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Analysis Technician I at Medtronic

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Fridley, Minnesota





Job Description:

Careers that Change Lives

This Analysis Technician I position is responsible for the inspection and analysis of field returned Cardiac Rhythm Heart Failure products. As part of the Product Experience Management organization, the analysis technician will analyze field returned implantable devices and leads with respect to customer concerns and will identify potential performance issues with the product. Work is completed in a team-based laboratory environment following lean processing and Cell Operating System principles. The analysis technician will ensure that all Quality Records surrounding their work are accurate, timely, and complete.

A Day in the Life

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


  • Inspect, troubleshoot, and test returned CRHF devices such as Therapy Delivery Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators, Implantable Pulse Generators and Therapy Delivery Leads and Delivery Systems.

  • Leverages problem solving skills and understanding of device clinical function to perform complex analysis and identify new product issues.

  • Accurate data entry and documentation of information surrounding each product analysis are essential.

  • The technician must comply with all department policies, procedures and work instructions, including safety.

  • Writes analysis reports, drafts work instructions, and generates other technical documents.

Must Have: Minimum Requirements

High School Diploma.

Nice to Have


  • Minimum two-year technical degree in electronic, mechanical or related field, or equivalent technical certification. (must)

  • Proficiency with standard desktop PC tools suites. (must)

  • Demonstrated data entry and data base experience. (must)

  • Experience working in a regulated environment requiring adherence to policies, procedures, and work instructions. (must)

  • Communication and interpersonal skills. Skilled at presenting ideas to business partners, peers, and management. (must)

  • Experience using analysis tools such as microscopes, oscilloscopes, digital multi-meters, and calipers. (must)

  • Must possess analytical, problem-solving skills (must)

  • 2 years of hands-on technical experience.

  • Laboratory, manufacturing, or design experience.

  • Experience working collaboratively with technician and engineering staff to achieve project or group goals.

  • Implantable device or lead analysis, design, or manufacturing experience

  • Solid understanding of CRHF products and their clinical applications. Has knowledge in at least one implantable product category.

  • Basic understanding of complaint handling regulations.

  • Understanding of medical devices, their clinical application, and understanding of basic failure modes and relevant clinical implications

  • Contributes to the success of process improvements through active participation on Lean Projects and Kaizen events

  • Experience working in a Cell Operating System or manufacturing environment


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)