Manufacturing Engineering Manager

  • Company: Johnson & Johnson
  • Location: Raynham, Massachusetts
  • Posted: March 17, 2017
  • Reference ID: 3423170302-en-us

DePuy Synthes Orthopaedics is currently searching for a Manufacturing Engineering Manager at the 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


The qualified candidate will have experience in the following:

  • Investigate & suggest a pipeline of manufacturing technologies to be implemented to dramatically improve the quality, product manufacturing costs &/or efficiencies for new and existing products.  Identify manufacturing technologies, and applications engineering which will enable new and disruptive product designs by reducing process capability constraints.
  • Support the management and justification of capital investment requirements for the site in line with business growth. Assist in developing engineering project proposals, recommending system solutions and specifying manufacturing equipment.  Ensure that engineering projects are run cost efficiently and deliver manufacturability and reliable products.
  • Build and develop the engineering team through the selection, recruitment and development of exceptional engineering talent, and the development of core technical skills and knowledge to support future growth. Manage resource allocation and project management across multi-disciplinary projects to ensure delivery of Business objectives/priorities.
  • Develop and maintain an environment of continuous improvement and process excellence. Work with the Process Engineering team to successfully integrate new products and processes into existing manufacturing operations ensuring good performance metrics and capacity planning.
  • Instill and maintain a sense of urgency and customer focus within the manufacturing engineering team. Act as voice of the customer.
  • Collaborate with global partners at other J&J Ortho manufacturing sites to align on global solutions, suppliers and manufacturing equipment.  Work across multi-site engineering teams to create a multiyear strategy of 1-3 years for product transfers, new product launches, technology for compliance, value improvement programs and execution of J&J best practices that support the overall company goals.
  • Lead or actively participate in cross-functional teams to ensure New Product Introduction/Research and Development projects are completed in a timely and efficient manner.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Science or a related Discipline is required.
  • A minimum of 10 years overall manufacturing engineering experience and minimum of 2 years’ experience managing engineers or leading other technical personnel is required.
  • Experience in new product introduction, applications engineering and managing cross functional teams in an engineering/operational environment is required.
  • Experience in Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel and Power point) is required.
  • Strong communication skills and presentation ability to senior leaders is required.
  • Knowledge of program and project management qualifications is preferred.
  • Automation experience for low to medium volume production is preferred.
  • Experience working in a CNC or machine manufacturing environment preferred.
  • Medical Device Manufacturing experience preferred
  • This position is located in Raynham, MA and could require up to 10% travel both domestic and international.

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