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J&J Family of Companies Senior Engineer Package Development in Cincinnati, Ohio

Ethicon Endo Surgery Inc., a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is recruiting for a Senior Engineer Package Development, located in Somerville, NJ or Cincinnati, OH.

Ethicon, part of J&J Medical Devices Companies, has made substantial 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 dedication to treat serious medical conditions like obesity and cancer worldwide, we deliver innovation to make a life-changing impact. For more information, visit www.ethicon.com.

Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc. was created 20 years ago in Cincinnati, Ohio, developing innovative devices that have driven the ground-breaking shift from open to minimally invasive surgery that continues to lead the industry today.

The Senior Engineer Package Development provides technical expertise in the areas of design, development, testing and production scale-up of new packaging components, systems and processes. They lead complex engineering assignments and works independently.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborates with research and development, product management, stability, regulatory, and quality process among other functions to ensure all package design requirements are met

  • Leads some aspects of the product / package portfolio to develop business strategies for continuous improvement related to design, process, and validation

  • Work with Packaging Engineering contractors and full time engineers on a dotted line project specific basis

  • Has full technical responsibility for interpreting, organizing, executing and coordinating assignments. Determines and coordinates physical testing to ensure product and package integrity for manufacturing through end users

  • Contributes to resolution of packaging related issues in manufacturing, compliance, and the field. Develops recommendations on general packaging guidelines and standards for processes and functional requirements and ensures regulatory requirements are satisfied

  • Contributes to the company with inventions, new designs, processes, or techniques which are significant to the solution of important problems. Continually evaluates new packaging solutions and alternatives to improve operating efficiency, generate market differentiators and add sources of revenue

  • Promotes and nurtures the highest standards of integrity, ethics, and compliance and actively supports our compliance program-related initiatives and activities



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Package Engineering or other Technical Degree (Mechanical, Chemical, Biomedical Engineering, etc.)


  • Experience with new product development and commercialization of products in a regulated industry as an engineer

  • Experience as a package development engineer or a strong understanding of the package development process and responsibilities

  • Experience as a technical lead of projects

  • Proficiency in computers, technology including MS office applications


  • Experience working with medical device package development

  • Knowledge of sterile barrier packaging systems and design verification including ASTM or ISTA test methods

  • Knowledge of Package Assembly and Manufacturing processes

  • Knowledge and experience with ISO11607

  • Medical Device and/or Pharmaceutical industry experience

  • Understanding of sterilization modes used in medical devices

  • Project management skills


  • Strong English written and verbal communication skills

  • 10-15% national or international travel may be required

    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-New Jersey-Somerville-

Other Locations

North America-United States-Ohio-Cincinnati


Ethicon Endo Surgery Inc (6041)

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