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Packaging Engineering Co-op
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Medtronic | Moundsview, MN
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Job Description

Packaging Engineering Co-op

Careers that Change Lives

As a Packaging Engineer Co-op, you will support lead packaging engineers to collaborate on process continuous improvement and product commercialization cross-functional project teams. You will be responsible for assisting in design, development, and support of package systems and processes for sterile medical devices including components, assemblies, and end items. You will be responsible for demonstrating high-level performance that delivers high-quality packaging on schedule, which meets customer, patient, and regulatory needs.

Day in the life:

* Assist in development of packaging components, and assemblies for sterile (sterilized by Ethylene Oxide, Steam, Gamma methods), medical products in support of new and existing products
* Assist in implementing changes in the packaging process and materials
* Gain knowledge of FDA and ISO requirements related to packaging, ensuring robust package verification
* Gain experienced with IQ/OQ/PQ as part of packaging processes
* Ensure personal understanding of all quality policy/system items that are per assigned training curriculums. Follow all work/quality procedures to ensure quality system compliance
* Frequent collaboration with other departments and customers.

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

* This is a temporary position.
* Responsible for performing and supporting research for teams operating within a service group, or product group and/ or project group.
* Assists with the development, monitoring, coordination and implementation of technical projects as assigned.
* Provides analysis, reporting and internal communication services with team members.
* Develops knowledge of industry and organizational processes.

Must Have: Minimum Requirements

* Bachelor's degree in Packaging or related discipline (In process)

Nice to Have:

* Demonstrated initiative; results oriented; willingness and ability to institute change.
* Demonstrated strong process-orientation and strong interest in continuous improvement.
* Proven excellent communication (written and verbal) skills.
* Proven effective decision-making skills -- ability to negotiate and balance decisions and priorities across needs of multiple stakeholders.
* Demonstrated strong analytical skills and judgment.
* Demonstrated leadership skills

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 above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this position, but they are not an exhaustive list of all the required responsibilities and skills of this position.

The physical demands described within the Day in the Life 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.

About Medtronic

About Medtronic

Medtronic, Inc. (Medtronic) is a global player in medical technology. The Company operates in seven segments that manufacture and sell device-based medical therapies: Cardiac Rhythm Disease Management, Spinal, CardioVascular, Neuromodulation, Diabetes, Surgical Technologies and Physio-Control. Through these seven segments, the Company develops, manufactures and markets its medical devices in more than 120 countries. Its primary products include those for cardiac rhythm disorders, cardiovascular disease, neurological disorders, spinal conditions and musculoskeletal trauma, urological and digestive disorders, diabetes, and ear, nose and throat conditions. The primary markets for products are the United States, Western Europe and Japan. In July 2008, it acquired Restore Medical, Inc. In November 2008, Medtronic acquired CryoCath Technologies Inc. In February 2009, it acquired Ablation Frontiers, Inc. and Ventor Technologies Ltd. In April 2009, Medtronic acquired CoreValve, Inc. (Source: 10-K)