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J&J Family of Companies Technical Operations Engineer in San Lorenzo, Puerto Rico

Ethicon LLC, a member of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies, is recruiting for a Technical Operations Engineer!

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. For more information, visit www.ethicon.com.

Are you interested in joining a diverse team that is helping improve patient care and drive innovation? Apply today!

Under the direction of the Engineering Manager, manages and/or support most aspects of a project or initiative. Role is responsible for problem identification, root cause analysis, project management, financial analysis, project development, efficiency or productivity improvement, and problem resolution. Role interfaces directly with other San Lorenzo and Corporate functional groups to ensure that goals/objectives are met within GMP/ISO compliance and product design changes are addressed appropriately

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manages and executes projects and/or programs of low to medium level complexity ensuring safety, regulatory compliance, company standards, operation requirements and business needs.

  • Leads and/or support the optimization of process output and throughput, equipment utilization, equipment downtime, waste reduction/yield improvements, budget management, standard cost and capital investment management in an innovative manner.

  • Challenges the “status quo” on a routine basis and develops new ideas within incoming processes.

    Work on NC Quality actions files from origination to full cycle completion and final approval.

  • Follows Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), Company Policies and Federal, State and Local Government Regulations.

  • Develops new ideas within incoming processes.

  • Coordinate communications and interfaces within end users (Ethicon San Lorenzo) and machine manufacturers or suppliers.

  • Writes, develops, and implements validation procedures.

  • Plans and develops own methods.

  • Takes actions in the absence of specific instructions.

  • Develops and presents new or improved methods.

  • Quality - Services must be of high quality to prevent or reduce to a minimum production's downtimes.

  • Engaged in contacts with personnel at all levels within the organization.

  • Interface with appropriate manufacturing representatives to ensure manufacturing operations and projects receive effective technical support in alignment with EPS.

  • Other miscellaneous duties as assigned by supervisor.

  • Comply with all environmental, safety and occupational health policies (i.e., ISO14001 & OSHAS 18001)

Qualifications

Education:

  • Minimum of an Engineering Bachelor’s degree required; focused degree in Electrical, Mechanical and Chemical majors preferred

    Skills & Experience:

    Required:

  • Minimum of 2 year’s experience working in highly regulated industry is required.

  • Minimum 3 years experience within a regulated manufacturing industry, process improvement or maintenance engineering role in the Medical devices or pharmaceutical industry preferred.

  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills

  • Demonstrated agility to learn and adapt, lead change, and work under pressure to achieve consistently high results in quality, efficiency, and compliance through individual and team efforts

  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)

  • Able to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Also, able to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.

    Preferred:

  • Experience with automated assembly and packaging equipment in the medical device manufacturing environment preferred.

  • Process Excellence (Green Belt or Black Belt) and Lean certifications are preferred.

  • Experience and working knowledge in short and long term project management are preferred.

    Other:

  • Requires English and Spanish fluency (read/write/speak)

  • Requires ability to meet the physical demands (stand/walk/crouch/kneel, work with hand tools) and environmental demands (moderate noise, wear gowning in adherence with Quality procedures)

  • Requires up to 10% travel, domestic and international

  • Requires ability to work standard business hours, with flexibility to support other shifts as needed

  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, customers and other employees of the organization

    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-Puerto Rico-San Lorenzo-

Organization

Ethicon Endo Surgery, LLC (7597)

Job Function

Engineering

Requisition ID

2105962324W

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