Manufacturing Engineer III - Foundry

  • Company: Johnson & Johnson
  • Location: Raynham, Massachusetts
  • Posted: March 01, 2017
  • Reference ID: 5725160914-en-us

DePuy Synthes Orthopaedics is currently searching for a Senior Manufacturing Engineer in the Cast Products Value Stream at their Raynham, MA facility.


DePuy Synthes Companies of Johnson & Johnson is the largest, most innovative and comprehensive orthopaedic and neurological business in the world. DePuy Synthes Companies 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, more agile and better equipped to meet the needs of 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.

The Manufacturing Engineer III will play a key role in developing and implementing processes for the casting of medical device components.  The successful candidate will participate on cross-functional teams concentrating on the improvement of existing products and processes along with the launch of new products.  This will include working with the Lean and Product Development, CIP teams and the Quality group for the successful qualification of the product and process for improved manufacturability.  The candidate will work with other manufacturing, process and quality engineers to develop new technology and processes ensuring compliance with approved methods and quality standards.


The successful candidate will provide manufacturing engineering support to the Foundry Production Cell, ensures compliance with all FDA, ISO, quality, safety and environmental regulations and initiatives and lead or assist with projects to in-load or transfer products.  Including review of designs for manufacturability, define wax injection tooling requirements and developing manufacturing process with project team members. The candidate is responsible for coordinating development and validation activities for manufacturing processes.  The Manufacturing Engineer III will also initiate and lead process and product improvement programs for cycle time, cost reduction, yield, safety and quality improvement.  Quality and process improvements will be driven by effectively utilizing Process Excellence tools to improve operations in the Foundry. The ideal candidate will develop manufacturing specifications, bills, routes and travelers in support of new and existing products. The candidate must be able to troubleshoot and resolve manufacturing process issues, develop and implement detailed project plans, develop and institute cost improvement programs and be able to apply engineering and quality principles in support of manufacturing. The candidate will also possess the ability to read, interpret, and utilize GD&T engineering drawings and electronic data for product and process development.  

  • A minimum of a Bachelor in Science with an Engineering major is required; a Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering major is preferred.
  • Must have at least five (5) years of overall manufacturing engineering experience within a regulated manufacturing environment.
  • At least two (2) years of experience working in Investment Foundry is required.
  • Related work experiences such as Sand or Die Metal Casting, Wax or Plastic Injection Molding are highly preferred.
  • Medical device or other regulated work environment such as Automotive and Aerospace is a plus.
  • Must have project management experience.
  • Knowledge of process validations, process mapping and Lean/6 Sigma tools are preferred.
  • Proficiency in GD&T and process excellence is preferred.
  • Must be proficient in MS Office software application.
  • This position requires exceptional interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to perform effectively in a team environment.
  • The position is located in Raynham, MA and it is required for the candidate to possess the ability to travel up to 10%.


Primary Location
United States-Massachusetts-Raynham
DePuySynthes Products Inc (6149)
Job Function
Engineering (Generalist)

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