Medtronic - Northridge, CA

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Position Description

The Sr Manufacturing / New Product Introduction Engineer develops, characterizes, refines, and maintains new and existing manufacturing processes, including the creation of manufacturing processing documentation, equipment operating instructions, and production routers. Specifies, tests, integrates, and maintains assembly fixtures and/or test equipment. Generates, collects and analyzes process test data, prepares process specifications, and writes engineering reports. Qualifies and/or validates manufacturing processes and trains production operators. Identifies, qualifies, and executes quality improvement cost savings initiatives. The engineer in this position is integral and responsible part of new product development teams; they provide manufacturability input/feedback, support prototyping, conduct process/tool development trials, qualify processes/tools, and integrate all efforts into the delivery of capable manufacturing processes.

Position Responsibilities

Plans, develops and leads projects associated with the development of new, current, or acquired manufacturing processes.

Self-directed and also capable of working productively within a team without close supervision.

Participates in new product project team activity, supporting design for manufacturing elements.

Identifies, justifies and implements significant projects to reduce manufacturing costs, improve processes, and enhance process capability.

Designs, and evaluates new specifications, layouts and standards supporting a Lean manufacturing environment.

Capable of designing and building manufacturing jigs and fixtures.

Generates, collects and/or analyzes test data and prepares specifications.

Works with tabletop level automation to support process development.

Identifies and mediates training needs for operators/employees within value stream scope or areas of responsibility, providing leadership and mentoring.

Basic Qualifications

Mechanical design experience

Test development background

Test integration experience with manufacturing

Ability to maintain strong relationship with R&D, prepare large project schedules, expand project work scopes, and assist in negotiating

EDUCATION REQUIRED: (No equivalencies)

Bachelors of Science in Engineering


5+ years of professional experience in process, manufacturing, quality, or project engineering role

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