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Sr. Engineer Strategy & Deployment

Zuchwil, Switzerland
Process Engineering

Job Description

Requisition ID: 1805690518W

"Caring for the world… one person at a time” inspires and unites the people of Johnson & Johnson. This culture of caring is the focus of our corporate philosophy, that are anchored in the internationally applicable Credo.

DePuy Synthes Companies of Johnson & Johnson is the largest, most comprehensive orthopedic and neurological business in the world. DePuy Synthes offer an unparalleled breadth and depth of technology, devices, services and programs in the areas of joint reconstruction, trauma, spine, sports medicine, neurological, cranio-maxillofacial, 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. Our broad array of inspired, innovative and high-quality offerings help advance the health and well-being of people around the world.

As the Sr. Engineer Strategy & Deployment, you will be responsible for support and improvements of requirements engineering, Technical risk management, Validation management, Technical change management and the Technical engineering strategy roadmap of the Engineering Science and Technology organization for the DACH network. Support of the regional engineering clusters for Process Excellence & Compliance Engineering. Alignment of activities with worldwide Engineering, Science and Technology (EST). 

Provides complex technical support for project planning, development, implementation, and modification; supplies extensively to engineering standards development stabilizing corporate and customer needs.

  • You will perform complex assignments designed to continue the development of professional work knowledge and abilities requiring advanced application of standard engineering techniques, procedures and criteria in carrying out engineering tasks. 
  • Carrying out assignments that have complex objectives and require the investigation of multiple variables. 
  • Your additional tasks will be to coordinate multi-functional teams to drive business and organizational results. 
  • Planning, scheduling, conducting, and handling various engineering projects and ensuring all projects adhere to acceptable engineering practices and compliance regulations, are appropriately staffed, and are run within budget.
  • Leading and supporting of functional and/or geographic projects according business needs. 
  • You will develop and maintain a Technical engineering strategy roadmap. 
  • Assignments usually include several of the following: equipment design and development, test of materials, preparation of specifications, process study, research investigations, and report preparation. 
  • Determine center practices and standardize processes to increase efficiency and savings. 
  • Link and align activities with worldwide EST.
  • You will lead regional Technical Engineering initiatives to improve efficiency and compliance. 
  • Harmonization of Process Excellence & Compliance Engineering practices. 
  • Determine center practices and standardize processes to increase efficiency and savings. 
  • Provides engineering expertise and maintains a high level of competency and business development acumen. 

  • Higher education in Industrial- or Mechanical- or Process Engineering.
  • Lean/Six Sigma certificate and experience (process optimization/change management).
  • 6+ years of related experience in a technical environment.
  • Background in Medical Device, high tech or regulated industry preferred.
  • Significant experience in a global matrixed management role
  • Good skills in using the relevant IT tools, including statistics programs
  • International experience is a strong
  • Strong English, German a plus.

We are looking for someone with:

  • Ambitious personality.
  • Good influencing skills and excellent social skills (written and oral).
  • Decision-making – Required to make decisions on technical issues.
  • Collaboration, in particular with other departments (Quality, HSE, Operations).
  • Excellent planning & organizing skills.
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of the medical device quality system regulation required (ISO & QSR).
  • Big Picture orientation with attention to detail: you are able to operate in different “worlds” at a time, can zoom in or out as needed.
  • Availability to travel up to 20% regionally or internationally.

Primary Location
Synthes GmbH (7111)
Job Function
Process Engineering
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