2017 - DePuy Synthes Mitek - Concept Product Development Co-op - MA

  • Company: Johnson & Johnson
  • Location: Raynham, Massachusetts
  • Posted: March 01, 2017
  • Reference ID: 6575170119-en-us

DePuy Synthes, a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is recruiting for R&D Co-ops located in Raynham, Massachusetts.

DePuy Synthes Companies of Johnson & Johnson is the largest, most innovative and comprehensive orthopaedic and neurological 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 creating 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, we are inspired to advance patient care in greater ways than either company could accomplish on its own.

As a co-op in the R&D department, the individual:
  • Will have the opportunity to use state of the art tools.
  • Will observe world class surgeons in DePuy Synthes training facility.
  • Will be able to take advantage of on-site training courses.
  • Will be working in a cross-functional group (QA/MFG/RD/MKT) supporting one of our many projects.
  • Will have opportunities that exist to work on soft tissue repair (rotator cuff, labrum, ACL, meniscus, etc.) solutions or electro-mechanical systems and their respective disposables (such as tube sets, powered blades and burrs, powered hand pieces, etc.).
  • Will work with a senior level engineer(s) supporting various product development activities that may include implant and instrument design, test fixture design, performing product testing and writing testing reports, creating and managing design control documentation, etc. 
  • Will also have a chance to work with surgeons in a cadaveric setting assessing device performance and obtaining surgeon feedback.


The ideal candidate for Mechanical or Biomechanical/Biomedical Engineering would:

  • Be a third year to graduate level self-motivated mechanical or biomechanical/biomedical engineering student with an interest in anatomic repair and/or medical devices for the orthopedic market. 
  • Have 3-D modeling skills (Creo preferred), experience using hand tools and performing mechanical testing, demonstrated problem solving capabilities, and the ability to communicate technical information. 
  • Candidates must be enrolled in an accredited college, pursuing a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Biomechanical, or Biomedical)
  • Candidates must be available to work full-time (40 hrs/week) during the either the Spring (January - June) or Fall (July - December) 2017 semester.
  • Only students in their sophomore year or above will be considered.
  • A minimum GPA of 3.0 is strongly preferred.
  • This position is located in Raynham, MA. Students must be able to provide their own transportation since this location is not within walking distance from the train station.
  • Students must be legally authorized to work in the United States and not require future sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H1-B status) now or in the future.

Primary Location
United States-Massachusetts-Raynham
DePuySynthes Products Inc (6149)
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