Electrical Staff Engineer

  • Company: Johnson & Johnson
  • Posted: March 13, 2017
  • Reference ID: 1450170215-en-us

The Cardiovascular & Specialty Solutions (CSS) Group, part of the Medical Devices sector within Johnson & Johnson, is recruiting for an Electrical Staff Engineer aligned to Advanced Sterilization Products (ASP), division of Ethicon , located in Irvine, CA.


The CSS Group consists of six diverse businesses including Acclarent, Advanced Sterilization Products (ASP), Biosense Webster (BWI), Codman Neuro, Mentor, and Sterilmed. The CSS Group serves a diverse base of customers in Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT), Infection Prevention, Electrophysiology (EP), Neurovascular and Neurosurgery, Surgical and Non-Surgical Aesthetics, and Reprocessing.


ASP (Advanced Sterilization Products), a member of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies, is a leading designer and developer of innovative instrument sterilization, high-level disinfection and cleaning technologies.  The company is dedicated to providing infection prevention solutions that create the safest possible environments for patients, healthcare providers and communities.  ASP is based in Irvine, California with offices around the world.  For more information, please visit www.aspjj.com or follow us at www.Twitter.com/aspjj.


The Electrical Staff Engineer will plan and execute development studies for development of new products or support of a current project. The position plans and conducts design/development engineering assignments generally involving projects of major magnitude and scope, estimates human resource needs and schedules work to meet completion dates and technical specifications and may coordinate and direct Engineers, Designers and Technicians assigned to projects. Responsibilities also include developing proposals and cost estimates, evaluating progress and results and recommending major changes in procedures or objectives.  The position will focus on design/development engineering assignments focused on electrical and electromechanical systems used in medical devices.


The position will independently perform most assignments with instructions as to the general results expected, receive technical guidance on unusual or complex problems and supervisory approval on proposed plans for projects and plans, schedule, conduct, and coordinate detailed phases of engineering work in part of a major project or in a total project of moderate scope.

The Electrical Staff Engineer will perform work that involves conventional engineering practice but may include a variety of complex features such as conflicting design requirements, unsuitability of conventional materials and difficult coordination requirements. Work requires broad knowledge of precedents in the electrical specialty area and good knowledge of principles and practices of related specialties and may technically supervise or coordinate the work of Engineers and Technicians and others who assist in specific assignments.


The Electrical Staff Engineer  practices company safety, quality policies and procedures, actively requires conformance, is responsible for ensuring personal and company compliance with all Federal, State, local and company regulations, policies and procedures for Health, Safety and Environmental compliance and responsible for performing design reviews and pre-validation assessments to ensure the safe and environmentally sound start-up of new processes.

  • BS Electrical Engineering and 7+ years of related experience or MS Electrical Engineering and 5+ years of related experience.
  • Proven proficiencies in development of electrical circuits and systems, embedded systems, PCBAs, electromechanical systems, power management, and EMC/EMI.
  • Must have experience working in a highly regulated environment.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • The position is located in Irvine, CA and requires up to 15% domestic and international travel.


  • Experience in medical device industry.
  • Experience in embedded software development.
  • Experience in quality engineering activities such as FMEA, CAPA, and NC.
  • Fluency in industry standards such as IEC-60601-1, IEC 60601-1-2, and ISO14971.

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Primary Location
United States-California-Irvine
Ethicon Inc. (6045)
Job Function
R&D Engineering (R&D)
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