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Principal Industrial Engineer

North Haven, CT 06473
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Principal Industrial Engineer


North Haven, Connecticut, United States

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Post Date:

Mar 17, 2022

**Careers that Change Lives**

Join a Culture of Collaboration and Innovation

A career at Medtronic is like no other. Were purposeful. Were committed. And were driven by our Mission to alleviate pain, restore health and extend life for millions of people worldwide.

**Position Description**

This position will serve as subject matter expert in industrial engineering to support the Shared Services within Medtronics GSMA business. Main areas of responsibility are improving manufacturing efficiencies and developing cost standards, dashboards. space planning, capacity planning and developing business cases.

**Day in the Life**

+ Analyzes and designs sequence of operations and workflow to improve efficiencies in operations, equipment layouts, and extended value stream; establishes methods for maximum utilization of equipment and personnel.

+ Conducts studies pertaining to cost control, cost reduction, inventory control, and manufacturing systems; develops and implements plans and programs for manufacturing layout or process changes and revisions to operating methods.

+ Collaborates with Operations and Engineering to document process and touch times and ensure accurate inputs to capacity models/simulations; identifies capacity constraints and necessary improvements based on future demand.

+ Develop capacity models, highlighting equipment needs to the business and develop business cases for capacity optimization projects.

+ Create dashboards for metrics such as equipment utilization and productivity.

+ Participate on projects to develop and deploy highly capable processes, including cost effective lean tooling and equipment.

+ Lead projects for COS/MOS line transformations.

+ Drive projects to successful completion using Project Management skills. Utilize technical skills associated with Lean, Six Sigma and other appropriate improvement techniques to identify and drive continuous improvement.

+ May assist facilities engineers in the planning and design of facilities.

+ Develop imaginative, thorough, and practicable technical solutions to difficult problems which are consistent with organization objectives.

+ Provide on time project updates and meet operational attainment of Safety, Quality, and Service goals.

**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

**Nice to Have**

+ Must be very strong at capacity modeling/simulation, time studies, and line balancing

+ Financial Acumen

+ Highly skilled with MS Suite especially Excel and PowerPoint, AutoCAD, and ERP Systems

+ Strong written and verbal communications (including presentation skills)

+ Experience with standard cost development

+ Developing business cases for capacity improvement, including experience performing financial analysis

+ Lean and/or Six-Sigma Green Belt certification

+ Experience with creating dashboards, such as Power BI

+ Problem solving tools such as DMAIC A3

+ Prior supervisory experience in developing teams


Our journey to take healthcare Further, Together, begins with the collective efforts of our employees around the world. Its those efforts that are reflected in Tenet 5 of our Mission, and rewarded through a complete package of benefits, pay, and resources designed to support you at every career and life stage.


Written in 1960, our Mission dictates that our first and foremost priority is to contribute to human welfare. Over a half-century later, the Mission continues to serve as our ethical framework and inspirational goal for our employees around the world.

**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: 2022-03-22 Expires: 2022-05-29
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