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Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

210009HX Requisition #

Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

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Day in the life:
• Experience in robotic design including belt drives, ball screws, stepper motors and DC servo motors.
• Experience with mechanical linkage design and structural design
• Expert knowledge of Mechanical technical principles, theories and concepts
• Responsible for mechanical designs in an R&D product development environment to develop our robotic guided imaging products.
• Responsible for mechanical designs that meet both internal and external customer requirements and are optimized for production, reliability and cost.
• Responsible for writing requirements, design implementation, writing test plans, execute tests and write verification reports.
• Interface with outside vendors as needed to communicate design requirements and databases to ensure the accuracy of parts and subsystem manufacturing by vendors.
• Performs troubleshooting and problem-solving efforts related to the development projects.  Supports decisions through engineering and analysis data. 
• Scope of work includes product conception through full market release and sustaining product support.
• Completes tasks or objectives with minimal direction and no assistance from experienced engineers.
•  “Expert” knowledge of principle engineering discipline and “Some” knowledge of other engineering disciplines.
• Expert understanding and able to successfully move a project through design control, quality and regulatory system processes.
• Able to manage own time and work schedule.
• Able to derive, refine and prioritize user and technical requirements at the Project Team level. Capable of optimizing requirements for production, reliability and cost.
• Design skills include an understanding of drafting standards, design progression, GD&T in compliance with ASTM Y14.5, DFSS/DFMA, tolerance analysis and DFMEA methodologies
• “Expert” knowledge of Solidworks/EPDM and modeling practices.
• Leads the evaluation of new technology, new products and new materials.
• Provides information to senior management.
• Computer proficient and skilled with Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel.
• Excellent interpersonal skills; can work individually or in a team environment to complete objectives. Leads by example. Presents a professional image.
• Ability to function well under pressure and expend effort to meet schedules and deadlines.
• Willing to travel as necessary.
• All activities must be performed in compliance with the Quality System
• Performs duties in compliance with environmental, health and safety related site rules, policies or governmental regulations
• All other duties as assigned.
• Travel requirement: 10-20%
Must Have: Minimum Qualifications
- Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related technical field
- 4+ years of experience with Bachelors Degree  OR 2+ years of experience with an Advanced Degree

Nice to Have
• 5+ years of experience in the mechanical design and development of robotic systems/capital equipment.
• Experience in robotic design including belt drives, ball screws, stepper motors and DC servo motors.
• Experience with mechanical linkage design and structural design
• Expert knowledge of Mechanical technical principles, theories and concepts
• Solid working knowledge of regulatory requirements for medical product development, including knowledge of federal and international regulations, such as FDA QSR, IEC 60601, ISO: 13485, 14971, 62304, and 13485, Medical Device Directive or other regulating agencies is required.
• Experience with medical imaging devices (Diagnostic X-ray, CT, PET, MRI)
• Experience with Solidworks simulation for static, dynamic, and thermal analyses


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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