Sourcing Engineer I
Medtronic
Mounds View, MN

About $72,000 - $97,000 a year

Education
Careers that Change Lives

A Day in the Life
  • Provides technical engineering expertise and leadership to the Supply Management organization and suppliers, serving as the technical liaison between Medtronic design requirements and suppliers' technical capability to assure that robust margins are achieved and maintained.
  • Responsibilities may include: facilitation of Lean-Sigma continuous improvement with suppliers, support and/or implementation of structural Early Supplier Involvement (ESI) process in new product development to achieve Design for Manufacturability and Reliability; identification of key technical capabilities of supply base; establishment of control plans and monitoring systems for supplier processes; identification and management of risk associated with low margins between supplier processes and design requirements; facilitation and reporting of progress of supplier corrective actions as assigned by relevant CAPA system; providing core team input of Design for Sourcing/Manufacturability into new designs; long term technology/supplier scanning as input into product/technology road maps.
Must Have: Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, or other technical discipline.
Nice to Have
Experience working in the Medical Device industry, or other regulated environment.
Basic understanding of Verifications and Validations, including IQ/OQ/PQ.
Ability to travel domestically and internationally <25%.

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. Let’s 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)