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Principal Sourcing Engineer at Medtronic

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Jacksonville, Florida





Job Description:

Principal Sourcing Engineer

Careers that Change Lives
Impact patient outcomes. Come for a job, stay for a career.

Day in the life:

  • Provides technical engineering expertise and leadership to the Supply Management organization and suppliers, serving as the technical liaison between Medtronic design requirements and suppliers' technical capability to assure that robust margins are achieved and maintained.

  • Responsibilities may include: facilitation of Lean-Sigma continuous improvement with suppliers, support and/or implementation of structural Early Supplier Involvement (ESI) process in new product development to achieve Design for Manufacturability and Reliability; identification of key technical capabilities of supply base; establishment of control plans and monitoring systems for supplier processes; identification and management of risk associated with low margins between supplier processes and design requirements; facilitation and reporting of progress of supplier corrective actions as assigned by relevant CAPA system; providing core team input of Design for Sourcing/Manufacturability into new designs; long term technology/supplier scanning as input into product/technology road maps.

    Must Have: Minimum Qualifications
    - Bachelor's degree in Engineering or a related degree
    - 7+ years of experience with Bachelors Degree OR 5+ years of experience with an Advanced Degree


    Nice to Have


  • Must have project management skills

  • Must have communication, leadership, interpersonal and team building skills

  • Influence skills to achieve results across a matrix organization

  • Ability to manage multiple projects and prioritize changes while consistently meeting customer needs

  • Broad technical knowledge / background

  • Negotiation skills

  • Lean Sigma experience a plus

  • Experience in medical device or regulated industry a plus.

    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.