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Medtronic Manufacturing Engineer I in North Haven, Connecticut

Manufacturing Engineer I


North Haven, Connecticut, United States

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Post Date:

Jan 12, 2021

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Manufacturing Engineer I

Medtronics Surgical Solutions is seeking a Manufacturing Engineer for the Advanced Manufacturing Engineering team. The position will be in the New Product Development (NPD) Pilot Manufacturing team. The Engineer provides direct line support of products in Launch, Pilot and Commercialization phases. They perform troubleshooting of production equipment and tooling. Develop process improvements to decrease costs and scrap levels to ensure product delivery. They collaborate with their product NPD teams such as other AME, NPD Development and NPD Design Engineers.

The Engineer will prioritize daily production activities, improvements, scheduling and production tracking. The Position is in a fast-paced, and collaborative environment that is supportive of program initiatives and compliant with the companys best practices, Tenets and Philosophy.

Essential Functions:

Create process documentation including SWI, Control Plans and job safety analysis sheets

Create Process Flows, assembly line layouts, balance tables, assembly capacity analysis, and EHS project plans

Manage the day to day activities of the production cells for new products post launch. This includes making improvements to achieve cost, quality and efficiency targets

Actively participate in COS/Lean initiatives to stabilize production lines and reduce the time to transfer to Plant

Support line validation / qualification activities for including IQ, OQ , MSA and PQ

Write testing protocols for product evaluations; oversee and analyze product evaluation requests

Actively participate in PFMEA, DFMEA, Process Mapping, and Critical to Quality (CTQ) reviews assuring specifications are well defined and documented

Provide input for all assembly tooling required to support new product development activity as required.

Participate in Factory Acceptance Testing (FAT) on purchased tooling, systems and fixtures.

Department Specific / Non-Essential Functions

Travel to supplier sites as required, 10%.

Continue to enhance engineering and leadership skills through additional training and education

Follow established guidelines and management direction with regard to engineering decisions and departmental / company policy

Team player that can accept input, advice and suggestions from other team members

A Day in the Life

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

  • Responsible for production support engineering with respect to testing methods, procedures, and problems; device specification and yield problems; minor redesign of devices and masks; analysis of customer returns; supplier related engineering changes and optimizing device production relative to cost constraints.

  • Assumes responsibility for device and/or internally produced or externally purchased components after transfer into high-volume production and usually responsible for entire device manufacturing operations other than wafer fabrication.

  • May assist customer in device usage problems or customer testing of complex devices.

Must Have: Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors degree required

  • 0 years of experience required

Nice to Have

BS in Engineering Discipline - Mechanical, Industrial, and/or Biomedical Engineering.

Self-Driven and Motivated

Ability to Multitasking

Knowledge of MS Office

Previous exposure of Medical Device manufacturing and experience with GMPs.

Time Management and Prioritization skills

Strong/Proven Project Leadership Skills

Knowledge of 3-D CAD systems, Creo/ProE

Knowledge MS Project

Knowledge of Six Sigma (DMAIC) Process

Quality/Quality Assurance experience a plus.

Intermediate leadership skills and project management skills.

Strong Interpersonal skills

Dynamic, positive attitude

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. Lets 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)

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.