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Sr Mechanical Design Engineer (Verification)

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Sr Mechanical Design Engineer (Verification)


Northridge, California, United States

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Mar 11, 2022

**Job Title: Sr Mechanical Engineer (Verification)**

**Req Number: 220004SX**

**Location: Northridge, CA (Hybrid Role- 50% minimum on-site work required due to hands-on nature with testing products)**

**Careers That Change Lives**

A career at Medtronic is like no other. Were purposeful. Were committed. And were driven by our Mission to alleviate pain, restore health and extend life for millions of people worldwide.

In this exciting role as a Senior Mechanical Engineer focused on Verification, you serve as a technical project lead in the Quality Assurance organization by leading advanced test method development for new products. Your creativity and technical knowledge help to push the envelope with respect to test automation, efficiency, and overall test effectiveness. You lead the development of design fixturing and validate test methods to ensure they reflect use conditions, are repeatable, and reproduceable. You ensure requirements are verifiable and meet DRM quality standards to ensure a robust design outcome. You lead efforts to characterize prototypes and provide feedback to improve future iterations in development. You and your peers provide feedback on best practices for design and participate in design reviews providing critical information to ensure a successful product that delights users.


The Diabetes Operating Unit focuses on improving the lives of those within the global diabetes community. As a business, we strive to empower people with diabetes to live life on their terms by delivering innovation that truly matters and providing support in the ways they need it. Were committed to meeting people with diabetes where they are in their journey, always with an aim to make their lives easier. Our portfolio of innovative solutions are designed to provide customers greater freedom and better health, helping them achieve better glucose control, while spending less time managing their disease.

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

**A Day in the Life**

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

+ Serve in a lead role for design assurance and verification activities associated with a family of medical systems used by individuals to more effectively manage Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes.

+ Support the design and introduction of new products and the enhancement/evolution of current products.

+ Will develop and conduct Design Verification Test Plans/Reports in compliance with FDA/ISO and International Guidelines.

+ Prepares tests and diagnostic programs, designs test fixtures and equipment.

+ Troubleshoots product and identifies quality related issues. May be responsible for leading root cause analyses.

+ Lead engineers and technicians to assist in the implementation and utilization of test fixtures during qualifications and design assurance of new company products.

+ Facilitates the research, planning, designing, verification, validation and development of mechanical and/or electromechanical product tests and systems.

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

+ May be responsible for the transfer from RD to manufacturing.

+ Provides guidance for development of manufacturing test/evaluation methods to assure process reliability requirements are attained.

+ Conducts technical statistical investigations concerning compliance to specification and optimization of design relevant to specification.

+ The majority of time is spent delivering RD, systems or initiatives related to new technologies or therapies from design to implementation - while adhering to policies, using specialized knowledge and skills.

**Must Have: Minimum Requirements**

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

Bachelors degree in Engineering, Science or technical field with 4+ years of experience in Quality and/or Engineering OR Advanced degree in Engineering, Science or technical field with 2+ years of experience in Quality and/or Engineering

**Nice to Have**

+ Knowledge of ambulatory infusion pumps

+ Fixture design and test method validation experience. Experience working in PDM controlled work environment.

+ Outstanding writing skills. Candidate must demonstrate clear, direct and succinct technical writing ability.

+ MS in Science-related discipline, such as Physics

+ High attention to detail and accuracy.

+ Excellent prioritization and organizational skills. Candidate must be able to handle concurrent projects and be able to successfully manage their own time and priorities.

+ Computer programming skills

+ Experience with a variety of lab equipment, including National Instruments Data Acquisition tools

+ Must be self motivated.

+ Excellent interpersonal communication skills.

**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. 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.

Travel is not required unless working remotely. If on-site, it is preferrable for up to be open to up to 10% travel to other Medtronic manufacturing and RD sites.
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: 2022-03-15 Expires: 2022-06-20
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