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R and D Engineer - Senior

Santa Rosa, CA 95404
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R and D Engineer - Senior


Santa Rosa, California, United States

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Post Date:

Dec 04, 2019

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 R and D Engineering position requires strong technical and leadership skills to support the design and development of innovative, new products within the Coronary Structural Heart business. You will apply advanced technical principles, theories, and concepts on complex technical problems, and will provide technical leadership of projects from concept generation through early phase development. The position works under the general direction of the project lead but will have latitude in determining methods of solving problems, design and construction of prototypes, and creation of test methods with associated product testing. Participate in cross-functional and cross-site development teams that are responsible for different aspects of the project such as implant development and pre-clinical evaluations.

A Day in the Life:

Generate mechanical designs using SolidWorks and work with a variety of vendors to rapidly prototype new concepts for testing and evaluation

Expertise in the development, testing and manufacture of implantable medical devices

Research and integrate new technologies and materials through the understanding and utilization of extensive technical knowledge and understanding of complex ideas, concepts, and theories

Utilize advanced experimental design methodologies, with significant complexity, and execute test protocols and reports to facilitate the design of medical devices

Analyze data using advanced statistical techniques and communicate results to a cross-functional team

Utilize a high level of technical expertise to design and develop complex new test methods and equipment

Collaborate with people inside and outside of the company, as well as identify vendors and external partners needed throughout the development process

Develop complex solutions to technical problems that are aligned with the strategies and goals of the organization

Meet with physicians at conferences, roundtables, etc. and attend field visits to enhance innovation and customer engagement

Support our intellectual property portfolio through generation and support of novel ideas and product concepts

Document research and development process through lab notebooks or other methods

Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned.

+ Designs, develops, analyzes, troubleshoots and provides technical skills during research and/or product development.

+ Designs studies to investigate specific life science questions within field of expertise.

+ May be involved in product research and development and/or clinical trials.

+ Translates research discoveries into usable and marketable products.


Bachelors degree in engineering (Mechanical, Materials, or Biomedical) Advanced technical degree is preferred

Minimum 4 years of experience in medical device product development or 2+ years of experience with MS degree

Nice to Have:

Familiarity with CAD

Ability to perform word processing and create spreadsheets. Proficient with computers (i.e.: Word, Excel,etc.)

High level proficiency of technical principles, theories, and design concepts in the field of medical device design

Experience with Finite Element Analysis

Machine design, machining, laser welding, catheter assembly techniques

Training and experience in Applied Systems Engineering

Proficiency in SolidWorks

Knowledge of statistical analysis software and applications

Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)

Ability to work well in a team

Self-starter and driver able to execute effectively and work efficiently

Proficient in mechanical engineering fundaments and uses good engineering judgment

Hands-on able to prototype concepts build fixtures

**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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