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Engineer Technician IV - Split Shift


North Haven, Connecticut, United States

Requisition #:


Post Date:

Jan 05, 2021

**Careers that Change Lives**

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

**SURGICAL INNOVATIONS** sets the standard for Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) by creating innovative surgical products and services that focus on obesity and diseases and conditions of the gastrointestinal tract, lung, abdominal wall, pelvic region, and the head and neck.

**A Day in the Life**

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

TheEngineer Technicianis responsible for providing daily support of multiple product families with specific regard to product quality, product cost, process improvements, safety, and customer feedback. Areas of responsibility include various chemical, polymer extrusion, textile, and bio-medical processes. Duties include managing and/or participating in cross functional teams to accomplish project specific goals. This person will be mentored to become the resident expert on production equipment and processes. Key responsibility will be to insure efficient product processing while maintaining established quality/cost/safety standards.

+ Provide daily production support to set up, trouble shoot, repair, and monitor of chemical, polymer extrusion, textile, and bio-medical process equipment.

+ Review manufacturing equipment and processes for improvement potential using statistical data and analysis of equipment condition then effectively manage change projects.

+ Team with manufacturing and quality personnel on a daily basis to review / disposition production defects and provides potential process and/or equipment corrective actions to assure production schedules and quality expectations are met.

+ Review product field returns to determine root cause of potential manufacturing defects then develop and implement effective corrective actions.

+ Provide expertise in specification development, procurement, build, documentation, validation, and personnel training for chemical, polymer extrusion, textile, and bio-medical related processes.

+ Support new product development, quality improvement, and integration projects.

+ Manage Eng changes notices, BOM creation, SPAC system, and general ERP support.

+ Maintain excellent communications with Manufacturing, Quality, Maintenance, Safety, Planning, and Metrology departments on an as needed basis.

+ Ability to lead cross functional teams a plus, using project management tools such as Microsoft Project Gantt charts, tracking financials of project, holding successful meetings, and distributing timely minutes.

+ Follow established guidelines and management direction with regard to engineering decisions and departmental/company policy.

**Hours for this position are M-F:**

**Target work times are:**

1. 3 rd shift into 1 st shift (3:30AM Noon, 8.5 hours to account for a 30 minute lunch)


1. 1 st into 2 nd shift (1:00PM 9:30PM, 8.5 hours to account for a 30 minute lunch)

**Must Have: Minimum Requirements**

+ Minimum of 8 years of experience of relevant experience and may require vocational or technical education and advanced certification in addition to prior work experience

+ High School Diploma or equivalent

**Nice to Have**

Pursuing a BS in Chemical, Mechanical, or Biomedical Engineering

Dynamic, positive attitude

Demonstrated abilities leading cross functional teams

Self-starter and able to work with minimal supervision

Strong communication, project management, and leadership skills

Solid organizational, functional coordination and presentation skills

**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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