View Full Version : Job Opportunity at DePuy, J&J Applied Research

Hastings, Bob [dpyus]
09-01-2000, 05:28 AM
> Dear All:
> Please pass this announcement on to any of your colleagues that may be
> interested.
> DePuy, a Johnson and Johnson company, is a recognized worldwide leader in
> the research, development and manufacture of orthopaedic implants and the
> associated surgical instruments and patient care products. DePuy has an
> established 100-year history of high quality products and customer
> service.
> DePuy is seeking a senior level research engineer. A summary of the job
> description is listed below.
> Develop and manage research programs, which involve product development,
> advanced technologies, and biomaterials. Develop detailed research plans,
> coordinate testing and computer analysis, make recommendations in support
> of product development and future research. Act as a technical consultant
> to various product development groups.
> * Manage research projects from initial feasibility testing through
> final product development. This includes design, prototyping, fixturing,
> testing, data acquisition, finite element analysis (FEA) and all
> associated documentation.
> * Evaluate research proposals relative to DePuy objectives and
> business plan.
> * Assist in the management of co-op students, lab technicians, and
> test engineers.
> * Develop concept ideas through design and coordinate fabrication of
> test fixtures, test samples and sometimes test machines.
> * Advance the utilization of available technology and equipment for
> the research of materials and products to further R&D goals.
> * Assist marketing, sales, quality, regulatory and clinical and
> manufacturing groups as needed.
> * Interface with surgeons, researchers, outside vendors and prototype
> facilities.
> * Prepare reports and presentations for both internal and external
> publication.
> * Write standard operating procedures and maintain a clean and safe
> working environment.
> * Stay current with advances in orthopaedic surgery, biomechanics, and
> biomaterials.
> To qualify, a candidate should have as a minimum a Master's degree in
> Biomedical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering. A required minimum of 5
> years experience with mechanical test equipment, research protocols, data
> analysis, and FEA software. Excellent research, interpersonal and time
> management skills required.
> DePuy is intending to fill this position by November, 2000. DePuy offers
> competitive salaries and benefits. Applicants should FAX or e-mail a
> resume and cover letter to:
> Bob Hastings, e-mail: bhasting@dpyus.jnj.com, FAX: 219.372.7142
> DePuy, a Johnson and Johnson company, 700 Orthopaedic Dr., P.O. Box 988,
> Warsaw, IN 46581-0988
> DePuy is an equal opportunity employer

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