Job Description


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Job Description





North Haven, CT

Summary of Position:

This position provides industrial engineering support for the General Surgical Products Focus Factory within

Medtronic’s Surgical Devices business.

Essential Functions:

 Thorough understanding of Industrial Engineering concepts

Establish, maintain, and improve labor standards, line layouts, BOMs, and routings for all products.

Perform time studies, ergonomic/safety assessments, process flow analysis, line balancing, and productivity evaluations for all production areas and implement identified improvements

Perform financial analysis for capital equipment purchases, product cost reduction projects, and quality initiatives, and provide recommendations.

Manage plant cost reduction tracking program.

Maintain capacity and manpower models for GSP operations and initiate corrective actions and/or improvements as required.

Utilize lean, six sigma, 5S, team building, effective communication, and project management skills to perform essential job functions and develop effective

 actions plans.

Collaborate with Tooling and Manufacturing

Engineers to develop flexible manufacturing cell designs

Develop and optimize factory layout for assembly equipment

Frequent (verbal and written) communications; able to present to peers and management on deliverables status

Develops solutions to a variety of routine problems using computer and logic-based methods

Working knowledge of GD&T, SPC, Validation, PFMEA

Support root cause analysis activities.

Minimum Requirements:

Must have a BS in Industrial or Systems Engineering

Minimum of 5-7 years’ work experience as an

Industrial Engineer or 3+ years of related experience with MS in Industrial Engineering

Must be very strong at capacity modeling, timestudies, balance tables, and flexible work-cell development

Highly skilled with Excel, MS Project, AutoCAD, and

ERP Systems

Desired Skills/Qualifications:

Understanding of financial analysis

Standard cost development

Proficiency in Microsoft Visio and Word

Other Skills:

Six Sigma tools

Lean Manufacturing concepts

 Strong written and verbal communications (including presentation skills)