J&J Family of Companies Staff Engineer - Partner Development in Cork, Ireland

DePuy has been a pioneer in the fields of orthopaedics, spinal care and neuroscience therapies for decades. From non-surgical pain management to complete surgical solutions, it’s range of treatment options include those for treating or reconstructing damaged or diseased joints, caring for traumatic skeletal injuries, treating spinal disorders and deformity, and repairing injured soft tissue. In addition, DePuy offers a wide range of state-of-the-art therapies for neurological and central nervous system care.

A member of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies, the world’s leading healthcare company, DePuy is dedicated to providing patients all around the globe with a lifetime of movement solutions.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Staff Engineer to join our Technical operations department within a Partner Development role. Utilizing their broad Engineering knowledge of Materials Processing and Understanding of Engineering Theoretical fundamentals, the Staff Engineer – Partner Development will work on complex problems where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of various factors. The ideal candidate will have a wide application of principles, theories and concepts in the mechanical engineering fields plus a working knowledge of other related disciplines and manufacturing processes.

What you’re great at:

  • Strong Project Management experience/ exposure

  • Knowledge of Electro/Mechanical Engineering

  • Experience of high volume, manufacturing engineering

  • Ability to organize and prioritize time effectively between multiple tasks and projects

  • Attention to detail

  • Ability to build relationships and liaise with multiple departments on and off site

As a Staff Engineer – Partner Development your typical day may include:

  • Manage projects and lead cross functional teams to address quality, compliance, supply continuity, and cost management challenges.

  • Trouble-shoot significant manufacturing process deviations and develop short and long-term solutions to prevent re-occurrence and advises quality partners on technical questions.

  • Perform technical assessments of suppliers and external manufacturers related to manufacturing processes. Identifies and provides solutions to close compliance gaps and improve overall quality performance.

  • Standardize technologies, processes and data in the external manufacturing to facilitate value in the areas of Quality, Service, Growth and Cost.

  • Support teamwork and staff development through a commitment to mentoring and technical leadership

  • Act as the voice of the customer



To be part of this high performing team you will have great attention to detail, alongside:

  • Engineering Degree qualified or equivalent, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering preferred

  • Previous experience within a Manufacturing Engineering role within a Multinational, regulated company.

  • Proven track record in collaborating in virtual teams, coving many sites and cultures

  • Experience interacting with metal working suppliers is a preference.

  • Prior experience participating in process efficiency improvement, technology transfer into base business, or cost reduction projects is highly desired.

  • A Process Excellence or Lean training or certification would be highly desired (Six Sigma/Lean Green or Black Belt).

  • Proven Track Record in the delivery of cross functional projects

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, have strong decision making and problem solving skills and outstanding interpersonal relationship and people skills.

What we’re about:

We are passionate about our work, and play vital roles across a range of professional disciplines, and care deeply about our customers and communities. At Johnson & Johnson our culture enables dynamic and impactful careers. We share a kind of DNA where we’re each:

  • Committed to caring

  • Responsible to our communities

  • Ready to apply our knowledge and know-how

  • Unique in our background and experiences

  • The drivers of our own success

  • Passionate about doing what’s right

Make a unique mark in your career

If you want to be seen for the talent you bring to your work, be the driver of your own career, and work with others who share your passion for caring and success, then we invite you to join the Johnson & Johnson Talent Community by visiting www.careers.jnj.com

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Primary Location



Depuy (Ireland) Limited (7386)

Job Function

Industrial Manufacturing

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