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Principal Product Engineer - Surgical Robotics

Medtronic
North Haven, CT 06473
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Principal Product Engineer - Surgical Robotics

Location:

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Requisition #:

21000O8M

Post Date:

Mar 02, 2022


**Careers that Change Lives**


You will join a world class team of mechanical, electrical and software engineers responsible for further development and enhancement of the globally launched Robotic Assisted Surgery platform: https://www.medtronic.com/covidien/en-us/robotic-assisted-surgery/hugo-ras-system.html


**Impact patient outcomes. Come for a job, stay for a career.**


In the Surgical Robotics (SR) business, part of Medtronics Medical Surgical Portfolio, we believe patients around the world deserve access to quality care and improved outcomes. We strive to expand global access to care and reduce variability through robotic and analytics solutions.


SURGICAL INNOVATIONS set the standard for Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) by creating innovative surgical products and services.


**A Day in the Life**


This position will be based out of Medtronics campus in Boston, MA or North Haven, CT and reports to the Capital Product Lead for RD Sustaining Engineering. The Principal Product SW Engineer will coordinate the cross-functional team to deliver software design changes for products used for Robotic Surgery.


Outstanding written and verbal communication skills are critical to success in this role, as is the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. You will work closely with software, mechanical, electrical and systems engineering teams to plan the technical details of the software change, while coordinating with project management, manufacturing, marketing and quality to meet timelines and business needs. This person will be able to dive in deep technically, but also able to see the broader needs of the business and the surgical robotics organization.


**You will**


+ Drive execution of software design changes or enhancements proposed for Robotic Surgery product.

+ Be the key central communications point for sustaining related project activity.

+ Track deliverables from internal and external teams against product design change requirements.

+ Anticipate, identify, and provide technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems.

+ Mitigate production and manufacturing risks by identifying areas of opportunity and executing improvement projects.

+ Assess timeline impacts against project schedule.

+ Work with engineers to develop a deep understanding of the technological underpinnings of the system.

+ Conducts project management tasks documentation with design controls and risk analysis in accordance with established SOPs.

+ Incorporate required regulatory standards (FDA, ISO) in developmental and/or sustaining engineering projects including written protocols, test methods, assembly processes and the Design History File.

+ Contribute inventions, new designs and techniques regarded as advances in the medical and technical/scientific community.

+ Prepare reports, presentations and spreadsheets of an analytical and interpretative nature using statistical data analysis methods.


**Must Haves**


+ Bachelors degree required and a minimum of 7 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with 5 years of experience.


**Nice to Have**


+ Knowledge of Agile/Scrum SDLC

+ Knowledge of medical device manufacturing documentation for software release

+ Outstanding verbal and written communication skills

+ Strong leadership skills

+ Comfortable working in a fast paced, cross disciplinary environment

+ Ability to discuss technical details with engineering staff, the ideal candidate will have a strong engineering and product development background.

+ Ability to create and track a project budget and timeline

+ Able to work with minimal direction towards completing project tasks

+ Takes initiative in keeping current with technology developments in specialized area.

+ Effectively communicates and works cooperatively with others as part of a team.

+ Working knowledge of applicable FDA and ISO standards.

+ Thorough understanding of engineering practices, product safety and root cause analysis.

+ Working knowledge of Design for Six Sigma, Failure Mode Effects Analysis, Statistical Analysis methods, and Design of Experiments.

+ Effective in written and oral communication; experienced in report writing and development of presentations.

+ Knowledge of medical product RD and clinical/regulatory process

+ Good understanding of structured product development (requirements-driven engineering, documentation, rigorous verification, etc.) Engineering verification test development and execution

+ Understanding and experience with system reliability testing and service.


**About Medtronic**


Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies andservices can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each otherto 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 withthe right people on our team. Lets work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patientslives. Help us shape the future.


**Physical Job Requirements**


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employeesassigned to this position, but they are not an exhaustive list of all the required responsibilities and skillsof this position.The physical demands described within the Day in the Life section of this job description are representative ofthose that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonableaccommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


**EEO**


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 .
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: 2022-03-08 Expires: 2022-06-13
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