Johnson & Johnson Careers


Warsaw, Indiana

Job Description

Requisition ID: 0010180817

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DePuy Synthes Joint Reconstruction, a member of the Medical Devices Section of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies, is recruiting for 2019 Co-ops in the R&D, Quality Assurance and Operations departments located in Warsaw, Indiana.


DePuy Synthes Joint Reconstruction is part of the largest, most innovative and comprehensive health care business in the world. DePuy Synthes Joint Reconstruction designs, develops, and manufactures innovative, market-leading total join replacement medical device implants and instruments that address the needs of the orthopaedic surgeons and patients throughout the world.


As a Co-op in the R&D, Quality Assurance or Operations departments, your work experience may include opportunities such at these:

  • Use state of the art tools, observe world class operations in DePuy Synthes's manufacturing facility, as well as take advantage of on-site training courses. 
  • Learn and utilize CAD tools, rapid prototyping technologies, industry testing methodologies, and related anatomy, pathologies, and surgical procedures in the design and development of new products. 
  • Work with cross-functional product development teams and alongside experienced engineers.
  • Contribute to design solutions and the advancement of new product development projects or improvement of existing products or processes. 
  • Be assigned to specific product and/or support teams to design test fixtures and prototypes as well as perform testing, experimentation, and validation to support product design.
  • Learn and apply various tools and methods (e.g. Six Sigma, Lean) to identify and realize new product or process introductions as well as process improvements.
  • Contribute to and support process quality control plans to ensure they are in accordance with product risk level and are consistently followed.
  • Characterization of materials and evaluation of processes for newly designed and/or current products; providing technical assistance to various departments related to materials and processing matters; developing new test methods and/or equipment; and performing failure analyses.
  • Work in a hands-on production environment alongside manufacturing engineers to help troubleshoot and improve existing manufacturing and packaging processes.
  • Additional experiences depending on the position and department.

  • Candidate must be enrolled (not necessarily taking classes) in an accredited college/university during the Spring (January - May), Summer (May/June - August) or Fall (August - December) 2019 Co-op session. 
  • Must be pursuing a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Engineering or Science.  Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Materials Engineering or Industrial Engineer are preferred academic majors depending on the specific position.  
  • Must be available to work full-time (40 hours/week) during the Co-op session.  
  • Available to work a minimum of three alternating semester rotations is required (e.g. Spring 2019, Fall 2019, and Summer 2019, plus additional rotations if available).  
  • Only students that have completed their freshman year or above by the start of their first work rotation will be considered. 
  • A minimum G.P.A. of 3.0 is preferred. 
  • Candidates with demonstrated leadership and/or participation in campus/community service activities are preferred.
  • This position is located in Warsaw, Indiana.  Students must be able to provide their own transportation to and from this location.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States and not require future sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H1-B status) now or in the future.

Primary Location
United States-Indiana-Warsaw-
DePuySynthes Products Inc (6149)
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