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Sr. R&D Engineer

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Sr. R&D Engineer


Santa Rosa, California, United States

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Aug 28, 2019

**Careers That Change Lives**

Design and development of transcatheter heart valves, manufacturing processes, and test methods used in the manufacturing and design characterization of medical device implants in a regulated environment. Activities will include Nitinol heart valve frame design, methods/process development, tooling design/fabrication, equipment design/fabrication, qualification, validation, project management, failure analysis, regulatory submission, and documentation. Supports development projects in multi-functional project teams.

**A Day in the Life**

Implant Design:

Design and implementation of new transcatheter heart valves based on user requirements specifications.

Designs implants for manufacturability with input from more senior engineering colleagues.

Under guidance from engineering colleagues, generates new device concepts and product specifications. Ensures review of existing research, device concepts and data. Identifies areas that require additional investigation.

Implant Manufacturing:

Prototypes transcatheter heart valves.

Develops tooling and test equipment for manufacturing processes. Examples of pertinent duties include creating CAD drawings, equipment modeling, and specifications development.

Implant Characterization:

Creates, validates and performs test methodologies supporting design characterization for product development and regulatory submissions.

Familiarity with appropriate regulatory guidance documents and industry standards.

Performs data analysis (statistical and practical) and develops appropriate action plans based upon such analysis.

**Must Have: Minimum Requirements**

Bachelors Degree or higher in engineering

4+ years experience with Bachelors Degree

2+ years experience with Advanced Degree

**Nice to Have**

-Degree in Mechanical, Materials or Biomedical Engineering

-Specific knowledge of Domestic and International standards for Cardiac Valve prosthesis.

-Operator/Technician Supervisory Skills

-Design of heart valve frames

-Knowledge of United States and International regulatory requirements (medical device, general), -GMPs and industry standards/guidelines.

-Knowledge of implantable biomaterial (Nitinol, Stainless Steel, MP35N) manufacturing processes including laser cutting, shape-setting, micro-blasting, laser welding, etching, and electropolishing.

-Nitinol design and manufacturing skills

-Failure analysis skills

-Computer Skills: SolidWorks, AutoCAD, Microsoft Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint; LabVIEW, Matlab

-Excellent verbal and written communication skills

-Custom instrumentation and laboratory automation skills

-Project management and planning

-Statistical Methods

**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.


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