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Principal Technician

Danvers, MA 01923
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Principal Technician


Danvers 35 Cherry Hill, Massachusetts, United States

Requisition #:


Post Date:

Jun 21, 2019

**Careers that Change Lives**

**Medtronics Danvers, MA location is looking for a Principal Technician** .
This position requires the ability to accomplish assignments with limited
supervision, perform diversified mechanical, electromechanical or electronic
technical duties in fabricating, testing, debugging and documentation of
moderately complex to complex assemblies, sub-assemblies and simple engineering
development models and/or adaptations of standard product and new processes and
equipment maintenance. Support Manufacturing Engineers in process and tooling
development, data acquisition and analysis. Perform various technician duties
as directed by the supervisor. Display a Passion to win and solid Work
Ethic in the support of Danvers Extrusion Technology Center of Excellence

**A Day in the Life**

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

+ Maintain equipment to minimize equipment downtime

+ Electronic and mechanical assembly and troubleshooting ofthe equipment

+ Basic processing equipment assembly and alignment

+ Start-up and troubleshoot Extrusion / compounding processand make process improvement to improve yields and minimize downtime

+ Mechanical adjustment, calibration and repair, based onprocess analysis and specifications

+ Perform routine process analysis to verify accuracy andcompleteness of established processProvide on-line technical support to Production

+ Collaborate with Engineers to achieve reduced manufacturingcosts and quality initiatives

+ Provide verbal and written work direction to otheroperators/technicians

**Must Have: Minimum Requirements**

+ Graduated from high school, or passed GED/HiSET

+ Minimum of 8 years ofexperience of relevant experience and may require vocational or technicaleducation and advanced certification in addition to prior work experience

**Nice to Have**

+ Progressive technical certifications

+ Ability to work overtime as required

+ In depth knowledge of machinery maintenance

+ Start-up and Troubleshoot Extrusion / compounding process

+ Good electrical problem-solving skills

+ Good mechanical problem-solving skills

+ Able to define PM procedures and review/maintain spare partsfor the equipment

+ Contact outside vendors for purchasing of materials,components, fixturing, and outside servicesAbility to read and redline engineering documentation (eg. execute IQs, EBRs,equipment documentation)

+ 5S and Lean Manufacturing Skills

+ Excellent manual dexterity

+ Good verbal and written communication skills

+ Ability to use bench top test equipment and custommanufacturing test stations

+ General metrology skills (eg., experience with machinistmicroscopes, calipers, ROI, and weight scales)

+ Experience with GMP requirements

+ Basic understanding of EHS requirements.

+ Able to use Excel, Word and Outlook

+ Ability to escalate equipment downtime

+ Experience with all requirements of electrical LOTO,chemical handling and hazardous waste guidelines

+ Knowledge of the English and Metric measuring systems withthe ability to perform mathematical conversions to each

+ Prioritize and balance workload of multiple projectassignments based on business and functional objectives.

+ Knowledge of Plastics Processing and Plastics machinerymaintenance

+ Braiding Manufacturing

+ Machine shop experience

+ SolidWorks modeling experience

+ Minitab or statistical software

+ PLC programming

+ Experience in process and tooling development, test methoddevelopment, data acquisition and analysis

**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 above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of
work being performed by employees assigned to this position, but they are not
an exhaustive list of all the required responsibilities and skills of this

The physical demands described within the Day in the Life 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.
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: 2019-06-25 Expires: 2020-01-31
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