Requirements Engineer Job in Pike Creek, MN
**Careers that Change Lives**
As a Principal Sourcing Engineer, you will be a member of the Diverse, Inclusive, and Global Operations Innovation Supplier Optimization team.
We are looking for leaders with a demonstrated track record of consistently delivering results in a matrixed organization were collaborating with a variety of individuals, teams, and skill sets was crucial to their success. The Principal Sourcing Engineer will lead, direct, plan, and execute cross-functional projects with particular attention on the ability to drive strategic decisions, business risk management, technical rigor, and communication effectively and ensure that supplier transfer projects are executed on schedule and within budget.
This critical role will deliver comprehensive operational strategies committed to achieving process capability through the systematic application of six-sigma to achieve value stream stability and lean to achieve the shortest possible lead time by eliminating all forms of waste to optimize the value stream lead time and performance.
Impact patient outcomes. Come for a job, stay for a career.
**A Day in the Life**
Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned.
+ Develop robust project business cases, including project plans with major deliverables & milestones, project investments including capital, direct and labor expenses, and calculating the financial numbers.
+ Provide support to the Supply Management team in finding additional cost savings opportunities in four major enablers but not limited to: Manufacturing Transfers, Advance Sourcing Ideation Program, VA/VE initiative, and Value Stream Improvement Program by leveraging candidate experience and knowledge in Lean-Sigma tools and PMP best practice, to increase our current & future cost savings pipeline.
+ Lead the strategic planning of Supply Management projects by leveraging the knowledge of our cross-functional project teams to successfully develop a robust business case until the commission phase of component supply transfer initiatives, as well as transform value steam capabilities through innovative VAVE and Lean-Sigma Strategies.
+ Provide direction and leadership to a cross-functional transfer team responsible for ensuring project commitments are achieved through the organization, leadership, business case management, stakeholder engagement, risk management, issue resolution, planning, and execution.
+ Develop, communicate, and document transfer project strategies and plans, including a budget, detailed schedule creation/maintenance, and KPIs. Provides input to establishing program objectives, timelines, milestones, and budgets
+ Establish a measurement and reporting framework to review and report project progress with key stakeholders and management teams.
+ Utilize appropriate project management tools, and communicate plans and risk management techniques to create rigor in project planning and execution
**Must Have: Minimum Requirements**
+ Bachelors degree required
+ Minimum of 7 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 5 years relevant experience
**Nice to Have**
+ Bachelor's Degree or Master's degree in Engineering is highly preferred
+ PMP certification a plus.
+ 7 years of product, process manufacturing, supply chain and/or quality engineering experience leading cross functional projects.
+ A proven track record of delivering large and complex product and/or supplier transfer projects on time, within budget, and within a regulated environment.
+ Lean and/or Six Sigma Blackbelt Certification.
+ Experience in medical device technology: Preferred
+ Experience managing multidisciplinary teams, often across different sites and geographies.
+ Broad understanding of medical device development processes compliant with QSR and ISO 13485.
+ Proficient in Microsoft Project to develop schedules, allocate resources and establish program budgets.
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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