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Medtronic Prin Electrical Engineer in Woburn, Massachusetts

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

Principal Released Products Electrical Engineer

Part of the Medtronic Mission is to Alleviate Pain, Restore Health and Extend Life. The Gynecological Health Group in Woburn MA focuses the Mission on Women’s Health.

We have an exciting opportunity available for a Principal Released Product Electrical Engineer to provide critical technical expertise and leadership in post-market released medical devices.  This role is an individual contributor for the GYN Women’s Health portfolio, under the Medtronic Surgical Operating Unit. 

Responsibilities and Essential Functions of this position include:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead released product engineering teams through design, planning, developing, testing and analysis during product change implementation to drive improved product performance, reliability, and manufacturability, reduce cost, and / or ensure supply continuity.

  • Partner with Engineering, Quality, Manufacturing, CM/OEM, Marketing, Regulatory Affairs, and other key functions to achieve business goals.

  • Leverage solid electrical engineering fundamentals to document clear justification of recommendations and support critical technical decisions.

  • Create and implement product test plans/protocols, coordinate/execute testing, and generate test reports to ensure product design changes meet specifications, comply with regulations and quality system requirements.

  • Coordinate and prioritize Engineering activities and deliverables to meet project goals and timelines and identify and mitigate project risks.

  • Identify and act on opportunities to implement best practices in projects and processes.

The ideal candidate for this position should have the following qualifications and qualities:

  • Demonstrated capability/understanding of the design and development of medical devices including electro-mechanical assemblies, mechanisms, metal and plastic components, and manufacturing processes.

  • Skilled at manipulating 3D models, creating/editing engineering drawings, and familiarity with GD&T (Geometric Design & Tolerancing).

  • Ability to establish and maintain strong cross-functional relationships with key people inside and outside the organization.

  • Degree in Mechanical, Electrical, or Biomedical Engineering, with one or more of the following:

  • AS with 15 years of relevant experience

  • BS with 8 years relevant experience

  • MS with 6 years relevant experience

  • PhD with 3 years relevant experience

  • Has strong organizational/planning, oral communication, and technical writing skills.

  • Is open-minded, collaborative, curious, strategic, hands-on, able to mentor others and can thrive in both collaborative and independent projects.

  • Comfortable being a highly visible individual contributorpresenting & leading projects.

  • May be responsible for the transfer from R&D tomanufacturing.

Must Have: Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors degree required

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

Nice to Have

  • R&D Manufacturing Supervisory experience

  • Mentoring/Leadership Skills

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) on page 6 here .

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

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)

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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.