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R&D Engineer II - Surgical Robotics

Medtronic


Location:
North Haven, CT 06473
Date:
26-11-2020
2020-11-262021-02-08
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R&D Engineer II - Surgical Robotics

Location:

North Haven, Connecticut, United States

Requisition #:

20000IPM

Post Date:

Nov 30, 2020


**Careers that Change Lives - Come for a job, stay for a career:**


You
will be a key member of the Medtronic Engineering teamresponsible for
developing Medtronics Robotic Assisted Surgery platform through commercial
launch and production scale-up,impacting patient outcomes.


The Minimally Invasive Therapies Group (MITG) strives to enable
earlier diagnosis, better treatment, faster complication-freerecovery,
and enhanced patient outcomes through less invasive surgical
solutions.SURGICAL INNOVATIONS set the standard for Minimally Invasive
Surgery (MIS) by creating innovative surgical products andservices.


**ADay in** the **Life**


**The RD Engineer II is a keycontributor within the Medtronic RD engineering team to develop andsupport the next generation of Instrumentation for the minimally invasivesurgical robotic platform.**


This Engineer is a crucial technical contributor in a fast-paced
RD environment, working within a team to deliver advanced technical
expertise and solutions to complex engineering problems:


+ Designs, develops, analyzes, troubleshoots and provides technical skills during research and/or product development.

+ Designs studies to investigate specific life science questions within field of expertise.

+ May be involved in product research and development and/or clinical trials.

+ Translates research discoveries into usable and marketable products.


**You will:**


Working
on the Medtronic Campus in North Haven, CT, you are responsible for:


+ Working as part of an engineeringteam in the Design and Development of new Instrumentation for the RoboticAssisted Surgery (RAS) platform

+ Participate in New Product conceptgeneration addressing unmet customer needs within the portfolio using known orestablished technologies

+ Assist in defining strategy on howto integrate clinical evidence into RD projects.

+ Key contributor in the establishmentof Engineering Verification and Reliability Test Plans.

+ Conduct product testing andcreation of models and prototypes.

+ Creation of design and testing specifications

+ Establishing, execution, andreporting on product development deliverables taking concepts through development,verification and validation and into commercialization.

+ Participating in clinical andpreclinical assessments.

+ Work closely with systemsengineering and System Verification and Validation group.

+ Creates documentation with designcontrols and risk analysis in accordance with established SOPs.

+ Incorporates required regulatorystandards (FDA, ISO) in developmental engineering projects including writtenprotocols, test methods, assembly processes and the Design History File.

+ Prepares and maintains researchfindings, summaries, logs and notes and develop statistical results orresearch.

+ Prepares reports, presentationsand spreadsheets of an analytical and interpretative nature to solve complexproblems.

+ Remains abreast of laboratoryanalytical applications to include changes/enhancements in research studies,laboratory technology, and research standards.


**Must haves: Minimum requirements** :


+ A Bachelors Degree and 2 years of relevant experience, oradvanced engineering degree.


**Nice to haves:**


+ Proficiency with Creo Parametric 3D Modeling Software andWindchill PLM

+ Experience with JAMA Requirements management software orequivalent

+ Experience with JIRA Issue Tracking software

+ Understanding of common manufacturing processes (i.e. Injection Molding,Metal Forming, Machining, Heat Treating etc)

+ Working knowledge of rapid prototyping, material selection, and productdesign and process specifications

+ Ability to compile and organize technical data using Excel, Word, Minitaband/or Access.

+ Trained/Certified in Lean and/or 6 Sigma

+ Working knowledge of DFMEA and PFMEA

+ Working knowledge of material handling principles

+ Prior experience with gears, motors, sensors, and complexelectromechanical assemblies


**Working Conditions**


+ Standard office setting, surgical lab, operating room, pilot lab,external research organizations, supplier visits, limited travel as required.

+ Based in North Haven, CT, USA


**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 above statements are
intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by
employees assigned to this position, but they are not an exhaustive list of all
the required responsibilities and skills of this position.


The physical demands
described within the Day in the Life 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.


**EEO**


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.


This employer participates
in the federal E-Verify program to confirm the identity and employment
authorization of all newly hired employees. For further information about the
E-Verify program, please click here: http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify/employees .
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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