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Senior Mechanical/Materials Engineer

Medtronic
Boulder, CO 80305
Senior Mechanical/Materials Engineer

Location:

Boulder, Colorado, United States

Requisition #:

190008JT

Post Date:

Aug 01, 2019


**Careers That Change Lives**


In this exciting role as a Senior Mechanical/Materials Sensor RD Engineer, you will have responsibility for designing and developing patient monitoring consumables, specifically focusing on materials.


**MITG**


The Minimally Invasive Therapies Group strives to enable earlier diagnosis, better treatment, faster complication-free recovery, and enhanced patient outcomes through less invasive surgical solutions


RESPIRATORY, GASTROINTESTINAL INFORMATICS (RGI) offers a complete line of solutions that spans the continuum of care. We help with early detection and treatment of diseases, and reduce complications to accelerate recovery from patient conditions. We focus on expanding global access to our therapies that improve clinical outcomes for gastrointestinal diseases and cancer, and patients with respiratory compromise.


**A Day in the Life**


You will analyze, research, design and develop materials and their related fabrication and application processes to develop and optimize flexible, thin-film materials for use in engineering design of and/or application in patient monitoring consumable products


You will be involved with the full product life cycle, including early phase technology development and product development and continuing throughout the product lifetime


You will lead and provide guidance in the design and development of patient monitoring consumable prototypes, verification/validation units and product specifications, including material specifications, assembly drawings and manufacturing documentation


You will interpret specifications, international standards and regulatory requirements for all aspects of product design, including materials, and apply them to Patient Monitoring consumable products


You will design test fixtures, equipment and data analysis methods to evaluate design capability of material choices for the design and development of patient monitoring consumables


You will have continual awareness of new and advancing technologies, including material related advances, and be able to provide conceptual and practical applications for patient monitoring consumable products across the Patient Monitoring portfolio


**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**


Bachelors Degree in Mechanical or Materials Engineering with 4+ years of experience


Demonstrated hands-on experience in technology and product development, i.e., taking design requirements from concept through final design


Thorough understanding and wide application of technical principals, theories and concepts in mechanical and material engineering


Knowledge and experience working with thin films, laminates, adhesives, epoxies, and foams.


Experience with flexible material manufacturing, conversion, and assembly processes


Knowledge in the mechanics of adhesion and adhesive failure modes


Demonstrated experience with medical grade materials and complying with RoHS, biocompatibility, etc.


Demonstrated capability of defining and writing requirements to clearly specify product needs


Demonstrated experience working with suppliers, vendors, manufacturers


General knowledge of related principals including electromechanical, tissue optics, physiological signals, etc.


Ability to apply engineering analysis techniques and tools (SolidWorks, Matlab, Minitab, Excel, Ansys, etc.)


Strong problem solving and analytical skills with high attention to detail


Effective communication and presentation skills at all levels of the organization


Experience and capability of working with global and/or remote team members


Demonstrated clear, direct and succinct technical writing ability


Ability to handle concurrent projects and be able to successfully manage time and priorities


Bachelors Degree in Mechanical or Materials Engineering plus 8 years of experience


Masters Degree in Mechanical or Materials Engineering plus 6 years of experience


**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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Posted: 2019-08-06 Expires: 2019-09-12

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