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Principal Equipment Engineer

Los Angeles Area

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Careers that Change Lives


At Medtronic, we value what makes you unique. Be part of a company that thinks differently to solve problems, make progress, and deliver meaningful innovations.

Our Purpose

Maximize business value by establishing systems and practices for the design and management of equipment to optimize availability and its effective life, through the prioritization of effective and efficient planned, preventative, and predictive maintenance.

At our Enterprise Maintenance Excellence function in Medtronic plc is part of the Operation Innovations (OI) Group. We focus on all aspects of the equipment life cycle, from development, maintain as new and ultimate decommissioning. We will engineer the extraordinary through rigorous application of technical excellence and enterprise-wide development, deployment, and execution of engineering strategy.

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Location: Northridge, CA ; Irvine, CA ; Los Angeles, CA ; Santa Ana, CA (Onsite)

Ability to Travel: <50% of the time regionally

Engineering Maintenance Excellence

  • Establish best practice standards and principles for equipment requirements and maintenance.
  • Deploy Enterprise Maintenance Excellence (MEx) road map as part of Medtronic Performance System (MPS) leveraging Total Performance Maintenance principles (TPM)
  • Provide technical expertise on equipment performance and reliability.
  • Establish programs and solutions for increasing uptime solving equipment problems that affect the manufacturing process based on zero loss and zero downtime mindset.
  • Technical support to the manufacturing maintenance equipment teams and process engineering teams.
  • Develop and deploy equipment and maintenance excellence applying root cause analysis and problem-solving skill sets across the Enterprise.
  • Defines and writes preventative and predictive maintenance strategies.
  • Develop and motivate a highly talented, diverse, engineering team responsible for development and maintenance of our Global equipment inventory.
  • Partner with internal and external experts to maintain and strengthen relevant engineering and technical expert.
  • Grow and nurture cross site and cross functional relationships in a large, multi-site, matrixed organization.
  • Understand and comply with company policies & procedures and external standards & guidance.
  • Generate novel and unique solutions to both engineering and organizational challenges.

Must Have (Minimum Requirements):

(To be considered for this role, please ensure the minimum requirements are evident on your resume.)

  • Bachelors degree in Electrical, Mechanical or related Engineering field required with minimum of 7 years of direct equipment or maintenance engineering experience
  • OR advance degree in Engineering with minimum of 5 years of direct equipment or maintenance engineering experience

Nice to Have (Preferred):

  • 5-7 years of direct equipment or maintenance engineering experience
  • Excellent team building, communication, facilitation, and leadership skills
  • 3-5 years of experience in Total Performance Maintenance (TPM) application
  • CMRP or CRL certification
Min Salary USD 117200

Max Salary USD 175800

Travel: Yes, <50% of the time

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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