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Industrial Engineer II at Medtronic

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: North Haven, Connecticut

Job Description:

Careers that Change Lives

The role is focused on conducting studies pertaining to cost control, cost reduction, inventory control, and production record systems. Based on these studies, develops and implements plans and programs for facility modifications and revisions to operating methods as well as visualizations for reporting to leadership.


1.Analyzes and designs sequence of operations and work flow to improve efficiencies in plant and production facilities and equipment layouts; and establishes methods for maximum utilization of production facilities and personnel.

2.Creates flexible capacity models and sensitivity analysis to evaluate the end-to-end value stream of a product line and/or product family in support of Launch strategy & ramp plan development

3.Financial Analysis - Develop standard cost and Start up expense / learning curve estimates; complete Make vs. Buy analysis in support of Mfg. Strategy development & site selection

4.Thorough understanding of Industrial Engineering concepts with a significant focus on analysis (primarily financial & capacity related).

5.Frequent (verbal and written) communications; present to both peers and management

6.Act as key liaison between Operations, new product development, and commercial teams.

7.Identification of business process improvement projects related to New Product Introduction & Commercialization

8.Collaborate with Tooling and Manufacturing Engineers to develop flexible manufacturing cell designs aligned with Lean Mfg. concepts and the Medtronic Cell Operating System (COS)

9.Completes time studies & line balances, generates line layouts, Manufacturing Simulation modeling, etc.

A Day in the Life

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

  • May establish or assist in establishing accident prevention measures and may manage training programs for personnel concerning all phases of production operations.

  • Conducts studies pertaining to cost control, cost reduction, inventory control, and production record systems.

  • On the basis of these studies, develops and implements plans and programs for facility modifications and revisions to operating methods.

  • May assist facilities engineers in the planning and design of facilities.

Must Have: Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors degree required
  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with 0 years of experience

Nice to Have


- B.S. in Engineering, or other technical field.


- A minimum of 1-3 years of relevant experience. preferably with high volume products in a highly regulated industry.

Preferred Skills/Qualifications:

  • Skilled with MS Excel. Experience with SQL, VBA, & data visualization software is a plus.

  • Industrial Engineering background including capacity planning/modeling, time-studies, balance tables and flexible work-cell development, financial analysis, and standard cost development

  • Basic understanding of financial analysis

  • General understanding of Six Sigma Tools, Lean Manufacturing Concepts

  • Works independently with general supervision on larger, moderately complex projects / assignments.


  • Results driven

  • Ability to adapt to evolving projects requirements.

  • Problem solving skills, (both technical & business process)


    This position is a part of the Operations Commercialization Engineering (OCE) team, within SI OpEx & Engineering. It supports Surgical Innovations manufacturing locations and R&D centers.

    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)