Job Vacancy Engineering Program Manager Medtronic


Job title: Engineering Program Manager

Company: Medtronic

Job description: Careers That Change Lives

A career at Medtronic is like no other. We’re purposeful. We’re committed. And we’re driven by our Mission to alleviate pain, restore health and extend life for millions of people worldwide.

In this exciting role as an Engineering Program Manager you will have responsibility for leading, coaching, advocating and influencing a cross-culture and cross-functionally diverse team environment in the new product development of Neuromodulation medical device while partnering with both external and internal suppliers. What does it take to be a leader at Medtronic? We look for inspiring and inclusive leaders who partner with others, knowing that diverse talent, skills, and perspectives lead to better outcomes. We believe that when people from different cultures, genders, and points of view come together, innovation is the result where everyone wins! Medtronic walks the walk, creating an inclusive culture where you can thrive.

A Day in the Life

Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned.

  • Plans, directs, and implements all aspects of the company’s design and development of new medical device products or software systems.
  • May assist in the development, evaluation, implementation and maintenance of technical quality assurance and control systems or reliability systems and standards pertaining to materials, techniques, or company products.
  • Oversees the investigation and evaluation of existing or new technologies related to materials, equipment, tools, molds, and automation systems.
  • Guides the conceptualization of new or existing methodologies, documentations, materials, machines, processes, or products.
  • Directs the development of new concepts from initial design to market release.
  • Manages feasibility studies of the component(s) or product(s) design to determine if capable of functioning as intended.
  • Monitors documentation maintenance throughout all phases of product development including clinical study submissions.
  • Organizes the coordination of activities with external and internal suppliers and consultants to ensure timely delivery of development components.
  • May assist in the evaluation, selection, and development of personnel to ensure effective and efficient operation of the function.
  • This Engineering Program Manager is the recognized leader of Premarket Supplier Quality new product development.
  • Responsible for management of Neuromodulation Premarket Supplier Quality Team’s support of components qualification activities and supplier partnerships throughout the ID2MR phases of new product development.
  • Ability to strongly advocate for and represent Premarket Supplier Quality to a cross-functional team related to project and business needs.
  • Provides tactical and/or supplier quality leadership and coaching.
  • Responsible for leading project updates and delegate authority approver to hiring manager for documentation reviews and approvals.
  • Ensure the voice of Premarket Supplier Quality is properly captured, all team commitments and project contract metrics are met and communicated in a timely manner.
  • Leadership through influence in matrixed organization and ability to work well in a team environment including cross-culture and cross-functionally diverse teams
  • Indirect people management and development
  • Actively coach and mentor extended Premarket Supplier Quality Team
  • Excellent communication skills (ie. written, oral, and presentation done in-person and on remote/virtual systems like Zoom)
  • Excellent collaboration and engagement practices in cross-functional diverse teams.
  • Strong accountability and problem-solving mindset
  • Travel requirement: less than 25%

Must Have: Minimum Requirements

To be considered for this role, please ensure the minimum requirements are evident on your resume.

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Science or technical field with 5+ years of work experience in Engineering, Quality, Supplier Quality, and/or experience in a regulated industry OR Advanced Degree in Engineering, Science or technical field with 3+ years of work experience in Engineering, Quality, and/or experience in a regulated industry.

Nice to Have

  • Project Management: Experience leading complex projects/programs
  • Experience in new product development or new process development including launch
  • Experience in medical device or highly regulated industry
  • Product/process technical expertise including qualifications (ie. validation including IQ, OQ, PQ activities; PPAP or related
  • Experience or knowledge of at least two related disciplines ( with knowledge of all) such as:
  • Product Development
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Supplier quality (including component qualifications)
  • Supplier quality supervisor/team leader, manufacturing supervisor/team leader, quality supervisor/team leader
  • Experience with Design for Reliability and Manufacturing (DRM), Design for Manufacturability, First Time Qualifications (FTQ)
  • PMP Certification 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. Let’s work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients’ lives. Help us shape the future.

Physical Job Requirements

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. For Office Roles: 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. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)

Additional Information

  • Posting Date: Jul 7, 2022
  • Travel: No

Expected salary:

Location: Minneapolis, MN

Job date: Sat, 09 Jul 2022 03:11:03 GMT

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