Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Neuchâtel


Ethicon Women’s Health & Urology Sàrl,one of the companies of the group Johnson & Johnson, develops and markets innovative products for surgery in the areas of wound management, soft tissue repair and women’s health. This position is part of the Ethicon Engineering group reporting within the Base Business Engineering Group. This entity is looking for a senior Process Engineer - Base Business (permanent contract)
Manage manufacturing process based projects, in line with agreed targets and priorities of Business Units
Lead equipment and process improvements projects           
Lead technical investigations and feasibility studies as required for specific projects/tasks
Exercises technical judgment within broadly defined practices and policies in selecting process development and validation strategies
Responsible for performing and documenting activities for IQ, OQ and PQ      
Serve as the engineering approver for process development studies and validation documentation when authorized               
Follow process performance metrics and initiate appropriate actions
Accountable for appropriate improvement and execution of process and validation activities at external suppliers as required. Support raw material and supplier qualifications
Interact with vendors to implement equipment improvements according to internal procedures
Support closure of NCRs, CAPAS, audit observations, ergonomics and safety related action items
Serve as the process and equipment engineering to support manufacturing     
Take on the responsibility for the analysis and disposition of process related defects
Technical writing, data analysis, data tracking and trending
Take the responsibility of the technical know-how to operators and technicians
Provide technical information on appropriate areas to all functions within the business
Provide project updates and presentations to all levels of the business
Identify, quantify, and implement opportunities to reduce cost of goods            
Apply project management methodology to deliver on process improvements, new process implementation & equipment development/Improvement
Ensure all activities are carried out in accordance with appropriate internal and external Health, Safety & Environment procedures and safe working conditions and practices and supporting documents are in place. Observe all regulatory requirements (GMP's, ISO, FDA, internal policies) applicable to their area of responsibility
Maintain project documentation and files and, where appropriate, suggest improvements to systems and procedures
Ensure all assigned activity is carried out in accordance with appropriate internal and external quality systems

Engineering degree
Mechanical background with up to 5 years in industry (Engineer) - Experience with medical environment will be appreciated
Experience in Manufacturing and/or Engineering working on manufacturing processes and improvements
Thorough working knowledge of the validation requirements for Medical Devices with demonstrated experience; generate and execute equipment, process, and computer system validation
Demonstrated ability to select and execute the appropriate statistical tools and provide the practical conclusions and inferences during the process development and validation activities. Understanding of process variability and process control
Working knowledge of Six Sigma/Process Excellence Tools (DMAIIC, DMADV, or Lean)  which include Design of Experiments, capability analysis, C/E Matrix, pFMEA, fish bone diagrams, etc
Proficiency with Microsoft Office and a working knowledge of statistical software is required. Candidates who have experience using MiniTab are preferred
Project management, resource prioritization, demonstrated experience in the development and execution of project plans (including time, budget and quality metrics) will be appreciated.
Resistance to stress
Good organization skills and results oriented
Excellent communication skills; making complex issues easy for others to understand and the ability to prepare communications for team and project documentation. Ability to communicate across multiple levels in the organization
Demonstrated proficiency in regulatory compliance              
Ability to work in a team environment
Fluent in English and French
Able to travel up to 10%


About the company

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