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Senior Project Manager, Product Development & Clinical Engineering.

Company: Johnson & Johnson
Location: Saint Cloud
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Job Description:

Ethicon, part of Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies, is recruiting for a Senior Project Manager, Product Development & Clinical Engineering , located in Santa Clara, CA!

Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices is focused on shaping the future of digital surgery and expanding its robotics and digital solutions offerings across the entire portfolio, with multi-specialty, end-to-end solutions in orthopedics, endoluminal intervention and general surgery. This includes the MONARCH - platform, a first-of-its-kind robotic technology indicated for bronchoscopic visualization of and access to patient airways for diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in the lung.

Ethicon, part of Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies, has made significant contributions to surgery for more than 100 years from creating the first sutures, to revolutionizing surgery with minimally invasive procedures. Our continuing dedication to Shape the Future of Surgery is built on our commitment to help address the world's most pressing health care issues and improve and save more lives. Through Ethicon's surgical technologies and solutions including sutures, staplers, energy devices, trocars and hemostats and our commitment to treat serious medical conditions like obesity worldwide, we deliver innovation to make a life-changing impact. For more information, visit

The Senior Project Manager is responsible for leading and directing cross-functional teams across the Clinical Innovation and R&D teams by setting and driving quarterly goals, identifying, and mitigating program risks, and developing and managing project timelines. The Senior Project Manager will work primarily with the Clinical Engineering and Human Factors teams and will play a critical role in the success of the program by developing, driving and supporting the strategies surrounding customer requirements, human factors and usability, procedure development, validation, and clinical studies. This individual will ensure successful collaboration across all functions touching these areas of the program such as systems engineering, software engineering, hardware engineering, instrumentation, product management, professional education, regulatory, and quality engineering.

Job Responsibilities
Manage complex, cross-functional projects within the Clinical Engineering & Human Factors team
Prepare regular updates for J&J Robotics & Digital Solutions management team and executive staff on progress of assigned projects
Set quarterly goals, generate plans to meet quarterly goals, and facilitate the completion of quarterly goals in collaboration with the Clinical Engineering and Human Factors teams
Proactively identify program and technical risks, generate mitigation plans, and facilitate the closure of risks in collaboration with the Clinical Engineering and Human Factors teams
Develop and maintain project timelines and manage resourcing in collaboration with the rest of the Program Management Organization (PMO)
Allocate tasks among project specific team members and lead team to execute on objectives Coordinate and drive efforts with external vendors, including co-development and subcontracted development
Other duties as assigned

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.


Bachelor's Degree in engineering or related discipline + 8 years related work experience

Master's degree in engineering or related discipline + 5 years related work experience

Ph.D. in engineering or related discipline + 3 years related work experience
Previous experience in an engineering role with complex systems OR medical devices design and development Minimum 2 years project management experience
Experience with MS Project software
Successful new product development experience
Design validation experience
Demonstrated ability to work in a start-up or other fast-paced environment
Ability to travel up to 10%, domestic and international
Ability to work at the Santa Clara, CA site

Experience with Medical Device Design Control, QSR 21 CFR Part 820, Medical Devices and Regulatory strategies for FDA and 510k along with CE Mark
Experience working on complex systems or in complex, dynamic teams
GLP experience
Human Factors experience
PMP Certification

Primary Location

United States-California-Santa Clara-5490 Great America Pkwy

Other Locations

North America-United States-Illinois, North America-United States-Indiana, North America-United States-Minnesota, North America-United States-Texas, North America-United States-Utah, North America-United States-California


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Keywords: Johnson & Johnson, Saint Cloud , Senior Project Manager, Product Development & Clinical Engineering., Engineering , Saint Cloud, Minnesota

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