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Principal Adv. Mfg. Extrusion Engineer


Danvers, MA
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Company Medtronic
Job Title Principal Adv. Mfg. Extrusion Engineer
JobId 28661
Location: Danvers, MA, 01923, USA

Principal Adv. Mfg. Extrusion Engineer


Danvers, Massachusetts, United States

Requisition #:


Post Date:

May 22, 2017

**Careers that Change Lives**

Make an impact on your community and the lives of others by providing extrusion engineering and program management leadership in the concept, prototyping, clinical evaluation, process/equipment development and production scale up of new products and components.

Use your passion for engineering to substantially advance the technical skills and competencies of the extrusion engineering organization.

You will provide engineering leadership in management of product transfers from RD to manufacturing:

* from internal Danvers RD to internal Danvers manufacturing, or

* from outside facilities to internal manufacturing in Massachusetts, or

* from current manufacturing to outsourced manufacturing vendors.

You will also provide engineering leadership for:

scale up of component manufacturing for other businesses within Medtronic.

development and scale up of low cost manufacturing for legacy product lines.

Your team will define equipment, process, material and operator specifications for manufacturing.

**A Day in the Life**

You will be in a project leadership and management role that

* defines and completes operations based projects based on Annual Operating Plan goals and objectives.

* developed manufacturing Processes that will reduce operating costs, reduce labor, reduce product variability, increase yields and improve the potential of product line transfers to outsource vendors.

* forecasts the impact of potential changes. Be aware of cultural, historical, and systemic obstacles that will limit the ability to effectively implement change, and work to overcome them.

* conducts team meetings and Design Reviews in conjunction with assigned projects and in accordance with prescribed policies and guidelines.

* evaluates proposed designs and processes for manufacturability with associated recommendations for improvements.

**Must Haves - Minimum Requirements**

BS in Engineering


•9+ years with BS

•7+ years with MS

Experience in medical device extrusion

**Nice to Have**

Medical Device Experience


Knowledge of DOE, SPC, FMEA, GMP, ISO

Knowledge of Statistical Software and Practices

Knowledge of Materials and Related Processes

Excellent verbal communication, problem solving and technical Writing skills

AutoCAD or Solid Works Proficiency


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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