Johnson & Johnson Careers


Irvine, California
Engineering (Generalist)

Job Description

Requisition ID: 5016181019

Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) have a devastating personal and economic impact, claiming the lives of 99,000 people in the U.S. each year at a cost of up to $45 billion. Ensuring that all surgical devices are properly sterilized is one way healthcare workers can help reduce the incidences of HAIs, and Advanced Sterilization Products (ASP) has been partnering with hospitals for decades to safeguard patient health and safety. ASP has a strong track record of designing and delivering innovative infection-prevention solutions, from low-temperature sterilization to high-level disinfection, and is a global market leader setting the standard in sterilization.

Advanced Sterilization Products is seeking an Engineering Manager to work in Irvine, CA.

Johnson & Johnson announced that it has received a binding offer from Fortive Corporation to acquire Advanced Sterilization Products(ASP). If the offer is accepted, the proposed transaction would be expected to close no later than early 2019, subject to customary closing conditions and regulatory approvals. Should you receive and accept an offer for this position, upon completion of the transaction, your employment with ASP will transfer to Fortive according to local law and will be governed by Fortive’s employment processes, programs, policies and benefits plans.

The Engineering Manager will:

Provide direction, leadership, and mentorship to Operations engineers engaged in the following activities:
  • Lead and/or participate in Operations centric projects and activity with emphasis on providing an uninterrupted flow of components for assembly operations to meet quality, cost, compliance, performance, and delivery requirements.
  • Support to new product development teams responsible for, but not limited to, supplier selection, capability/capacity assessment, manufacturability, maintainability, and cost reduction. Apply broad scientific and engineering knowledge to the development of new products/processes and improvement of existing products/processes.
  • Support for complex technical issues where expertise resides in the franchise, including but not limited to NCR’s, audits, and CAPA’s
  • Provide technical support for the approval/validation of changes in supplier processes compliant with applicable standards
  • Works independently (or in teams) to resolve root cause, develop mitigation and corrective actions for processes and manufacturing related issues. Exercises judgment within generally defined practices and policies in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
  • Overall support to the Business Unit Leadership Teams (BULT’s) in driving multi-generational improvement plans to the product portfolio
  • Ownership of additional projects or activities to support the goals and objectives of the organization
  • To provide functional management and technical leadership for an Operations Engineering group
  • Supervisor for the group and will oversee the application of scientific techniques and Process Excellence (six sigma) to design and develop safe, effective and efficient processes and products in support of the company’s strategic plan
  • Contribute to the career development of the people under his/her supervision while leading complex projects requiring multi-functional support and participation with emphasis in molded plastic, precision machining, and/or electro-mechanical process/products
  • Will provide direct supervision to other Operations engineers in pursuit of departmental goals and objectives

  • Requires BS in engineering or scientific discipline required; an MS/Ph.D preferred.
  • A minimum of 8 years of product development/manufacturing experience in the medical device industry preferred
  • A minimum of 2 years prior supervisory experience required
  • Experience with equipment validation preferred
  • Experience with automated man
  • ufacturing practices preferred
  • Experience working in a GMP environment preferred
  • Experience leading a high performing team preferred
  • Experience presenting to senior leadership project strategies capital investment, budget planning and cost savings preferred

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-California-Irvine-33 Technology Drive
ASP Services, Inc. (6000)
Job Function
Engineering (Generalist)
Requisition ID