• Company: Johnson & Johnson
  • Location: Warsaw, Indiana
  • Posted: October 07, 2016
  • Reference ID: 7200161003-en-us

DePuy Synthes, a member of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies, is recruiting for 2017 Regulatory Affairs Co-ops located in Warsaw, Indiana.


DePuy Synthes Companies of Johnson & Johnson is the largest, most innovative and comprehensive orthopaedic and neurological business in the world. DePuy Synthes Companies will 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 RA department you will:

  • Provide technical support for joint product registration in China.
  • Have the opportunity to work with the R&D team to learn how these novel medical devices have been designed and developed using the new material and/or processing technologies.
  • Observe world class research labs, operations and quality control in DePuy’s manufacturing facility as well as product related anatomy, pathologies, and surgical procedures.
  • Work with RA teams both in the US and China.
  • Learn the different regulations required by the US FDA and Chinese FDA for medical device registration process while gaining knowledge of industry testing standards and methodologies to evaluate material and functional properties of these products.
  • Review engineering drawings, material specifications and product design testing reports to ensure they meet the regulatory requirement.
  • Will contribute to our product license approval and renewal successfully with CFDA.

Candidates should:
  • Be enrolled (not necessarily taking classes) in an accredited college/university during the Spring (January – May), Summer (May/June – August), or Fall (August – December) 2017 Co-op session.
  • Be pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Engineering or Science.
  • Materials (Metallurgy) Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Biomedical Engineering is preferred.
  • Be available to work full-time (40 hours/week) during the Co-op session. 
  • Be available to work for three alternating semester rotations are preferred. 
  • Have completed their freshman year or above.
  • Have a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0 is preferred. 
  • Demonstrated leadership and/or participation in campus/community service activities are preferred.
  • This position is located in Warsaw, Indiana. Students must be able to provide their own transportation to this location.  
  • A stipend will be offered to students who meet the commuting distance eligibility requirements. 
  • 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-Indiana-Warsaw
Depuy Orthopaedics. Inc. (6029)
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