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Company Medtronic
Job Title Industrial Engineer
JobId 38341
Location: North Haven, CT, 06473, USA

Industrial Engineer


North Haven, Connecticut, United States

Requisition #:


Post Date:

Dec 22, 2017

Careers that Change Lives

Your dedication to quality is important to our customers and, most importantly, to their patients. As an important member of engineering team in Manufacturing you will provide industrial engineering support for the General Surgical Products (GSP) Focus Factory within Medtronic’s Surgical Devices business. You will focus on Product efficiencies and cost standards, space and capacity planning and execution and cost reduction program ownership

Do meaningful work, make a difference, and improve lives — starting with your own.

The Minimally Invasive Therapies Group strives to enable earlier diagnosis, better treatment, faster complication-free recovery, and enhanced patient outcomes through less invasive surgical solutions.

SURGICAL INNOVATIONS sets the standard for Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) by creating innovative surgical products and services that focus on obesity and diseases and conditions of the gastrointestinal tract, lung, abdominal wall, pelvic region, and the head and neck.

We value what makes you unique. Be a part of a company that thinks differently to solve problems, make progress, and deliver meaningful innovations.

A Day in the Life

•Establish, maintain, and improve labor standards, line layouts, BOMs, and routings for all products.

•Perform time studies, ergonomic/safety assessments, process flow analysis, line balancing, and productivity evaluations for all production areas and implement identified improvements

•Perform financial analysis for capital equipment purchases, product cost reduction projects, and quality initiatives, and provide recommendations. Manage plant cost reduction tracking program.

•Maintain capacity and manpower models for GSP operations and initiate corrective actions and/or improvements as required.

•Utilize lean, six sigma, 5S, team building, effective communication, and project management skills to perform essential job functions and develop effective actions plans.

•Collaborate with Tooling and Manufacturing Engineers to develop flexible manufacturing cell designs

•Develop and optimize factory layout for assembly equipment

•Frequent (verbal and written) communications; able to present to peers and management on deliverables status

•Develops solutions to a variety of routine problems using computer and logic-based methods

•Working knowledge of GDT, SPC, Validation, PFMEA

•Support root cause analysis activities.

Must Have: Minimum Requirements

Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Engineering with a minimum of 2 years applicable experience

Must versed in capacity modeling, time-studies, balance tables, and flexible work-cell development

Must be skilled with Excel, MS Project, AutoCAD, and ERP Systems

Six Sigma tools

Lean Manufacturing concepts

Strong written and verbal communications (including presentation skills)

Nice to Have

Understanding of financial analysis

Standard cost development

Proficiency in Microsoft Visio and Word


Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology 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 can 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.


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.


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:


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.


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