Johnson & Johnson

Senior Development Engineer - Product Management - Cincinnati, OH

Company: Johnson & Johnson

Location: Cincinnati, OH 45242, United States

Posted on: September 23

Ethicon, a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is currently recruiting for a Senior Manufacturing Development Engineer (Clearwater) located in Cincinnati, OH.

Ethicon, part of the Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies, has made significant contributions to surgery for more than 60 years from creating the first sutures, to revolutionizing surgery with minimally invasive procedures. Our continuing dedication to Shape the Future of Surgery is built on our commitment to help address the world's most pressing health care issues and improve and save more lives. Through Ethicon's surgical technologies and solutions including sutures, staplers, energy devices, trocars and hemostats and our commitment to treat serious medical conditions like obesity and cancer worldwide, we deliver innovation to make a life-changing impact.

The Senior Manufacturing Development Engineer is recognized as a subject matter expert in applying world class manufacturing techniques, statistics, management techniques and demonstrated ability to independently plan, organize, direct & complete programs of major scope & significance.

Serves as a technical SME to lead technical initiatives and strategy development and has demonstrated leadership capabilities as well as ability to integrate cross-functional activities & apply broad business knowledge to set and execute strategic direction.

Functions as an integral member and leader of a team developing and validating world-class component manufacturing & assembly operations that insure product quality, cost & performance objectives are met while concurrently providing design, quality & financial input.

In this role you will:

  • Develop and execute product family level cost reduction strategies and review / develop robust project plans.
  • Provide technical direction and support in supplier negotiations.
  • Lead cost reduction opportunities while maintaining and controlling the design integrity of released products.
  • Lead internal and external ideation efforts in relation to cost improvement projects and product redesign efforts.
  • Develop, maintain, and drive execution of a portfolio of Cost Improvement Projects.
  • Serve as a team leader or mentor of work teams of less experienced engineers.

  • A minimum of a Bachelors degree in Engineering or related degree. A Masters Degree is a plus.
  • A 5+ years of new product development experience or equivalent/relevant experience is required.
  • Advanced knowledge of & experience in world-class manufacturing technologies, statistics & judgment to independently resolve major technical issues & establish new methods, controls & procedures is preferred.
  • Experience in defining project needs, developing project timelines, and manage budgetary constraints are required.
  • Experience in monitoring workflow across project teams, along with cross functional collaboration and management are required.
  • Experience in material selection, ability to validate design and manufacturing concepts is preferred.
  • Experience leading project teams and application of different types of manufacturing, mechanisms, materials, tolerancing and GD&T is required.
  • Experience in component cost reduction methodology is desired.
  • Experience with project management is desired.
  • The primary location will be based in Cincinnati, OH. Open to considering talent across the US.
  • May require up to 10% travel.

Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies are equal opportunity employers, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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