Senior Manufacturing Engineer

Medtronic Inc. Mystic , CT 06355

Posted 2 months ago

Careers that Change Lives

Engineers create our market-leading portfolio of innovations. Combine the best of your experience with training and mentorship to move forward. If you want a challenging, energizing, rewarding career that changes lives, join us. Help us bring the next generation of life-changing medical technology to patients worldwide.

A Day in the Life

Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned.

  • Design, fabrication, procurement, and installation of manufacturing equipment.

  • Characterization of manufacturing process steps with emphasis on Design of Experiments (DOE) to optimize sampling, data collection, and analysis

  • Ensure manufacturing processes have adequately demonstrated specified process capabilities through being the Champion for PFMEA, Design for Manufacturability and Assembly (DFMA), and Design for Six Sigma (DFSS).

  • Conduct, coordinate and aid in formal Process Validations/Qualifications including protocol development and execution. Manage technical aspects of New product process development to manufacturing partners.

  • Voice of operation feedback from internal customers to ensure stakeholder needs are balanced with business needs, all while maintaining strict adherence to quality.

  • Approve and manage design changes and process changes for adherence to Medtronic requirements.

  • Candidate must have the ability to work independently, communicate effectively with team members and management.

  • Ensures adherence to product specifications, industry standards, and quality and regulatory procedures and requirements. Ensure personal understanding of all quality policy/system items that are personally applicable. Follow all work/quality procedures to ensure quality system compliance and high-quality work.

  • Construction of production routers and associated parameters to support production launch

  • Provide professional and technical guidance to junior and mid-level engineers

  • All other duties as assigned.

  • Travel requirement: Less than 10%

We seek out and hire a diverse workforce at every level: We need fresh ideas and inclusive insights to continue to be an innovative industry leader - that's why we make it a point to seek out, attract and develop employees who are patient-centric, passionate, and who represent the same wide variety of life experiences as our patients.

Must Have: Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors degree required

  • Minimum of 4 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 2 years relevant experience

Nice to Have

  • Experience with and understanding of Automation / manual Assembly, all kind of welding technologies, solvent bonding, crimping, 3D modeling/printing , micro Machining, Molding.

  • Average knowledge with Six Sigma, DRM and Lean Manufacturing.

  • Average knowledge with Design Verification and Validation activities

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

  • Effective interaction with personnel at diverse positions within and outside of the organization.

  • Value other's ideas and experience working in a team environment.

  • Able to work well with a diverse group of people both within the organization as well as with people outside the company.

  • Project Management experience or training. Work well under pressure, organized and able to attain results on several projects simultaneously.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and experience applying these skills to resolve technical problems in a manufacturing environment employing tools such as DMAIC thinking and Root Cause Analysis.

  • Well-informed and current on manufacturing methods and equipment.

  • A thorough understanding of the product development process and its needs

  • Results oriented and self-starter

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 physical demands described within the Responsibilities 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. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)

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Senior Manufacturing Engineer

Medtronic Inc.