• Company: Johnson & Johnson
  • Posted: March 01, 2017
  • Reference ID: 0063170213-en-us

Ethicon, Inc., a member of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies is currently recruiting for an MES Coordinator, located in San Angelo, TX.


The Ethicon business offers a broad range of products, platforms and technologies-including sutures, hemostasis products, surgical staplers, trocars, energy devices and synthetic mesh devices-that are used in a wide variety of open and minimally invasive surgical procedures.  Specialties include support for treatment of colorectal and thoracic conditions, women's health conditions, hernias, cancer and obesity.  The Ethicon business combines products and services of two market leading legacy companies, both with long histories of medical innovation.  Ethicon, Inc. based in Somerville, New Jersey, was founded more than 80 years ago as a pioneer in suture development and manufacturing, helping to transform the safety and effectiveness of surgery.


The Manufacturing Execution System (MES) Coordinator will:

  • Lead Site MES Journey.
  • Lead engineering projects ensuring that projects are completed on schedule and within budget.
  • Develop, lead and execute detailed project plans that will lead to improve performance using standard project management tools (charter, Gantt charts, etc.).
  • Prepare/review capital & expense forecasts for assigned projects.  Prepare capital authorization requests (CAR).
  • Prepare diagrams, charts, drawings, calculations, and presentations. S/he translates relevant data/information into broadly understandable terms to convey risks and provide the means by which project trade off discussions and decisions may be made
  • Report status on assigned projects in various formats to various organizational levels.
  • Ensure effective and efficient use of PE tools (Six Sigma/Lean Mfg) and techniques to solve opportunities.
  • Manage the NC and CAPA process by documenting, investigating, conducting root cause analysis and implementing corrective actions for product non-conformances.
  • Ensure effective engineering and quality systems and adherence to quality system regulations (QSR).
  • Follow the Ethicon design control process to all applicable projects.
  • Perform process validations on new, transferred or modified processes for MES implementation.
  • Ensure compliance to the quality policy in all activities.
  • Support and promote the safety and industrial hygiene objective of the plant.
  • Lead cross functional teams during investigations for MES Continuous Improvements.
  • Responsible for supervising technicians in the Manufacturing Engineering Systems.
  • Other responsibilities may be assigned and not all responsibilities listed may be assigned. 

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree is required. Degree in Engineering, Science or related discipline is preferred.
  • Knowledge in a manufacturing environment and/or medical device industry preferred.
  • Six Sigma or Lean certification as Green Belt or Black Belt is preferred.
  • Strong PC experience and technical documentation writing experience is required.
  • Knowledge of Operational Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) is preferred.
  • Knowledge of Quality Systems (e.g. CAPA, NCR) is required.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) is required.
  • Knowledge of statistical data analysis tools (e.g. Minitab) preferred.
  • Knowledge of FDA, ISO and GMP regulatory requirements required.
  • Experience in project management preferred.
  • Must have excellent communication skills including the ability to communicate clearly and concisely across all levels of the organization and across Global Supply Chain plus the ability to function in a team based manufacturing environment is required.
  • Bilingual: English/Spanish preferred.
  • Knowledge of information systems including but not limited to JDE, COGNOS, Maximo, Quality Systems & Documentation Control Systems is preferred.
  • Prior experience with Manufacturing Execution System (MES) software or similar Software and/or ERP solution packages in manufacturing environments is preferred.

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-Texas-San Angelo
Ethicon Inc. (6045)
Job Function
Engineering (Generalist)
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