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Principal Modeling Design Engineer

Northridge, CA 91325
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Principal Modeling Design Engineer


Northridge, California, United States

Requisition #:


Post Date:

Feb 09, 2021

**Careers that Change Lives**

In this exciting role you will be responsible for the design analysis of mechanical and electromechanical components, sub-systems and systems. The Principal Modeling Design Engineer will be expected to apply predictive modeling and analysis to high volume design concepts within complex systems. You will contribute to defining the direction for new products, processes, standards, or operational plans based on business strategy. You will also offer oversight, guidance, and mentorship to more junior engineers.


Transforming diabetes care together, for greater freedom and better health.

Our strategy is to become a holistic diabetes management company focused on making a real difference in outcomes and cost. We want to transform healthcare toward value-based models by driving both product and business model innovation with the goal of elevating patient experience, improving clinical outcomes and lowering the total cost of care for our customers.

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

Visit to see an overview of the products in our Diabetes product portfolio.

**A Day in the Life**

This role will be part of a dynamic and fast paced RD group with a strong history of successful product development. They will have the opportunity to interface across the RD team, as well as various functional groups within the diabetes business unit.

The ideal candidate for this position has had experience in medical device

design analysis on early phase and post-launch products. This individual has experience in plastic, metal, electrical and elastomer part design as well as electromechanical assemblies. This individual has a strong understanding of use conditions and exposures, regulations, product requirements and translating them into modeling simulations and analysis of design concepts.

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

Researches, analyzes, designs mechanical and/or electromechanical products and systems for patients with Diabetes

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

Responsible for designs supported in prototype and high volume manufacturing.

Materials testing and characterization

**Must Have: Minimum Requirements**

To be considered for this role, please ensure the minimum requirements are evident on your resume.

Bachelors degree in Mechanical, Biomedical, Materials Science or related Science degree. 7+ years relevant experience, or advanced degree with 5+ years relevant experience.

**Nice to Have**

Experience in applying simulation tools for product development and optimization

Experience in non-linear material modeling

FEA analysis experience in both static and dynamic simulation with Ansys Mechanical. Experience in LS-Dyna is a plus.

CFD analysis experience in multiple phase fluid flow, proficiency with Ansys Fluent and CFX. Star-CCM+ is a plus.

Experience designing and developing new products and electromechanical components / assemblies using 3D modeling software (such as Solidworks or ProEngineer).

Demonstrated ability to apply GDT principles to dimension and interpret drawings for design intent.

Materials selection experience

Capability to perform complex tolerance analysis.

Experience creating technical, written content.

Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills.

Conceptualize models, translate models to 3D solids, and optimize designs using engineering analysis and modeling tools.

Experience designing parts for robust manufacturing and requirement capability.

Familiarity with systems engineering processes and procedures.

**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: 2020-10-08 Expires: 2021-03-21
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