Manufacturing Engineer

Medtronic Inc. Irvine , CA 92606

Posted 4 weeks ago

Manufacturing Engineer

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Supports the manufacture of Medtronic Neurovascular products to ensure operations core metrics of safety, quality, product availability, cost, and organizational excellence. Provides manufacturing floor support, contributes technical expertise, and leads implementation of manufacturing improvements to assigned product lines. .

Day in the life:

  • Provide daily support, to troubleshoot and resolve equipment and process issues on the assigned manufacturing lines.

  • Provide solutions to complex problems including, but not limited to, those related to process, equipment, material, supply chain, documentation, equipment validation, IQ/OQ/PQ, PLM, and other applicable QMS / business processes.

  • Perform root cause analysis and implement process improvements to improve manufacturing yield.

  • Investigate and disposition nonconforming product, evaluate root cause and implement corrections to prevent recurrence.

  • Prepare and review manufacturing procedures, test protocols and reports, and other controlled documentation.

  • Provide technical expertise to cross functional team members

  • Provide mentorship to engineering technicians.

  • Design and develop tooling and fixtures to effectively manufacture new and existing products.

  • Designs manufacturing processes, procedures and production layouts for assemblies, equipment installation, processing, machining and material handling.

  • Designs arrangement of machines within plant facilities to ensure most efficient and productive layout.

  • Designs sequence of operations and specifies procedures for the fabrication of tools and equipment and other functions that affect product performance.

  • Adapts machine or equipment design to factory and production conditions.

  • May incorporate inspection and test requirements into the production plan.

  • Inspects performance of machinery, equipment, and tools to verify their efficiency, and investigates and initiates corrective action of problems and deficiencies to ensure product quality.

  • Develops manufacturing processes that are applicable to statistical process control, and may develop those techniques.

  • Provides guidance to engineering regarding design concepts and specification requirements to best utilize equipment and manufacturing techniques.

  • Ensures processes and procedures are in compliance with regulations.

Must Have: Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in an engineering discipline from an accredited 4-year college
  • 2+ years of experience with Bachelors Degree OR 0+ years of experience with Masters Degree

Nice to Have

  • Reading, producing, and editing engineering drawings using SolidWorks (preferred) or similar 3D modeling software

  • Equipment and tooling design and troubleshooting

  • Advanced Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Experience with risk-based failure mode analysis

  • Demonstrated analytical skills with the ability to present data in meaningful and relevant fashion to aid in decision making process

  • Some travel may be required - must be able to travel within the US and abroad

  • Knowledge of Lean and Six Sigma concepts and root cause tools

  • Experience in a high volume, medical device manufacturing environment

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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