Quality Engineering Development Program - Summer 2024

Medline Industries, LP | Northfield, IL, United States

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Posted Date 8/28/2023

With more than 50+ years of consecutive growth, we’ve created a dynamic workplace where over 36,000 employees worldwide are empowered to grow and add to our entrepreneurial culture.

To support our continued growth, we’re looking to add new talent, like you, to our team! Our people are genuine, creative, and proactive problem solvers who have access to leadership for rapid alignment to make decisions driven by what’s right for our customers.

Medline offers entry-level candidates benefits and experiences that strengthen personal and professional development, such as recognition programs and awards, employee resource groups, volunteer opportunities through ESG, employee appreciation week, competitive healthcare benefits and so much more.

The goal of the Quality Engineer Development Program is to build a strong foundation in Quality by providing participants with the knowledge, tools, and experiences they will need to be a successful Quality Engineer at Medline. This two-year program starts with 12 weeks of High Intensity Training (HIT), which includes eLearnings, Instructor Lead Trainings, and real world assignments so that participants can make an impact while they learn. After HIT, participants will be assigned to a Divisional Corporate Quality Engineer role for 9 months, followed by a 12-month rotation in a Quality Engineer Manufacturing role at one of our domestic manufacturing sites. While in these rotations, they will take ownership of a variety of product lines and projects in order to reinforce and challenge lessons learned during HIT. We strive to prepare participants to be a successful Quality Engineer at Medline by providing a broad, holistic set of training and experiences in both Corporate Divisional and Manufacturing Quality roles.

The challenging responsibilities of the position include:

  • Provide Quality support throughout the lifetime of a product, from design, to launch, to post-market surveillance
  • Provide Quality expertise in Product Development, Design Control activities, Risk Management, and CE Technical Files
  • Establish Device Master Records for new and existing items per applicable regulations
  • Plan and conduct the analysis, inspection, design, test, and/or integration of new products/components to ensure quality
  • Collaborate with product managers/production/manufacturing facilities for corrective/preventative actions
  • Author test protocols and reports, as needed
  • Responsible to investigate, track, and trend customer/sales force complaints, including generation of trend and Management Review reports
  • Communicate significant issues or developments identified during quality assurance activities and provide recommended process improvements to management


COVID-19 Vaccination

Please be aware that Medline requires all employees starting in this position to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This position will require the successful candidate to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated by their start date. Medline is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide reasonable accommodations to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated for COVID-19 consistent with federal, state, and local law.


  • 3.0 minimum GPA preferred, previously graduated or senior standing
  • Experience in processing details, understanding and prioritizing their importance, and drawing clear and concise conclusions
  • Experience using time management skills such as prioritizing/organizing and tracking details and meeting deadlines of multiple projects with varying completion dates
  • Experience using MS Office Suite products (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook).
  • Unrestricted permanent US work authorization

Medline’s policy is to employ the best qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity/gender expression, disability, and citizenship status as a veteran with a disability or veteran of the Vietnam Era.

Employment Type
Full time
Engineering | Healthcare & Public Health

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