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Sr Sustaining Electrical Engineer

Medtronic


Location:
Northridge, CA 91325
Date:
27-10-2020
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Job Details

Sr Sustaining Electrical Engineer

Location:

Northridge, California, United States

Requisition #:

20000HIZ

Post Date:

Oct 22, 2020


CAREERS THAT CHANGE LIVES:


Transforming diabetes care together, for greater freedom and better health.


Our strategy is to become a holistic diabetes management company focused on making a real difference in outcomes and cost. We want to transform healthcare toward value-based models by driving both product and business model innovation with the goal of elevating patient experience, improving clinical outcomes and lowering the total cost of care for our customers.


Medtronic Diabetes Group Research and Development department is looking for a Senior Sustaining Electrical Engineer. In this exciting role you will support all sustaining activities for the Pump and Sensors products. This will include EOL, creation and support of test fixtures, and support for manufacturing and production issues. To be successful in this role you must have a good working knowledge of PCB design, layout and manufacturing processes as well as understand PCB assembly line operation, optimization and troubleshooting. You will collaborate with Medtronic Engineering, Quality Assurance and CMs to optimize high volume designs for exceptional quality, low cost and efficient production. You will participate in DFM/DFA reviews to ensure that designs are implemented in a way that is consistent with CM capabilities and are producible with high yields.


DIABETES BUSINESS DESCRIPTION:


The Diabetes Group is working with the global community to change the way people manage diabetes. Together, we will transform diabetes care by expanding access, integrating care, and improving outcomes; so people with diabetes can enjoy greater freedom and better health.


We value what makes you unique. Be a part of a company that thinks differently to solve problems, make progress, and deliver meaningful innovations.


A DAY IN THE LIFE:


Contributes to and leads development of electrical test systems.


Supports CAPAs, cost reduction, EOL and continuous improvement of products.


Evaluate and select components, generate component specifications


Support Manufacturing in troubleshooting operations involving medical devices through assembly and test


Provide technical assistance to other functional departments such as Product Engineering, Systems Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Software Engineering, Quality, Reliability and Manufacturing


Act as an interface between PCBA Contract Manufacturers and Medtronic functional groups to schedule, coordinate and meet design objectives and required project timelines for EOL projects


Work directly with CMs and their suppliers to resolve project related issues


Coordinate with cross-functional organizations (Program Office, Quality, Regulatory, etc) to prioritize, plan and execute key CM initiatives


Collaborate with manufacturing, operations and engineering functions to troubleshoot and resolve manufacturing issues, and facilitate transition of manufacturing activities to the operations group.


Provide guidance to engineering on design concepts and specifications that best utilize CM equipment and manufacturing techniques.


Assist suppliers with manufacturing process and tooling development


Assist engineering with design releases


Comply with all standards and exercise regulatory compliance requirements such as FDA QSR and ISO 13485


Responsibilities may include the following other duties as needed:


Review manufacturing processes, procedures and production layouts for assemblies, equipment installation, processing, machining and material handling.


Review arrangement of machines within plant facilities to ensure most efficient and productive layout.


Assist the Quality Assurance team with CM inquiries, audits, FAs and corrective/preventive action activities.


Ensure CM processes and procedures comply with applicable regulations.


Must Have: Minimum Requirements


BASIC MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS


IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION, THE FOLLOWING BASIC QUALIFICATIONS MUST BE EVIDENT ON YOUR RESUME


Bachelors degree required


Minimum of 4 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 2 years relevant experience


NICE TO HAVE:


8+ years of related experience


5+ years experience in project management of PCBA Contract Manufacturing


Background in medical device industry Previous experience with EOL or sustaining activities


Solid understanding of PCB schematic capture, layout, materials and board stackups.


Strong background in high volume PCB assembly line processes and operations.


Experience user of Microsoft Office tools including Project.


Experience using document control software such as Agile.


Experience with regulated manufacturing industries.


Working knowledge of Altium CAD design suite


Lean Six Sigma experience.


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.


ABOUT MEDTRONIC


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. Lets work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients lives. Help us shape the future.


EEO STATEMENT


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


DISCLAIMER


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.
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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