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Medtronic Technician III - 1st Shift Foundation Extrusion in Boston, Massachusetts

Technician III - 1st Shift Foundation Extrusion


Danvers 37 Cherry Hill, Massachusetts, United States

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Post Date:

Apr 13, 2021

Careers that Change Lives

Medtronic Interventional Vascular Structural Heart(IVSH) provides interventional devices to treat coronary arteries that are blocked by atherosclerotic plaque and devices and therapies to treat structural defects of the heart.

We are currently looking for a highly experienced 1st ShiftExtrusion Technician III to joinMedtronics Extrusion Technology Center of Excellence, located in Danvers, MA.

This position requires the ability to accomplish assignments with limited supervision, perform diversified mechanical, electromechanical or electronic technical duties in fabricating, testing, debugging and documentation of moderately complex to complex assemblies, sub-assemblies and simple engineering development models and/or adaptations of standard product and new processes and equipment maintenance.

Medtronic is intensely focused on creating a workplace environment which reflects our standing as the worlds top medical device company. The person that takes this role will be expected to support the Extrusion Operations to ensure extrusion process smooth production, quality compliance improvement and improve process stability.

The ideal candidate will have a passion for the patients we serve and an unrelenting desire to improve our business. The candidate must be motivated and must have exceptional soft skills that will be used to work with and motivate a team.

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



Medtronic seeks candidates who will meet our customer expectations by striving without reserve for the highest possible reliability and quality in our products, processes, and systems by being accountable, having a voice, and taking action.

A Day in the Life

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

  • Perform installation, maintenance, and repairs on line manufacturing or plant equipment.

  • Locate and diagnose failures, replace defective components, and perform basic troubleshooting using standard electronic equipment, detailed drawings, diagrams, sketches, specifications, prints, manuals, and verbal and/or written instructions.

  • Maintain appropriate maintenance and repair logs.

  • Use a variety of hand, power, and test tools and equipment.

  • May redesign optical, vacuum, electrical, electronic, or mechanical systems for incorporation on existing manufacturing equipment.

  • May estimate labor and equipment costs and prepare requisitions as required.

  • Perform a variety of duties in the electronic, mechanical, electromechanical, and/or optical areas.

  • Construct, troubleshoot, calibrate, adjust, test, diagnose, and maintainequipment, components, devices, or systems.

  • Workfrom schematics, engineering drawings and written or verbal instructions.

  • Operaterelated equipment; conducttests and reports data in prescribed format.

  • Performcalibration and alignment checks; makeadjustments, modifications, and replacements as directed; prepares prescribed compounds and solutions.

Must Have: Minimum Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED.

  • Minimum of 4 years of relevant experience and may require vocational or technical education or certification in addition to prior work experience.

  • Recommended basic job knowledge of production related systems and procedures.

Nice to Have

  • Knows process of screw and tool design, resin characteristics, temperature control, automated feedback loops, and ancillary downstream equipment such as burst testers and slickers.

  • Extrusion Experience while working for Medtronic.

  • Harrel Extruder experience is a plus.

  • Molding Braiding experience is a plus.

  • Good electrical problem-solving skills.

  • Progressive technical certifications

  • Knowledge of Plastics Processing and Plastics machinery maintenance

  • 5S and Lean Manufacturing Skills

  • Excellent manual dexterity

  • Start-up and Troubleshoot Extrusion / compounding process

  • Ability to use bench top test equipment and custom manufacturing test stations

  • Ability to escalate equipment downtime

  • Knowledge of the English and Metric measuring systems with the ability to perform mathematical conversions to each

  • Ability to work overtime as required

  • Ability to work well on teams

  • Experience with GMP requirements and medical industry requirements

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.