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Sr. R&D Materials Engineer

Medtronic
Danvers, MA 01923
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Sr. R&D Materials Engineer

Location:

Danvers 35 Cherry Hill, Massachusetts, United States

Requisition #:

20000KFV

Post Date:

Dec 16, 2020


Careers that Change Lives

Medtronics Coronary and Structural Heart (CSH) business Danvers, Ma location, is looking for a Sr. RD Materials Engineer that will provide Extrusion, Braiding and Injection Molding support for Danvers Shared Technology Center group in a flexible environment. Medtronic is intensely focused on creating a workplace environment which reflects our standing as the worlds top medical device company. The person that takes this role will be expected to play an active role in development of tubing, braided shafts, molding components used to support all Medtronic sites with their development and validation needs.


The ideal candidate will have a passion for the patients we serve and an unrelenting desire to improve our business. The candidate will be motivated and must have exceptional soft skills that will be used to work with a team.


We value what makes you unique. Be a part of a company that thinks differently to solve problems, make progress, and deliver meaningful innovations.


Position Description

This RD Materials Engineer III position will have an emphasis in the development and Validation of tubing and braided shafts using expertise in extrusion polymer processing skills used to support all Medtronic sites with their development and validation needs.


A Day in the Life:

This position will have an emphasis in technical expertise in extrusion development, prototyping, validation and production activities. You will work with various engineers and on your own to manage projects and tasks such as:

Work independently on programs with ability to determine and develop approaches to complete the programs

Communicating progress toward project objectives to manager, project team members, and project manager.

Participate and lead programs with RD in other sites in the prototype development and clinical phases of new product introduction.

Focus on the technology and processes of medical extrusion including free extrusion, composite multi-layer extrusion, multi-lumen tubing and extrusion over a core.

Provide guidance and coach lower level engineers and technicians.

Carry out Process Development efforts with an end goal of successfully completing Process Ranging, Characterization and Validation in support of achieving commercialization objectives and timelines.

Generate and manage project documentation according to prescribed policies and guidelines.

Lead, Attend and Contribute to Team meetings and Design Reviews in conjunction with assigned projects.

Provide engineering support in product line transfers from outside facilities to Danvers.

Develop product and process specifications.

Provide detailed project plans and updates as required. Carry out tasks within projects to meet agreed upon timelines.

Ensure Danvers Shared Technology Center strategic objectives are met. Ensures Quality, Service, Cost and Technology expectations are realized for our customers


Must Have:

Bachelors Degree with 4+ years of experience or Advanced Degree with 2+ years of experience required.


Nice to Have:

Bachelors degree in Engineering or Science

4+ years experience

Advanced Knowledge of Extrusion, Molding and Polymer processing

Advanced Knowledge of Plastics Processing (free extrusion, composite multi-layer extrusion, multi-lumen tubing and extrusion over a core)

Knowledge of polymer materials

Practical Knowledge of Project Management

Medical device experience

Ability to travel 20-40%

Ability to work well with others and teams

Strong Technical Writing Skills

Strong Interpersonal Skills

Good verbal and written 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. 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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Posted: 2020-12-24 Expires: 2021-02-26
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