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Must Have: 
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Scientific Discipline and minimum of 10 years of experience with 7+ years of managerial experience, or advanced degree in Engineering or Scientific Discipline with a minimum of 8 years of experience with 7+ years of managerial experience.
Experience in process development and/or operations roles (supply chain/manufacturing) with a minimum of 5 years in the medical device industry. 
Experience leading technical teams of engineers

Nice to Have:
Masters or secondary education preferred.
Multi-company experience preferred.
Knowledge of Brain & Specialty business systems, products, manufacturing and test processes, and general medical device marketplace.
Strong business and financial acumen 
Professional demonstration and aptitude for coordinating large number of simultaneous priorities, projects, complex problems, and strategic initiatives.
Willingness and ability to institute change and inter/intra-organizational influence skills. 
Professional experience in adjacent engineering roles such as Research and Development, Marketing and Manufacturing.
Demonstrated experience with project management tools, and desired PMP certification.
Professional experience in internal and external medical device components and subassemblies.
Complex project, department and personnel management experience. Track Record of strong technical and people leadership skills
Track record of delivering results with a passion to win
Ability to craft and deploy strategy for Product Development and Manufacturing improvement that aligns with Medtronic strategic objectives
Green Belt level understanding and application of Lean Sigma
Understanding and application of Lean methods and tools within a product development program and within operations
Ability to lead, energize and influence change efforts at all levels of a complex organization
Demonstrate initiative and results oriented
Ability to translate broad functional initiatives into specific objectives and action plans
Ability to influence, lead and coordinate a cross functional team
Accountability for results to be achieved through influence
Ability to work independently
Medical device experience (Class I, II or III)

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 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.

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.

Travel up to 50%

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.

This employer participates in the federal E-Verify program to confirm the identity and employment authorization of all newly hired employees. For further information about the E-Verify program, please click here: http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify/employees

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