Johnson & Johnson Careers


Irwindale, California
R&D Engineering (R&D)

Job Description

Requisition ID: 2851180601

Atrial fibrillation (AFIB) is a quivering or irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia) that can lead to blood clots, stroke, heart failure and other heart-related complications. 20 million people around the world suffer from AFIB each year. Biosense Webster, Inc. is the global leader in the science of diagnosing and treating heart rhythm disorders. The company established its leadership in electrophysiology with the development of the first real-time, 3D cardiac mapping and navigation technology, as well as the first electrophysiology catheter. The introduction of the company’s CARTO® 3 System in 2009 revolutionized 3D mapping technology by increasing the accuracy, speed, and efficiency of the cardiac ablation procedure.  


Johnson & Johnson is recruiting for a Research & Development Manager (Project Manager) for Biosense Webster, Inc., located in Irwindale, CA.


The R&D Manager will:

  • Developing our next generation RF generator platform through all phases of development from conception to full market release
  • Reports directly to the Project lead, Biosense Webster CA, and interacts with other cross functions to ensure final product market release within the identified timelines and per specified company and industry standards
  • The R&D Manger leads and manages development activities, coordinates project schedule and budget
  • The position assumes complete responsibility of the project to ensure, on-time, on budget, per plan delivery of quality products
  • Lead cross functional project teams in a matrix environment in multiple geographies by following appropriate product development process
  • Guide project team activities to meet project and business objectives including approval of project recommendations through governance; Leads preparations and presents Stage Gate Reviews
  • Drive team accountability for deliverables and ensure projects meet milestones
  • Ensure projects are executed in compliance with regulatory & procedure requirements
  • Demonstrate business acumen, project management, communication, process management. Understand business impact and risks
  • Lead team thorough options analysis and drive cross-functional recommendations
  • Project facilitation, collaboration, attention to detail
  • Define scope and ensure stakeholder alignment, resource and communication
  • Proactively identify and escalate risks and issues to relevant stakeholders; lead development and delivery of tactical and achievable mitigation and contingency planning
  • Monitor project status and execution; report timely updates and develop agendas, minutes, metrics, etc.
  • Deliver transparent, timely and effective verbal and written communication to teams, stakeholders and appropriate levels of the organization




  • A minimum of a Bachelor's of Science (BS) (or equivalent) in relevant field required
  • At least 10 years of work experience demonstrating increasing responsibility is required.                                    
  • Experience in medical device industry preferred
  • At least 5 years of experience in project management is required
  • Experience in leading Medical Device projects is preferred
  • Knowledge in electrophysiology space is highly desirable
  • Demonstrated leadership & influencing skills is required
  • Proven experience in products development and in managing complex tasks
  • A proven record of working with cross-functional teams experience is required
  • In-depth knowledge of project management processes and methodologies is required
  • Proven ability to demonstrate strong decision making and problem-solving skills is required
  • Demonstrated ability to work through influence, negotiation and partnering is preferred
  • Travel maybe required both domestic and international

Primary Location
United States-California-Irwindale
Biosense Webster Inc. (6010)
Job Function
R&D Engineering (R&D)
Requisition ID