Medtronic Cutting 230 Jobs in Spinal Division

Created: 05/02/2013 4:42 PM By: Cassie Hart

Fridley-based Medtronic is cutting 230 jobs worldwide including 60 jobs at is spinal division in Memphis.

Affected employees were notified this week about those cuts.  Medtronic's spine division has 5,600 employees worldwide and 1,300 in Memphis. 

None of the jobs in the Twin Cities will be impacted by the cuts.

The spinal division is looking to cut costs by five percent overall but a spokesperson said the company is growing in other areas and those lost jobs will be moved into other units.