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Medtronic Senior Manufacturing Engineer in Plymouth, Minnesota

Senior Manufacturing Engineer

Location:

Plymouth, Minnesota, United States

Requisition #:

2100093U

Post Date:

2 days ago

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Senior Manufacturing Engineer

A Day in the Lifeof this role is to support operators in problem solving, process updates, new equipment development and general compliance activities for Mechanical Heart Valve Value Stream.

Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned

  1. Support Mechanical Heart Valve value stream primarily with leaflet and orifice components

a. Leads and/or supports projects to improve process efficiencies, yields, and to maintain business continuity.

b. Specify and/or provide input for new capital equipment to improve process efficiencies, yields, and to maintain business continuity.

c. Plan and conduct process validations (IQ/OQ/PQ) and/or Test Method Validations

  1. Develop Process Definition Baselines for individual manufacturing processes

a. Identify and Document KPIVs and KPOVs

b. Define, improve and/or implement measurement systems to ensure appropriate GRRs for KPOVs

c. Define and implement control plans around KPIV/KPOVs to improve overall process capabilities to improve overall process/component yields

d. Implement SPC as appropriate

  1. Develop and standardize yield reporting metrics across the site

  2. Develop and standardize equipment uptime metrics across the site

  3. Develop accurate scrap cost models that predicts scrap costs at each operation step.

  4. Recommend scrap reduction projects that support site cost down metrics

  5. Recommend smart factory solutions that provide real time feedback to the processes

High Level Overview

  • 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 4 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 2 years relevant experience

Nice to Have

  1. Background in CNC machining operations

  2. Experience with Machining of ceramic type materials

  3. Six Sigma Black Belt Certification

  4. Strong Background in Statistical Process Control

  5. Strong statistical skills with knowledge of statistical software (ANOVA, Hypothesis Testing, DOE, Measurement System Analysis, FMEA)

  6. Team dynamic skills (communication, accountability, decision-making, feedback, meeting management, conflict management)

  7. Knowledge of materials and related processes

  8. Ability to function independently as well as part of a team

  9. Excellent written and oral communication skills

  10. Ability to manage multiple priorities in fast-paced environment

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. 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)

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.

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