15 days old

Manufacturing Engineer - Senior

Medtronic
Brooklyn Center, MN 55430
  • Job Code
    19000MLL

Careers that Change Lives:

Engineers and Scientists create our market-leading portfolio of innovations. Join us to make a lasting impact. Help bring the next generation of life-changing medical technology to patients worldwide.

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology 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.

The Senior Manufacturing Engineer is a key team member on the Digital Factory (Industry 4.0) team. Which are tasked to develop and execute a project plan for implementing a cross functional transformation of Digital Factory concepts across MECC.

Owns Culture transition, Facilitate collaboration stakeholder analysis with PM on Use Case Solution and implementation. Understand and integrate Digital Factory (Industry 4.0) tools into COS/MOS systems. Establish communication plan for effected areas throughout rollout. Coach SF application design for COS target condition. Additionally, this position requires problem solving skills experience and technical expertise (Six Sigma, DMAIC) and the ability to manage complex projects and lead cross-functional team to a successful and timely conclusion. MECC Operations seeks candidates who will meet or exceed our customers' expectations by striving without reserve for the greatest possible reliability and quality in our products, processes, and systems by being accountable, having a voice, and taking action.

A Day in the Life:

  • Support successful deployment of Six Sigma/COS/MOS methodologies by providing coaching and mentoring to project teams in the application of methodologies.

  • Demonstrate strong problem solving, project management, change management, analytical, and leadership skills.

  • Utilizes project management skills to drive continuous improvement initiatives, including Six Sigma methodology, stakeholder analysis, report outs, risk assessments, and cost/benefit analysis

  • Make use of appropriate technical skills and tools, such as DOE, SPC, hypothesis testing, capability studies, Gemba walks, and "hands on" analysis, to perform in depth analysis, determine root cause, and identify corrective actions

  • Identification of cost reduction opportunities and perform assessment based on impact and effort for prioritization

  • Manage project through required regulatory approvals

  • Lead teams and collaborate with multiple levels and cross-functional areas for effective project execution

  • Coach team members on DMAIC, Six Sigma, statistical analysis, and problem solving skills.

  • Facilitate and lead Kaizen events across the organization.

  • Perform as technical expert in Six Sigma methodology and principles including statistical analysis, variation reduction, waste reduction, customer evaluation, and has general knowledge of other related disciplines.

  • Conduct regular project reviews to assure accomplishment of key results.

  • Communicate progress, status, and issues to upper management.

  • Share and institutionalize best practices.

  • Develop project reporting metrics.

  • Assist in developing project selection process.

  • Plan, direct, and actively participate with hands-on approach, technical project management for multiple development projects, managing cross-functional teams.

    Required:

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering or related Technical/Scientific field of study

  • Minimum of 4 years manufacturing engineering experience or MS degree and less than 2 years of related experience

  • Experience in Six Sigma methodology

  • Experience with project management

  • Experience with problem solving using analytic s such as DMAIC/A3

  • Understanding and wide application of technical principles, theories, and concepts of manufacturing processes

  • Technical knowledge of manufacturing processes

  • Experience handling multiple tasks concurrently

  • Experience interpreting mechanical drawings

  • Experience conceiving and communicating mechanical design concepts to drafting team

  • Excellent data analysis skills, and proficient in the use of statistical tools in problem solving

  • Computer skills such as Word and Excel

  • Knowledge of quality systems

    Nice to Have:

  • Master's Degree

  • Green Belt Certification (Internal or ASQ)

  • BB/Master Black Belt certification

  • Experience in Leading large projects and project teams.

  • Experience with Medical Device Regulation ISO 13485.

  • Experience in medical product mfg / assembly operations

  • Excellent data analysis skills, and proficient in the use of statistical tools in problem solving

    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)







  • Posted: 2020-03-14 Expires: 2020-04-12
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