proud to be named one of the World’s Best Workplaces and a Best Workplace for Diversity by Fortune Magazine! Learn more about our award-winning organization by visiting stryker.com

Our benefits include bonuses; commissions; healthcare; insurance benefits; retirement programs; stock based plans; paid time off plans; family and parenting leaves; tuition reimbursement; wellness programs; onsite fitness centers and cafeterias; discount purchase programs; and service and performance awards – not to mention various social and recreational activities.

What you will do:

Responsible for overall operation of the organization's aircraft and for the physical safety and comfort of all passengers. Coordinates all flight and aircraft maintenance functions with that of the organization's air transportation schedule. Operates aircraft in a safe and efficient manner, maintains appropriate reports and logs, and complies with all applicable rules and regulations.

  • Acting as Captain of an aircraft that must be operated by a crew of at least two pilots
  • Performing duties to provide Stryker Corporation with a world class Corporate Aviation Service, maintaining the highest degree of safety, security, flexibility, reliability, and value
  • Checking weather, all applicable NOTAMs where available, and determining fuel, oil, and oxygen requirements
  • Determining the aircraft weight and balance
  • Ensuring all flight planning requirements have been met, including contingencies if the flight cannot be completed as planned
  • Ensuring the aircraft is airworthy, duly registered, and the documentation specified in section 3.1.2 are on board the aircraft
  • Ensuring aircraft crew members have valid licenses, medical certificates, and passports and visas if and when required
  • Ensuring a flight will not be commenced or will not be continued beyond the nearest suitable airport if a flight crew member is incapacitated
  • Completing an aircraft pre-flight inspection before each departure
  • Briefing the passengers in accordance with the requirements specified in section 4.18
  • Operating the aircraft in accordance with operator procedures and aircraft limitations
  • Ensuring compliance with customs, immigration, and cabotage laws
  • Notifying authorities of any accident, suspected communicable disease, acts of unlawful interference, or landing at an airport other than a State’s international airport caused by circumstances beyond the control of the PIC
  • Completing the journey log book or general declaration, when required
  • Completing all post flight duties, including notification to the company of any deviation from the planned itinerary or overnight location
  • Recording flight times and aircraft defects
  • Participating actively in Stryker’s Safety Management System, e.g. regular filing of risk assessments and safety reports

What you need:

  • Valid Airline Transport Pilot License
  • Valid medical certificate appropriate to the license held
  • Valid aeronautical radiotelephone license
  • Shall demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively in the English language
  • Shall be able to execute command and decision making
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred
  • Global Express or Falcon 2000 type rating and experience preferred
  • 4000 hours total time, 2000 jet time preferred

Know someone at Stryker?

Be sure to have them submit you as a referral prior to applying for this position. Learn more about our employee referral program at https://careers.stryker.com/referrals/

About Stryker

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, is driven to make healthcare better. We offer innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes.

We are proud to be named one of the World’s Best Workplaces and a Best Workplace for Diversity by Fortune Magazine! Learn more about our award-winning organization by visiting stryker.com


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