Spine, Inc a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is
recruiting for a New Product Development Engineer R&D, Spine
to be located 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.
The New Product Development Engineer will be
design and development aspects of a project, participating on cross-functional
project team through all phases of the product development process, and
assisting the project leader with planning and executing projects or portions
of a project through product launch, commercialization, and post market
may technically lead small projects with oversight, and/or will work closely
with the project leader, members of the project core team (marketing,
manufacturing, quality, testing, supply chain etc.) and surgeons to define
design inputs, and solve design problems utilizing CAD techniques, rapid and
conventional prototyping and other available technologies.
individual will develop layouts and tolerance studies utilizing GD&T, and
will participate in performing design evaluations (such as FEA, simulated use
testing, dry labs and wet tissue labs etc.), and will support generating
documentation of clinical and surgical technique observations to create
meaningful design solutions.
Product Development Engineer will also be involved with development and
execution of design verification and validation plans and testing and will
support regulatory processes for global registration efforts.
design and development of complex mechanisms and will work with manufacturing
engineering and/or suppliers to optimize designs for manufacturability and
assembly to produce functioning prototypes and supporting production
should demonstrate proficiency in the application of design controls and
development processes, and support the project leader with aspects of the
project management functions including scope definition, and contingency
individual should have a demonstrated ability to prioritize tasks and manage a
varied workload, exhibit strong written and verbal communication skills and
interface effectively with project teams, management and surgeons.
The Product Development
Engineer will also be expected to develop a working knowledge of our product
lines and detailed knowledge of various spinal pathologies, and will be an
active participant in sales training and in providing ongoing product support
to the field as needed.Qualifications
minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering is required; Degree within
Mechanical or Biomedical Engineering is preferred.
minimum of 2 years’ professional experience (not including co-op, internship
and research) within New Product Development and/or engineering is required.
working within a regulated industry is required; Medical Device, Spine or
Orthopedic experience is preferred.
understanding of various types of manufacturing, mechanisms, materials, proper
tolerancing, drafting standards, and GD&T is required.
ability to develop creative solutions to solve design problems is required.
ability to work and execute projects tasks within a cross functional
environment is required.
experience working with project teams bringing products from concept to launch
communication skills are required; the ability to effectively communicate
concepts, ideas and knowledge to other individuals, surgeons, customers and/ or
knowledge of reviewing and assessing patents and other forms of intellectual
property is preferred.
utilizing MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.) is required.
of CAD software is required; Pro Engineer, UniGraphics NX or Solid works is
ability to look beyond conventional solutions and familiarity with technologies
extending beyond traditional orthopedic therapies and products is
ability to work within a cadaver lab and operating room setting is required.
position is to be located in Raynham, MA and may require up to 10% travel,
DePuySynthes Products Inc (6149)Job Function
R&D Engineering (R&D)