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Principal R&D Engineer -DFSS


Irvine, CA
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Company Medtronic
Job Title Principal R&D Engineer -DFSS
JobId 33491
Location: Irvine, CA, 92604, USA

Principal R&D Engineer -DFSS


Irvine, California, United States

Requisition #:


Post Date:

Sep 05, 2017

**Engineering Program Manager**

**Careers that Change Lives |** Impact patient outcomes.Come for a job, stay for a career.

Together, we will transform healthcare by expanding access, integrating care, andimproving outcomes; so we can fulfill our mission to alleviate pain, restore health

and extend life.Be a part of a company that thinks differently to solve problems, make progress, and deliver meaningful innovations. Click here to see an overview of the products developed at our Irvine



The DRM Principal Project Engineer will provide DRM support for technologies used to treat brain aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations, and other vascular lesions by applying, executing and coaching the implementation of Design for Reliability and Manufacturability (DRM) methodologies.This support will lead to the introduction of new products in key markets around the world, education of products to our customers, and post commercialization engineering studies.


Develop and deliver training materials to teams, departments and individuals in support of DRM efforts. Training topics include, but not limited to, DRM, Reliability Engineering, Systems Engineering, Statistics and Decision Making

+ Lead change to establish proactive process inputs into design which delivers a top down predictive engineering approach

+ Provide technical leadership for the application and integration of DRM into new and existing processes

+ Drive application of DRM methods to improve process outcomes (yield, stability, robustness)

+ Participate in the creation of a culture of continuous learning

+ Facilitate and deliver training to advance the number of certified green belts and black belts in DRM

+ Coach and mentor teams and individuals on methodology, tools and applications of DRM.


Must Haves - Minimum Requirements

+ 7+ years direct experience

+ Bachelor of Science in Engineering, or Chemistry, Physics or Material Science

+ Black belt or Master Black Belt in DFSS, DRM or similar methodology

+ Prior success of leading implementation of DRM/DFSS resulting in sustained improvements

+ Demonstrated results applying DRM/DFSS across a variety of technologies / product types

+ Proven change agent implementing DRM/DFSS methods and strategies

+ Experience in the application of statistical methods for improvements in process performance (DOE, ANOVA, Sample Size Selection, Monte Carlo Simulations, MSA, etc.,)

+ Demonstrated ability to train, lead, mentor, coach, and inspire individuals and team in DRM/DFSS across multiple, geographically diverse sites

+ Medical device product development experience and a strong understanding of FDA and IEC standards

+ Experience deploying/managing a Requirements Management System such as Cognition Cockpit, DOORS, etc


+ Implantable medical product development experience

+ Excellent oral and written skills with the ability to interface at all levels in the organization

+ Ability to work with others and accomplish goals working within a team

+ Possess a solid working knowledge of continuous improvement maturity assessment tools/ methods


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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers.


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.


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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