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Biosense Webster, Inc (BWI), a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is recruiting for a Senior New Product Development (NPD) Engineer in our Irwindale, CA office.

Hi-Tech meets Medical Devices at Biosense Webster! If you want to work with brilliant people in a fast paced environment, help make a huge difference in patient’s lives and want to be responsible for providing the most innovative technology in the field of cardiac electrophysiology, then Biosense Webster is the place for you! Our vision and mission are clear – be #1 in rhythm solutions globally and cure AF (Atrial Fibrillation), the most common heart arrhythmia. Our products are used by prominent physicians around the world and help improve thousands of patient’s lives. Simply put, we are a highly innovative entrepreneurial company with a truly global and diverse culture, backed with the support structure of the Johnson & Johnson Corporation – quite a winning combination! Our commitment to quality and our Credo have helped us achieve significant milestones as a company.

Biosense Webster is the world leader in the $2.5 billion worldwide electrophysiology market and our company is in the enviable position of being one of the fastest growing businesses within Johnson & Johnson. We have achieved double digit growth consistently over the last decade and aren’t stopping as we look towards the future. Our product portfolio remains strong and further proves we are an innovative leader in cardiac electrophysiology. In order to continue this great growth trajectory, we need to bring on board top talent like you to help fuel our future! Our growth has also enabled a relentless focus on talent development by providing many new opportunities for our employees to expand their knowledge and grow their careers. Our commitment to developing our leaders is unwavering. Our investment in people, technology, and innovation make us one of the best places to work within one of the most admirable corporations in the world.

The Senior New Product Development (NPD) Engineer works on problems and projects of moderate scope where analysis of situation or data requires a review of identifiable factors. The qualified candidate must exercise judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine the appropriate action needed. The Senior NPD Engineer will be dedicated to the line and responsible for process engineering and improvement, yield improvement, mechanical and electrical assembly, troubleshooting where needed, and various other projects including but not limited to the testing and design of toolings, requirements, and validation protocols. The position will be responsible for selecting design directions and modifications of system components. The Senior NPD Engineer will participate in decisions on scope of work, selection of equipment and length of tasks. Furthermore, additional responsibilities also include deciding on design changes to meet revised specifications, providing and developing solutions to problems of limited scope, and may provide technical guidance to lower level personnel.

Under limited supervision and in accordance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws/regulations, and Corporate Johnson & Johnson procedures and guidelines, the duties of the Senior NPD Engineer include: plan and conduct work requiring judgment in the independent evaluation, selection, and substantial adaptation and modification of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria while devising new approaches to problems encountered and independently perform most assignments with instructions as to the general results expected, however will receive technical guidance on unusual or complex problems and supervisory approval on proposed plans for projects. The position will plan, schedule, conduct, and coordinate detailed phases of engineering work in part of a major project or in a total project of moderate scope that involves conventional engineering practice but may include a variety of complex features such as conflicting design requirements, unsuitability of conventional materials and difficult coordination requirements and may be required to offer suggestions for and may implement improvements in operating time, yields, ergonomics, handling, etc.

The Senior New Product Development (NPD) Engineer may technically supervise or coordinate the work of engineers, draftspersons, technicians and others who assist in specific assignments, be responsible for performing design reviews and pre-validation assessments to ensure the safe and environmentally sound start-up of new processes, communicating business related issues or opportunities to upper level management and additional duties of this role would include writing/updating work instructions, part specifications, validation protocols, technical documents (ECOs, cPDM), and various forms of reports and correspondence. This role will also ensure subordinates follow all company guidelines related to health, safety and environmental practices and that all resources needed to do so are available and in good condition.

The Senior New Product Development (NPD) Engineer will have supervision and guidance related largely to overall requirements, critical issues, new concepts and policy matters, consult with supervisor concerning unusual problems and developments and may technically supervise, coordinate and review the work of technicians. The position practices company safety and quality policies and procedures, actively requires conformance, is responsible for the purchase or design of equipment that meets health, safety and environmental standards set by the company and responsible for communicating business related issues or opportunities to next management level. The Senior New Product Development (NPD) Engineer is responsible for ensuring subordinates follow all Company guidelines related to Health, Safety and Environmental practices and that all resources needed to do so are available and in good condition, responsible for ensuring personal and Company compliance with all Federal, State, local and Company regulations, policies and procedures and Performs other duties assigned as needed. The position may require up to 10% domestic and international travel and is located in Irwindale, CA.


It is required the Senior NPD Engineer to possess a minimum of a BS degree in a relevant engineering discipline. It is also required to possess a minimum of Four (4) years of related engineering experience. It is preferred the successful candidate have medical device industry experience and a MS degree in a related engineering discipline. Candidate should have experience in a highly regulated work environment and strong English communication skills (written and oral) are required. It is required to possess more than a basic understanding of engineering theoretical fundamentals and experimental techniques. It is preferred the candidate have knowledge of drafting software systems such as AutoCAD and Solidworks with a business/ financial acumen. It is preferred the successful candidate possess knowledge of statistical software packages such as Minitab, project management skills and experience with Process Excellence tools such as LEAN and Six Sigma. It is preferred the successful candidate have a Six Sigma Green Belt, Black Belt or LEAN certification.

It is required the Senior NPD Engineer have experience with tooling, equipment, new production lines, validation / qualification of new equipment, writing protocols and test reports. It is preferred the successful candidate have cost of goods analysis for new products experience. It is required the Senior NPD Engineer possess the ability to while performing the duties of the job occasionally work near moving mechanical parts and occasionally exposed to risk or electrical shock. The successful candidate will have the ability to work in a clean room environment. The position may require up to 10% domestic and international travel and is located in Irwindale, CA.

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Primary Location:North America-United States-California-Irwindale
Organization: Biosense Webster Inc. (6010)
Job Function: Engineering (Generalist)

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