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Sr OpEx Engineer

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Sr OpEx Engineer




Irvine, CA, 92604, USA


Sr OpEx Engineer


Irvine, California, United States

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Post Date:

Oct 19, 2017

**Careers that ChangeLives**

Your dedication to

manufacturing is important to our customers and, most importantly, to their


The **Sr.OpEx Engineer** develops advocates and enables the tools and methodologies

to drive Medtronic process excellence. These tools may include, but are not

limited to, Lean, Six Sigma, Project Management and other Improvement

techniques. Leads and mentors Lean Sigma teams/ projects across Medtronic.

Plans, supports, and provides training to others in the Lean Sigma methodology.

**Medtronic’sNeurovascular Team in Irvine, CA** plays a vital role in improving stroke awareness, prevention

and treatment. Our efforts will have lasting impact on countless individuals

and families — it is an opportunity we value and take pride in. Together, we

can end stroke.

**A Day in the Life**

Integrates Lean and Six Sigma improvementmethodologies in supporting activities from Business Area assigned to driveprocess excellence and to achieve desired operational results.

Develops and shares new methods andtechniques to further the advancement of Medtronic Lean Sigma.

Advocates and influences appropriate changeand quality needs across Medtronic, including project selection.

Maintains and monitors key performancemetrics reports.

Drives a process excellence visibility andawareness across the businesses.

Develops and monitors department standardoperating procedures utilizing a reiterate review process to assure proceduresare consistent with Business Unit and Customer Service practices and managementdirectives.

Evaluates effectiveness of and recommendsalternatives for work processes and controls to achieve operating excellence.

Researches best practice methods and/or toolsfor creating and managing documentation, offers possible alternatives, andleads implementations of solutions.

Works with Management in establishing andmonitoring annual improvement goals and in setting project priorities.

Identifies and leads value stream mappingprojects utilizing a Lean Sigma approach to improve efficiency and costeffectiveness through standardization, simplification, new technology,elimination of unnecessary work, or improved internal controls.

Establishes effective relationships with theteam member population to facilitate process improvement efforts.

Provides technical solutions to a wide rangeof difficult problems. Solutions are imaginative, thorough, and practicable,and consistent with organization objectives.

Works under only general direction.Independently determines and develops approach to solutions. Work is reviewedupon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives.

Contributes to the completion of specificprograms and projects. Failure to obtain results or erroneous decisions orrecommendations would typically result in serious program delays andconsiderable expenditure of resources.

Frequent inter-organizational and outsidecustomer contacts. Represents the organization in providing solutions todifficult technical issues associated with specific projects.

Professional, team player, cooperative andrespectful of other opinions. Effective conflict resolution.Regular team leadership exposure.Approachable.Values individual differences and multiple viewpoints.

Makes plans for individual projects or planas subset of larger plan.Demonstratedtechnical leadership and/ or responsible for project planning.

Reports any observed or informedprocess and/or product non-conformities to the Supervisor.

Finds resolution of Quality Situationsat the area of responsibility.

Reports any complaint regarding aMedtronic product to the Supervisor.

Complies with all the requirements in theoperational procedures at the area of responsibility in order to meet therequirements of all applicable Quality System regulations (e.g.: FDA Part 820Quality System Regulation, ISO 13485 Quality Standard, R-PAL (Japanese QSR’s).

Acknowledge andmaintain commitment with the EHS Policy.

Participatein the development of EHS improvement projects.

Participateactively in the EHS programs to achieve the objectives and targets defined forthe area.

**Must Have: Minimum Requirements**

Bachelor’s degree inEngineering

5 years of previous relevantexperience in manufacturing management; 3 years with a Master’s degree

Six Sigma Green Belt Certification

Planning and/or project management skills

Strong organizational and analytical skillsthat result in conclusive recommendations

Demonstrated verbal, written andinterpersonal communication skills

Proficient with Excel, Word and databaseapplications

Ability to manage conflict

Ability to multi-task and deliver highquality results.

Exposure to manufacturing environment

Analytical Thinking

Problem Solving

Interpersonal Relations

Quality and Results Oriented

Computer Literate


**Nice to Have: Preferred Qualifications**

Experiencein medical device, pharmaceutical, or electronic industry Skills




**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 above statements are intended to describe the general nature

and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this position, but

they are not an exhaustive list of all the required responsibilities and skills

of this position.

The physical demands described within the Day in the Life 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.


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.

This employer participates in the federal E-Verify program to

confirm the identity and employment authorization of all newly hired employees.

For further information about the E-Verify program, please click here: http at :// at


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature

and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification.

They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all

responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this


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Medtronic, Inc.


Sr OpEx Engineer Medtronic, Inc. - Irvine, CA, United States


Location: Irvine, CA

Company Profile:
Medtronic, Inc. manufactures and sells device-based medical therapies worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Cardiac and Vascular Group, and Restorative Therapies Group. The Cardiac and Vascular Group’s products include pacemakers; implantable defibrillators; leads and delivery systems; ablation products; electrophysiology catheters; products for the treatment of atrial fibrillation; information systems for the management of patients with cardiac rhythm disease management (CRDM) devices; coronary and peripheral stents and related delivery systems; therapies for uncontrolled hypertension; endovascular stent graft systems; heart valve replacement technologies; cardiac tissue ablation systems; and open heart and coronary bypass grafting surgical products. The Restorative Therapies Group offers products for various areas of the spine; bone graft substitutes; biologic products; trauma, implantable neurostimulation therapies, and drug delivery devices for the treatment of chronic pain, movement disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), overactive bladder, urinary retention, and fecal incontinence and gastroparesis; external insulin pumps; subcutaneous CGM systems; products to treat conditions of the ear, nose, and throat; and devices that incorporate advanced energy technology. It also manufactures and sells image-guided surgery and intra-operative imaging systems; and provides Web-based therapy management software solutions. The company serves hospitals, physicians, clinicians, and patients in approximately 140 countries. Medtronic, Inc. was founded in 1949 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.