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Sr. Manufacturing Project Engineer

Warsaw, Indiana

Job Description

Requisition ID: 2482180920

Position Description:

DePuy Synthes, Inc., a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is currently recruiting for a Senior Manufacturing Project Engineer in Warsaw, IN.

At Johnson & Johnson we value talented, passionate and committed professionals. And we know sometimes those professionals leave the industry for a while. So, if you’re a skilled technical leader who wants to get back up to speed and make your mark, our Re-Ignite Program is just what you are looking for. Re-Ignite has been carefully designed to help you build your capabilities, enhance your leadership skills and continue your professional journey. The program consists of a four-month assignment within Johnson & Johnson and will provide a direct opportunity to apply for full-time roles after successfully completing the program.

This program is part of a large initiative to increase the WiSTEM2D (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, Manufacturing & Design) talent pipeline driven by the Society of Women Engineers and iRelaunch, a career re-entry firm.

The Senior Manufacturing Project Engineer will lead site projects from conception to completion – delivery on time and to budget. Provide service and support to the Project process function for the sit. Technical authority for the PPM process and reporting process (lnstantis).

Key Responsibilities:

• Responsible for successful Project Portfolio Management of the project process and project delivery
• Involved in leading key Capital Site Projects.
• Active member of multifunctional process and production improvement team. Leading / supporting process engineers to deliver small process driven projects.
• Responsible for the delivery of standardized Capital application process across manufacturing and NPD departments.
• Leadership and coordination of activities including installation and qualification of all new equipment for manufacturing and NPD and the development of standardized project processes.
• Application of elite manufacturing & project tools and techniques with process areas. Control and direct manufacturing validation effort for existing and new processes.
• To input into new product development, to ensure timely introduction into production and that they are operationally cost effective and aligned to the sites strategic imperatives
• Process review and optimization of specified process area/s.
• Input into new machinery purchases, investigating new technologies for existing processes.
• To ensure customer service levels are achieved through project delivery.
• Prioritize the workload for projects across production and NPD
• To follow and promote company, HS&E and Quality standards to enable the site to achieve and maintain excellent results.
• Responsible for bringing together the sites delivery on CIP, Projects and Capital through Instantis reporting tool.

Quality and Compliance Related Responsibilities:
• Ensures that all activities are carried out in compliance with all regulations and laws governing business and quality operations (FDA I GMP I BSIIISO, etc.).
• Responsible for ensuring company compliance with all local, national, international and company regulations, policies and procedures for Health, Safety and Environmental compliance.
• Accountable for HSE compliance for their area of responsibility.
• The ideal candidate will have an understanding of budget control & project management.
• Able to work in an ambiguous environment; and able to handle conflicting objectives and priorities
• Flexible and adaptable in meeting customer requirements.
• Visionary and proactive in meeting short, medium and long business objectives.

Decision Making:
• You will make difficult decisions on prioritization and risks of technical solutions to product issues; on future processes, interfaces and procedures for optimal support of operations.
• Ability to carry out structured problem solving, and Credo based decision-making skills
• Knowledge of PEx, ME2 and Lean principles
• Knowledge of Business Continuity Process
• Aligns with Johnson and Johnson training requirements
• Knowledge of Quality Management Systems
• Appreciation of budget planning and control
• Understanding of the CapEx process
• Ability to communicate and co-operate effectively at appropriate levels across different internal functions both orally and written
• Ability to work effectively as part of a team
• Management of own workload and ability to work independently using own initiative
• Able to contribute to strategic planning
• Understanding of the CIP process and lnstantis



Bachelors Degree required. Technical degree in Engineering/Science/Chemical preferred.

Experiences & Skills:

• Minimum 2 years of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) experience required
• A current career break from engineering (or other STEM field) of two or more years required
• Project Management experience including, including experience completing one full project required
• Exposure to capital projects, expense budgeting and resource budgets experience required
• Experience in a highly regulated industry such as medical device, defense, aerospace preferred
• Knowledge of MS Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint) required, MS Project preferred
• Experience with automation systems is highly preferred
• Lean Manufacturing Application experience preferred
• Use of KP/s to improve business performance preferred
• Green Belt in PEx preferred
• Aptitude for implementation of continuous improvement principles preferred
• Ability to communicate and co-operate effectively at appropriate levels both orally and written
• Management of own workload and ability to work independently using own initiative
• Occasional working outside of normal working hours
• This position is located in Warsaw, IN and may require up to 25% travel both domestically and/or internationally.

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-
DePuySynthes Products Inc (6149)
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