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Process Development Technician V


Santa Ana, California, United States

Requisition #:


Post Date:

Dec 21, 2020

**Careers that Change Lives**

Impact patient outcomes. Come for a job, stay for a career.

**A Day in the Life**

The Process Development Technician V is primarily responsible for assisting in setting up and maintaining manufacturing lines and performing testing to support process development. Works with Engineers to develop new processes as well as update existing ones. Works with operators to improve processes and to ensure processes are performed correctly.

May occasionally design fixtures and equipment to support the manufacturing and testing of catheter-based medical device products.

Work schedule: Typical day shift, M-F.

_Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned._

+ Performs a variety of duties in the mechanical, electronic, and electro-mechanical areas.

+ Constructs, troubleshoots, calibrates, adjusts, tests, diagnoses, and maintains equipment, components, devices, or systems.

+ Works from schematics, engineering drawings and written or verbal instructions.

+ Operates related equipment; conducts tests and reports data in prescribed format.

+ Performs calibration and alignment checks; makes adjustments, modifications, and replacements as directed

+ Providing design support to engineers throughout the process of product development from concept development to manufacturing transfer

+ Complete IQ/OQ for test equipment installations.

+ Set-up and test execution of complete units in support of characterization and design verification activities

+ Conducts experiments using judgment in developing methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria

+ Provide feedback on the clarity, purpose and scope of technical deliverables and objectives and suggests improvements

+ Communicating progress toward project objectives to engineers, project team members, and project manager

+ Develop tooling/fixturing, utilizing rough sketches and specifications self-developed or received from design engineers.

+ Provide direction and training to interns and lower-level technicians.

+ Maintain technical knowledge current with advancing technology related to peripheral vascular products and associated accessories.

+ Perform required training and certifications to demonstrate compliance with applicable divisional and corporate policies in accordance with individual training matrix.

**Must Have: Minimum Requirements**

Minimum of **15 years** of relevant experience; may require vocational or technical education and advanced certification in addition to prior work experience.

**Nice to Have**

+ Experience with one or more of the following; spot welding, heat-cure 2-part epoxy bonding, UV-cure cyanoacrylate bonding, electrical test, EEPROM programming, pouch sealing, conformal PCB dip coating, soldering, and parylene coating

+ Experience using Excel and Minitab for data analysis

+ Experience developing and validating medical device manufacturing processes (IQ, OQ, PQ, and PPQ)

+ History of successfully transferring projects to manufacturing

+ Process error proofing (poka-yoke) experience

+ Fixture design and development

+ Experience meeting time-bound objectives

+ Leadership and self-starter qualities

+ Strong organization skills with ability to manage multiple activities simultaneously

+ Excellent oral and written communication skills; effective interpersonal and influence skills within the team and to management

+ Ability to work with vendors and outside manufacturing resources to ensure robust and producible designs

+ Work effectively and efficiently with minimal supervision of engineers

+ Experience in giving direction to other technicians

+ Ability to apply judgment in determining the appropriate work methods needed to achieve results

+ Experience with medical products

+ Experience in a regulated industry

+ Familiarity with EHS requirements

**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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