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Supply Chain Engineering

Senior Automation and Controls Engineer- Suture Manufacturing

  • Titel Senior Automation and Controls Engineer- Suture Manufacturing
  • Functie Supply Chain Engineering
  • Sub functie Automation Engineering
  • Categorie Experienced Engineer, Automation Engineering (ST5)
  • Locatie Athens, Georgia, United States
  • Gepost
  • Referentie 2406184679W
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Ethicon, a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies is currently recruiting for an Automation and Controls Engineer to join the Ethicon Georgia Campus Technical Operations team! 

At Johnson & Johnson, we believe health is everything. Our strength in healthcare innovation empowers us to build a world where complex diseases are prevented, treated, and cured, where treatments are smarter and less invasive, and solutions are personal. Through our expertise in Innovative Medicine and MedTech, we are uniquely positioned to innovate across the full spectrum of healthcare solutions today to deliver the breakthroughs of tomorrow, and profoundly impact health for humanity. Learn more at https://www.jnj.com/.  

Are you interested in joining a strong team delivering outstanding results to our customers? Apply now for this exciting opportunity! 

The Senior Automation Engineer is responsible for design, installation, and qualification of new manufacturing equipment and improvement/optimization of existing manufacturing equipment. The engineer in this role will also provide technical expertise to resolve manufacturing equipment and automation issues. 
The role of Senior Automation Engineer will support Suture Materials Manufacturing in the Ethicon MedTech manufacturing facility in Athens, Georgia. 

Key Responsibilities:
•    Collaborates with other plant functions and external vendors to design new manufacturing equipment or modify existing manufacturing equipment in accordance with regulatory, industry, and J&J standards.
•    Effectively and safely manages projects to meet business objectives, including quality, financial, EH&S, and performance goals.
•    Plans, coordinates, and executes qualification of new and/or improved manufacturing equipment and automation systems.
•    Leads or supports quality and safety investigations related to equipment. Achieves timely closure of corrective actions. 
•    Evaluates new technologies to improve process safety, quality, reliability, and efficiency.
•    Prepares oral and written technical reports and project updates
•    Coordinates training of personnel on equipment operation and maintenance
•    Analyzes maintenance trends in area of responsibility to support asset investment strategy
•    Organizes and presents Capital Appropriation Requests (CAR) for project scope and funding.
•    Responsible for ensuring personal and Company compliance with all Federal, State, local and Company regulations, policies, and procedures
•    Adheres to J&J environmental and safety policies and guidelines.
•    Accountable to the Johnson and Johnson Standards of Leadership (Credo Values, customer/Marketplace Focus, Innovation, Masters complexity, and Organizational and People Development).


•    Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, or equivalent with 5+ years of related experience OR M.S. degree in above with 3+ years of related experience.
•    Project management experience is required. PMP or similar product management credential is a plus. 
•    Experience developing and maintaining engineering design documentation and drawings is required. 
•    Experience with industrial control systems (PLC/DCS), servomotors, inspection and vision systems, instrumentation, SCADA networks, and/or MES systems is strongly preferred. Willingness to learn industrial control systems is essential. Programming/coding experience is preferred.
•    Experience in medical devices, pharmaceuticals, or other regulated industry is preferred. Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) and FDA CFR 21 Part 11 is helpful.
•    Lean and/or Six Sigma certification is preferred.
•    Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.
•    Strong problem solving skills.
•    Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) is required.
•    This position will be primarily located in Athens, GA but some onsite support in Cornelia, GA may also be required. 10% travel domestically may be required.

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.

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