Lead Facilities Engineer

Medtronic Inc. North Haven , CT 06473

Posted 1 week ago

Facilities Reliability Engineering Lead

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MITG The Minimally Invasive Therapies Group strives to enable earlier diagnosis, better treatment, faster complication-free recovery, and enhanced patient outcomes through less invasive surgical solutions.

As a Facilities Reliability Engineering Lead, you will provide site wide technical leadership in all areas pertaining to Utilities, buildings & structures, and Electrical/Plumbing/Mechanical systems. The role supports the North Haven Medtronic site containing over ~1.5MM sf of building space across 4 buildings and a parking garage. Footprint is varied and includes general office space, medical device manufacturing areas, chemical plants, machine shops, and other industrial areas. Oversight also includes Electrical Cogeneration and Fuel Cell technologies present at the site.

This role may have up to 6 direct reports and includes budgetary management of capital facility investments of up to $10MM annually. Responsibilities include planning and executing facility related projects for manufacturing, lab, office and warehouse areas; Establishing and executing Facilities cost reduction projects of ~$1MM annually; Management of mechanical systems design for improved technology, efficiency, and, reliability; Project management of facilities initiatives within cost and time goals.

A Day in the Life

  • Manage/Mentor direct reports and staff

  • Provide Technical support and expert guidance for all plant/facilities functions (HVAC/Electrical/Plumbing)

  • Accountable for project planning and financial justification for all north Haven site facilities capital projects

  • Provides technical leadership for all NHMA plant facilities related capital and strategic initiatives including review and approval of all engineering site work proposals consisting of detailed design and engineering drawings and project specifications containing equipment, materials, estimated costs and schedules.

  • Responsible for Project Leadership and management for all facilities engineering related capital projects including financial reporting, management of sub-contractors, and daily task oversight and management

  • Responsible for oversight, management, and Maintenance of on-site electrical generation systems including power plants and fuel cells to maximize site energy efficiency and benefit.

  • Accountable for establishing and maintaining a facilities cost reduction program including an active project hopper and a managed pipeline of projects resulting in a min. of $500K Yearly

  • Responsibility to establish and maintain building drawing documentation systems and assure files are kept current and accurate.

  • Development and issuance SOP's and PM plans for all new and existing capital equipment

  • Conducts research into new products and systems.

  • Prepares request for quotations to be used to hire consultants for specific functions throughout the facility project.

  • Negotiates, hires, reviews, monitors performance, approves payment, and manages external contractors or consultants.

  • Responsible for root cause investigation and corrective action leadership for all critical Facilities systems failures through demonstrated use of operational excellence tools.

  • Collaborate with operations partners to develop flexible manufacturing cell designs and process flows in support of lean manufacturing systems and corporate initiatives

  • Maintain global awareness of manufacturing facilities and strategies & capabilities and provide insights into technology specialties across the global manufacturing sites to project core teams.

Must Have: Minimum Requirements

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering or other applicable engineering field
  • 7+ year of experience in Facilities Systems Engineering

Nice to Have:

  • Thorough understanding of building Mechanical and Electrical systems and current technologies that support them.

  • Must be very strong at Mechanical System design and optimization

  • Highly skilled with Excel, MS Project, and AutoCAD

  • Demonstrated financial acumen and analytic skills

  • Diverse background with prior experience in multiple disciplines

  • Strong Project Management skills

  • Trained/Certified in Lean and/or 6 Sigma

  • Experience in Maintenance Excellence programs and systems

About Medtronic

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Let's work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients' lives. Help us shape the future.

Physical Job Requirements

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this position, but they are not an exhaustive list of all the required responsibilities and skills of this position.

The physical demands described within the Day in the Life section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


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Lead Facilities Engineer

Medtronic Inc.