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Prin Mechanical Design Eng

Medtronic
Northridge, CA 91325
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Prin Mechanical Design Eng

Location:

Northridge, California, United States

Requisition #:

20000LDK

Post Date:

Dec 11, 2020


**CAREERS THAT CHANGE LIVES:**


As a member of the NPI Engineering group in the glucose sensor manufacturing group, the individual selected for this role will be responsible for product, process, and technology development activities of diabetes related products specifically to glucose sensors, and related accessories. The Principal Mechanical Design Engineer will play a significant role in the ideation, design, development, Design and Process Characterization, and Design Verification activities of diabetes products. The individual will have significant ability to influence manufacturing processes and technology development as new products are conceptualized.


The person filling this role will become part of a dynamic and fast paced manufacturing group with a strong history of successful product development. They will have the opportunity to interface with vendors and end customer, as well as various functional groups within the diabetes business unit and within several other Medtronic business units/facilities.


The ideal candidate for this position has had experience in medical device design, development, design verification, and validation. This individual has experience in plastic part design as well as electromechanical assemblies. The ideal candidate has a strong background in component design and qualification, characterization, problem solving, mechanical assembly processes/procedures, plastic molded components, and process characterization. This individual has experience in medical devices and aptitude for taking customer feedback and product requirements translating them into meaningful engineering specifications and designs. The ideal candidate will be successful with minimal oversight and will be responsible for projects large in scope and high in visibility. He/She will be comfortable and able to provide oversight and guidance to less experience engineers and technicians.


Engineers create our market-leading portfolio of innovations. Combine the best of your experience with training and mentorship to move forward. If you want a challenging, energizing, rewarding career that changes lives, join us. Help us bring the next generation of life-changing medical technology to patients worldwide.


We believe that when people from different cultures, genders, and points of view come together, innovation is the result and everyone wins. Medtronic walks the walk, creating an inclusive culture where you can thrive.


**DIABETES BUSINESS DESCRIPTION:**


The Diabetes Group is working with the global community to change the way people manage diabetes. Together, we will transform diabetes care by expanding access, integrating care, and improving outcomes; so people with diabetes can enjoy greater freedom and better health.


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:**


Lead product and design development activities of diabetes management products.


Perform process characterization, design verification, and Test Method Validation (TMV) activities.


Develop and implement complex and undefined mechanical concept design, perform tolerance analysis, and/or other design analysis. Apply methodologies such as Design for Reliability and Manufacturing (DRM), Design for Six Sigma (DFSS), and Design for Manufacturing Assembly (DFMA) during process design and development phase.


Works closely with strategic partners and vendors to support current products and initiate new production projects and assists in developing processes/techniques to meet contract objectives.


Travel to vendor locations and manufacturing sites as needed to help ensure programs meeting deadlines and troubleshoot issues.


Grow and maintain technical knowledge current with advancing technology related to product development of diabetes devices and accessories.


Document results in reports and laboratory notebooks.


Design components to be manufactured via plastic injection molding, stamping, machining, extrusion, and related processes. Work with manufacturing to consider high volume assembly processes in design concepts.


Help ensure designs meet and exceed product specifications, regulatory requirements, and international standards.


Provide technical feasibility assessments.


Translate voice of customer (VOC) feedback into engineering design requirements.


Help develop specifications, test methodologies, and test equipment to evaluate design concepts.


Perform calculations, analyses, and engineering testing to verify the designs. Document results in reports and laboratory notebooks.


Create and release engineering drawings, written procedures, and Bill of Materials.


Process engineering change orders.


Work with suppliers to ensure components meet design requirements diagnose design problems.


Collaborate with other departments within Medtronic on development projects.


Present technical findings or project status to cross functional teams and management through meeting minutes, design reviews, presentations and other means of communication.


Recommends various technology options or approaches for system, processes, facility or program improvements in terms of safety, performance, efficiency or costs.


Researches, plans, designs, verifies, validates and develops mechanical and/or electromechanical products and systems.


May be responsible for the transfer from RD to manufacturing.


Provides technical oversight/guidance to broader engineering team


Coaches, reviews, and delegates work to lower level team members


**Must Have: Minimum Requirements**


**BASIC MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS**


**IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION, THE FOLLOWING BASIC QUALIFICATIONS MUST BE EVIDENT ON YOUR RESUME**


Bachelors degree required


Minimum of 7 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 5 years relevant experience


**NICE TO HAVE:**


Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects


Experience creating technical, written content


Demonstrated data analysis skills


Accomplished in AutoCAD and SolidWorks


Ability to interpret technical drawings and creating Bill of Materials


Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills


Experience designing and developing electromechanical assemblies


Strong interpersonal skills


Strong understanding of mechanical engineering principles and methodologies


Effective problem-solving skills


High degree of initiative and self-motivation


Experience solving ambiguous problems


Experience with the design and manufacture of medical devices


Experience in product design and development in a manufacturing environment


Formal training in DRM Greenbelt or Blackbelt


Ability to use structural finite elements software such as Cosmos or Ansys


Experience in plastic part design and injection molding


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.


The employee is regularly required to be independently mobile.


The employee is required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers.


The employee is expected to spend extended periods of time doing computer-based work


**ABOUT MEDTRONIC**


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. Lets work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients lives. Help us shape the future.


**EEO STATEMENT**


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:


http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify/employees


**DISCLAIMER**


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.
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.

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Posted: 2020-12-24 Expires: 2021-03-26
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