Michelle Pratte

Quality Manager

  • Relevant Experience: 23 years

  • Education:
    Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering,
    Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

Experience in the field

  • Percutaneous Vertebral Augmentation System (Project Engineer / Quality Manager)

  • Infusion Pump Systems and Administration Sets (Project Engineer)

  • Design Verification & Validation

  • Corrective and Preventive Actions

  • Process Validation

  • Manufacturing/Clean Room Setup

  • 510(k) Documentation

If you could work on any type of medical device project, what would it be and why would you want to work on it?

I don’t have a favorite type – I like it all!

What unique set of skills do you bring to Tensentric?

Attention to detail. Documentation to support project/product development. Experience with new product design V&V, manufacturing, 510(k) approvals.

What do you like about working at a company that designs Medical Products?

I like working on a team to get devices out to people in order to improve quality of life.

What hobbies or non-work activities are you most passionate about?

Vacationing with my family.

If you couldn’t be an engineer what would you be?

A car mechanic. A veterinarian. A professional snowboarder. I don’t know!