The Minimally Invasive Therapies Group strives to enable earlier
diagnosis, better treatment, faster complication-free recovery, and
enhanced patient outcomes through less invasive surgical
SURGICAL INNOVATIONS sets the standard for Minimally Invasive
Surgery (MIS) by creating innovative surgical products and services
that focus on obesity and diseases and conditions of the
gastrointestinal tract, lung, abdominal wall, pelvic region, and
the head and neck.
A Day in the Life
Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may
Develops, coordinates and conducts technical reliability studies
and evaluations of engineering design concepts and design of
experiments (DOE) constructs.
Recommends design or test methods and statistical process
control procedures for achieving required levels of product
Completes risk analysis studies of new design and processes.
Compiles and analyzes performance reports and process control
statistics; investigates and analyzes relevant variables
potentially affecting product and processes.
Ensures that corrective measures meet acceptable reliability
Analyzes preliminary plans and develops reliability engineering
programs to achieve company, customer and governmental agency
May develop mathematical models to identify units, batches or
processes posing excessive failure risks.
As necessary, proposes changes in design or formulation to
improve system and/or process reliability.
May determine units and/or batches requiring environmental
testing, and specifies minimum number of samples to obtain
statistically valid data.
Must Have: Minimum Requirements
Minimum of 4 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree
with a minimum of 2 years relevant experience
Nice to Have:
Medical industry or a regulated industry experience
Certification in Reliability Engineering (ASQ) or similar
courses in school
Good understanding of Reliability processes from early
development to post launch
Good reliability statistics knowledge
G ood test process and problem-solving skills
Excellent communication skills both oral and written.
Effectively communicates and works cooperatively with others as
part of a team.
Technical knowledge of complex s/w based electro-mechanical
Good understanding of technical principles, theories and
Good understanding of engineering test protocols
Experience using Reliasoft, Minitab or JMP s/w packages
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
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
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
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