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Mechanical Design Engineer I - Surgical Robotic Innovations

210004XM Requisition #
Careers that Change Lives
You will join a team of mechanical, electrical and software engineers responsible for developing Medtronic’s Robotic Assisted Surgery platform through commercial launch and production scale-up.
Impact patient outcomes.  Come for a job, stay for a career.

The Minimally Invasive Therapies Group strives to enable earlier diagnosis, better treatment, faster complication-free recovery, and enhanced patient outcomes through less invasive surgical solutions.

SURGICAL INNOVATIONS set 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
This position is in North Haven, CT. As a Mechanical Design Engineer, you will join a team of mechanical, electrical and software engineers responsible for developing a subsystem of Medtronic’s Robotic Assisted Surgery platform through commercial launch and production scale-up.
•    Designing electromechanical/mechatronic medical devices and subsystems with 3D CAD Software. 
•    Develop detail drawings and tolerance stacks using Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing per ASME standards.
•    Integrating electronic components with mechanical designs, including design for EMC
•    Preparing documentation in accordance with relevant internal SOPs and Design Control. 
•    Interacting with suppliers, participating in DFM and DFA processes to assess component and assembly manufacturability. 
•    Participating in risk assessments such as FMEAs and follow up on generated recommendations. 
•    Participating in pre-clinical in vivo labs and observing cases in hospitals and through planned and unplanned customer interactions. 
•    Creating and evaluating prototypes to generate concept and model approvals. 
•    Writing engineering reports and creating presentations as required to document and communicate results. 
•    Instituting design changes based on internal and external customer feedback. 
•    Collaborating with peers to manage the development of appropriate testing to verify product meets internal and external customer requirements.  
•    Meeting formal product requirements, including IEC 60601-1 3rd Edition
•    Gathering input for requirements generation and management
•    Performing engineering testing in order to demonstrate compliance to requirements
•    Developing new test fixtures and procedures

Must Have: Minimum requirements: 
•    Bachelor’s Degree required with 0+ years of experience 


Nice to Have:
•    A degree in Mechanical or Biomedical Engineering
•    An advanced degree, 0-1years of relevant industry experience (medical device experience strongly preferred), Knowledge of electromechanical/mechatronic systems.
•    Experience with; Detail Drawings, GD&T, 3D CAD software (Creo / Pro Engineer preferred), Ansys, CE-Tol, Minitab, MathCad, MATLAB, Simulink, LabView
•    Prior internships or familiarity with systems engineering, robotics and mechanical design strongly preferred.

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)

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