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Company Medtronic
Job Title Sr Quality Engineering Supervisor
JobId 34737
Location: Irvine, CA, 92604, USA

Sr Quality Engineering Supervisor


Irvine, California, United States

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Post Date:

Oct 04, 2017

Careers that Change Lives

Are you a passionate, dedicated and motivated Sr. Operations Quality Engineering Supervisor that will thrive in position that provides Quality Engineering support and leadership for operations?

As a Sr. Operations Quality Engineering Supervisor you will that the opportunity to apply process validation principles and quality engineering techniques to ensure product quality is maintained. This role will provide clear testing guidance for implementation of process changes that directly improve quality, cost, and supply of product.

Come for a job, stay for a career.

A Day in the Life

In this exciting role you will:

•Provide day to day Quality Engineering leadership and support on the manufacturing floor

•Process owner of NCR, Deviation, Product Hold, Process Validation

•Provide leadership and expertise for risk evaluation of near misses and/or potential escapes

•Lead failure investigations related to in-process non-conformances

•Drive robust and timely investigation, risk analysis, and disposition of non-conforming products and drive on time closure of NCRs

•Lead continuous improvements in the manufacturing area

•Create and or review/approve validation protocols and reports

•Perform trending of Ops Quality data and metrics and present those at management review meetings as needed

•Supervision of a small to mid-size team of individual, technical contributors ranging from Technicians to Engineers

•Development of technical employees

•Maintains the documentation necessary to ensure the consistent manufacture of products (manufacturing and inspection procedures, drawings, and work orders).

•Plan and implement moderately complex projects to reduce manufacturing costs, improve processes, increase product quality and reliability, and enhance process capability.

•Coordinate resources, from various departments, to resolve process issues and implement changes.

•Lead Material Review Board for assigned product franchise.

•Evaluates test protocols and reports to ensure that the testing is sufficient to meet regulatory requirements and quality objectives.

Must Have: Minimum Requirements


•Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Science (Life Sciences, Physics, ME, EE, Industrial Technology, etc.)


•3+ years related engineering experience with a Bachelor’s degree

•Experience leading teams or supervising others

•Experience in medical device or in other regulated healthcare industry is required.

It would be ideal if you also had the following experience:

•5+ years of experience in a regulated manufacturing environment

•2+ years leading teams and supervising others

•Understanding of engineering principles – metallurgy, heat transfer, strength of materials, statics

• Knowledge of risk management (FMEAs), process validation, statistical process control, and statistical sampling plans

•Organized and high level of attention to detail

•High level of English communication skills, including technical writing and verbal

•Knowledge of statistical techniques/methods including SPC, SQC, DOE

•Strong analytical, root cause investigation and problem solving skills. Six Sigma, DMAIC experience.

•Development and qualification of process/tooling/equipment (IQ/OQ/PQ)

•Experience with design and process FMECA

•GMP/QSR/FDA regulation knowledge

•Experience with Catheter designs and manufacturing processes

RTG (Restorative Therapies Group) Overview

The Restorative Therapies Group develops life-restoring therapies and healthcare solutions that span the care continuum; integrating technologies and applying clinical and economic evidence to increase patient access, improve efficiency of procedures and deliver successful patient outcomes.

SPINE shapes spine surgery for the better; delivering procedural solutions and therapeutic biologics and partnering with other healthcare stakeholders to accelerate innovations that can improve surgical efficiencies and help create better outcomes for more patients.

BRAIN THERAPIES offers an integrated portfolio of devices

and therapies for the treatment of neurological disorders and diseases, as well as surgical technologies designed to improvethe precision and workflow of neuro procedures.

PAIN THERAPIES offers solutions — from early interventional procedures to implantable surgical technologies — that treat chronic pain as well as pain from spinal fractures, cancer and severe spasticity.

SPECIALTY THERAPIES offers a broad portfolio that addresses urologic and gastrointestinal disorders, conditions of the ear, nose and throat, as well as electrosurgical products for soft tissue dissection and hemostatic sealing of soft tissue and bone.


Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology 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 can accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Let’s work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients’ lives. Help us shape the future.


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.


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:


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.

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