Johnson & Johnson

Senior Plastics Development Engineer ( 1 Of 2)

1 month agoCincinnati, OH

Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc., a Johnson & Johnson Company, is currently recruiting for a Senior Plastics Development Engineer to support the development of plastic components for its Endomechanical R&D group, located in Cincinnati, OH.

The Ethicon business offers a broad range of products, platforms, and technologies - including sutures, harmonic & electrosurgical instruments, surgical staplers, clip appliers, trocars, and synthetic mesh devices - that are used in a wide variety of surgical procedures. We combine products and services of two outstanding legacy companies, both with long histories of medical innovation. Ethicon, Inc. based in Somerville, New Jersey, was founded more than 80 years ago as a pioneer in suture development and manufacturing, helping to transform the landscape of open surgery. Ethicon Endo-Surgery was established 30 years ago in Cincinnati, Ohio, developing innovative devices that have driven the groundbreaking shift from open to minimally invasive surgery that continues to lead the industry today.

Our engineers and technologists are on the forefront of technology in the medical device industry. You will be making a significant contribution to the New Product Development (NPD) pipeline and redefining patient care through innovation. Our Development Engineers are a critical resource within NPD teams, developing robust component designs and manufacturing processes that meet or exceed all product requirements at the lowest possible manufacturing cost. This is an exciting opportunity to deliver innovation in the growing Endomechanical franchise!
Key Responsibilities:

The Senior Plastics Development Engineer will lead and drive plastic component development for New Product Development (NPD) projects, applying their knowledge to:

  • Lead the design, development, qualification and stabilization of plastic component and process solutions
  • Own process development, qualification, and control for component and assembly solutions
  • Serve as an integral part of NPD teams on Design for Manufacturing/Assembly/ Cost and drive robust product and process development that meets business commitments and stabilization metrics
  • Design and develop robust equipment, tooling, and manufacturing processes to meet product requirements in compliance with User requirements, Quality, Regulatory, Safety and Ergonomic standards
  • Incorporate risk mitigation methodology to drive process stability and capability
  • Identify and implement standard methodologies of project management through component development
  • A minimum of a Bachelor's degree is required, preferably in Engineering, combined with at least 5 years work-related engineering experience
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in plastic component processing design, development and qualification
  • Leading plastic component processing scale-up to manufacturing (from prototyping to multi-cavity production mold)
  • Prior experience in New Product Development working in a team environment
  • Previous experience in the areas of Design for Manufacturing or Assembly
  • Excellent communication and collaboration capabilities
  • Experience working closely with external suppliers (Required)
  • Performance within a medical device production environment or other regulated environment (Preferred)
  • Measurement Systems Analysis (i.e. GR&R)
  • Statistical Analysis knowledge (i.e. Design of Experiments, Process Stability/Control/Capability)
This position is located in Cincinnati, Ohio and may require up to 25% domestic travel.

Johnson & Johnson offers a variety of outstanding health and financial benefits. We care deeply about the overall well-being of our employees and their families.

Johnson & Johnson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability

Primary Location
United States-Ohio-Cincinnati-4545 Creek Road
Ethicon Endo Surgery Inc (6041)
Job Function
Requisition ID

Job ID: Johnson&Johnson-2105891912W-en-us