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Staff Design Engineer

Leeds, United Kingdom
Engineering (Generalist)

Job Description

Requisition ID: 1805648704W

Staff Test Engineer, Digital Orthopedic Surgery
Beeston, Leeds, United Kingdom
DePuy Synthes Companies of Johnson & Johnson is the largest, most innovative and comprehensive orthopaedic and neurological business in the world. DePuy Synthes Companies will offer an unparalleled breadth and depth of products, services and programs in the areas of joint reconstruction, trauma, spine, sports medicine, neurological, craniomaxillofacial, power tools and biomaterials. Building on the legacy and strengths of two great companies, we are creating one organization that will be agile and better equipped in today's evolving health care environment. With a focus on activating insights to develop innovative, comprehensive solutions, we are inspired to advance patient care in greater ways than either company could accomplish on its own.

The R&D function of DePuy Synthes offers exciting career opportunities for high calibre Engineering professionals. We provide value by delivering superior engineering performance, supporting our internal and external customers and by developing great business leaders. At DePuy Synthes, a continuing focus on being agile, efficient and effective for the future is at the heart of what we do.  

We have an amazing opportunity for a Staff Design Engineer, reporting directly to the Director of R&D for Digital Orthopedics Surgery.
This role is ideal for someone who wants to progress their leadership journey within a technical field of experts. In this role, you will provide the expertise and knowledge to offer new digital platforms that will support our patients.
What you’re great at: 
You will be excited by building transformational surgical capabilities within orthopedics, working in a cross- functional environment of leadership across the franchise and the sector globally.    
You will have a strong design engineering background and focus and be able to work effectively across many different functions which will ensure that we meet both the customer and the business needs. You will have a strong sense of personal responsibility and be able to work both as an individual leader and be a strong team player. 

You will welcome and even seek out challenging situations as an opportunity to grow, something that will be recognized by the appreciative and rewarding working environment that is DePuy Synthes.
As a Staff Design Engineer, your typical day may include: 

Accountable for our critical digital orthopedic surgery program, and will work closely with our internal R&D Digital Platform team and with external development partners as well
Opportunity to shape the R&D function and to help build critical new capabilities in Global Orthopedics
Lead, design and implement project strategies
Lead outside co-developers
Lead and execute R&D projects 


You will hold an engineering degree with experience of the design lifecycle.  Ideally you will be from an orthopaedic background but we will consider other regulated industries.

You will also have:

Track record in R&D delivering solutions with complex system components and architecture preferred
Meaningful experience with all working elements in a cross functional landscape, following a product through the entire design cycle 
Breadth and depth of technical expertise around a multitude of enabling surgical technologies outside of Mechanical Engineering is highly desirable (e.g. Electronics, Computer Sciences, Software Development, Navigation, Data analytics, Sensors, Optics, Acoustics, Energy, etc) 

It would be a distinct advantage if you had R&D experience with other medical device technologies and product lines outside of orthopedics and demonstrated experience in, or willingness to participate in a start- up type culture working in a fast pace, small nimble team environment.

To be a success in this role you will be passionate, enthusiastic and committed, with a can do attitude which will enable you to build effective relationships and networks locally/globally.  You will be able to make complex issues clear and transparent and be a strong problem solver.  

In return for all this great work, you’ll own and you’ll grow by: 

Within DePuy Synthes we are always looking for future leaders so this position will give you great visibility to showcase your talents and develop your career.  We will support you to develop both technically and personally.  

This role will offer you the opportunity to shape the global landscape and you will be rewarded by knowing you are helping patients across the world.  It will give you a varied experience where you can take ownership of projects.
If you are ready for your career to excel to the next level then this is one in a life time chance to join the world’s leading health care provider.

What we’re about: 
We are passionate about our work, and play vital roles across a range of professional disciplines caring deeply about our customers and communities. At Johnson & Johnson our culture enables dynamic and influential careers. We are
Committed to caring 
Responsible to our communities 
Ready to apply our knowledge and know-how 
Unique in our background and experiences 
The drivers of our own success 
Passionate about doing what’s right
Make a unique mark in your career
CLOSING DATE: 29th May2018

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Primary Location
United Kingdom-England-Leeds
Depuy Int'l Ltd. (8722)
Job Function
Engineering (Generalist)
Requisition ID