Medtronic Senior R/D Engineer – Mechanical Devices in Woburn, Massachusetts
Senior R/D Engineer – Mechanical Devices
Woburn, Massachusetts, United States
Jan 13, 2021
Careers that Change Lives
Senior R/D Engineer Mechanical Devices
Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned.
Design and development of mechanical and electro-mechanical components, sub-assemblies, and systems
Working closely with cross-functional teams to define clinical / user needs, design inputs, and functional outputs
Interface with internal and external suppliers, manufacturers, and customers
Coordinate and prioritize activities and deliverables to meet project goals and timelines
Designs, develops, analyzes, troubleshoots and provides technical skills during research and/or product development
Designs studies to investigate specific life science questions within field of expertise
May be involved in product research and development and/or clinical trials
Translates research discoveries into usable and marketable products
TECHNICAL SPECIALIST CAREER STREAM : An individual contributor with responsibility in our technical functions to advance existing technology or introduce new technology and therapies. 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. The majority of time is spent delivering RD, systems or initiatives related to new technologies or therapies from design to implementation - while adhering to policies, using specialized knowledge and skills.
Autonomy:Seasoned individual contributor.
Works independently under limited supervision to determine and develop approach to solutions.
Coaches and reviews the work of lower level specialists; may manage projects / processes.
Organizational Impact:May be responsible for entire projects or processes within job area.
Contributes to the completion of work group objectives, through building relationships and consensus to reach agreements on assignments.
Innovation and Complexity:Problems and issues faced are difficult, and may require understanding of multiple issues, job areas or specialties.
Makes 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.
Communication and Influence:Communicates with senior internal and external customers and vendors.
Exchange information of facts, statuses, ideas and issues to achieve objective, and influence decision-making.
Leadership and Talent Management:May provide guidance, coaching and training to other employees within job area.
May manage projects, requiring delegation of work and review of others work product.
Must Have: Minimum Requirements
Bachelors degree required
Minimum of 4 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 2 years relevant experience
Nice to Have
Knowledge and Experience:
Demonstrated experience in Product Development, from Concept through Launch, of mechanical or electro-mechanical devices or systems
Requires advanced knowledge of job area combining breadth and depth, typically obtained through advanced education combined with experience
May have practical knowledge of project management
Medical Device experience preferred
Knowledge of ISO 13485, as well as FDA / Regulatory requirements preferred
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)
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