Johnson & Johnson Careers

Design Manager, Industrial Design & Human Factors

Warsaw, Indiana; West Chester, Pennsylvania; Raynham, Massachusetts
R&D Engineering (R&D)

Job Description

Requisition ID: 2640180923

Are you passionate about improving healthcare experiences for patients, caregivers and healthcare systems? Do you have a proven record of spearheading user centric design methodologies to deliver best in class usability and drive complex product solution sets that surpasses the competition? The Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices (JJMDC) Industrial Design and Human Factors (IDHF) organization is seeking a Design Manager (Level 1) to support the growing Orthopedic Solutions Team. With worldwide sales of over $27 billion, Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices is one of the world’s largest, most innovative surgical companies. We are a growing organization with over 8 global and domestic IDHF teams within the Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices (JJMDC) sector. Our IDHF Orthopaedic Solutions Team provides strategic design leadership for all business units under the Depuy Synthes portfolio spanning over the Joints, Trauma, Spine, Sports and Advanced Innovation businesses.

Key Responsibilities:

This position will leverage various core competencies consisting of Usability Champion, Research-driven Innovator, Classic Industrial Designer, Brand Ambassador and Strategic Design Leader. This position can reside in either Raynham MA, Warsaw IN or West Chester PA and will report to a Senior IDHF Manager/Associate Director based in Raynham MA.

  • Proven success in leveraging human-centered design methodologies to identify what makes a product intuitive-to-use. Observe and interact within a clinical environment to identify and eliminate potential use errors early in the development process. Leverage insights to inspire others to think more empathically.
  • Provide creative design leadership that uncovers new product opportunities by working with the IDHF team and our customers to gather, synthesize and translate user research into concepts that advance surgical care.
  • Collaborate across J&J’s business units to help build a compelling and unique brand presence in our market.
  • Proven ability to translate overall business and design strategy into tactile product usability objectives and obtainable success measures for a team.
  • Optimize IDHF's ability to execute great design within a complex healthcare environment. Ability to make decisions affecting resources (people, cost, and time), possess broad project management skills, and the ability to adjust between big-picture thinking and product level details.   
  • Demonstrates strong people and program management skills in parallel with the ability to craft strong design strategy.
  • Responsible for influencing a user-centric business culture across the J&J organization and guiding teams to create innovative approaches to design solutions. 


For consideration, please submit a PDF, or provide a link to web-based portfolio that demonstrates successful product launches.


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 is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Primary Location
United States-Indiana-Warsaw-
Other Locations
North America-United States-Pennsylvania-West Chester, North America-United States-Massachusetts-Raynham
DePuySynthes Products Inc (6149)
Job Function
R&D Engineering (R&D)
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