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Medtronic Test Engineer I - Surgical Innovation (Boulder, CO) in Boulder, Colorado

Test Engineer I - Surgical Innovation (Boulder, CO)


Boulder, Colorado, United States

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Jun 23, 2022

Careers That Change Lives

You will join a world class team of mechanical, electrical and software engineers responsible for further development and enhancement of the globally launched Robotic Assisted Surgery platform:

Join a diverse team of innovators who bring their worldview, their unique backgrounds and their individual life experiences to work every day. Its no accident we work hard to cultivate a workforce that reflects our patients and partners. We believe its the only way to drive healthcare forward and remain a global leader in medical technology and solutions.

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SURGICAL INNOVATIONS set the standard for Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) by creating innovative surgical products and services.

Location : Boulder, CO

Ability to travel up to : 25%

A Day in the Life

In this exciting role as a Test Engineer I, you will join a team of engineers working on the development of Medtronic Surgical Robotics Advanced Instrumentation products. You will focus on the testing of surgical instruments for the Medtronic Surgical Robotics Platform.

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

  • Designs, develops, and implements testing methods and equipment.

  • Compiles data and defines changes required in testing equipment, testing procedures, manufacturing processes, or new testing requirements.

  • Supports test activities for medical device project requirements

  • Assists in the development and evaluation of minimal invasive surgery robotic instruments in coordination with the RD group

  • Provides planning and evaluation of medical devices to provide evidence for safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of the device

  • Responsible for planning executing tests, analyzing data, documenting results, and ensuring that all documentation passes quality review

  • Works on the development of test methods and evaluates test methods with Measurement System Analysis (MSA); performs statistical analysis including ANOVA, t-test, tolerance interval, normality test, and Gage RR.

  • Writes engineering reports that document test rationale, approach, results, statistical analysis, and conclusions

  • Utilizes Instron Material Testing Systems machine to perform product design verification and design validation testing

  • Provides for various Equipment qualification using IQ, OQ, and PQ

Must Have (Minimum Requirements)

To be considered for this role, please ensure the minimum requirements are evident on your resume .

  • Bachelors degree in Biomedical, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering required with minimum of 0 years of experience

Nice to Have ( Preferred Qualifications )

  • Strong interpersonal skills and attention to detail, with ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams to build consensus and establish common goals.

  • Knowledge of surgical robotics

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. Lets 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)

Ability to travel : Yes, 25% of the time

It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.