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Medtronic Process Engineer II - New Product Introduction in Danvers 35 Cherry Hill, Massachusetts

Careers that Change Lives

Medtronic Cardiac and Vascular Group ( CVG ) provides interventional devices to treat coronary arteries that are blocked by atherosclerotic plaque and devices and therapies to treat structural defects of the heart. CVG brings all our cardiac and vascular businesses together into one cross-functional, collaborative operating unit to employ the full breadth of our talent, technologies, products, services and solutions to address the needs of customers and patients across the globe.

Our Advanced Manufacturing Engineering group located in Danvers Massachusetts is part of our Interventional Vascular & Structural Heart (IV&SH) group. We are currently looking for a Process Materials Engineer II with experience in Equipment technologies to procure and provide technical support in the area of new product designs and process improvements. You will be an important part of cross functional teams supporting corporate projects both internally and internationally within Medtronic and external vendors.

A Day in the Life

You will be an individual contributor with responsibility in our technical functions to advance existing technology or introduce new equipment technology. Formulates, delivers and / or manages projects assigned and works with other stakeholders to achieve desired results. May act as a mentor to colleagues or may direct the work of other lower-level professionals. Most of the time is spent delivering R&D, systems or initiatives related to new technologies or therapies – from design to implementation - while adhering to policies, using specialized knowledge and skills.

  • Equipment and Fixturing: Determine specific requirements of manufacturing operation in order to specify equipment, fixturing.May collaborate on design with suppliers to fulfill equipment and fixturing requirements.

  • Qualification and Validation: Develop plans to evaluate process repeatability and stability through equipment qualification and process validation.

  • Continuous Improvement and Cost Analysis:

  • Improve manufacturing methods, optimize product performance, and reduce manufacturing costs in a systematic fashion.

  • Deploy Lean 6 Sigma methodology to identify and evaluate opportunities for improvement inherent in manufacturing processes and make specific recommendations for adoption.

  • Develop and Optimize Work Design, Manufacturing Layout and Product Flow:Using Lean Manufacturing principles, recommend and implement process layouts for efficient manufacturing.Recommend appropriate staffing levels to support manufacturing requirement.

  • Define and generate all required documentation in support of manufacturing protocols, reports, manufacturing instructions and procedures.

  • Engineering protocols, reports, manufacturing instructions and procedures.

  • Ensure compliance with GMPs and internal protocol.

  • Contribute to project milestones on the team and this may have some involvement in cross functional assignments. Communicate primarily and frequently with internal team members.

  • Set objectives for own job area to meet the objectives of projects and assignments.

  • Work with upstream and downstream process owners to improve process reliability.

  • Generation of 3D CAD models.

  • Responsible for coordinating material, equipment and tooling with external vendors.

Problems and issues faced are difficult, and may require understanding of multiple issues, job areas or specialties. Analysis provided is in-depth in nature and often provides recommendations on process improvements.

Medtronic is intensely focused on creating a workplace environment which reflects our standing as the world’s top medical device company. The ideal candidate will have a passion for the patients we serve and an unrelenting desire to improve our business.

We believe that when people from different cultures, genders, and points of view come together, innovation is the result —and everyone wins. Medtronic walks the walk, creating an inclusive culture where you can thrive.

Medtronic seeks candidates who will meet our customer expectations by striving without reserve for the highest possible reliability and quality in our products, processes, and systems by being accountable, having a voice, and taking action.



Must Have: Minimum Requirements

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

· Bachelors degree in Engineering required.

· Minimum of 2 years of relevant experience, or completion of an advanced degree with a minimum of 0 years relevant experience.

· Practical knowledge and demonstrated competence within job area typically obtained through education combined with experience.

Nice to Have

· Degree in Engineering.

· Master’s degree helpful.

· Internship and/or Co-op experience while in college.

· Mechanical Engineering and Chemical Engineering experience is helpful.

· Vendor Experiences Identifying and Procuring Equipment

· Demonstrated computer skills such as Solidworks, Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook.

· Working knowledge of Statistics.

· Experience in Medical Device, Pharmaceutical or other Regulated Industry.

· Working knowledge of Design of Experiments and familiarity with Statistical software such as Minitab.

· Experience in process and equipment validation.

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. Let’s 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)

A commitment to our employees lives at the core of our values. We recognize their contributions. They share in the success they help to create. We offer a wide range of benefits, resources, and competitive compensation plans designed to support you at every career and life stage. Learn more about our benefits here ( .

This position is eligible for a short-term incentive plan. Learn more about Medtronic Incentive Plan (MIP) here .

The provided base salary range is used nationally in the United States (except in Puerto Rico and certain CA locations). The rate offered is compliant with federal/local regulations and may vary by experience, certification/education, market conditions, location, etc.

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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.