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Knee Development Manager

Warsaw, Indiana
R&D Engineering (R&D)


Job Description

Requisition ID: 2433180527

DePuy Synthes is currently recruiting for a Knee Development Manager located in Warsaw, IN.


DePuy Synthes is a Johnson & Johnson company that is one of the leaders in the medical device industry. Our implants and instruments are used by orthopaedic surgeons to treat patients with conditions resulting from traumatic injuries, degenerative diseases, deformities, and sports related injuries. Our environment is entrepreneurial, learning-driven, and is as challenging as it is rewarding.


DePuy Synthes Companies of Johnson & Johnson is the largest, most innovative and comprehensive orthopaedic and neurological business in the world. DePuy Synthes Companies offers 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 Knee Development Manager will manage the work of staff functioning in a team-based, multi-disciplinary project environment in the design and development of new products and services for the Knee portfolio. Staff will be working on projects that include development of implants, instruments, or both.  In partnership with cross-functional leaders the Knee Development Manager will contribute to the strategy and portfolio for the group, for example:
  • Identifies, initiates and manages resources and programs in support of product development and design
  • Identifies and initiates new product and process opportunities
  • Influences the future through IP management, directing research and participation in portfolio decision-making to ensure a strong cadence of innovative, customer driven new products.
  • The Knee Development Manager will be responsible for selecting, training, developing and evaluating staff including Development Engineers, Design Engineers, and Designers.
  • The Knee Development Manager creates and maintains an environment that encourages productivity and execution:
  • Provides strategic direction toward team objectives.
  • Manages the prioritization of departmental project activities.
  • Manages and regulates capital and expense budgets for Development team.
  • Manages the alignment and assignment of resources to meet departmental goals and objectives.
  • Functions as technical resource to customers, internal and external.
  • Provides reports and updates on team goals and metrics.
  • Builds effective interdependent partnering relationships with other functional areas, including regulatory, marketing, quality, clinical, manufacturing, prototyping, etc.
  • Supports the evaluation of new technology and maintains working knowledge of emerging technologies.
  • Responsible for ensuring the goals and objectives of the Project Core Teams are met through leadership of the Product Development which leads to timely project delivery in a positive team environment.
  • Supports employees in the creation and follow through on individual goals, objectives and development plans.
 


Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering Discipline (e.g., Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, etc.) with a minimum of 8 years of progressive responsibility experience in product development environment, or an advanced degree with a minimum of 5 years in product development environment.
  • Medical device experience and Orthopedic implants and instrument design experience preferred.
  • A minimum of 2 years supervisory experience is REQUIRED.
  • Ability to prioritize and complete multiple complex projects which result in meeting departmental goals and objectives is REQUIRED.
  • Ability to build and manage budgets within guidelines is REQUIRED.
  • Ability to apply project management skills which result in meeting departmental goals and objectives is REQUIRED.
  • Ability to manage and develop direct reports which result in improved employee performance/satisfaction is REQUIRED.
  • Ability to apply regulations which result in meeting FDA/Company guidelines and policies is REQUIRED.
  • Ability to use both written and oral formats to effectively communicate critical design/project information to customers and upper management is REQUIRED.
  • Ability to build effective interdependent partnering relationships which result in meeting departmental/company goals and objectives in a Cross Functional Team Environment is REQUIRED.
  • This position is located in Warsaw, Indiana, and could require up to 10% travel both domestic and international.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering Discipline (e.g., Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, etc.) with a minimum of 8 years of progressive responsibility experience in product development environment, or an advanced degree with a minimum of 5 years in product development environment.
  • Medical device experience is REQUIRED. Orthopedic implants and instrument design experience preferred.
  • A minimum of 2 years supervisory experience is REQUIRED.
  • Ability to prioritize and complete multiple complex projects which result in meeting departmental goals and objectives is REQUIRED.
  • Ability to build and manage budgets within guidelines is REQUIRED.
  • Ability to apply project management skills which result in meeting departmental goals and objectives is REQUIRED.
  • Ability to manage and develop direct reports which result in improved employee performance/satisfaction is REQUIRED.
  • Ability to apply regulations which result in meeting FDA/Company guidelines and policies is REQUIRED.
  • Ability to use both written and oral formats to effectively communicate critical design/project information to customers and upper management is REQUIRED.
  • Ability to build effective interdependent partnering relationships which result in meeting departmental/company goals and objectives in a Cross Functional Team Environment is REQUIRED.
  • This position is located in Warsaw, Indiana, and could require up to 10% travel both domestic and international.
 

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-Indiana-Warsaw
Organization
DePuySynthes Products Inc (6149)
Job Function
R&D Engineering (R&D)
Requisition ID
2433180527