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Quality Engineer (1 of 3)

Monument, Colorado
Quality (Eng)


Job Description

Requisition ID: 9128180808

DePuy Synthes, companies of Johnson & Johnson, is recruiting for a Quality Engineer, located in Monument, CO. 

 

DePuy Synthes Companies of Johnson & Johnson is the largest, most innovative and comprehensive orthopedic and neurological business in the world. DePuy Synthes Companies offer 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, more agile and better equipped to meet the needs of 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.

 
POSITION DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
 

Business Improvements

  • Support quality improvement initiatives such as process and product characterizations that lead to continuous / cost improvements.
  • Review/analyze the effectiveness of PDCA, Six Sigma, Kaizen, Lean Techniques and/or other improvement tools and programs.
  • Supports the development of quality engineering and quality compliance with the right skill sets for new product introductions, and product life cycle management.
Compliance/Regulatory
  • Review/analyze whether current product and processes (including actions or decisions conducted) are in compliance to standards such as the QSRs, ISO 13485, etc.
  • Champions compliance to applicable Global Regulations and standards (e.g. QSRs, ISO, EN and Medical Device Directive (MDD) requirements) including providing support during internal and external audits.
  • Conduct periodic line audits to assess for production controls such as lot segregation.  Review results of area audits to ensure that corrective and preventive actions are adequate.
New Product/Process Introduction
  • Supports new product introduction as part of design transfer.

Product Quality, Control & Disposition and Performance Standards

  • Supports activities related to the Material Review Board. 
  • Conduct investigation, bounding, documentation, review and approval of non-conformances, CAPAs and customer complaints.  Escalation of quality issues as appropriate.
  • Review root cause investigation according to an established process.
  • Support the collection/presentation of Quality metrics including leading and lagging indicators of quality

Product/Process Qualification

  • Approve IQ, OQ, PQ, TMV or Software Validation 

Production/Process Controls including Control Plans

  • Collect data and execute/conduct various analytical/statistical analysis and interpretation as part of process improvements and day-to-day support. 
  • Working in conjunction with other senior Quality Engineers, reviews effectiveness of current control plans given risk levels.
  • Working in conjunction with other senior Quality Engineers, reviews the level of control in manufacturing processes including the adequacy of current process limits.

Risk Mitigation

  • Working in conjunction with other senior Quality Engineers, assess the current risk mitigation techniques implemented and whether these are consistent with the product classification, potential defect types, defect frequency, severity, patient risk, process capability, process controls, etc. 

Qualifications
  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Engineering or related technical field.
  • Requires 0-2 year’s related experience.
  • Relevant experience working in manufacturing/operations is preferred.
  • Knowledge of product/process Risk Management (FDA and ISO standards) is preferred.
  • Experience with implementation of risk mitigation is preferred.
  • Technical training and experience using Statistics, Lean and Six Sigma Methodologies is preferred including Measurement System Analysis, SPC, DOEs, Reliability, etc. 
  • Knowledge of statistical software packages is preferred with the ability to preview, graph and analyze data and be able to present data that facilitates/drives decision making.
  • The ability to perform "hands on" troubleshooting and problem solving is preferred.  The ability to think on the feet and providing sound judgment is highly desired.
  • Understanding of the NPI (New Product Introduction) process and Process Validation expertise is preferred.
  • A thorough understanding of GMP/ISO regulations and validation regulations is preferred.

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-Colorado-Monument
Organization
Depuy Orthopaedics. Inc. (6029)
Job Function
Quality (Eng)
Requisition ID
9128180808