Mechanical Testing and Analysis Engineer (1 of 2)

  • Company: Johnson & Johnson
  • Location: Raynham, Massachusetts
  • Posted: March 01, 2017
  • Reference ID: 0114161107-en-us

Depuy Synthes Spine, Inc a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies is recruiting for a Mechanical Testing and Analysis Engineer 2 in Raynham, MA. 


DePuy Synthes Companies of Johnson & Johnson is the largest, most innovative and comprehensive orthopaedic and neurological business in the world. DePuy Synthes Companies will 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, we are creating one organization that will be agile and better equipped in 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.


Individual contributes with oversight to the mechanical testing aspects of verification and validation of spinal implants and instrumentation. This includes understanding the effects of manufacturing changes on performance, applying applicable industry standards, analyzing results and ensuring results are communicated to the teams. Assignment length for the Mechanical Testing and Analysis Engineer role to last approximately 24 to 36 months.


The Mechanical Testing and Analysis Engineer 2 position will be responsible with oversight for the mechanical testing aspects of a project, assisting the technical team with planning, executing, documenting and communicating. Testing activities including:

  • Contribute to test planning and  design risk assessments (DFMEA)
  • Plan, direct, and conduct laboratory and field testing of products
  • Author test protocols & reports to meet industry (ASTM) &  company standards
  • Document lab activities utilizing good documentation practices (GDP)
  • Analysis of data using statistical tools and Six Sigma Design Tools (Gauge R&R, DOE)
  • Assess the effect of design &/or manufacturing changes on performance of devices
  • Solve technical problems related to fixturing, test methodology, unexpected failures and challenging test setups
  • May design fixturing utilizing CAD tools
  • Clearly and professionally communicate test findings, technical challenges, and proposed resolutions to teams and senior R&T members
  • Others duties as requested 

  • A minimum of a Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, or equivalent is required.
  • A minimum of 2 years of medical test engineering or equivalent is required.
  • Competence in static and cyclic testing, data acquisition, and general test engineering methodologies is required. Experience with medical devices is highly preferred.
  • The ability to generate, review and critically assess testing and other forms of design history file documentation is preferred.
  • Software and Hardware:
    • Knowledge of mechanical test systems (MTS & Instron) &  accompanying software (Bluehills, Partners, WaveMatrix) is required.
    • CAD skills in Unigraphics or Pro-E preferred.
    • Proficiency utilizing the MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, project etc) is required.
    • Proficiency in Mini-Tab is preferred.
  • This position will be located in Raynham, MA and will require up to 10% of travel.

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