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Pr. Mechanical Engineer - Advanced Manufacturing focus


Plymouth, Minnesota, United States

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Post Date:

Aug 31, 2020

**Careers that Change Lives**

The Principal Mechanical Engineer with Advanced Manufacturing focus position is in the RD function supporting manufacturing product design for electromechanical continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) devices. Specifically, will act as the liaison between the design and operations team to ensure that design is manufacturable during concepting through design transfer at the time of product launch.

**A Day in the Life**

-Setup/Design of pilot manufacturing line including documenting work instructions, ordering equipment and training technicians.

-Support development builds and onsite with any trouble shooting/root cause

-Gage Repeatability and Reproducibility including attribute and variable design, execution and analysis

-Process development support including process characterization using statistical capability

-Burndown and influence design decisions that involve processes new to Medtronic Diabetes CGM production lines

-Lead design for manufacturability and assembly workshops

-Work with design team to ensure design is manufacturable

-Lead Design for Manufacturability Modelling in Munro and Associates Design Profit Software or equivalent to score the manufacturability of a design and influence improvements up front

-Support design transfer to the Operations function

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

-Researches, plans, designs, verifies, validates and develops mechanical and/or electromechanical products and systems, such as metals, instruments, controls, plastics, robots, engines, machines and mechanical, resonance, hydraulic or heat transfer systems for production, transmission, measurement, and use of energy.

-Recommends various technology options or approaches for system, processes, facility or program improvements in terms of safety, performance, efficiency or costs.

-May be responsible for the transfer from RD to manufacturing.

**Must Have: Minimum Requirements**

Bachelors Degree in Engineering or science and 7+ years of experience, or advanced degree with 5+ years of experience.

**Nice to Have**

Experience with Process development including process characterization and analyzing processes for statistical capability using MiniTab or equivalent

Experience with process qualification (IQ/OQ/PQ) processes

Experience with high volume quantities

Experience with automated production equipment and processes like PLC control, ATS SuperTrack Conveyor, Omron Robots, Pneumatic Cylinders, bowl feeders and pick and place equipment highly desired

Experience with 3D modeling software, ideally Solidworks

Experience with Medical device product development process

Experience in both design and manufacturing roles

**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)
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