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Medtronic Principal Facilities Engineer (Hybrid) in Boston, Massachusetts

Careers that Change Lives

PRINCIPAL FACILITIES ENGINEER

  • The ideal candidate will be located in / working from a Medtronic site, preferably in the Minneapolis, MN or Boston, MA area. Other Remote locations will be considered for candidates within commuting distance of a Medtronic site in North America.

  • This position will have a hybrid work schedule, being on-site in the office 2-3 days/week.

A career at Medtronic is like no other. We’re purposeful. We’re committed. And we’re driven by our Mission to alleviate pain, restore health and extend life for millions of people worldwide. We can 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.

In this exciting role as a Principal Facilities Engineer your primary objective will be to provide engineering services to the Global Facilities Team. Specifically by serving as a key point of contact and Owners representative, connecting Operations, Project Management and the Construction group(s). The individual will lead, direct and review the work of Facilities Teams, experienced professionals and/or vendors. The Principal Facilities Engineer will focus on Mechanical and Plumbing key projects, initiatives and operational activities that impact the Facility Infrastructure and energy usage - objectives are accomplished through matrixed employee teams and/or vendors who are not direct reports, but for which the incumbent has accountability to interact, guide and influence. The role requires practical working knowledge of the Facility Mechanical infrastructure, Electrical Infrastructure, and Building Automation Systems.

We reward you in the ways that matter most to you. We offer a wide range of benefits and rewards programs to recognize the important role you play in our Mission to transform healthcare.  To learn more, we invite you to visit Medtronic Benefits (http://benefits.medtronic.com/)

Medtronic is intensely focused on creating a workplace environment which reflects our standing as the world’s top medical device company. The ideal candidate will have a passion for the patients we serve and an unrelenting desire to improve our business.

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.  To learn more please visit Inclusion & Diversity at Medtronic (https://www.medtronic.com/us-en/our-company/careers/inclusion-diversity.html)

A Day in the Life

Problems and issues faced are difficult, moderately complex and undefined, and require detailed information gathering, analysis and investigation. You will develop solutions to moderately complex problems, and/or make moderate to significant improvements of processes, systems or products independently to enhance performance of job area.

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

  • Plans, designs and oversees the reconfiguration, maintenance, and alteration of equipment, machinery, buildings, structures, and other facilities.

  • Gathers and reviews data concerning facility or equipment operation, specifications, company or government restrictions, required completion date, and construction feasibility.

  • Coordinates with architecture/engineering firms in developing design criteria and preparing layout and detail drawings.

  • Performs and coordinates the review of construction documents (drawings, equipment submittals and controls submittals) & collaborates with vendor resources to drive results.

  • Contributes to the Mech/Elec/Plumbing commissioning process and ensures implementation within global projects.

  • Creates, reviews, and edits commissioning requirements, test plans, results and drives issue resolution for global Mech/Elec/Plumbing projects.

  • Prepares bid sheets and contracts for construction and facilities acquisition.

  • Reviews and estimates design costs including equipment, installation, labor, materials, preparation, and other related costs.

  • Inspects or directs the inspection of construction and installation progress to ensure conformance to established drawings, specifications, and schedules.

  • Develops engineering guidelines/standards for the Medtronic Mech/Elec/Plbg infrastructure.

  • TECHNICAL SPECIALIST CAREER STREAM

  • An individual contributor with responsibility in our technical functions to advance existing technology or introduce new technology and therapies. Formulates, delivers and/or manages projects assigned and works with other stakeholders to achieve desired results. May act as a mentor to colleagues or may direct the work of other lower level professionals. The majority of time is spent delivering R&D, systems or initiatives related to new technologies or therapies – from design to implementation - while adhering to policies, using specialized knowledge and skills.

Must Have: Minimum Requirements

To be considered for this role, please ensure the minimum requirements and your permanent address are evident on your resume.

  • Bachelors degree required.

  • Minimum of 7 years of relevant hands-on experience with Facilities and Construction Project Managementwith an emphasis on projects supporting critical facility infrastructure, manufacturing facilities and research and development facilities; or advanced degree with a minimum of 5 years of relevant hands-on experience with Facilities and Construction Project Managementwith an emphasis on projects supporting critical facility infrastructure, manufacturing facilities and research and development facilities.

  • Ability to travel globally up to 25% of the time.

  • Must be able to walk up and down stairs including un-improved surfaces at job sites, climb ladders, and navigate uneven or irregular terrain. Must be able to perform site/job walks that occasionally require one to be on their feet for the majority of the day.

Nice to Have

  • Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree in engineering (electrical or mechanical) is strongly preferred. Masters degree in related field or business administration is desirable.

  • PMP Certification is nice to have.

  • Demonstrated experience leading complex building infrastructure projects in a highly regulated manufacturing environment, in the med-tech or pharma sector preferred.

  • Demonstrates strong financial acumen to develop cost estimates, establish capital and expense budgets, forecasts, and status reports.

  • Demonstrates professional, thoughtful, proactive, and concise communication skills to a variety of audiences from project team members, leadership stakeholders, and regulators.

  • Demonstrates a strong understanding of building mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and related systems as well as systems common to lab and medical device manufacturing operations including but not limited to clean dry air, bulk gases, purified water, wastewater treatment and neutralization, emergency power generation and UPS systems, among others.

  • Familiar with applicable Fire and Building Codes as well as ISO standards that relate to cleanroom construction and related systems common in medical device manufacturing environments.

  • Experience working within an ISO13485 quality management system and ensuring good documentation practices.

  • Experience supporting commissioning, validation, qualifications, etc. in a regulated medical device, pharmaceutical, or electronic industry.

  • Ability to read and interpret construction design drawings.

  • Teamwork oriented with good interpersonal relations, positive attitude, and work ethics that reflect the mission, philosophy, and goals of the company.

  • OSHA 30 Hour construction safety certification or equivalent expertise managing jobsite safety.

  • Highly Proficient in MS Office Suite, specifically Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Microsoft Project.

  • Proficient in Bluebeam, Procore, and AutoCad or equivalent drafting or BIM software.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English.Spanish language proficiency is a bonus.

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). Must be able to walk up and down stairs including un-improved surfaces at job sites, climb ladders, and navigate uneven or irregular terrain. Must be able to perform site/job walks that occasionally require one to be on their feet for the majority of the day.

A commitment to our employees lives at the core of our values. We recognize their contributions. They share in the success they help to create. We offer a wide range of benefits, resources, and competitive compensation plans designed to support you at every career and life stage. Learn more about our benefits here (https://www3.benefitsolver.com/benefits/BenefitSolverView?page_name=signon&co_num=30601&co_affid=medtronic) .

This position is eligible for a short-term incentive plan. Learn more about Medtronic Incentive Plan (MIP) here .

The base salary range is applicable across the United States, excluding Puerto Rico and specific locations in California. The offered rate complies with federal and local regulations and may vary based on factors such as experience, certification/education, market conditions, and location. Compensation and benefits information pertains solely to candidates hired within the United States (local market compensation and benefits will apply for others).

" At Medtronic, most positions are posted on our career site for at least 3-7 days. "

Min Salary

112000

Max Salary

168000

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.

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