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Medtronic R&D Engineer II in Fort Worth, Texas

Careers That Change Lives

Make a significant impact in Medtronic Enabling Technologies as a team member Medtronic CSF R&D team.

As an R&D Engineer II, 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 R&D Engineer II requires technical and leadership skills and will apply basic technical principles, theories, and concepts in working on challenging technical problems. This position may mentor the activities of lower-level personnel. The R&D Engineer II will play a technical leadership role in development projects from concept through commercialization.

You can grow your career with us; we hope you’ll consider joining our team!

A 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 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.

Must Have: Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors degree in a technically related field with minimum of 2 years of relevant experience required

  • Or advanced degree with 0 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.

  • Some knowledge in the design of molded components.

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage challenging projects.

  • Demonstrated ability to solve challenging problems in creative and effective ways.

  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills.

  • Demonstrated organizational skills.

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

  • Demonstrated analytical skills.

  • Demonstrated team leadership skills

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

  • Demonstrated 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. 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)

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