Process Engineer
Medtronic - Northridge, CA

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Position Description

A leading medical technology/device company is searching for a Chemical Engineer to work within the Glucose Sensor Manufacturing Automation Group. The qualified candidate will develop chemical processes for the manufacturing of a new product line that will combine 2 different glucose sensing technologies under one shell to ultimately produce a more reliable and accurate device.
Position Responsibilities

 Analyze data, prepare reports and deliver presentations on experimental progress. Take ownership of data gathering, mining, analysis and reporting needs. Assess feasibility of new processes through comparative analysis and good judgment.
 Develop specifications, for equipment and occassionally work with vendors and suppliers to ensure that specifications are met.
 Design and work with fluid delivery systems, fiber-optics, and adhesives.
 Prepare and execute machine and process validations. (IQ, OQ, PQ).
 Independently plan and execute experiments. Perform thorough process characterization through use of appropriate tools such as DOE
 Prepare and present comprehensive data reviews
Basic Qualifications

 Experience in process and / or design validation
 Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects
 Experience in conducting statistical analysis
 Experience with writing and executing validation documents (IQ, OQ, PQ) and designs of experiments (D.O.E).
 Be able to review, analyze, and interpret scientific and technical journals, scientific procedures and regulatory guidelines

EDUCATION REQUIRED: Bachelors of Science in Chemical Engineering

Desired/Preferred Qualifications

? Experience in small volume filling processes and automated high throughput manufacturing process development
? Knowledge and / or experience in optical fiber based biochemical sensing applications.
? Solidworks
? Labview
Physical Job Requirements

Job entails the occasional manipulation of large pieces of equipment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell.

Must be able to work within a Class 1000 - Class 10000 clean room environment.

Must be able to examine subassemblies and work-in progress using a microscope operating at up to 100 x magnification.

Must be able to work in environments such as chemical lab with the appropriate protective equipment or in a machine shop where noise can be on the moderate side.

Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

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.

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Medtronic, Inc. is engaged in medical technology. The Company functions in seven operating segments that manufacture and sell device-based...