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Principal Design Automation Engineer

Mounds View, MN 55112
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Principal Design Automation Engineer


Mounds View, Minnesota, United States

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Jan 15, 2021

**Principal Mechanical Design Automation Engineer**

**Careers that Change Lives**

The Principal Mechanical Design Automation (MDA) Engineer is a leader in the design environment group within the Device Development Solutions organization, which is housed within the Cardiac Implantables Technology Development Center (TDC). This position is responsible for developing and executing mechanical computer aided design (CAD) and product data management (PDM) environment initiatives across the TDC and across Medtronic.Core knowledge includes the primary aspects of creating and maintaining essential product design information.Primary responsibilities include administering and supporting mechanical design tools and associated PDM environments, and participating in projects related to the definition, planning, validation, and delivery of MDA environments across the enterprise. This includes environments that enable design fidelity, efficiency, and quality outcomes for mechanical design and PDM. Additional responsibilities include assisting continuous development of CAD and PDM strategies, expansion of PDM tools through data migrations and user training, and supporting user best practices.This position requires a self-starter and someone who can work effectively in a distributed team environment, with good presentation, documentation, communication, and interpersonal skills. The position will be based in Mounds View, MN.

The Cardiac and Vascular Group brings all of our cardiac and vascular businesses together into one cross-functional, collaborative operating unit to employ the full breadth of our talent, technologies, products, services, and solutions to address the needs of customers and patients across the globe

**A Day in the Life**

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

+ Develops and applies computer aided design (CAD) software engineering methods, theories and research techniques in the investigation and solution of technical problems.

+ Assessing architecture and hardware limitations, plans technical projects in the design and development of CAD software.

+ Defines and selects new approaches and implementation of CAD software engineering applications and design specifications and parameters.

+ Develops routines and utility programs.

+ Prepares design specifications, analysis and recommendations for presentation and approval.

+ May specify materials, equipment and supplies required for completion of projects and may evaluate vendor capabilities to provide required products or services.

**Must Have: Minimum Requirements**

+ Bachelors degree required

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

**Specialized Knowledge Required**

+ 6+ years mechanical design and product development experience

+ 6+ years of experience with mechanical CAD applications (SolidWorks, CREO, etc.)

+ 6+ years of SolidWorks PDM/PTC Windchill and PDM Link administration or similar data management application experience

+ Experience administering application software on Windows server, SQL, Linux, and Windows

+ Self-starter with ability to work effectively in a distributed team environment

+ Good presentation, documentation, communication, and interpersonal skills

**Nice to Haves**

+ Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering, preferred

+ Solid understanding of the impact of regulations on CAD data management and administration

+ Excellent team facilitation, project management, motivational, and interpersonal skills; ability to interact and influence across organizations

+ Excellent written and oral communication skills and willingness to expend effort to meet schedules and deadlines

+ Ability to function well under pressure and remain flexible in an environment of rapidly changing priorities

+ Experience in requirements and risk management fundamentals

+ Medical device product development experience and a strong understanding of FDA regulations, ISO, and IEC standards

**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: 2020-12-24 Expires: 2021-03-28
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