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2018 Supply Chain Manufacturing Co-Op: DePuy Synthes Raynham, MA

Raynham, Massachusetts
General Administration

Job Description

Requisition ID: 00001C5Q

Caring for the world, one person at a time has inspired and united the people of Johnson & Johnson for over 125 years. We embrace research and science -- bringing innovative ideas, products and services to advance the health and well-being of people. Employees of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies work with partners in health care to touch the lives of over a billion people every day, throughout the world.

DePuySynthes a member of Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies is the largest, most innovative and comprehensive orthopedic and neurological business in the world.

We are recruiting for Co-Ops to be located in Raynham, MA for the following teams:


Quality Engineering Co-Op


You will provide quality assurance of on-site manufacturing areas engaged in the production of Johnson & Johnson products in the following capacity:

  • Use state of the art tools, observe elite surgeons in our training facility, and take advantage of on-site training courses
  • You will work in a multi-functional group supporting electro-mechanical systems and their respective disposables (such as tube sets, powered blades and burrs, powered hand pieces, etc.)
  • Support senior level engineers with product development activities that may include instrument and test fixture design, performing product testing and writing testing reports, creating and leading design control documentation, performing failure mode analysis, etc.
  • You will have an independent project that supports the overall Mitek Access and Advanced Energy team

Our preferred majors are, but are not limited to:

  • Mechanical, Biomedical, Chemical, Electrical, Manufacturing, and Materials/Plastics Engineering

Codman Manufacturing Engineering Co-Op


You will support the Brain surgery division who produce aneurysm treatment coils, deployment devices, catheters, surgical sponges, etc. in the following capacity:

  • You will be part of a team responsible for the design and development of complex mechanical medical devices within a design control environment.
  • You will be assigned to assist in production of various brain surgical components.
  • You will be focused on a specific technology (e.g. high speed automation and testing)
  • Participate in all aspects of the design control process including the identification of patient and regulatory needs, development and evaluation of design specifications, identifying and controlling of risks, and creation and documentation of design outputs
  • Assist in the development and execution of verification / validation plans which may include evaluation in a human cadaver
  • Assist in the development and execution of both formal and informal testing protocols including the design of testing fixtures and testing methodology
  • Assist with process improvements and mechanical design enhancements for our automation
  • Component design using Solidworks
  • Assist with 6 sigma Black Belt and LEAN projects

Our preferred majors are, but are not limited to:

  • Industrial, Mechanical, Manufacturing Engineering
  • Supply Chain/Operations

GDC (Global Development Center) Co-Op


You will work on projects providing manufacturing engineering support in the following capacity:

  • Brainstorm instrument design concepts with teammates
  • You will perform design reviews and provide design for manufacturability and instrument cost feedback
  • Work with in-house GDC toolmakers as well as vendors to develop prototypes for cadaver sessions and instruments for surgical evaluations
  • Research current/emerging technologies to identify potential lower cost manufacturing processes, utilizing six sigma and lean methodologies and knowledge
  • You will identify and implement methods to effectively streamline and optimize our process
  • Actively participant in pre-production and regular meetings with vendors, visiting suppliers’ facilities as needed.
  • Work closely with representatives from Marketing, R&D, Purchasing, and Quality Engineering, as well as, our external strategic suppliers
  • Maintain compliance with all company policies in regards to all safety environmental issues.
  • You should have Autocad Experience

Our preferred majors are, but are not limited to:

  • Biomedical, Mechanical, and Manufacturing Engineering

Material Engineering Co-Op


You will work under a team of engineers focused on cost and process optimization activities for all outside processing, and raw materials in the following capacity:

  • You will be directly involved in projects that lead to improved product quality and cost reductions
  • Participate on multi-functional teams concentrating on the development of new products and or materials in support of product launches
  • Process improvement activities which can include equipment upgrades or raw material specification change
  • You will have the opportunity to learn how to use mini-tab to statistically study dimensional or process outcomes to allow new improvement projects to proceed
  • Will learn how new raw materials, products and equipment are validated for use in producing medical implants
  • Help analyze material usage and cost trends to identify and set up a queue of quality improvement projects

Our preferred majors are, but are not limited to:

  • Mechanical, Manufacturing, Industrial, Biomedical, and Material/Plastics Engineering

Demand Planning Co-Op


You will have the opportunity to observe DePuy’s elite Supply Chain operations in the following capacity:

  • Oversee data integrity activities via data gathering, data analysis, and preparation of standard work documentation such as historical New Product Launch analysis
  • You will create process maps, flowcharts, and/or job aids for both existing and proposed processes
  • Assist in the development of demand segmentation analysis
  • You will assist Supply Chain Planners in day-to-day projects and responsibilities that span the whole scope of operating companies
  • Perform inventory analysis and create strategies for optimization

Our preferred majors are, but are not limited to:

  • Business, Supply Chain, Logistics, Operations or related field

Polish Manufacturing Engineering Co-Op


You will work on providing manufacturing engineering support to Orthopedics in the following capacity:

  • Participate on multi-functional teams concentrating on the development of new processes in support of product launches
  • You will participate in process improvement activities which can include equipment upgrades or new equipment replacement projects
  • Work on lean manufacturing projects to help eliminate wastes in the process
  • You will help analyze scrap for trends to set up a queue for additional improvement projects
  • Tackle Kaizen ideas implementation for the ideas submitted by employees for improvements
  • Assisting Engineers with running trials for improvements on existing products to improve yields and costs

Our preferred majors are, but are not limited to:

  • Mechanical, Manufacturing, Industrial, Biomedical, Chemical, and Electrical Engineering majors




You should meet the following criteria:

  • You are legally authorized to work in the U.S. and not require sponsorship for employment visa status now or in the future (e.g. H1-B status)
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 Cumulative
  • You are actively enrolled pursuing either a Bachelors or Master’s degree (but not necessarily taking classes)
  • You have reliable transportation to and from work daily
  • You are able to work full time (40 hours per week) during the duration of the co-op position.
  • Completion of at least freshman year of undergraduate academic program is required
  • Ability to lead multiple projects and initiatives while maintaining a strong sense of urgency.
  • You should be able to demonstrate strong analytical and quantitative skills, excellent communication and presentation skills and leadership qualities.
  • Have basic proficiency with the Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Primary Location
United States-Massachusetts-Raynham
Johnson & Johnson (6067)
Job Function
General Administration
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