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Professional returnship- Quality Engineer

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Professional returnship:  Quality Engineer
Careers That Change Lives
 

Make an impact in medicine and engineering with a technology leader in medical devices and therapies.  At Medtronic, we improve the lives of more than two people every second.  Our internships expand your skills, test what you know and help you prepare for the next stages of your career.

 

Medtronic is excited to expand our Careers 2.0 Returnship Program!

Careers 2.0 is a new program that is designed to increase the pipeline of female STEM talent who are returning from a two or more year career break. This program provides the opportunity for professionals to get back into the workforce at a later life stage and offers a powerful return-to-work strategy for individuals. This program is part of a large initiative to increase the STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) talent pipeline driven by the Society of Women Engineers and iRelaunch, a career re-entry firm.

 

In this exciting role as a Quality Engineer within Medtronic’s Surgical Innovations business, you will have responsibility for providing Quality Engineering support as a member of the cross-functional team responsible for quality compliance and risk management in accordance with EN ISO 14971.   You will support the Quality System, analyzing customer complaints, conducting risk management reviews and updates to ensure quality considerations are adequately covered in the design, testing, and release of products and take actions to correct deficiencies.

 
MITG

The Minimally Invasive Therapies Group strives to enable earlier diagnosis, better treatment, faster complication-free recovery, and enhanced patient outcomes through less invasive surgical solutions.

 
SURGICAL INNOVATIONS

Sets the standard for Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) by creating innovative surgical products and services that focus on obesity and diseases and conditions of the gastrointestinal tract, lung, abdominal wall, pelvic region, and the head and neck.

 
A Day in the Life
 

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

  • Develops, coordinates and conducts technical reliability studies and evaluations of engineering design concepts and design of experiments (DOE) constructs.
  • Recommends design or test methods and statistical process control procedures for achieving required levels of product reliability.
  • Completes risk analysis studies of new design and processes.
  • Compiles and analyzes performance reports and process control statistics; investigates and analyzes relevant variables potentially affecting product and processes.
  • Ensures that corrective measures meet acceptable reliability standards.
  • Analyzes preliminary plans and develops reliability engineering programs to achieve company, customer and governmental agency reliability objectives.
  • May develop mathematical models to identify units, batches or processes posing excessive failure risks.
  • As necessary, proposes changes in design or formulation to improve system and/or process reliability.
  • May determine units and/or batches requiring environmental testing and specifies minimum number of samples to obtain statistically valid data.

Must Have: Minimum Qualifications

CAREERS 2.0 Applicants must meet the following minimum qualifications:  

  • An undergraduate STEM degree from an accredited college or university
  • A current career break of two or more years
  • Minimum of 4 years of relative experience
  • Previous experience working in a collaborative and diverse environment
Specific to the Role:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Science or technical field with experience in Engineering and/or Quality
  • Able to work independently
  • Strong communication skills
 
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.


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