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Sr R&D Extrusion Process Development Engineer


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Company Medtronic
Job Title Sr R&D Extrusion Process Development Engineer
JobId 34810
Location: Santa Rosa, CA, 95404, USA

Sr R&D Extrusion Process Development Engineer


Santa Rosa, California, United States

Requisition #:


Post Date:

Oct 05, 2017

**Careers that Change Lives**

Make an impact on your community and the lives of others by developing cutting edge medical devices in the Cardiac and Vascular space.

Use your passion for development of innovative products for use in medical procedures.

**A Day in the Life**

You will contribute to and partner with PDP functions to define, execute and deliver on NPD requirements. You will be responsible for the development optimization of new manufacturing concepts and technologies. You will provide solutions to complex technical problems associated with processes and equipment using problem solving techniques and methodologies. You will be involved in process innovation with emphasis on improving quality, reducing process variation, reducing cycle time and cost down initiatives. You will participate in or lead Equipment and Process Development, Process Characterization and Process Qualification to support new product introduction. You will actively participate in new product development teams with specific responsibility for developing robust and capable processes, ensuring RD and Operations needs and targets are incorporated into the plans and activities. You will design, develop and progress a process from concept phase into commercialization phase and actively participate in best continuous improvement initiatives within Process Development. You will utilize functional excellence in process development including DRM, MOS, Process Characterization, Equipment Development, COS and Six Sigma.

**Must Haves - Minimum Requirements**

BS in Engineering - Mechanical, Biomedical or related engineering discipline with medical device technology experience, ideally in coronary interventional vascular devices.

You are a dynamic team player and can work effectively and proactively on cross-functional cross-site teams.

You are experienced with polymer materials.

You have process development experience, specifically in terms of polymer extrusion, and have led the development of polymer extrusions in medical devices.

**Nice to Have**

Medical Device extrusion Experience


Knowledge of DOE, SPC, FMEA, GMP, ISO

Knowledge of Statistical Software and Practices

Knowledge of Materials and Related Processes

AutoCAD or Solid Works Proficiency

You are a good communicator and experienced in communicating with senior internal and external customers and vendors.

You are fluent in English, both in writing and speaking


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 here 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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, lift, and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include normal vision.


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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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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