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Senior R&D Engineer

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Senior R&D Engineer


Irvine, California, United States

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Post Date:

Feb 04, 2022

**Senior RD Engineer**

**Careers That Change Lives**

As a Senior RD Development Engineer, you will support design and develop life-saving medical device products. Key responsibilities include product development, conducting product testing and creating models and prototypes. You will actively seek out Voice of the Customer (VOC) input and translate that into product requirements and design specifications, and perform clinical and preclinical assessments. You will work under general direction in a project role and may serve as key functional core team member and/or leadership role in an extended team. The product focus will be on neurovascular devices.

**A Day in the Life**

Design and redesign medium to high complexity Neurovascular medical devices and subsystems.

Test and optimize the design by designing and conducting relevant experiments and evaluations including numerical verification.

Prepare full documentation in accordance with relevant internal SOPs and Design Control.

Participate in pre-clinical in vivo labs, observing cases in hospitals and through planned and unplanned customer interactions.

Create and evaluate prototypes to generate concept and model approvals.

Write engineering reports and create presentations as required to document and communicate results.

Prepare reports, presentations and spreadsheets of an analytical and interpretative nature.

Institute design changes based on internal and external customer feedback.

Collaborate with peers to manage the development of appropriate testing to verify product meets internal and external customer requirements.

Maintain accountability to the completion of specific programs and projects in accordance to agreed project deliverables.

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

Use advanced techniques to anticipate, identify and develop solutions or alternatives to a variety of common and uncommon problems having a range of complexity.

Provide leadership, training and mentorship to less experienced team members.

Demonstrated ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks/projects with a strong problem solving ability.

Adhere to safety policy procedures.

**Must Have: Minimum Qualifications**

- Bachelors degree

- 4+ years of experience with Bachelors Degree OR 2+ years of experience with an Advanced Degree

**Nice to Have**

Thorough understanding of Neurovascular medical device industry and competitor products. Working knowledge of other related disciplines.

Thorough understanding of clinical and regulatory pathways, IP and internal processes.

Demonstrated ability to take initiative in keeping current with technology developments in specialized area.

In depth knowledge and wide application of technical principles, theories, and concepts in related field of expertise to develop innovative approaches to work

In-depth clinical knowledge for uses of product.

In-depth knowledge of Neurovascular anatomy relative to surgical procedures for specific products.

Ability to effectively communicate and work cooperatively with others as a lead member of a team.

Demonstrated experience sharing information, status, needs, and issues with others in order to inform, gain input, and support decision-making.

Expertise in Nitinol stent development and related processes.

Equipment and tooling design.

Experience with Neurovascular products

Experience designing stents and delivery systems

Experience with Nitinol, cobalt chromium, and/or stent processing and testing

**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: 2022-03-08 Expires: 2022-06-06
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