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Electromechanical Technician III

2000063Q Requisition #
Careers that Change Lives

A Day in the Life

A senior level, technical position providing preventive maintenance, mechanical breakdown, and equipment modification support in research, development, and manufacturing environments to FDA and ISO requirements. 

* Perform job functions under minimum supervision in laboratory, production area, clean room, and test environments. May provide training to lower-level technicians. May require travel to off-site locations up to 25 miles. May require travel outside of Minnesota up to 10% of time.
* Document maintenance actions in an equipment tracking database in compliance with regulatory requirements.
* Create and modify maintenance procedures by determining preventive maintenance, safety, and lockout/tagout requirements from manufacturer’s manuals, laboratory methods, or process requirements.
* Work with engineers, equipment users, and other technicians in evaluating and improving designs or process of maintenance equipment.
* Troubleshoot and repair maintenance equipment to the assembly/component level.
* Perform preventive maintenance inspection, lube, and filter procedures on time to a schedule.
* Provide direction or training to contingent workers or lower-level technicians. Assist in project planning and budgeting.
* Work overtime when necessary to support high priority requests or meet project goals. 

Must Have: Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum of 4 years of experience of relevant experience and may require vocational or technical education or certification in addition to prior work experience
  •  Minimum 4 years technician experience in industry setting performing electrical/mechanical tests, troubleshooting, and repair.
  • High School Diploma

Nice to Have

Vocational certification, post high school technical education, or military formal training in electrical/mechanical equipment maintenance. 


Requires general knowledge and experience with principles and practices of electrical/mechanical including:  basic electronics, basic electronic troubleshooting, working knowledge of soldering techniques and methods, read blue prints and wiring schematics, PLC programming, refrigeration, machining, welding, hydraulics, pneumatics, high/low pressure, vacuum systems, and plumbing. General understanding of equipment tracking/documentation software systems.

Working knowledge of data acquisition and validation equipment:  process control equipment/controllers, chart recorders, DC analog/signal conditioners, and transducers.  Working knowledge of electronic drafting and CAD software.

Strong math background. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel) and Windows OS. 

Working knowledge of data acquisition and validation equipment:  process control equipment/controllers, chart recorders, DC analog/signal conditioners, and transducers.  Working knowledge of electronic drafting and CAD software.

Strong math background. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel) and Windows OS. 

Familiar with these regulations: FDA 21 CFR Part 820 cGMP, and ISO 13485.

Knowledge of 3M EtO Sterilizer Systems is a plus. Possess a Low Voltage License is a plus. ASQ or ISA Certification is a plus.

Possess a valid Driver’s License.

Organized, efficient, process oriented; interpersonal/communication skills; self-motivated; team player; strong work ethic; works well under pressure in a dynamic environment; tactful, exercises independent judgment and discretion – professional presentation. 

Lift up to 50 pounds to a workbench under ideal conditions (NIOSH).

* Chemical/Solvents
* Clean Room
* Eye Protection
* Lasers
* EtO (Ethylene Oxide)

* Bend/Stoop/Kneel/Lift - 1 hr a day
* Stand/Sit/Walk - 7 hrs a day

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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