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Engineering Program Manager - Design for Reliability Functional Lead

Santa Ana, CA 92702
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Engineering Program Manager - Design for Reliability Functional Lead


Santa Rosa, California, United States

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Apr 22, 2022

**Engineering Program Manager - Design for Reliability and Manufacturing Functional Lead**


**Santa Ana, CA, Santa Rosa, CA, Mounds View, MN or Galway, Ireland**

**Careers That Change Lives**

In this exciting role as a functional leader for Design for Reliability and Manufacturing (DRM) you will help support pre-market teams to deliver robust product designs that meet the highest standards from a design and manufacturability perspective. This role is intended to set strategic direction and help execute for the pre-market Quality organization for one of the largest and fastest growing Operating Units in Medtronic and will have significant visibility to leadership.

**Structural Heart and Aortic**

The Structural Heart and Aortic integrated operating unit offers minimally-invasive approaches to restore proper structure and function of the heart and the aorta. We focus on the transcatheter replacement or repair of the four heart valvesaortic, pulmonic, mitral, tricuspidand the placement of stent grafts to treat aneurysms and dissections of the bodys largest artery, the aorta

**A Day in the Life**

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

+ Plans, directs and implements all aspects of the SHA quality function Design for Reliability and Manufacturability

+ May develop, evaluate, implement and maintain technical quality assurance and control systems or reliability systems and standards pertaining to materials, techniques, or company products.

+ May lead RCA for product or process issues

+ Liaison with Corporate to ensure alignment with initiatives and KPIs

+ Evaluate and generate metrics for PDP programs to ensure DRM is embedded within new programs

+ Coach and mentor engineers/teams on DRM principles, tools, and techniques

+ Acts as independent reviewer for documentation maintenance all phases of research and development.

+ Organizes the coordination of activities and strategies with outside suppliers on DRM principles

**Must Have: Minimum Requirements**

**To be considered for this role, please ensure the minimum requirements are evident on your resume.**

Bachelors degree in Engineering, Science or technical field with 5+ years of experience in Engineering, Quality and/or Program Management OR Advanced degree in Engineering, Science or technical field with 3+ years of experience in Engineering, Quality and/or Program Management

**Nice to Have**

+ Black Belt or Master Black Belt certification in DRM, Design for Six Sigma (DFSS), or equivalent

+ Past engineering experience in medical device product development

+ Program management experience leading cross-functional teams in a matrix environment

+ Demonstrated experience working in a Research and Development organization as a change agent, orchestrating and implementing DRM

+ Strong tactical decision-maker, handling unforeseen and unexplored issues

+ Experience in the application of analytical / statistical methods for improvements in product performance

+ Experience and ability to train, lead, mentor, coach and inspire individuals and teams to impact the business

+ Demonstrated application of DRM practices in a variety of functional areas for product development (e.g. systems engineering, operations, software, supplier)

+ Familiarity with FDA and ISO standards.

+ Leadership experience at the manager level in an engineering organization

+ Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to interface and influence at all levels in the organization.

+ Ability to work with others collaboratively and accomplish goals working within a team

+ Experience as a creative problem solver

+ Ability to manage multiple priorities

+ Comfort in dealing with ambiguity

+ Confidence in applying engineering experience to make pragmatic recommendations about system design, architecture, and implementation

**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)

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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.


Posted: 2022-03-18 Expires: 2022-06-03
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