Product Development Engineer, Spine R&D

Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies - Raynham, MA4.3

Full-timeEstimated: $70,000 - $97,000 a year
EducationSkills
DePuy Synthes, a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is recruiting for Product Development Engineer, Spine R&D in Raynham, MA.

DePuy Synthes Companies of Johnson & Johnson is the largest, most innovative and comprehensive orthopedic business in the world. DePuy Synthes Companies offer an unparalleled breadth and depth of products, services and programs in the areas of joint reconstruction, trauma, spine, sports medicine, neurological, craniomaxillofacial, power tools and biomaterials. Building on the legacy and strengths of two great companies, we are crafting one organization that will be agile and better equipped in today's evolving health care environment. With a focus on activating insights to develop innovative, comprehensive solutions, to advance patient care in greater ways than either company could accomplish on its own.

The Product Development Engineer will be responsible for:
The design and development aspects of a project, participating on cross-functional project team through all phases of the product development process, and assisting the project leader with planning and executing projects or portions of a project through product launch, commercialization, and post market surveillance.
He/she may technically lead small projects with oversight, and/or will work closely with the project leader, members of the project core team (marketing, manufacturing, quality, testing, supply chain etc.) and surgeons to define design inputs, and solve design problems utilizing CAD techniques, rapid and conventional prototyping and other available technologies.
You will develop layouts and tolerance studies utilizing GD&T, will participate in performing design evaluations (such as FEA, simulated use testing, dry labs and wet tissue labs etc.) and will support generating documentation of clinical and surgical technique observations to innovate meaningful design solutions.
You will be responsible for development and execution of design verification and validation plans, testing and will support regulatory processes for global registration efforts.
You will design and develop complex mechanisms and work with manufacturing and/or suppliers to optimize designs for manufacturability and assembly to produce functioning prototypes and supporting production documentation.
He/she should demonstrate proficiency in the application of design controls and development processes and support the project leader with aspects of the project management functions including scope definition, and contingency planning.
You should have a proven ability to prioritize tasks and manage a dynamic workload, exhibit strong written and verbal skills and interface effectively with project teams, management and surgeons.
He/she will be responsible to develop a working knowledge of our product lines and detailed knowledge of various spinal pathologies.

Qualifications
A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Engineering is required; Degree within Mechanical Engineering is preferred.
A minimum of 2 years’ professional experience (not including co-op, internship and research) within New Product Development and/or engineering is required.
Experience working within a regulated industry is required
Medical Device, Spine or Orthopedic experience is preferred.
Proven understanding of different types of manufacturing, mechanisms, materials, proper tolerancing, drafting standards, and GD&T is required.
Prior experience working with project teams bringing products from concept to launch is required.
Proficiency utilizing MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.) is required.
Knowledge of CAD software is required; Unigraphics NX is preferred.
This position is to be located in Raynham, MA and may require up to 10% travel, including international.
Johnson & Johnson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Primary Location
United States-Massachusetts-Raynham-
Organization
DePuySynthes Products Inc (6149)
Job Function
R&D Engineering (R&D)
Requisition ID
9446190314