DePuy Synthes, a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of
Companies, is recruiting for R&D Engineering Co-Ops for Trauma to be
located in West Chester, PA
DePuy Synthes is a Johnson & Johnson company
that is one of the leaders in the medical device industry. Our implants and
instruments are used by orthopaedic surgeons to treat patients with conditions
resulting from traumatic injuries, degenerative diseases, deformities, and
sports related injuries. Our environment is entrepreneurial, learning-driven,
and is as challenging as it is rewarding.
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
Description of Specific Sector
- The DePuy Synthes Trauma R&D – Nail Technologies team is
focused on the design and development of innovative medical devices for the
surgical treatment of bone fractures, including novel implants and
instrumentation. The use of intramedullary nails has become the standard for
many fracture types because of its advantages in orthopaedic trauma surgery.
- The team coordinates
with surgeons, manufacturing, regulatory affairs, sales, marketing, and other
functional departments to develop product requirements and concepts.
- Be part of a team responsible for the design and development of complex
mechanical medical devices.
in the development and execution of medical device testing, including the
design of test fixtures and methodology.
to develop and prototype design concepts, using 3D CAD and rapid prototyping
- Participate in design control activities, including identification of patient
needs, development and evaluation of design specifications, and creation and documentation
of design outputs.
- Assist in verification / validation testing which may include evaluation
in a human cadaver.
- Collaborate with members of R&D, Manufacturing, Mechanical Testing,
and Design Quality.
candidates for this role possess high mechanical aptitude as well as strong problem
solving, and communication skills.
- Knowledge of ProE
Creo/SolidWorks/3D CAD based systems is desirable.
students who like to “tinker” and/or work with their hands are preferred.
- Must have the
ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
- Minimum GPA: 3.0
will maintain active, regular communication and involvement with internal and
external project team members.
Co-op will maintain the highest
levels of professionalism, ethics and compliance at all times.
- Candidate must be available to work full-time
(40 hours/week) during the Co-op session.
- Students must be able to provide their own
transportation to this location.
- 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.
United States-Pennsylvania-West ChesterOrganization
Synthes USA Products, LLC (6317)Job Function
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