1+ months

Professional returnship- Manufacturing Engineer

Medtronic
Brooklyn Park, MN 55443
Professional returnship- Manufacturing Engineer

Location:

Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, United States

Requisition #:

200002J2

Post Date:

Feb 18, 2020


**Professional returnship: Manufacturing Engineer**


**Careers That Change Lives**


Make an impact in medicine and engineering with a technology leader in medical devices and therapies. At Medtronic, we improve the lives of more than two people every second. Our internships expand your skills, test what you know and help you prepare for the next stages of your career.


Medtronic is excited to expand our Careers 2.0 Returnship Program!


Careers 2.0 is a new program that is designed to increase the pipeline of female STEM talent who are returning from a two or more year career break. This program provides the opportunity for professionals to get back into the workforce at a later life stage, and offers a powerful return-to-work strategy for individuals. This program is part of a large initiative to increase the STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) talent pipeline driven by the Society of Women Engineers and iRelaunch, a career re-entry firm.


**CAREERS 2.0 Applicants must meet the following minimum qualifications:**


A current career break of two or more years


An undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university


Minimum of 4 years of relative professional experience


Previous experience working in a collaborative and diverse environment


As a Manufacturing Engineer, you will be responsible for the management, execution, and review of projects delivering improvements in Quality, Service, and Cost of the molding processes that provide implantable components to finished devices. This position interacts closely with the Operations team as well as several engineering disciplines such as Process Development, Quality, Reliability Engineering, and Regulatory Affairs. Additionally, this position requires problem solving skills and technical knowledge (Lean, DMAIC) and the ability to manage complex projects 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.


**Day in the Life:**


Utilizes project management skills to drive continuous improvement initiatives, including lean manufacturing, 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


Assessment of quality, service, and cost reduction projects 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


Lead and/or participate in Kaizen events across the organization.


Experience with lean manufacturing 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.


**Must Have: Minimum Qualifications**


**CAREERS 2.0 Applicants must meet the following minimum qualifications:**


A current career break of two or more years


An undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university


Minimum of 4 years of relative professional experience


Previous experience working in a collaborative and diverse environment


**Specific to this role:**


Minimum of 2 years manufacturing engineering experience or MS degree


Experience in Lean Manufacturing


Experience with project management


Experience with problem solving using analytics


**Nice to Have:**


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


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. Lets work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients lives. Help us shape the future.


**Physical Job Requirements**


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this position, but they are not an exhaustive list of all the required responsibilities and skills of this position.


The physical demands described within the Day in the Life 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.
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: 2020-02-20 Expires: 2020-04-26

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