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Principal Quality Engineer

Irvine, CA 92604
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Principal Quality Engineer


Irvine, California, United States

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Post Date:

Nov 22, 2019

**Careers That Change Lives**

Are you a passionate, dedicated and motivated **Principal** **Quality Engineer** that thrives on directing, organizing, andexecuting quality projects to improve efficiencies, business continuity and cost?

Come for a job, stay for a career.

As a **PrincipalQuality Engineer** you will be responsible for the successful implementation of projects andmanagement of activities to define, design, develop and deliver new processes, quality improvement and change initiatives.

Do meaningful work, make a difference, and improve lives starting with your own.

Medtronics Neurosurgery 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.

The **Restorative Therapies Group** develops life-restoring therapies and healthcare solutions that span the care continuum; integrating technologies and applying clinical and economic evidence to increase patient access, improve efficiency of procedures and deliver successful patient outcomes.

**BRAIN THERAPIES** offers an integrated portfolio of devices

and therapies for the treatment of neurological disorders and diseases, as well as surgical technologies designed to improve the precision and workflow of neuro procedures.

**A Day in the Life**

**Careers that Change Lives**

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

+ Develops, modifies, applies and maintains quality standards and protocol for processing materials into partially finished or finished materials product.

+ Collaborates with engineering and manufacturing functions to ensure quality standards are in place.

+ Devises and implements methods and procedures for inspecting, testing and evaluating the precision and accuracy of products and production equipment.

+ Designs or specifies inspection and testing mechanisms and equipment; conducts quality assurance tests; and performs statistical analysis to assess the cost of and determine the responsibility for products or materials that do not meet required standards and specifications.

+ Ensures that corrective measures meet acceptable reliability standards and that documentation is compliant with requirements.

+ May specialize in the areas of design, incoming material, production control, product evaluation and reliability, inventory control and/or research and development as they apply to product or process quality.

+ Applies statistical methodology and implementing process improvements.

+ Presenting technical data to groups within and outside the organization.

**Must Have: Minimum Requirements**

Bachelors Degree in Engineering, Science or technical field with 7+ years of work experience in Engineering and/or Quality OR Masters Degree Engineering, Science or technical field with 5+ years of work experience in Engineering and/or Quality.

**Nice to Have (Preferred Qualifications):**

Masters degree preferred

ASQ-CQE, CQA, CBA or equivalent certifications

Medical device experience; or experience in a regulated environment

Experience working with suppliers and/or contract manufacturers

Strong analytical skills

Excellent communication skills

Ability to work effectively within team and across functions

**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.


Posted: 2019-11-26 Expires: 2020-02-02

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