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Mechanical Design Engineer I

Northridge, CA 91325
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Careers That Change Lives

As a member of the R&D Mechanical Engineering group the individual selected for this role will assist in the design of diabetes related products such as insulin pumps, glucose sensors, and related accessories. Under guidance, the mechanical design engineer will support the ideation, design, development and documentation of diabetes products.


Transforming diabetes care together, for greater freedon and better health

Our strategy is to become a holistic diabetes management company focused on making a real difference in outcomes and cost. We want to transform healthcare toward value-based models by driving both product and business model innovation with the goal of elevating patient experience, improving clinical outcomes and lowering the total cost of care for our customers.

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

Visit www.medtronicdiabetes.com to see an overview of the products in our Diabetes product portfolio.

A Day in the Life

The person filling this role will become part of a dynamic and fast paced R&D group with a strong history of successful product development. They will have the opportunity to interface with the end customer, as well as various functional groups within the diabetes business unit.

The ideal candidate for this position has an engineering mindset and enjoys working in a fast-paced environment on new product design. Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned:

  • Grow and maintain technical knowledge current with advancing technology related to product development of diabetes devices and accessories.
  • Create and release engineering drawings.
  • Process engineering change orders.
  • Help develop specifications, test methodologies, and test equipment to evaluate design concepts.
  • Complete testing and analysis to ensure designs meet and exceed product specifications, regulatory requirements, and international standards.
  • Provide technical feasibility assessments.
  • Collaborate with other departments within Medtronic on development projects.
  • Present technical findings or project status to cross functional teams through meeting minutes, design reviews, presentations and other means of communication.
  • Under guidance, design components to be manufactured via plastic injection molding, stamping, machining, extrusion, and related processes. Work with manufacturing to consider high volume assembly processes in design concepts.
  • May travel to vendor locations as needed to help ensure programs meeting deadlines and troubleshoot issues.

Must Have: Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors degree required
  • 0 years of experience required

Nice to Have

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering or Bio-engineer

  • Experience with 3D modeling software, i.e. SolidWorks, Creo and/or ProEngineer
  • Strong understanding of mechanical engineering principles and methodologies
  • Ability to interpret technical drawings
  • Experience creating technical drawings and creating Bill of Materials
  • Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance (GD&T) training
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • High degree of initiative and self-motivation
  • Effective problem-solving skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects

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: Mar 24, 2021
  • Travel: No

Posted: 2021-03-26 Expires: 2021-04-24
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