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Principal Equipment Engineer EMEA - flexible location across EMEA

Medtronic
Principal Equipment Engineer EMEA - flexible location across EMEA

Location:

EMEA

Requisition #:

19000NNZ

Post Date:

Dec 03, 2019


CONTEXT

Integrated Health Solutions (IHS) team members are seasoned professionals with in-depth knowledge of the healthcare value chain, as well as breadth of experience across multiple disciplines. They partner with hospital management teams and payers to drive complex transformational change, implement innovative growth strategies, streamline patient-focused care pathways and optimize operations.

Over the past 4 years, IHS has successfully built and commercialized managed care offerings for Cath Labs and Operating rooms. Currently, there are more than 191 active accounts with more than to $ 3 billion of total contract revenue. Consulting services, particularly Operational Excellence has been a crucial value proposition to our clients.

Aspiration is to strengthen and grow the consulting business in EMEA by bringing in world class consulting talent and practices and expanding the set of offerings. Consulting offerings will be the lead-in or door opener for managed services offerings.

Managed Equipment Services division, as one of the Capability of Integrated Health Solutions, has been merged with the Design Construction division creating the Turn-Key department. This new department oversees the Design, Construction, Equipment and Maintenance of hospital clinical department with high complexity.


MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB

The Managed Equipment Services Senior Engineer will contribute to business development with the Sales force (BDs) and Management Team identifying and assisting with growth opportunities. Cultivate new and existing relationships to identify leads and potential new markets. He/she will manage all activities related to the Equipment setup, in close coordination and collaboration with the Architects part of the Turn-Key department, of core hospital departments for IHS (CathLabs, ORs, ICUs), including, assessment, planning, procurement, installation and ongoing maintenance of capital equipment for these departments, under the managed services model. He/She will collaborate with Medtronic, NGC, customer and stakeholders to manage the end-to-end project to equip and maintain a state-of-the-art hospital department. The Engineer will manage all the Equipment projects across all stages of discussion/completion and continue to manage the ongoing maintenance of Labs/ORs in order to ensure hospital departments can provide high-quality clinical care at all times.


MAIN JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES


Collaboration and Support of Sales Team

Manages and participates in the preparation and review of a variety of reports; conducts studies and prepares reports for current and long-range projects.

Attends and participates in professional group meetings; stays abreast of new trends and innovations in the healthcare field.

Contribute to business development with the Business Development Manager and Management Team. Identifying and assisting with growth opportunities

Manage assignments within the project with overall responsibility

Planning a specific assignment / project

Collaborate with IHS commercial team as well as hospital stakeholders to produce an optimal equipment plan

Manage projects from equipment point of view for Hospital Solutions accounts, ensuring fulfillment of quality requirements and timelines as dictated in tenders/contracts


Site Audit, Assessment Planning

Partner with internal/external architects/engineers for turnkey setup planning and execution.

Conduct Local Market Research on Capital Equipment and gather supplier technical information.

For new sites, ensure development of an equipment strategy, including equipment list, maintenance plan, and service level agreements, alongside Medtronic Hospital Solutions and customer stakeholders.

For existing sites, create a complete asset inventory and/or plan with a review of all existing maintenance arrangements in order to identify potential financial and clinical risks, equipment replacement needs, and opportunities for improvement.

Develop a comprehensive strategic plan for the safe, productive, and uninterrupted use of the equipment.


Procurement, Installation and Training

Manage the procurement, installation, testing, and training of/for capital equipment necessary for Hospital Solutions accounts EMEA wide.

Prepare and produce generic specs. Pre-qualify suppliers. Sent out RFI and RFQ to suppliers. Review Proposals and Prepare Capital Equipment Proposal Summary Reports.

Manage the equipment and maintenance contract procurement/negotiation for projects

Partner with commercial and tender teams to draft and submit tender bids.

Maintain the smooth installation of the equipment, the technical testing, and the training of clinical staff in order to ensure a fully functional department according to customer contracts by monitoring the OEMs.

Collaborate with the Service Activation, PSM and Clinical Excellence teams.

Contribute engineering expertise during potential customer visits and discussions

Collaborate and manage relationships with regional sales contacts at all capital equipment vendors to ensure on-time delivery and proper ongoing maintenance of capital equipment

Project documentation


Support and Maintenance

Ensure Labs/ORs uptime through capital equipment maintenance across entire portfolio of the EMEA accounts, overseeing a team working with OEM maintenance, internal maintenance, and internal customer service staff.

Oversee the ongoing maintenance of contracted departments


De-Commissioning Disposal

Support the customer on End of Life cycle and strategize for the best outcome

Manage the de-installation process, managing re-marketing or disposal of used equipment.


Professional Standards

Provide professionalism and self-motivation to ensure high standards of care are achieved and an optimal service is realized.


QUALIFICATIONS/ EXPERIENCE


Education

Biomedical Engineering or equivalent technical university degree

Registration of a recognized Professional Board is highly desirable.

Certification in Project Management will be an advantage


Experience

Min 7+ years of experience in equipment and medical sector (hospital) with experience in capital equipment management and planning

Minimum 5+ years of international experience across Europe

Experience in CathLabs (CLs) and Operation Rooms (ORs) is a must

Demonstrated experience managing project design, cost/budget, scope, schedule, and resources

Experience in Turnkey Hospitals is a plus

Experience in technology assessing and planning for the diverse hospital departments

Experience or familiarity to the service and maintenance of the equipment

Experience in project management and reporting

Strong knowledge of principles and techniques of carrying out Healthcare Facilities assessments


SKILLS/COMPETENCIES

Client management

Capability to analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals.

Prioritize multiple, complex projects and programs within specific time frames.

Oversee and participate in the compilation of data, maintenance of records and files, and the preparation of clear and concise administrative and technical reports.

Demonstrate an awareness and appreciation of the cultural diversity of the community.

Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

Ability to work without very close supervision in a high-pressure environment

Software Skills: MS Office; MS Project

Strong communication negotiation skills

Strong interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and working relations with people in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.

Ability to manage, organize, plan and implement work assignments, juggle competing demands and work under pressure of frequent and tight deadlines

Demonstrated ability to apply good judgment. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and ability to handle a range of management and coordination issues.

Ability to lead multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural teams

Navigation skills under uncertainty

Organization oriented with technical imprint

Experience in Cardiology ward or Electrical and Biomedical Equipment Department

Medical IT knowledge

Experience working within a multi-national team

Strong communication skills

Strong customer focus

English Fluency

Working knowledge of French, Spanish, German, Dutch, Eastern Europe languages or Arabic is a plus

Independent, self-starter with project management experience


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Willingness to travel within EMEA (30-50%)

Based in Europe
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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Posted: 2019-12-05 Expires: 2020-02-22

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