Sr Quality Engineering Supervisor

Medtronic Inc. Northridge, CA
Job Title: Sr Quality Engineering Supervisor – Manufacturing

Req Number: 18000CH8

Location: Northridge, CA

Careers That Change Lives

In this exciting role as a Sr. Quality Engineering Supervisor, you will supervise Manufacturing Quality Engineers and participate in teams to manage the processes, both manufacturing and systems, to ensure post market released products meet all quality and compliance requirements. The individual will have oversight on new product introduction activities and/or sustaining activities to assure completion for business needs.


Transforming diabetes care together, for greater freedom and better health.

Our strategy is to become a holistic diabetes management company focused on making a real difference in outcomes and cost. We want to transform healthcare toward value-based models by driving both product and business model innovation with the goal of elevating patient experience, improving clinical outcomes and lowering the total cost of care for our customers.

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

Visit to see an overview of the products in our Diabetes product portfolio.

A Day in the Life

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

* Plans, directs and implements aspects of the company's process and production controls

* Supervise a team of engineers and provide direction for resources to various projects

* May oversee and participate in activities for CAPA, investigations, nonconformances, PHO evaluations, risk management and process validations

* Monitors documentation maintenance with staff for commercialized product.

* Organizes the coordination of activities with cross functions and external personnel to ensure timely delivery.

* Selects, develops and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function.

Must Have: Minimum Requirements

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

* Bachelor's degree in an Engineering or Science field with 3+ years' experience in engineering and/or quality OR Master's degree in an Engineering or Science field with 1+ years' experience in engineering and/or quality.

Nice to Have:

* Related experience in Quality Assurance and/or Quality Engineering in a regulated environment.

* Experience within the medical device industry.

* Audit support experience

* Ability to write technical reports, business correspondence, and technical procedures that are clear and usable to maintain substantial compliance.

* Good understanding of medical device product development processes.

* Self-starter and accountable, with sharp focus on quality and customer experience.

* Effective influencing skills, including building rapport with internal customers.

* Excellent verbal and written communication

* Ability to perform work with minimal supervision.

* Ability to provide solutions to difficult technical issues associated with specific projects.

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.

Occasionally required to reach, climb, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.

Must be able to work within clean room environment and controlled environment areas.

Must be able to work in environments such as chemical lab with the appropriate protective equipment or in a machine shop where noise can be on the moderate side.

Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Role may include on call coverage for business continuity.

Travel up to 10% as required.

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