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Engineering Program Manager

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Engineering Program Manager


Fridley, Minnesota, United States

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Feb 15, 2022

**Engineering Program Manager**

**(Rice Creek East) Fridley, MN**


**Careers that Change Lives**

In this exciting role as an **Engineering Program Manager** you will have responsibility for project management and leadership for the escalation and resolution of issues associated with the performance of the released portfolio of Spinal Cord Stimulation products. Because of the large span of responsibility, the person in this role will have a great opportunity to interface with large portions of the organization as they lead teams through issue investigations. This role will also provide opportunities to interface with upper management as needed to present and help drive decisions on issues that need escalation.

As a strong communicator who can lead and motivate teams to really dive into issues, you will make a difference for patients. You will demonstrate your ability to be a strong leader to keep things moving forward while also being a good listener to make sure nothing gets missed.

Come help make a difference for our patients while getting an opportunity to grow your skills and broaden your network.

**Medtronic Neuromodulation** delivers innovative therapies and solutions for neurological diseases, pain, and spasticity.

**Day in the Life - Responsibilities**

+ Responsible for released product performance issue escalation, reporting and resolution including critical product quality and segregation decisions based on known information. Champion excellence for released product quality and reliability and patient safety.

+ Lead cross functional project teams for issue investigation analysis and resolution process to meet regulatory requirements and business goals, which may include global field corrective actions. Members may include Design, Medical Safety, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Quality, Reliability, Regulatory and Marketing functions.

+ Exercise sound judgment within defined practices and policies, including CAPA policies and procedures.

+ Accountable for all aspects of work product including written documentation, interpretation and use of policies, procedures, regulations, and standards.

+ Responsible for developing, communicating, and documenting investigation plans associated with Nonconformances, complaint investigation and Fielded Product Action processes.

+ Utlize strong written and verbal communication skills to prepare timely concise, unambiguous, fact-based summaries and decision rationales, suitable for review by inspectors and regulators

+ Facilitate good cross-functional and cross project team communication, collaboration, and coordination to ensure successful completion of issue investigation and resolution.

+ Applyknowledge of Quality System, standards, and regulations to plan and manage quality solutions on a global basis.

+ Proficient use and demonstrated application of advanced Quality Tools and facilitates coaching and training on application of tools, such as Basic Six Sigma, DOE, Advanced Statistical Techniques, QFD, Weibull, Business Objects, or GCH.

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

+ Overseethe investigation and evaluation of existing technologies.

+ Guidethe conceptualization of new methodologies, materials, machines, processes or products.

+ Monitordocumentation maintenance throughout all phases of research and development.

+ Organizethe coordination of activities with outside suppliers and consultants to ensure timely delivery.

+ Select, develop, and evaluatepersonnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function.

**Must Have: Minimum Requirements (Must be evident on your resume)**

+ Bachelors Degree with

+ 5+ years of work experience in Quality in medical device and/or experience in a regulated industry plus

+ 3+ years of leadership experience


+ Advanced Degree with

+ 3+ of work experience in Quality in medical device and/or experience in a regulated industry plus

+ 2+ years of leadership experience


+ Well-developed critical thought process, able to analyze technical detail and provide solution process.

+ Proficient in word processing, spreadsheets, presentation, and project management tools.

+ Highly developed skill set in project leadership practices, including ability to balance risk, effectively influence diverse teams, and ownership of responsibility for outcomes. Excellent downward, lateral, and upward communication skills.

+ Good balance of high level strategic and detailed tactical thought processes.

+ Demonstrated track record of successfully leading projects to completion under tight time constraints.

+ Skilled at facilitation, consensus building and conflict resolution with peers.

+ Strong competencies in judgment and problem solving.

+ Working knowledge of multiple quality disciplines, especially reliability, safety, and compliance.

+ Quality or reliability engineering experience in product development or high-volume manufacturing.

+ Experienced practitioner of Design for Reliability and Manufacturability (DRM)

+ Knowledge and experience with Lean Sigma tools.

+ Working knowledge of FDA regulations and ISO standards applicable to implantable medical devices and to drug-device combinations.

+ FDA audit support experience.

+ Has working experience with reliability tools, including failure mode and effect analysis, statistical analysis, risk analysis, inspection test method validation and design test verification and validation.

**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.


Posted: 2022-03-08 Expires: 2022-06-06
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