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Staff R&D Engineer.

Company: Johnson & Johnson
Location: Milpitas
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Johnson & Johnson Surgical Vision, Inc a division of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies is recruiting for a Staff R&D Engineer located in Milpitas, CA.

At Johnson & Johnson Vision, we have a bold ambition: to change the trajectory of eye health. Thats why, through our operating companies, weve developed solutions for every stage of lifeto help people see better, connect better and live better. We partner with eye care professionals to provide some of the worlds leading products and technologies to address refractive error, cataracts, dry eye, and beyond. We are committed to using our reach and size for good and strive to put quality eye care within reach of everyone, everywhere. Visit us at www.jjvision.com. Follow @JNJVision on Twitter and Johnson & Johnson Vision on LinkedIn.

The Staff Mechanical Engineer contributes to development of innovative consumable technologies and products to solve customer problems and satisfy unmet patient needs. Works independently to provide mechanical engineering and design services in the R&D engineering group. Develops concepts, designs and details for machines, tools, fixtures, and products. Assures successful execution of new product and process design, development, and transfer activities. Champions functional excellence in development and leads the implementation of the latest/best design technologies such as simulation, and rapid prototyping.

Erroneous decisions or recommendations or failure to get results would normally result in serious program/project delay and considerable expenditure or resources. May work on projects involving more than one engineering fields and involving engineering teams from other functional areas. Leads small to medium sized projects.

Essential Functions / Responsibilities

  • Performs hands-on and simulated testing for design verification and test method developments.
  • Creates and edits engineering technical reports, work instructions and procedures for process validation related documents.
  • Supports basic engineering operations, and scientific evaluation on new technology concepts and product development.
  • Conducts functional and performance testing of products to ensure that the product and its components meet the required specifications
  • Works with R&D, operations, marketing, regulatory and supply chain stakeholders to design for manufacturability and cost improvement strategies.
  • Implements sophisticated design concepts and ideas into working blueprints and drawings
  • Inspects and leads all aspects of testing of prototypes, tools, and fixtures after fabrication to ensure that they meet specifications.
  • Identifies issues and communicates status to peers and managers.
  • Able to analyze data using statistical tools and derive conclusions.
  • Leads efforts to generate, review, and approve drawings and design control documentation.
  • Applies sound engineering principles and practices to the design and testing of medical devices.
  • Works with and provides oversight to suppliers on the design and procurement of components, tooling and fixtures for the design, testing, inspection or assembly of products.
  • Generates prototypes, evaluates and provides positive feedback on concepts and design modifications based on key stakeholder input.
  • Supports design control review meetings to ensure completion of required project goals, and coordinate activities with multi- functional team members on action items.
  • May receive technical guidance on the most unusual or complex problems, but independently resolves and develops approaches to solutions.

    Qualifications

    Required Qualifications:
    • BS/BA Degree or equivalent, plus 6 or more years of directly related experience required (Masters or PhD preferred)
    • Has demonstrated Mechanical Engineering competency with full knowledge of medical industry practices and standards.
    • Possesses a strong technical knowledge and application of concepts, practices, and procedures, and experience.
    • Interacts well with diverse groups within engineering and maintains strong working relationships with internal and external collaborators.
    • Reviews and writes technical reports for regulatory submission for product submissions. Helps draft patent applications with innovative ideas, technical market support literature, industry presentations, and publications.
    • Works well with other engineers in a collaborative, fast-paced results-oriented environment.
    • Knowledge of CAD software for modeling and for reviewing and updating drawings is essential.
    • Good technical background in health care, medical devices, pharmaceutical, or similar industries.
    • Ability to travel up to 10%, international and domestic.

      Preferred Qualifications
      • Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, or related subject area.
      • Experience in one or more of the following: Injection Molding, manufacturing, R&D in development of Ophthalmic Consumables and Accessories.
      • Technical team leadership capability with strong self-motivation, project management skills, and demonstrated ability to lead a multi-functional team while optimizing resources to deliver project results.
      • Possess a successful track record of medical device product development from concept through launch.
      • Effective verbal/written communication and interpersonal skills including relationship management.
      • Six Sigma Black Belt certification is preferred.
      • Experience in supporting external innovation activities by providing technical guidance, and evaluation as required for potential acquisition or licensing.
      • Must have experience in leading projects, knowledge of Microsoft Project is a plus

        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-California-Milpitas-510 Cottonwood Dr.

        Organization

        Johnson & Johnson Surgical Vision, Inc (6234)

        Job Function

        R&D

        Requisition ID

        2105971669W

        by Jobble

Keywords: Johnson & Johnson, Milpitas , Staff R&D Engineer., Engineering , Milpitas, California

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