Careers that Change Lives
Your dedication is important to our customers and, most importantly, to their patients.
Medtronic is currently seeking a Sr Quality Engineer.
This position has the responsibility and authority to develop, apply and ensure standards for partially finished or finished material or product. This position devises and implements methods and procedures for inspecting, testing and evaluating materials, products and production equipment; conducts quality assurance tests; applies statistical methodologies to assess conformity of materials or processes, investigate non-conformities, and recommend action.
Additional duties include generating Quality System documentation to support any required qualification/ validation protocols. The Sr. Quality Engineer coaches and mentors Quality Inspectors/Technicians, and interfaces with suppliers as needed to assess or resolve quality issues. The Sr. Quality Engineer helps set strategic direction for the Quality organization.
Do meaningful work, make a difference, and improve lives starting with your own.
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.
A Day in the Life
Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned.
Develops, modifies, applies and maintains quality standards and protocol for processing materials into partially finished or finished materials product.
Collaborates with engineering and manufacturing functions to ensure quality standards are in place.
Devises and implements methods and procedures for inspecting, testing and evaluating the precision and accuracy of products and production equipment.
Designs or specifies inspection and testing mechanisms and equipment; conducts quality assurance tests; and performs statistical analysis to assess the cost of and determine the responsibility for products or materials that do not meet required standards and specifications.
Ensures that corrective measures meet acceptable reliability standards and that documentation is compliant with requirements.
May specialize in the areas of design, incoming material, production control, product evaluation and reliability, inventory control and/or research and development as they apply to product or process quality.
Must Have: Minimum Requirements
YEARS OF EXPERIENCE
SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED
Experience applying statistical methodology
Experience implementing process improvements
Experience presenting technical data to groups within and outside the organization
Nice to Have (Preferred Qualifications):
Master's degree preferred
ASQ-CQE, CQA, CBA or equivalent certifications
Medical device experience; or experience in a regulated environment
Experience working with suppliers and/or contract manufacturers
Strong analytical skills
Excellent communication skills
Ability to work effectively within team and across functions
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.