DePuy Synthes, a member
of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is recruiting for a Product Development
Sustaining Engineer, Spine R&D to be located in Raynham,
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.
Development Sustaining Engineer, Spine will execute broad based end to end
product development support and design history file documentation within the
Sustaining Engineering Team. Assignment length for the Product Development
Sustaining Engineer role to last approximately 24 to 36 months.
The Sustaining Engineer
will plan and perform tasks for multiple product platforms that are in the post
commercialization phase using strong business acumen and problem solving skill
sets. This role will have a focus on the product performance characterization
aspects of the product platforms and will lead the technical activities related
to planning and executing testing activities as needed to support ongoing
supply chain strategy and design transfer activities. Key responsibilities for
this role include:
- Solving design problems
utilizing CAD techniques, rapid/conventional prototyping and other
- Assessing the effect of design
changes on mechanical performance and setting acceptance criteria for
- Developing 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.)
- Operating within quality system
procedures, and will support regulatory processes for global registration
- Solving technical problems
related to fixture, test methodology, unexpected failures and challenging
- Planning, directing, and
conducting laboratory and field testing of products and/or components
including construction of test systems to simulate use for lab performance
and durability testing
- Author test methods and
protocols to meet industry and company standards under guidance
- Author lab reports and analyze
data utilizing good documentation practices and statistical tools
- Working with Quality engineers
to develop or update design control documentation within multiple PLM
- Working with manufacturing and
supply chain to optimize designs and documentation for manufacturability
and assembly to support ongoing supply chain strategy
- A minimum of a
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering is required. Mechanical degree is preferred.
- A Master’s Degree is
- A minimum of 2 years of new
product development experience and/or engineering experience is required.
- Experience with medical devices
(Spine or Orthopedic) is preferred. Regulated industry experience is preferred.
- Strong track record utilizing
computer aided design (CAD) and statistics to develop a product is
- Experience with Unigraphics or
ProE/Creo and Design Excellence/ Six Sigma methodologies is preferred.
- Demonstrated understanding of
various types of manufacturing, mechanisms, materials, proper tolerance,
drafting standards, GD&T, test equipment and statistics are
- Proficiency utilizing the MS
Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, project etc.) is required.
Proficiency in Mini-Tab is preferred.
- The candidate should have a
demonstrated background in developing creative solutions to solve design
and testing problems.
- The ability to perform within a
cross functional team bringing products from concept to launch is
- Must have the ability to
effectively communicate concepts, ideas and knowledge to other
individuals, surgeons, customers and/ or teams, and work effectively as a
- The ability to review and
critically assess historic design history files and other forms of
documentation is preferred.
- This position is located in
Raynham, MA and will require up to 10% domestic and international travel.
DePuySynthes Products Inc (6149)Job Function
R&D Engineering (R&D)