1+ months

Sr. Chemical Engineer

Medtronic
Northridge, CA 91325
Sr. Chemical Engineer

Location:

Northridge, California, United States

Requisition #:

22000760

Post Date:

Jun 16, 2022


**Careers That Change Lives**

Engineers and Scientists create our market-leading portfolio of innovations. Join us to make a lasting impact. Help bring the next generation of life-changing medical technology to patients worldwide.

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology 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.

Join us to make a lasting impact. We believe that when people from different cultures, genders, and points of view come together, innovation is the result, and everyone wins. Medtronic walks the walk, creating an inclusive culture where you can thrive.

Help bring the next generation of life-changing medical technology to patients worldwide.


**A Day in the Life**

The Senior Chemical Engineer will be responsible for developing and transferring stable, cost-effective and scalable bio-sensor chemical manufacturing processes to operations. They will develop and support processes including polymer synthesis, solution mixing and purification, perform necessary experiments to establish robust processes and gain a thorough understanding of capabilities and interactions with upstream and downstream processes. The engineer will define equipment needs, including tooling and operator interactions, establish design rules, metrologies and process controls and establish a high-volume production strategy.


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


+ Leads the innovation, development and/or optimization of new chemical manufacturing processes and procedures for transfer to manufacturing operations.

+ This can include scouting and feasibility work, chemical process and equipment selection, installation and assessment of inputs, outputs and alignment to requirements.

+ Assist in planning and setting up of a new manufacturing area leveraging lean/six sigma/cell operating system principles Logistics, Material receiving, storage, processing and delivery, Staffing, MES system, Safety procedures, Manufacturing instructions, and product metrics tracking.

+ Determines most effective arrangement of operations such as mixing, crushing, heat transfer, distillation, oxidation, hydrogenation, and polymerization.

+ Performs equipment qualifications (IQ), process validations (Process characterization, OQ and PQ), and gage RR studies (TMV).

+ Applies statistical methods and science-based decisions to design experiments and implement improvements

+ Perform necessary experiments to establish robust processes. Monitor, root cause and resolve process yield issues.

+ Interacts with product design and development chemists to ensure that processes and designs are compatible.

+ Generates and maintains documentation per quality system regulations.

+ Ensures processes and procedures are in compliance with regulations.


**Must Have: Minimum Requirements**


**_In order to be considered for this position, the following basic qualifications must be evident on your resume_**

Bachelors degree in engineering or related science field and 4+ years of relevant experience


OR


Advanced degree in engineering or related science field and 2+ years relevant experience


**Nice to Have**


+ Master in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, or similar discipline

+ Manufacturing/ Process Development experience in medical device industry or pharmaceutical industry

+ Experience in developing manufacturing processes.

+ Experience in SPC and/or other statistical analysis.

+ Experience in developing a process from concept to transfer in manufacturing and/or Experience working in a high-volume facility

+ Experience with DRM / DFSS, Lean Sigma, or Green/Black Belt Lean Sigma certification

+ Knowledge of DOE, statistical analysis methods and data analysis tools (Minitab, JMP, etc.)


**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: 2022-04-19 Expires: 2022-07-29

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