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Senior Manufacturing Engineer


Woburn, MA
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Company Medtronic
Job Title Senior Manufacturing Engineer
JobId 34134
Location: Woburn, MA, 01888, USA

Senior Manufacturing Engineer


Woburn, Massachusetts, United States

Requisition #:


Post Date:

Sep 24, 2017


**Careers that Change Lives**

Help streamline and speed our time to market and build quality in at every step. You will be a member of the new product development team that supports the design and development of innovative, new products within the Gynecology business. You can apply advanced technical concepts to complex problems from concept generation through early phase development.

Impact patient outcomes. Come for a job, stay for a career.

**A Day in the Life**

ASenior Manufacturing Engineerwill support the new product development process for the manufacturing of new reusable operating room hardware capital products, such as fluid pumps, motor drivers and controllers for disposables. These Medtronic products are a new platform of electromechanical systems for this surgical division. Provides input to the internal new product design team for manufacturability and technical leadership to outside contract manufacturing facilities. Provides input into projects for equipment selection, assembly and test and serves as liaison for transfer to outside production facilities. Works with suppliers to complete change requests, risk mitigation projects and supplier related cost savings initiatives

**Responsibilities Include:**

+ Participate on new product development teams working with RD, New Product Development and Quality to provide Design for Manufacturability guidance on hardware electromechanical products, including fluid pumps, motor drivers and controllers which are used in conjunction with disposable devices

+ Ownership of the Design Transfer process for (risk management, risk reduction, PFMEA, IQ, OQ, PQ, process validation/verification) surgical electromechanical products

+ Develop and/or work with suppliers on new manufacturing processes and equipment technologies for electromechanical low cost, high quality manufacturing

+ Create and maintain the documentation necessary to ensure the consistent manufacture of Medtronic products (processes, drawings, inspection procedures)

+ Assist in smooth start up of new processes at outside contract manufacturers using their production lines.

+ Apply fundamental engineering principles to create practical solutions to technical challenges and provide technical support across functions

+ Perform root cause analysis and develop corrective and preventative actions for quality systems and production issues

**Must Have: Minimum Qualifications**

+ High School Diploma with 7+ years of direct experience is required OR Bachelor'sdegree in Biomedical Engineering, Material or Mechanical Engineering or similar field with 4+ years direct experience.

+ Experience with reusable operating room hardware capital products, such as fluid pumps, motor drivers and controllers for disposables , or the like

+ Experience working with multiple outside sources contract manufactures for the design, assembly and test of hardware electromechanical products

+ Experience developing innovative new processing technologies for electromechanical products

+ Understanding of design and process FMECA, process validation and variability reduction applications as related to electromechanical products

+ Application of statistical and analytical methods such as SPC, SQC and DOE

+ Process background (development, capability, optimization, validation) with a regulated industry.

+ Test protocol generation, execution and reporting

**Nice to Have**

+ New product development team based experience for surgical electromechanical products strongly preferred

+ Extensive experience in working with and managing outside contract manufacturers in Design Transfer process for assembly and test of electromechanical products.

+ Experience with the design and manufacturing of electromechanical parts and subassemblies, including, but not limited to sheet metal enclosures, pcbs, cables, wiring, harnesses, motor drives, pumps, etc

+ Plant/Manufacturing transfer experience

+ Minimum of 3 years in a medical device manufacturing / process development role

+ Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Project, Solidworks, Minitab, etc.

+ Familiarity and expertise with statistics, ability to analyze data, interpret results and write technical reports.

+ Working knowledge of GMP and ISO regulations (Design Controls).

+ Comply with applicable FDA and international regulatory laws/standards and the Medtronic Code of Conduct

+ Must be able to work in a dynamic environment with little supervision or daily direction

+ Strong, team-oriented professional with good interpersonal skills and project management 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.


It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

This employer participates in the federal E-Verify program to confirm the identity and employment authorization of all newly hired employees. For further information about the E-Verify program, please click here:

As a global leader in medical technology, we serve patients and partner with medical professionals in 120 countries. Below are our main regional offices; key manufacturing, service, and research and development facilities; and Bakken Education Centers for physician training.

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