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Medtronic Sr Mechanical Design Engineer in North Haven, Connecticut

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

Our mandate is to provide support toward the development of the current and next generation Medtronic robotic-assisted surgical system. You will be involved in designing and maintaining test fixtures used to verify the functionality of the product. You may be called upon for cross-team hardware development or support. Hardware development will be in the context of mechanical or electro-mechanical fixture design and maintenance. Beyond these functions — you will contribute to reviewing requirements, running unit tests, hiring, mentoring junior engineers, helping to solve fixture issues, and collaborating with other groups.

You will:

· Work within the Surgical Robotics Engineering Services team to develop and support the launch and next-generation robotically assisted minimally invasive surgical platform.

· Focus on test fixture hardware design and development.

· Translate written requirements into a well-designed implementation.

· Design, develop and implement industrial machinery and equipment, jigs, fixtures, and machine attachments required for R&D testing or experimental use, considering such factors as accessibility, economy, mobility, and performance requirements.

· Design test fixtures using DRM Principles in Pro-E/Creo design tool environment.

· Utilize and Maintain industrial style 3D printing equipment.

· Design/Maintain test fixtures utilizing motion and control systems including but not limited to Galil, Delta Tau, LabVIEW, Allen Bradley, etc..

Must Have: Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors degree required

  • Minimum of 4 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 2 years relevant experience

Nice to Have

· A BS in Mechanical Engineering, or Equivalent Degree with appropriate experience.

· Recent experience designing and developing test fixtures or test equipment.

· Ability to troubleshoot mechanical and basic electrical issues and determine a root cause.

· Experience with Galil, Delta Tau, and Allen Bradley motion system components.

· Familiarity with pneumatic and electro-mechanical actuators.

· A passion for learning new things and enjoys variety.

· Excellent communication and team skills.

· Desire to be part of a high-performance team striving to provide high quality solutions.

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, recruiter 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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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.