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R&D Product Development Manager, Sports Medicine

Raynham, Massachusetts

Job Description

Requisition ID: 9658180813

DePuy Synthes, a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is recruiting for a R&D Product Development Manager I, Sports to be located in Raynham, MA.


DePuy Synthes is a Johnson & Johnson company that is one of the leaders in the medical device industry.  Our implants and instruments are used by orthopaedic surgeons to treat patients with conditions resulting from traumatic injuries, degenerative diseases, deformities, and sports related injuries. Our environment is entrepreneurial, learning-driven, and is as challenging as it is rewarding.


DePuy Synthes Companies of Johnson & Johnson is the largest, most innovative and comprehensive orthopaedic and neurological business in the world. DePuy Synthes Companies will 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, we are creating one organization that will be agile and better equipped in 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.


The R&D Product Development Manager will manage and lead a team of software and electrical engineers through: Detailed design, implementation, verification (unit testing, integration testing, system testing), code reviews and risk management of Class I-II medical devices, specifically electro-mechanical systems and associated reusable instrumentation and sterile, single-use, disposables.  With technical leads, develop and manage the SW development process and necessary SW development tools.  The R&D Product Development Manager will lead in the generation of Intellectual Property.

The individual will set clear expectations for direct reports and establish roles and responsibilities to manage deliverables to meet business commitments.  This individual will serve as a strong technical and leadership mentor to technical staff, oversee the creation of design development plans and coach teams to execute aggressively and predictably.  This individual will hire, develop, mentor and train engineering talent and will foster the highest standards of professionalism, ethics and compliance, and actively support our compliance program-related initiatives and activities. This individual must possess a true passion for team development, be able to develop a strong network across functions and challenge people and project teams to successfully achieve goals.

  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering, Computer Engineering or equivalent is required.
  • A minimum of 8 years of experience in highly regulated industry is required.
  • Product Development experience is required.
  • Master’s Degree (business or related field) preferred.
  • Demonstrated success in the design, development and commercialization of Class I-II medical devices, specifically electro-mechanical, disposable, minimally invasive, or handheld surgical devices is preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of software engineering management, both tools and process (project tracking/scheduling; document management; SW unit/verification testing; issue/bug tracking; configuration management; integration/release testing; etc.) is required.
  • Familiarity with common software development tools/platforms/languages (JIRA, GIT, QNX, C++) is required.
  • Experience with requirements management and application/product lifecycle management tools and infrastructure is required.
  • Previous experience with managing engineering teams required.
  • Experience with Software as a Medical Device (SaMD) and ISO 62304 is preferred. 
  • Project Management Professional Certification (PMP) preferred.
  • Experience with embedded software systems preferred.
  • Experience engaging with physician customers to discuss and evaluate design concepts to drive innovation is preferred.
  • Experience with Strategy and Portfolio Planning preferred. 
  • Demonstrated exceptional problem-solving ability required.
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills are required.
  • Well organized, self-motivated, energetic, creative and resourceful.
  • Must demonstrate strong leadership, management and team work qualities.
  • The ability to work within a cadaver lab and operating room setting is required.

This position is in Raynham, MA and may require up to 10% travel including international.


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-Massachusetts-Raynham-
DePuySynthes Products Inc (6149)
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