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Senior Manufacturing Engineer

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Senior Manufacturing Engineer


North Haven, Connecticut, United States

Requisition #:


Post Date:

Jul 14, 2020

**Careers that Change Lives**


The Sr. Manufacturing Engineer (Sr. Mfg. Eng) responsibilities include but not limited to support various manufacturing sites for Covidien devices. This includes being the project lead in cost savings, redesigns, manufacturing process improvements, instrument trouble shooting, and product line transfers.

The Sr. Mfg. Engineer will not only need to follow but to develop new companys best practices and standard procedures

The Sr. Mfg. Engineer must be able to communicate technically with various suppliers for Covidien to support troubleshooting, supplier development programs and tooling replacement programs to ensure quality components will continually be received timely at the manufacturing sites.

The Sr. Mfg. Engineer will need to work closely with Quality Assurance, Sales, Marketing and the final customer to troubleshoot field complaints and to help troubleshoot potential instrument issues.


Manufacturing and Project Engineering lead for activities in accordance with standard operating procedures

Key participant in DFMEA, PFMEA, and CTQ processes assuring specifications are well defined and documented.

Assure production requirements are achieved for component and assembly tooling specifications, supplier selection, and qualification.

Conceptual leader for technology advances associated with tooling and process development.

Communicate and coordinate activities with multiple functional groups both within and outside of operations

20% travel to manufacturing sites and supplier visits required. (International and domestic).

**A Day in the Life**

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

+ Designs manufacturing processes, procedures and production layouts for assemblies, equipment installation, processing, machining and material handling.

+ Designs arrangement of machines within plant facilities to ensure most efficient and productive layout.

+ Designs sequence of operations and specifies procedures for the fabrication of tools and equipment and other functions that affect product performance.

+ Adapts machine or equipment design to factory and production conditions.

+ May incorporate inspection and test requirements into the production plan.

+ Inspects performance of machinery, equipment, and tools to verify their efficiency, and investigates and initiates corrective action of problems and deficiencies to ensure product quality.

+ Develops manufacturing processes that are applicable to statistical process control, and may develop those techniques.

+ Provides guidance to engineering regarding design concepts and specification requirements to best utilize equipment and manufacturing techniques.

+ Ensures processes and procedures are in compliance with regulations.

**Must Have: Minimum Requirements**

+ Bachelors degree required

+ Minimum of 4 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 2 years relevant experience

**Nice to Have**


Dynamic, positive attitude

Strong communication, manufacturing process, product industrialization and leadership skills

Solid design, troubleshooting and presentation skills

Strong project management skills

Well versed in molding, stamping and machining methods

Experience in assembly equipment technologies

Working Knowledge of Six Sigma

Working knowledge of GDT

Working knowledge of DFMEA, PFMEA, and Risk Tools

Working knowledge of DFA/ DFM principles

Strong computer skills


BS Engineering or Equivalent


Usual office environment with frequent* sitting, walking, standing, kneeling, crouching, crawling, balancing, stooping and occasional* climbing.

Frequent* use of eye, hand and finger coordination enabling use of office machinery.

Oral and auditory capacity enabling interpersonal communication as well as communication through automated devices such as the telephone.

Light physical effort required by handling objects up to 20 pounds occasionally* and/or up to 10 pounds frequently.

*Occasional:Activity exists less than 1/3 of the time.

*Frequent: Activity exists between 1/3 and 2/3 of the time.

**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: 2020-07-16 Expires: 2020-09-21
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