Johnson & Johnson Careers

Senior Quality Engineer, CAPA

Cincinnati, Ohio
Quality Systems

Job Description

Requisition ID: 0648180504

The Ethicon Surgical Care business a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is currently recruiting for a Senior Quality Engineer, CAPA located in Cincinnati, OH.

The Ethicon Surgical Care business offers a broad range of products, platforms and technologies—including sutures, surgical staplers, clip appliers, trocars and synthetic mesh devices—that are used in a wide variety of minimally invasive and open surgical procedures. Specialties include support for treatment of colorectal and thoracic conditions, women’s health conditions, hernias, cancer and obesity. The Ethicon Surgical Care business combines products and services of two market leading legacy companies, both with long histories of medical innovation. Ethicon, Inc. based in Somerville, New Jersey, was founded more than 80 years ago as a pioneer in suture development and manufacturing, helping to transform the safety and electiveness of open surgery. Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc. was created 20 years ago in Cincinnati, Ohio, developing innovative devices that have driven the revolutionary shift from open to minimally invasive surgery that continues to lead the industry today.

You, the Senior Quality Engineer, CAPA will be responsible for support and leadership of Quality Engineering activities in Life Cycle Engineering, New Product Development, CAPA, and process improvement activities.

  • Responsibilities will be to provide leadership in design & implementation of world-class quality engineering to support entire product life cycle with focus on quality engineering activities such as reliability, risk management, analytics/statistical techniques, requirements management, verification & validation, and design control across the lifecycle of the product.  Activities would drive prevention, detection of defects at earliest phase of product design, continuous improvement & customer satisfaction. 
  • Provide leadership, technical expertise to ensure conformance to ISO, FDA (Food & Drug Administration) & MDD (Medical Devices Directive) based quality systems.
  • Provide review and approval for the release of new products ensuring quality requirements are met provide leadership & support to J&J process excellence initiatives including six-sigma, design excellence & lean thinking.  
  • Direct development & consistent application of quality policies & procedures in product design & development, secondary development & transfer operations. 
  • Act as technical liaison, as needed, between product development, manufacturing, external manufacturers & suppliers. 

  • A minimum of a Bachelor's degree is required, a degree concentration in Engineering, Life Science, Physical Science or a related field is preferred; an advanced degree is an asset.  
  • A minimum of 4-6 years of experience of related work experience is required. Experience in the medical device, pharmaceutical or other highly regulated industry.
  • Basic knowledge in Statistics, Sampling Planning, Risk Assessment and Process Validation is preferred.  
  • Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and ISO policy and procedures is required. 
  • Demonstrated project management skills, such as supporting multiple projects simultaneously are required. 
  • An ASQ certification (CQE, CQM, CRE or CQA) is an asset.  Six Sigma (Green Belt, Black Belt, etc.) or Process Excellence certification is an asset.    
  • This position will be located in Cincinnati, OH and will have up to 10% domestic Travel
Do you strive to join an outstanding team that is dynamic and ever-changing? Is career growth and opportunity appealing to you? Apply to this opportunity today. 

Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies are equal opportunity employers, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Primary Location
United States-Ohio-Cincinnati
Ethicon Inc. (6045)
Job Function
Quality Systems
Requisition ID