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Sr Engineering Program Manager

Irvine, CA 92604
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Sr Engineering Program Manager


Irvine, California, United States

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Nov 18, 2021

**Careers That Change Lives**

A career at Medtronic is like no other. Were purposeful. Were committed. And were driven by our Mission to alleviate pain, restore health and extend life for millions of people worldwide.

The **Neuroscience** Portfolio provides innovative, life changing restorative therapies and services to meet the needs of people worldwide who suffer from a wide range of chronic medical conditions.

The **Neurovascular** businesses develop products and procedural solutions for surgical applications which include brain and stroke therapy solutions

In this exciting role as an **Sr. Engineering Program Manager** you will have responsibility for leading key Neurovascular and Quality initiatives, process improvement projects, quality compliance projects and ownership of project metrics. You will have responsibility for the following:

**A Day in the Life**

+ Lead and / or support the improvements to Neurovascular business processes. (e.g., design control, user needs, design for reliability, process validation, design transfer, acquisition integration mgt, etc)

+ Provide Quality leadership across the Neurovascular organization, working in partnership with other functions including RD, Process Engineering, Operations, Sourcing, Supply Chain, Quality sub-functions, RA, Finance, HR etc.

+ Establish and maintain effective working relationships with key stakeholders across matrix functions by becoming a key interface with, and advocate for Quality

+ Partners with management to lead quality initiatives that develop and maintain a high performing, scalable, and compliant Quality System.

+ Leads the conceptualization, development and implementation of new methodologies and processes across all areas of the Neurovascular and Quality organizations.

+ Employ DMAIC, Kaizen events, Gemba walks, and other appropriate methodologies to define problem statements, conduct voice of the customer/business, establish current state, identify waste, propose future state, manage stakeholders, and utilize change management to ensure effective adoption of improvements by end users.

+ Effective issue management through engagement, collaboration, results, and escalation as appropriate.

+ Organizes the coordination of activities with outside suppliers and consultants to ensure timely delivery.

+ Monitor, trend continuously improve manufacturing quality key performance indicators (KPIs) such as user adoption, improved process efficiency, reduced waste, improved yields, and audit performance outcomesand presents to all levels of leadership.

+ Ensures results meet requirements regarding technical quality, reliability, compliance, schedule, and cost.

+ Travel requirement:less than 25%

**Must Have: Minimum Requirements**

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

Bachelors Degree in Engineering, Science or technical field with 7+ years of work experience in Engineering, Quality, Program/Project Management and/or experience in a regulated industry OR Advanced Degree in Engineering, Science or technical field with 5+ years of work experience in Engineering, Quality, Program/Project Management and/or experience in a regulated industry.

**Nice to Have**

+ Masters degree in engineering, science, technical field and / or MBA

+ Prior experience in medical device industry

+ 12+ years of experience with 7 program/project/people management experience

+ Prior experience managing quality systems, quality engineering, or process engineering

+ Leading using process improvement principles and methodologies (DMAIC)

+ Six sigma, lean or other relevant improvement certifications

+ Project Management training/certification

+ Highly results oriented and focused on business priorities

+ Advance knowledge of various QS regulation (ex: FDA, EUMDR, MDSAP)

**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.


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