Engineer, New Process Development

  • Company: Johnson & Johnson
  • Posted: March 01, 2017
  • Reference ID: 8356170127-en-us

The Cardiovascular & Specialty Solutions (CSS) Group, part of the Medical Devices sector within Johnson & Johnson, is recruiting for an Engineer in New Process Development aligned to Biosense Webster located in Irwindale, 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.

Biosense Webster is the global leader in the science of diagnosing and treating heart rhythm disorders and one of the fastest-growing businesses within Johnson & Johnson. Learn more about Biosense Webster at


Under general supervision, receives general instructions about required tasks and results expected.   Work is usually well defined and is checked for progress and reviewed for accuracy upon completion.  Applies standard practices  and  techniques  in  specific  situations,  adjusts  and  correlates  data,  recognizes  discrepancies   in results, and follows operations through a series of related detailed steps and processes.


Under (e.g. limited supervision, general direction, etc.) and in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws/regulations and Corporate Johnson & Johnson, procedures and guidelines, this position:

Performs assignments designed to continue the development  of professional work knowledge  and abilities requiring  application  of  standard  engineering   techniques,   procedures   and  criteria  in  carrying   out  a sequence of related engineering tasks.

  • Assignments  have  clear  and  specified  objectives  and  require  the  investigation  of  a limited  number  of variables.
  • Moderate exercise of judgment is required on details of work and in making selections and adaptations of engineering alternatives.
  • Supervisor screens assignments for unusual or difficult problems and reviews techniques and procedures to be applied on non-routine work.
  • Receives general direction on new aspects of assignments.
  • Performs   work   which   involves   conventional   types of plans, investigations,   surveys,   structures,   or equipment with relatively few complex features for which there are precedents.
  • Assignments usually include one or more of the following:
    • Equipment design,  development and programming
    • Test of materials
    • Preparation of specifications
    • Process study
    • Research investigations
    • Report preparation
    • Other activities of limited scope requiring knowledge of principles and techniques commonly employed in the specific narrow areas of assignments.
  • May be assisted by a draftsperson or technician
  • Responsible for ensuring  personal  and company  compliance  with all Federal,  State, local and company regulations, policies and procedures for Health, Safety and Environmental compliance
  • Responsible   for  the  purchase  or  design  of  equipment   that  meets  health,  safety  and  environmental standards set by the company.
  • Responsible   for  performing  design  reviews  and  pre-validation  assessments  to  ensure  the  safe  and environmentally sound start-up of new processes.
  • Practices company safety and quality policies and procedures. 
  • Actively requires conformance.
  • Performs other duties assigned as needed.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock.
  • Will be required to work in a clean-room environment and will need to wear special garments.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Adhere to company safety rules and practices.  Be proactive in ensuring safety in work area.  Immediately report incidents or unsafe conditions.  Know emergency procedures.

  • A Bachelor’s of Science degree (BSEE preferred) in a relevant discipline and a minimum of two (2) years of related engineering experience is required.
  • Experience in the medical device industry would be an asset.
  • Electronics engineering experience is preferred.
  • PLC Programming experience is preferred.
  • Must possess more than a basic understanding of engineering theoretical fundamentals and experimental techniques. required
  • Basic English communication skills, written and oral. required
  • Knowledge of drafting software systems such as AutoCAD and Solidworks (or equivalent) is an asset.
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawing required.
  • This position is located in Irwindale CA and may require up to 15% travel internationally/domestically.

Be VITAL in your career. Be seen for the TALENT you bring to your work. Explore opportunities within the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies.

Johnson & Johnson Companies are equal opportunity employers.

Primary Location
United States-California-Irwindale
Biosense Webster Inc. (6010)
Job Function
Process Engineering

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