SENIOR R&D ENGINEER (1 of 2)

Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies - Irving, TX (30+ days ago)4.3


Mentor is a leading supplier of breast implants in the global aesthetic market. The company develops, manufactures, and markets innovative, science-based products for surgical and non-surgical medical procedures that allow breast surgery patients to improve their quality of life. The company focuses on two strategic areas: breast reconstruction and breast augmentation. MENTOR® is the only manufacturer whose silicone breast implants are made in the U.S.A. For over 20 years, more than 5 million women have chosen MENTOR® Breast Implants.

Mentor is seeking a Senior R&D Engineer located in Somerville, New Jersey and Irving, Texas.

The Senior R&D Engineer will:
Contribute to multi-functional multidisciplinary project teams (R&D, manufacturing, marketing, regulatory, etc.) in the design, development and manufacturing of breast implants, tissue expanders, and processes to fulfill clinical needs within regulatory requirements
Conduct research toward new product or process development or development toward improvement of existing products or process
Apply knowledge of scientific and engineering principles to a broad range of assignments and contribute inventions, new designs, new processes and techniques to solve technical problems based on customer needs
Interact directly with customers (surgeons) to determine and identify unmet needs and work towards producing products to support these conditions that incorporate manufacturability into new product development
Interact with manufacturing to prepare R&D prototype testing or processing equipment for use in manufacturing
Responsible for participating in design reviews and re-validation assessments to ensure the safe and environmentally sound start-up of new processes
Responsible for ensuring personal and company compliance with all Federal, State, local and company regulations, policies and procedures for Health, Safety and Environmental compliance
Other duties and responsibilities as needed/assigned by the manager

Qualifications

Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in mechanical or biomedical engineering or related field, or equivalent required; a master’s degree in mechanical engineering or biomedical engineering is highly preferred
At least 4 years related engineering experience required
Experience with polymer based manufacturing and/or device design preferred
Working knowledge of basic statistics is required
5 years of experience in design, development and commercialization of Class I-II medical devices preferred
Working knowledge of Design Control preferred
Designing with 3D CAD tools, including SolidWorks and rapid prototyping, including hands-on manual prototyping, SLA and FDM is desired
Proficiency with MS Office preferred
Previous experience with mechanical testing and/or laboratory test method development desired
Location: Somerville, NJ or Irving, TX
Travel: Less than 10% travel required

Primary Location
United States-New Jersey-Somerville
Other Locations
North America-United States-Texas-Irving
Organization
Mentor Worldwide LLC (6177)
Job Function
R&D Engineering (R&D)
Requisition ID
0847180508