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Medtronic Sr Engineering Manager - Danvers Manufacturing in Danvers 35 Cherry Hill, Massachusetts

Sr Engineering Manager - Danvers Manufacturing


Danvers 35 Cherry Hill, Massachusetts, United States

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Jul 17, 2021

Careers that Change Lives

Danvers MA - Site Sr. Engineering Manager

MedtronicCardiac 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.CVGbrings 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.

As theSr Engineering Manageryou will be work directly with the Site Manufacturing Director to ensure that Engineering Resources, Engineering Leaders and Engineering Team Members are being properly and efficiently allocated throughout the Danvers Manufacturing Campus.

You will work with the Managers throughout Danvers andbe responsible for the cross-functional allocation of Engineering resources between:

  • RD /Pipeline

  • New Product Introduction

  • Value Stream Manufacturing

  • Global Projects (PMO)

  • Product Development Program Managers (Structural Heart)

  • In-process Quality Functions

  • Facilities

  • Capital Projects

  • Product Development

  • Large Scale Change Management

You will Coach and provide direction for Technical Functions to advance existing technology or introduce new technology.Implement innovations into practice for continuous improvement and cost savings initiatives, as well as supporting Maintenance of Business activities.

Problems and issues faced are difficult, and may require understanding of multiple issues, job areas or specialties. You will actively make improvements of processes, systems or products to enhance performance of the job area. 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 worlds top medical device company. The ideal candidate will have a passion for the patients we serve and an unrelenting desire to improve our business.

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.

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

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.



A Day in the Life

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

  • Plan and administer procedures and budgets.

  • Make budgetary recommendations on capital expenditures and direct / indirect labor.

  • Select and develop personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the Engineering function.

  • Develop schedules and manpower requirements for assigned areas.

  • Report progress on a regular basis to the Director of Manufacturing and Site Leader.

  • Manage functions to ensure that activities are performed in compliance with Medtronics Quality System requirements and EHS policies.

  • Maintain conformance to budgetary limitations.

  • Recommend and implement training programs to address skill requirements necessary to facilitate internal promotions and job satisfaction to maximize productivity of the Engineering Team.

  • As applicable, provide cross-training for Engineers to ensure back-up personnel exist for all key positions.

  • Participate in cross-facility initiatives to determine company-wide best practices and the improvement of business processes.

  • Plan, directs and implement all aspects of the companys design and development of new medical device products or software systems.

  • May develop, evaluate, implement and maintain technical quality assurance and control systems or reliability systems and standards pertaining to materials, techniques, or company products.

  • Oversee the investigation and evaluation of existing technologies.

  • Guide the conceptualization of new methodologies, materials, machines, processes or products.

  • Direct the development of new concepts from initial design to market release.

  • Manage feasibility studies of the design to determine if capable of functioning as intended.

  • Monitor documentation maintenance throughout all phases of research and development.

  • Organize the coordination of activities with outside suppliers and consultants to ensure timely delivery.

Must Have: Minimum Requirements

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

  • Bachelors degree required

  • Minimum of 7 years of relevant experience with 5+ years of Managerial Experience , or advanced degree with a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience with 5+ years of Managerial Experience

Nice to Have

  • Master of Science Degree in Engineering / Advanced Degreepreferred.

  • PMP Certification.

  • Past engineering experience in Medical Device Manufacturing

  • Proven experience in orchestrating and implementing DRM / DFSS improvements resulting in sustained change

  • Experience in the application of statistical methods for improvements in product performance

  • Black Belt or Master Black Belt Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) / DRM or similar methodology

  • Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • The incumbent should have excellent written and oral communication skills, and the ability to interact with all levels of employees.

  • Experience in leading large-scale change management.

  • Experience in the application of statistical methods for improvements in product performance

  • Demonstrated experience working in a Research and Development organization as a change agent implementing DRM / DFSS methods and strategies

  • Experience and ability to train, lead, mentor, coach and inspire individuals and teams to significantly impact the business

  • Familiarity with FDA and ISO standards

  • Leadership experience at the manager level in an Engineering organization

  • Excellent oral and written skills with the ability to interface at all levels in the organization

  • Ability to work with others and accomplish goals working within a team

  • Experience as a creative problem solver

  • Comfort in dealing with ambiguity

  • Confidence in applying engineering experience to make pragmatic choices about system design, architecture, and implementation

  • The incumbent should be technically competent and able to provide clear direction to engineers and technicians.

  • Be responsible for the development and implementation of activities in production area(s) to meet production goals, quality, and cost objectives.

  • Plan and administer procedures and budgets.

  • Make budgetary recommendations on capital expenditures and direct / indirect labor.

  • Select and develop personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the production function.

  • Improve schedule linearity, reduce cycle times and inventory, reduce costs, and improve employee satisfaction.

  • Participate in performing annual performance reviews, pay adjustments and Individual Development Plans (IDPs) for all direct report employees.

  • Deliver performance coaching and discipline to direct reports.

  • Monitor product quality, react to quality incidents and coordinate corrective actions as necessary.

  • Conduct regular and ongoing informational and improvement team meetings.

  • Monitor compliance to safety rules, work expectations and housekeeping standards.

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.