Engineer, West Coast Development Program
Location:
Irwindale , California
Posted:
March 16, 2017
Reference:
000016C3/2-en-us

The Cardiovascular & Specialty Solutions (CSS) Group, part of the Medical Devices sector within Johnson & Johnson is recruiting for the West Coast Development Program located in Irvine, CA and Irwindale, CA. The West Coast Development Program is a rotational program where technical professionals will be provided rotational opportunities within Research & Development, Quality, and/or Operations within our CSS Group. This position is designed for a new college hire, candidates must be recent college graduates and have graduated within 12 months of the position start date.

The CSS Group consists of five diverse businesses including Advanced Sterilization Products (ASP), Acclarent, Biosense Webster, Mentor, and Sterilmed. The CSS Group serves a diverse base of customers in Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT), Infection Prevention, Electrophysiology, Surgical and Non-Surgical Aesthetics, and Reprocessing. The CSS Group is committed to delivering innovative products, solutions and programs to address unmet customer and patient needs around the world. Our customers and the patients they treat are our first priority and these values are reflected in Our Credo, which guides our daily decisions and actions. Our relentless commitment to Quality and the principles that define us in Our Credo have helped us achieve significant milestones and continues to help us deliver significant growth year after year.

If you want to work with a dynamic team in a fast-paced, challenging and highly collaborative environment focused on delivering market-leading innovations worldwide, we invite you to learn more about the CSS Group and our Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies. Our therapies touch the lives of millions of patients every year and our robust and innovative pipeline continues to deliver on the promise of impacting even more patient lives. Be part of a growing organization that is focused on providing exciting opportunities for employees to expand their knowledge, skills and experience to help ensure continued career growth and development. Our commitment to developing our leaders is unwavering. Our investment in people, technology, and innovation make us one of the best places to work within one of the most admired corporations in the world. 

Our technical professionals will be an integral member of a team working within the R&D, Quality, and Operations departments to develop, design, validate, start up, and improve operations that deliver world class medical devices. Depending on your starting position, you could get involved with product quality, production operations, supplier materials or components, and meeting cost and performance objectives.  You will provide input to concept selection, product characterization, detailed design, test development and evaluations to mitigate potential failure modes.  You will partner with component suppliers, and external manufacturing organizations to reduce the cycle time from idea generation to product development/modification to production, ensuring the company is first-to-market on new product innovations and product enhancements. You could develop production processes applying appropriate world-class manufacturing concepts, and design, validate and startup operations that meet team objectives for product quality, cost and performance.  You could ensure suppliers are properly selected and work with suppliers and designers to finalize product design, material selection and final process selection.  You could also work with the suppliers to improve new product development by improving manufacturing design, enhancing process capabilities, and developing lean, robust, long-term processes to make world-class products.  You will use your cross-functional leadership and technical aptitude/skills to effectively work with other engineers and groups and your communication skills to influence groups throughout the organization, as well as potentially external organizations.  You will use your project management skills to manage the complex issues surrounding new product development efforts, and your leadership skills to drive success across the organization. 

As a candidate in the West Coast Development Program you will:
  • Be an integral member of a team working within the R&D, Quality, and Operations departments to develop, design, validate, start up, and improve operations that deliver world class medical devices. 
  • Be involved with product quality, production operations, supplier materials or components, and meeting cost and performance objectives.
  • Provide input to concept selection, product characterization, detailed design, test development and evaluations to mitigate potential failure modes.
  • Partner with component suppliers, and external manufacturing organizations to reduce the cycle time from idea generation to product development/modification to production, ensuring the company is first-to-market on new product innovations and product enhancements. 
  • Develop production processes applying appropriate world-class manufacturing concepts, and design, validate and startup operations that meet team objectives for product quality, cost and performance.
  • Ensure suppliers are properly selected and work with suppliers and designers to finalize product design, material selection and final process selection.
  • Work with the suppliers to improve new product development by improving manufacturing design, enhancing process capabilities, and developing lean, robust, long-term processes to make world-class products.
  • Use your cross-functional leadership and technical aptitude/skills to effectively work with other engineers and groups and your communication skills to influence groups throughout the organization, as well as potentially external organizations. 
  • Use your project management skills to manage the complex issues surrounding new product development efforts, and your leadership skills to drive success across the organization. 

Qualifications
  • Candidate must be a new college graduate, graduating no more than 12 months prior to their start date, with a with a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree (e.g., BS, MS) in Electrical Engineer, Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineer, Microbiology, Software Engineering or related field. 
  • Possess previous co-op, internship or work experience and demonstrated leadership/participation in campus programs and/or community service activities.
  • A minimum GPA of 3.0 is also strongly preferred.
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States and not require sponsorship in the future.
Johnson & Johnson Companies are equal opportunity employers.

Primary Location: North America, United States, California, Irvine, Irwindale

Organization: Advanced Sterilization Products, Biosense Webster, Mentor, Acclarent

Job Function: Engineer

Primary Location
United States-California-Irvine
Other Locations
North America-United States-California-Irwindale
Organization
Advanced Sterilization Products (ASP)
Job Function
Engineering

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