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Process Development Engineer I at Medtronic in Miami Lakes, Florida

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Careers that Change Lives
This position is open within the process engineering group and will support the Medtronic Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) heart pump product line. This is an entry level engineering position that focuses on defining and developing manufacturing processes for market changing technologies. We are seeking candidates with a passion for applying their education and skills to the improvement of human welfare through the alleviation of pain, restoration of health and extension of life.

A Day in the Life

  • Works under close supervision to define and develop manufacturing processes for market changing technologies.

  • Continuously improve existing manufacturing processes through lean 6 sigma principles and the integration of new technology.

  • Under the guidance of sr. engineers, provide support for the resolution of process related non-conformances.

  • Identify and characterize input variables related to manufacturing or testing processes.

  • Write and execute validations through methods such as Process Characterization, Installation Qualification (IQ), Operational Qualification (OQ) and Performance Qualification (PQ).

  • Partner with design teams to develop appropriate production tooling, perform critical design reviews and procuring tooling and equipment.

  • Participate in Process Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (PFMEA) and risk-based discussions.

  • Provide guidance and assistance to entry level engineers, interns and consultants.

  • Interact and collaborate with experts both internal and external to Medtronic.

  • Contribute to the completion of projects by proactively helping others

  • Design effective screening experiments using Design of Experiments (D.O.E.) tools and methodology.

  • Basic knowledge of statistics

  • Candidate should have good technical writing skills


  • Bachelor's Degree with 0+ years of experience required


  • BS in Mechanical, Electrical, Industrial, Chemical or Biomedical engineering Medical device experience

  • Six sigma yellow belt or green belt certification

  • Experience with CAD 3D modeling software

  • Experience with statistical analysis software such as Minitab

  • Familiarity with project management tools such as Microsoft Project

    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)

    Additional Information

    • Posting Date: Nov 2, 2020
    • Travel: No