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Manufacturing Engineer II

Medtronic
North Haven, CT 06473
  • Job Code
    21000QWU
Careers that Change Lives
The Manufacturing Engineer is a key Operations representative for the Needles engineering team within the General Surgical Products Focus Factory of Medtronic. The ME will be responsible for completing tasks which support the day-to-day Operations deliverables. General responsibilities include manufacturing process evaluation, mechanical product troubleshooting and support of in-house manufacturing products and processes. Conduct engineering studies to support process validation and contribute to maximizing production performance. Provide engineering support for equipment development, assembly equipment retrofit projects, new equipment procurement, assembly methods and process validation of new and existing products. Collaborate on project teams to develop high quality, high reliability and highly manufacturable medical devices for Medtronic. Work under the direction of Principal Level Engineer and/or Engineering Manager in a fast-paced collaborative environment supporting program initiatives and compliant with company best practices.

A Day in the Life

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

  • Provide support to implement standards and procedures for the engineering and technical work performed in the department, including storing of equipment documentation, spare computer components, and system backups.
  • Applies knowledge of manufacturing processes, machine design, and components to provide technical support to troubleshoot, maintain, and modify automated and manual equipment.
  • Support root cause analysis activities to address quality non-conformances.
  • Create engineering change notices, Bill of Material updates, and performance general ERP support items.
  • Create engineering and feasibilities studies and validation documentation for accuracy, statistical validity, and compliance.
  • Served as lead engineer for equipment design specifications, request for quotes, vendor selection activities, participate in design reviews and work with project teams in the procurement of custom assembly equipment.
  • Support Capacity Expansion and Process Improvement Projects to increase yields, reduce scrap, and Improve Product Quality
  • Incorporate inspection and test requirements into the production plan.
  • Design sequence of operations and specifies procedures for the fabrication of tools and equipment and other functions that affect product performance.
  • Provide technical support to production support to set up, trouble shoot, repair, and monitor metal forming related processes & equipment.
  • Optimize existing equipment to address EHS and ergonomics concerns, address non-conformances, improve product quality, improve OEE, and improve throughput.
  • Organizes the coordination of activities with equipment vendors and consultants to ensure timely delivery.
  • Support capital projects budgets, timeline and forecast.
  • Organizes the coordination of activities with equipment vendors and consultants to ensure timely delivery.
  • Team with manufacturing and quality personnel on a daily basis to review / disposition production defects and provides potential process and/or equipment corrective actions to assure production schedules and quality expectations are met.
  • Review product field returns to determine root cause of potential manufacturing defects then develop and implement effective corrective actions.
  • Up to 10% travel required.

Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned.
  • Designs manufacturing processes, procedures and production layouts for assemblies, equipment installation, processing, machining and material handling.
  • Designs arrangement of machines within plant facilities to ensure most efficient and productive layout.
  • Designs sequence of operations and specifies procedures for the fabrication of tools and equipment and other functions that affect product performance.
  • Adapts machine or equipment design to factory and production conditions.
  • May incorporate inspection and test requirements into the production plan.
  • Inspects performance of machinery, equipment, and tools to verify their efficiency, and investigates and initiates corrective action of problems and deficiencies to ensure product quality.
  • Develops manufacturing processes that are applicable to statistical process control, and may develop those techniques.
  • Provides guidance to engineering regarding design concepts and specification requirements to best utilize equipment and manufacturing techniques.
  • Ensures processes and procedures are in compliance with regulations.

Must Have: Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors degree required
  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with 0 years of experience

Nice to Have
JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Experience in machine design, repair, and troubleshooting.
  • Experience in validation (IQ/OQ/MSA/PQ) in a medical device environment.
  • Experience in manual and automated assembly equipment.
  • Knowledge of GD&T and Problem-solving tools: MINITAB, SIX SIGMA, DOE, GR&R, CAPA, DMAIC
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Solid presentation and computer skills (Excel/Word/PowerPoint/Projects/AutoCad/Creo, etc.)
  • Project management skills to keep projects on track
  • Self-motivated attitude with the ability to multitask and thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent Interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work individually or as part of a team

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)

Additional Information

  • Posting Date: Oct 6, 2021
  • Travel: No






Posted: 2021-10-08 Expires: 2021-11-06
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