Mechanical Engineering Manager

  • Company: Johnson & Johnson
  • Posted: March 01, 2017
  • Reference ID: 6669160922-en-us

Johnson & Johnson’s Cardiovascular & Specialty Solutions (CSS) Group within Medical Devices is recruiting for a Manager, Terminal Sterilization (TS) Programs and Technology for Advanced Sterilization Products located in Irvine, CA. The CSS Group serves a diverse base of customers in Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT), Infection Prevention, Electrophysiology, Surgical and Non-Surgical Aesthetics, Sedation and Reprocessing all headquartered in our talent hub in Irvine, CA.

Advanced Sterilization Products (ASP) a member of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies, is a leading designer and developer of innovative instrument sterilization, high-level disinfection and cleaning technologies. The company is dedicated to providing infection prevention solutions that create the safest possible environments for patients, healthcare providers, and communities. ASP has offices around the world. For more information, please visit

The TS Program and Technology Manager will be responsible for the following:

• Deliver and drive results by leading and/or participating in new product development projects and development of strategies for assigned products platforms and technology.

• Lead and develop R&D Mechanical Engineering associates. Creates an environment where leadership and talent development is a top priority. Provide strong technical leadership and mobilizes people in a manner that reinforces the J&J Credo

• Connects by providing strong collaboration with internal and external business partners to ensure alignment of strategy, development plans and achievement of goals.

• Provides strong Program/Project Management and leadership on assigned projects using robust project management tools and expertise and effectively managing and monitoring associated budgets and resources.


All managers shall proactively support ASP’s Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Policy by providing the necessary resources and giving equal emphasis with other functions such as production and quality. It is the duty of every manager to:

• Ensure implementation of safety and environmental procedures, guidelines and standards
• Evaluate employee compliance and enforce established safety and environmental procedures and rules
• Create a safe environment in work areas, and recognize and reward safety activities and good safety performance
• Provide training to associates when:
New substances, processes, procedures or equipment are introduced to the workplace and represent a new hazard
• Measure safety performance and hold persons accountable for activities and results
• Ensure that incidents are investigated to determine root cause, and that corrective actions are taken
• Ensure associates wear required protective equipment
• Ensure EHS inspections are conducted monthly and corrective actions are implemented

•• BS in Mechanical Engineering is required
• Advanced degree preferred
• 8 years minimum of work related experience in new product development in a regulated industry is required
• Must have hands-on mechanical engineering skills is required
• Must be proficient in troubleshooting, testing and solving mechanical problems is required
• Simulation modeling techniques (e.g. FEA, CFD) experience is preferred
• Medical device product development experience highly preferred
• Sterilization and/or disinfection experience preferred
• 2-3 years minimum prior direct supervisory experience is required
• Demonstrated Project Management leadership experience is required
• Strong broad based technical expertise aligned with ASP products preferred
• Ability to effectively communicate across all levels of the organization, including senior management, is required
• Travel, typically 10% both domestic and international is required

Primary Location
United States-California-Irvine
Advanced Sterilization Products (ASP)
Job Function
Engineering (Generalist)
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