Senior Engineering Manager

| Minneapolis–Saint Paul, MN
Apply Now
By clicking continue you agree to Built In’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.
Careers that Change Lives
The Medtronic Metals Manufacturing Platform is looking for a Senior Manufacturing Engineering Manager to lead a team of managers and or supervisors in support of project execution, manufacturing support, and maintenance engineering. You will be responsible for bringing leadership through strong development of strategy and vision in support of complex metal manufacturing. This manufacturing is leveraging cutting edge processes as well as unique materials such as Nitinol in the creation of medical devices.

This role is a leader of leaders - with a focus on people and talent development. Your responsibility will be engaging and growing a strong team of technical talent through Tenet 5 of the Medtronic Mission (To recognize the personal worth of all employees by providing an employment framework that allows personal satisfaction in work accomplished, security, advancement opportunity, and means to share in the company's success)- ultimately in support of our business and most importantly our patients.

A Day in the Life

Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned:
  • Overall responsibility managing the Manufacturing Engineering (Project), Sustaining Engineering (Daily Operations Support), and Maintenance Technician teams.
  • Active member of the site Tier IV executive leadership team.
  • Drive employee engagement and development as a Leader of Leaders and future Leaders.
  • Develop future leaders in pipeline roles in support of the Metals Manufacturing Platform, the Plymouth Nathan Lane site, and overall the Medtronic talent pool.
  • Responsible for shaping the technology transformation strategy for the Nathan Lane site in support of complex metal manufacturing operations and medical devices.
  • Actively manage the team with projects including identifying tasks, creating development plans, allocating work assignments, and tracking status.
  • Develop and mentor group members with individual meetings, annual reviews, formal training, development plans and other tools to achieve development goals.
  • Provide technical assistance to other functional departments such as Operations, EHS, Continuous Improvement, PMO, Quality, R&D, Supplier Quality, Supply Management, etc.
  • Maintain relationships with equipment suppliers and process support suppliers.
  • Facilitate and participate in interdepartmental core teams and reviews
  • Recruit, retain and develop top technical talent.
  • Manage functions to ensure that activities are performed in compliance with Medtronic's Quality System requirements and EHS policies.
  • Recommend and implement training programs to address skill requirements necessary to facilitate internal promotions and job satisfaction to maximize productivity of the Joining Team.
  • As applicable, provide cross-training for Engineers and managers to ensure back-up personnel exist for all key positions.
  • Participate in cross-facility initiatives to determine company-wide best practices and the improvement of business processes.
  • Monitor documentation maintenance throughout all phases of research and development.


Must Have: Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelors degree required
  • Minimum of 7 years of relevant experience with 5+ years of managerial experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience with 5+ years of managerial experience

Nice to Have
  • Experience developing technology transformation development and operations transformation strategies
  • Experience growing a team of young raw talent on a path of operations excellence and technical rigor
  • Lean / Six Sigma experience
  • Medtronic Operating System (MOS) / Cell Operating System (COS) knowledge
  • DRM
  • CFR part 11
  • ISO 13485

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)
More Information on Medtronic
Medtronic operates in the Healthtech industry. The company is located in Minneapolis, MN, Franklin, TN and Portsmouth, NH. Medtronic was founded in 2022. It has 80303 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 341 open jobs at Medtronic, click here.
Read Full Job Description
Apply Now
By clicking continue you agree to Built In’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

Similar Jobs

Apply Now
By clicking continue you agree to Built In’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.
Save jobView Medtronic's full profileFind similar jobs