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Sr. R&D Engineer

Santa Rosa, CA 95404
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Sr. R&D Engineer


Santa Rosa, California, United States

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Post Date:

May 15, 2020

**Careers that Change Lives**

This engineering position requires strong technical and leadership skills to support the design and development of innovative, new products within the Coronary Structural Heart business. The Senior RD Engineer will apply advanced technical principles, theories, and concepts in working on complex technical problems, and will provide technical leadership of projects from concept generation through early phase development. This position will work independently under limited supervision to develop an approach to solve complex technical problems.This position may manage a technical project team and will have the responsibility to coach and review the work of lower level engineers.

**A Day in the Life**

+ 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

**Must Have**

Bachelors Degree in Engineering

4+years of related experience in the medical device or micro-electro mechanical design with demonstrated ability to move ideas from concept to developmentOR2+ years of experience with Master's degree.

**Nice to Have**

Specialized Knowledge or Skills

+ Product or subject matter leadership experience

+ Expertise in the development, testing and manufacture of coronary catheter systems

+ Experience with product concept development, customer interaction, systems engineering and validation of customer needs/design requirements.

+ Demonstrated ability to assess the feasibility of emerging technologies through research, prototyping, and pre-clinical trials

+ Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) or Design, Reliability Manufacturability (DRM) certification

+ Working knowledge of CAD (Solidworks) with application of common GDT principles.

+ Basic understanding of working with polymers and metals in common MedTech technologies including but not limited to extrusion, molding, machined parts, alloy wire welding.

+ Demonstrated ability to engage effectively in risk analysis and make resulting recommendations

+ Demonstrated strength in judgment, decision making, and critical thinking

+ Demonstrated strength in written and verbal communication

+ Demonstrated ability to utilize strong persuasion influence skills to achieve results

+ Demonstrated strength in building strong relationships at all levels of the organization, cross-functionally, and with key people external to the organization

+ Demonstrated ability to work independently

+ Project Management certification

**Physical Requirements:**

The employee is expected to be able to operate independently in a laboratory environment

The employee is expected to be able to work for long periods of time doing computer-based work

Travel Expectations

About 10% of the time

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.

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.
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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