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Electrical Manufacturing Engineer II


North Haven, Connecticut, United States

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Post Date:

Dec 16, 2020


The Electrical Manufacturing Engineer II is a key Operations representative within the Pilot and Powered Manufacturing Engineering team. The Electrical Manufacturing Engineer will be responsible for completing tasks which support the day to day Operations deliverables in the Powered area. General responsibilities include manufacturing process evaluation, Electrical product troubleshooting and support of in house manufacturing products and processes. Conduct engineering studies to support process validation and contribute to maximizing production performance. Provide engineering support for equipment development, assembly methods and process validation of new and existing products. Collaborate on project teams to develop high quality, high reliability and highly manufacturable medical devices for Medtronic. Work under the direction of Principal Level Engineer in a fast paced collaborative environment supporting program initiatives and compliant with company best practices.


Contribute to continuous improvements in overall product cost and quality

Participate in DFM / DFA activities assuring that production processes / equipment are taken into consideration

Maintain documentation associated with manufacturing processes.

Provide technical support for production tools including applied automation.

Follow established guidelines and management direction with regard to engineering decisions

Advise leadership of developments which may affect profit, schedule and costs.

Participate on projects to concurrently develop assembly methods, tooling, equipment and processes for new and existing products.

Partner with Manufacturing to develop lean principals to implement solutions for product assembly.

Create standardized work charts, work combination tables and process maps that result in an optimized production system and extended value stream.

Support project team members in achieving business including attainment of Safety, Quality, Service, and Project Schedule and Cost goals.

Follow established procedures to perform detailed, accurate, and compliant engineering documentation for Master Validation Plans, PFMEA, Equipment Installation, Characterization, Qualification and Validation activities.

Daily interaction with manufacturing providing hands-on support and responsibility for metrics such as labor time, lead-time, capability, and yield.

Provide detailed engineering analysis and documentation in the management of material disposition, process updates, ECRs and CAPA.

Support manufacturing implementation and facility transfer while providing technical support to receiving facility.

Complete on time project updates, project hours, development plans, self-assessments, and successful completion of all training requirements.


Some travel to manufacturing sites and supplier visits required.

Continue to enhance engineering and leadership skills through additional training and education.


Bachelors Degree with 2+ years of experience or Advanced Degree with 0+ years of experience required.


Degree in Electrical Engineering or similar

Masters Degree

3+ years of experience

Electrical controls and automation design experience.

Proficiency in PLC (Allen Bradley), vision system (Cognex) and data acquisition system (LabVIEW) programming and troubleshooting.

Knowledge in the application of machine motion controls, servo and pneumatic.

Knowledge of electrical, pneumatic and machine guarding safety standards.

Experience in equipment risk assessments and mitigation plans.

Experience in Lean Design and Manufacturing.

Demonstrated knowledge of DFA, PFMEA, IQ and CQ.

Strong Project Management skills.

Strong Interpersonal Skills

Strong Computer skills

Knowledge and e3xpeirence with material processing and testing

Engineering and Problem solving tools: MINITAB, SIX SIGMA, DOE, GRR, CAPA, CAD, DMAIC

Experience with DFMA and Lean manufacturing tools.

Excellent organization, planning, computer, technical writing, communication and presentations skills

Dynamic, positive attitude

Strong communication, manufacturing process, product industrialization and leadership skills

Solid design, troubleshooting and presentation skills

Knowledge of Lean and/or 6 Sigma

Knowledge of GDT

Knowledge of DFMEA and PFMEA

**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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