Professional Returnship, Development Engineer

Medtronic Inc. Sunnyvale , CA 94085

Posted 2 months ago

Professional returnship: Development Engineer

Careers That Change Lives

Make an impact in medicine and engineering with a technology leader in medical devices and therapies. At Medtronic, we improve the lives of more than two people every second. Our internships expand your skills, test what you know and help you prepare for the next stages of your career.

Did you take a break from the professional world to pursue other priorities like caring for your family or trying your hand at entrepreneurship? Do you want to get back to your technical background and develop products and solutions that significantly improve patients' lives? If you are an experienced, STEM professional eager to return to your technical career after a break of two or more years, this returnship program is for you.

CAREERS 2.0 Applicants must meet the following minimum qualifications:

  • A current career break of two or more years

  • An undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university in a STEM field

  • Minimum of 4 years of relative professional experience

We have 4 main businesses and product groups:

The Cardiac and Vascular Group brings all of our cardiac and vascular businesses together into one cross-functional, collaborative operating unit to employ the full breadth of our talent, technologies, products, services, and solutions to address the needs of customers and patients across the globe.

The Diabetes Group is working with the global community to change the way people manage diabetes. Together, we will transform diabetes care by expanding access, integrating care, and improving outcomes; so people with diabetes can enjoy greater freedom and better health.

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.

The Restorative Therapies Group develops life-restoring therapies and healthcare solutions that span the care continuum; integrating technologies and applying clinical and economic evidence to increase patient access, improve efficiency of procedures and deliver successful patient outcomes.

We will have open roles within Research and Development, Quality, and Operations.

Research and Development, R-D:

  • You will be an important contributor to our intellectual property portfolio and generate novel ideas and product concepts.

  • You will act as a subject matter expert and use advanced experimental design methods to execute test protocols and reports.

  • You will meet with physicians at conferences, roundtables, field visits to enhance your understanding of the customer challenges and enhance innovation.

  • As R&D Engineer you will collaborate with people inside and outside Medtronic to identify vendors and partners for the development work.

Quality and Operations:

  • Troubleshoot equipment and process issues. Summarize and draw conclusions from test results leading to effective technical resolution of process problems.

  • Disposition non-conforming material requiring advanced process/technical knowledge.

  • Perform detailed Root Cause Investigation of failed product or processes using various quality tools. Implement corrective and preventative actions.

  • Work with Production, Manufacturing/Process Engineering, R&D, and Regulatory departments to resolve process issues and implement changes.

  • Apply knowledge of process control tools, statistical sampling, and other

Must Have: Minimum Qualifications

CAREERS 2.0 Applicants must meet the following minimum qualifications:

  • A current career break of two or more years

  • An undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university in a STEM field

  • Minimum of 4 years of relative professional experience

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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