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Principal Mechanical Design Engineer at Medtronic

Principal Mechanical Design Engineer

Medtronic Fort Worth, TX Full-Time

Principal Mechanical Design Engineer


Fort Worth, Texas, United States

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Post Date:

Aug 05, 2022

Principal Mechanical Design Engineer

Careers that Change Lives

Impact patient outcomes. Come for a job, stay for a career.

Make a significant impact in Medtronic Enabling Technologies as a team member Medtronic CSF RD team.

As a Principal Engineer, you are a member of the ET Hardware organization with specific responsibilities for the design, development, and implementation of products for the treatment of hydrocephalus and other neurologic disorders. The role of the Principal RD Engineer requires strong technical and leadership skills and will apply advanced technical principles, theories, and concepts in working on complex technical problems. This position may supervise or mentor the activities of lower-level personnel. The Principal Engineer will play a key technical leadership role in development projects from concept through commercialization and act as the primary technical lead for these programs.

You can grow your career with us; we hope youll consider joining our team!

Day in the life:

Provides engineering support and technical leadership for new product design and development, existing product modifications, and/or process design, development and improvement, and performance evaluation.

Evaluate designs for short- and long-term performance and reliability.

Create product performance, design, and process specifications.

Partner with Systems Engineering, external thought leaders, and internal advisors in the development of device requirements.

Champion new ideas by presenting to and influencing peers and upper management.

Interact at all levels throughout the company and with consultants and customers.

Provide high-level technical input supporting submissions to regulatory bodies and governmental agencies.

Review and approve engineering change orders for design, materials, and process documentation.

Research and integrate new technologies.

Generate and document inventions.

May be involved in product research and development and/or clinical trials.

Translates research discoveries into usable and marketable products.

Ensure all activities follow the Medtronic Code of Conduct and all Quality System Requirements.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelors degree and 7+ years of experience.

Advanced degree and 5+ years of experience.

Nice to Have:

Medical device industry experience

Demonstrated proficiency in the field of mechanical engineering.

Proficient in the use of PTC-Creo or SolidWorks.

Extensive knowledge in the design of molded components.

Demonstrated ability to effectively manage complex projects.

Demonstrated ability to solve complex problems in creative and effective ways.

Demonstrated excellent interpersonal skills.

Demonstrated excellent organizational skills.

Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills including ability to effectively develop and present complex technical information necessary for the company.

Demonstrated excellent analytical skills.

Demonstrated advanced team leadership skills

Proficient with personal computer software including word processing, spreadsheet, and statistical programs; computer aided drawing and project scheduling software preferred

Demonstrated advanced understanding and application of Quality System requirements, including FDA GMPs, and ISO 9000 and documentation procedures; ability to learn MPSM systems quickly

Engineering statistical data analysis using Minitab, Six Sigma, A3/Fishbone/DRM, etc.

About Medtronic:

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services 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 want to 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.

Physical Job Requirements:

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this position, but they are not an exhaustive list of all the required responsibilities and skills of this position.

The physical demands described within the Day in the Life 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.

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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