The Cardiovascular &
Specialty Solutions (CSS) Group, part of the Medical Devices sector within
Johnson & Johnson, is recruiting for a Principal Engineer -Partner
Development located in Irvine, CA (preferred) or Irwindale, CA.
The CSS Group consists of six
diverse businesses including Acclarent, Advanced Sterilization Products (ASP),
Biosense Webster (BWI), Codman Neuro, Mentor, and Sterilmed. The CSS Group
serves a diverse base of customers in Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT), Infection
Prevention, Electrophysiolkogy (EP), Neurovascular and Neurosurgery, Surgical
and Non-Surgical Aesthetics, and Reprocessing.
Products (ASP), division of Ethicon, Inc., a Johnson & Johnson company, truly makes a difference by
Protecting Lives against Infection. ASP has been innovating since
1987 to help healthcare facilities protect patients with best-in-class
infection prevention solutions. Learn more about Advanced Sterilization
Products at www.aspjj.com/us
The Principal Engineer –
Partner Development, Tech Support will:
- Work on complex problems where analysis
of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of various factors
- Exercise judgment within broadly
defined practices and policies in selected methods and techniques to
obtain the desired results
- Act as manufacturing technical expert
for the Global Procurement organization, responsible for process and
product knowledge acquisition to productivity
improvement projects (on e.g. yields, materials and process efficiencies)
- Own the overall responsibility and
technical oversight for the planning, organizing, execution, and
coordination of continuous improvement projects at key, strategic external
manufacturers of finished goods.
- Lead projects, which may involve
supervision (permanent or temporary) of technical personnel, to execute
validations, troubleshooting efforts, or operational efficiency
- Advises teams on issues related to
product design, validation requirements, appropriate test methods and
manufacturing methods to meet quality, cost, and release to market
- Responsible for evaluating technical
and regulatory requirements against business needs in development and
maintenance of corporate level policies, procedures, and strategies
impacting contract manufacturers.
- Develop and implement sector-wide electromechanical
and other processing related validation policies and procedures.
Lead company teams to accomplish integration activities for proposed
- The ideal candidate must have a
Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 8 years experience.
- Master’s degree in Electrical
Engineering or Mechanical Engineering or Chemical Engineering or Materials
Science or Equivalent Technical discipline is preferred.
- General quality systems, change
management and project management skills are required.
- The ability to be effective in a global
environment with the ability to manage and lead technical issues with
global partners is required.
- In-depth knowledge of electromechanical
assembly is required.
- Prior experience that encompasses a
broad engineering knowledge of various processing operations such as
plastics molding/extrusions and metal fabrication, etc. is preferred.
- Experience with design and/or
manufacturing of medical devices (Class II and/or Class III) is preferred.
- Manufacturing systems and processes,
including GMP requirements for medical devices.
- Must demonstrate a strong understanding
of engineering theoretical fundamentals and experimental techniques.
- Strong understanding of the process
excellence tool set (LEAN, Six Sigma) with a proven track-record of
deploying these tools to improve operational performance.
- Certification in LEAN and/or Six Sigma
- Ability to communicate clearly and
concisely across all levels of the company, across the Medical Device
supply chain, and with the commercial franchises as appropriate.
- Managing Complexity and the ability to
lead and influence others in a complex matrix organization is required.
- Organization & Talent Development
with the ability to mentor and train junior engineers.
- Excellent communication (written and
oral) and negotiation skills are required.
This position is based in
Irvine, California (Irwindale CA may be considered) and may require up to 50%
travel (domestic and international).
Be VITAL in your career. Be
seen for the TALENT you bring to your work. Explore opportunities within the
Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies.
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