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Material Engineer

Company: Medtronic
Location: saint paul
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Careers that Change Lives
We believe that when people from different cultures, genders, and points of view come together, innovation is the result and everyone wins. Medtronic walks the walk, creating an inclusive culture where you can thrive.

A Day in the Life
This position will support product and materials development for new and released product, ensuring product safety and reliability through the direction and execution of characterization testing. This will include providing problem solving, materials laboratory testing and data analysis in support of new and existing implantable biomedical devices and systems. Biocompatibility and biostability testing, as well as documenting product equivalence through appropriate characterization testing will also be included.

You can grow your career with us; we hope youll consider joining our team!

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

  • Conduct laboratory testing and write technical reports to document device/component compliance with necessary regulations and materials characterization requirements.
  • Work in a regulated environment.
  • Support regulatory submissions with technical rationales/documentation on an as needed basis.
  • Communicate results and strategies via detailed technical documents and presentations.
  • Support the quality and reliability of released product through comparative testing or root cause characterization testing.
  • Participate in the analysis of technical issues and the development of recommendations for project decisions and actions
  • Analyzes, researches, designs and develops materials and their related fabrication and application processes to develop and optimize materials for use in engineering design of and/or application in structures, systems and subsystems.
  • Applies principles of chemistry, physics, and material behavior to develop metallic, non-metallic and composite material and processing specifications, fabrication and assembly processes.
  • Develops, analyzes and applies material properties and design allowables, processing processes and quality engineering specifications.
  • Material analyses may include failure analysis of components, systems and subsystems, life predictions, and definition and requirement specifications.
  • May review and approve subcontractor material processing procedures.

Must Have: Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors degree required
  • 0 years of experience required

Nice to Have

  • Relevant experience with a bachelors degree in chemistry, material science, chemical engineering, polymer science, or related field
  • Experience in regulatory and device regulations for medical devices including biocompatibility and regulated materials.
  • Experience developing a medical device, including materials characterization, biocompatibility and biostability.
  • Problem solving skills to identify root cause of materials related issues and ability to recommend mitigation strategies.
  • Awareness of biocompatibility testing in accordance with ISO 10993.
  • Knowledge of external standards, e.g., ASTM and ISO and their use, limitations, and applications.
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver quality technical work within project schedules and timelines.
  • Knowledge of statistical methods and Design of Experiments (DoE) using Minitab.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft applications (Excel, Word, Outlook).

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)

Additional Information
  • Posting Date: Feb 19, 2021
  • Travel: No

Keywords: Medtronic, St. Paul , Material Engineer, Other , saint paul, Minnesota

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