Laser Process Engineer II

Medtronic - Tempe, AZ

Careers that Change Lives
Medtronic is the world’s premier medical company, providing patient benefits around the globe. The Tempe Arizona Microelectronic Solutions location is looking for a Laser Process Engineer II.

This position will be responsible for developing and sustaining laser based processes in manufacturing. They will develop and support laser joining processes using various substrates, perform necessary experiments to establish robust processes and a gain a thorough understanding of capabilities and interactions with upstream and downstream processes. The engineer will define equipment needs, including tooling and operator interactions, establish design rules, metrologies and process controls, and sustain a high volume production environment.

A Day in the Life:
Develop, characterize, and specify laser processes. Must demonstrate detailed technical knowledge regarding laser equipment and laser process stability/control.
Utilize Best-Known-Methods for laser processes.
Drive definition and development of laser processing requirements in concert with stakeholders. Use design of experiments and applicable tools to ensure robust process capability.
Provide detailed engineering analysis and documentation to support process deployment and ramp into volume manufacturing.
Meet operational attainment of Safety, Quality, and Service goals.
Drive projects to successful completion using Project Management skills. Utilize technical skills associated with Six Sigma, Lean, DRM/DFSS and other appropriate improvement techniques to drive continuous improvement.
Follow established procedures to perform detailed, accurate, and compliant engineering documentation for Master Validation Plans, pFMEA, Equipment Installation, Characterization, Qualification and Validation activities.
Performs duties in compliance with environmental, health and safety related site rules, policies, or governmental regulations.
All activities must be performed in compliance with the Quality System.
Identify and work to remove barriers that slow or prevent the successful completion of projects.
Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned.
Provides technical and sustaining engineering support of a wafer fabrication area in a semiconductor company or a product manufacturing area of a medical or pharmaceutical company.
Establishes operating equipment specifications, improves manufacturing techniques and production yields, and introduces new process equipment to improve production efficiencies.
Interacts with product design and development personnel to ensure that processes and designs are compatible.

Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering, Physics, Materials Science, or similar technical discipline.
At least 2 years of direct manufacturing experience with laser processes/equipment or similar work experience.

Nice to Have:
Direct experience developing, deploying, and sustaining laser process technologies, with relevant experience with process characterization, design of experiments, statistical process control, and data analysis methodologies.
Strong verbal and written communications skills; demonstrated ability to work in a highly cross-linked technical work environment.

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)