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Medtronic Sr Engineering Manager in Santa Rosa, California

Sr Engineering Manager


Santa Rosa, California, United States

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Post Date:

Jun 23, 2022

Careers that Change Lives

The Senior Engineering (DAE) Manager is responsible for driving world-class quality and reliability in Aortic new product development through the product development process (PDP). The position is responsible for managing the design assurance engineering team, intimately tied into product design. This role will also be tased with building out a reliability discipline in the Aortic operating unit with future potential to expand the skillset resource to SHA operating unit (Structural Heart and Aortic)

Structural Heart and Aortic

The Structural Heart and Aortic integrated operating unit offers minimally-invasive approaches to restore proper structure and function of the heart and the aorta. We focus on the transcatheter replacement or repair of the four heart valvesaortic, pulmonic, mitral, tricuspidand the placement of stent grafts to treat aneurysms and dissections of the bodys largest artery, the aorta.

A Day in the Life

Create/manage a technically rigorous and efficient pre-market quality system that consistently enables product performance risks to be identified, characterized, and mitigated to meet or exceed stakeholder and project requirements. Includes the following elements:

  • Drive Design for Reliability and Manufacturability (DRM) principles/process within the DAE team

  • Risk management process and tools

  • Test method development and validation

  • Data integrity and analysis

  • Documentation and communication of work product

  • Compliance to worldwide quality system design control and risk management requirements

  • Support for regulatory submission preparation, internal QC review and agency question responses

Functional manager for a team of engineers and technicians

Manage and enable the engineering team to success in their programs/roles and career development

Identify and hire talent to meet short- and long-term organizational objectives

Create and manage AOP (annual operating plan) for the DAE function

Determines organizational structure and establishes operating policies in alignment with the Business Unit needs and CVG Quality function.

Must Have: Minimum Requirements

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

Requires a Baccalaureate degree (or for degrees earned outside of the United States, a degree which satisfies the requirements of 8 C.F.R. 214.2(h)( 4)(iii)(A) and minimum of 7 years of relevant experience with 5+ years of managerial experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience with 5+ years of managerial experience.

Nice to Have

Reliability Engineering experience

Mechanical Medical Device design development

ASQ as a CRE or CQE

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)

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.