Principal Technician

  • Company: Johnson & Johnson
  • Location: Miami, Florida
  • Posted: February 10, 2017
  • Reference ID: 6910170123-en-us

The Cardiovascular & Specialty Solutions (CSS) Group, part of the Medical Devices sector within Johnson & Johnson, is recruiting for a Principal Technician aligned to Pulsar Vascular located in Los Gatos, 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, Electrophysiology (EP), Neurovascular and Neurosurgery, Surgical and Non-Surgical Aesthetics, and Reprocessing.


Codman Neuro is a global neurosurgery and neurovascular company that offers a broad portfolio of devices for hydrocephalus management, neuro intensive care and cranial surgery, as well as aneurysm coils, vascular reconstruction devices and other technologies used in the endovascular treatment of cerebral aneurysms and stroke. Learn more about Codman Neuro at for more information. Pulsar Vascular is a leading developer of breakthrough platform technology for the neurovascular treatment of complex aneurysms, including the PulseRider system, a minimally-invasive, self-expanding nitinol implant. 

  • The Principal Technician will be responsible for supporting the development of products focused on implantable medical devices.
  • The successful candidate will work as part of cross-functional project teams through all phases of the product development process, supporting the execution of project activities through product launch.
  • The candidate will work closely with members of the project team in the hands on development of prototypes, support of test method development, design and development of tools and processes, development of design and manufacturing documentation, and introduction of new products into manufacturing by training production personal and providing troubleshooting support.
  • The candidate should have the ability to prioritize tasks and manage a varied workload, exhibit strong written and verbal communication skills and interface effectively with others in the project team.

  • A minimum of an Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from a two-year college or technical/trade school and a minimum of four (4) years related experience and/or training in development of mechanical products are required.
  • Excellent English communication skills, both written and oral are required.
  • Knowledgeable of QSR’s is a plus.
  • Experienced writing technical reports and good engineering notebook documentation skills are required.
  • Proficient with MS Office at a minimum is required.
  • Solid modeling experience is required.
  • Minitab experience is a plus.
  • This position will be located in Los Gatos, CA and requires up to 10% travel international and/or domestically.

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Primary Location
United States-Florida-Miami
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Job Function
R&D Engineering (R&D)

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