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J&J Family of Companies Staff Mechanical Engineer in Santa Clara, California

Staff Mechanical Engineer - 2306119875W


Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies is recruiting for a Staff Mechanical Engineer within our Robotics & Digital Solutions organization. The location for this position is Santa Clara, CA.

Robotics and Digital Solutions, is part of Johnson & Johnson Med Tech. At Johnson & Johnson Robotics and Digital Solutions, we’re changing the trajectory of health for humanity, using robotics to enhance healthcare providers’ abilities and improve patients’ diagnoses, treatments, and recovery times. Johnson & Johnson Robotics was established in 2020 with the integration of Auris Health, Verb Surgical, C-SATS, and Ethicon. It comprises three key med-tech platforms: Flexible Robotics (MONARCH®), Surgical Robotics (OTTAVA™), and Digital Solutions. Join our collaborative, rapidly growing teams in the San Francisco Bay Area (Redwood City and Santa Clara), Cincinnati, and Seattle. You’ll collaborate on breakthrough medical technologies that unite multiple subject areas to build a connected digital ecosystem that advances medical professionals’ skills and improves patient outcomes.

You will contribute to the development of a complex robotic medical platform. For a self-motivated individual, this is a unique opportunity to jump into the middle of a fast-paced environment passionate about quantitative results and delivery of a platform that exceeds expectations.


We’re looking for a highly motivated person who is passionate about mechanical design and applying this knowledge to the field of medical robotics. You’ll be part of a fast-paced environment within a multi-disciplinary engineering team which is focused on quantitative results and delivery of a system that exceeds expectations of the customer. As an experienced professional, you will lead projects, mentor engineers, communicate within and across teams, and demonstrate and share your sophisticated mechanical engineering knowledge to drive projects to completion. In addition to team collaboration, you'll also actively work on results-oriented individual projects within medical robotics.

Core Job Responsibilities:

  • As a member of the Mechanical Engineering R&D team, you will contribute to the development of a robotic platform for surgical applications focusing on large systems, sophisticated actuators, structural designs, instrument manipulators, instrument interfaces, robotic setup joint systems and electronic packaging.

  • Understand system and subsystem-level requirements and component capabilities in order to design elegant solutions to problems which may appear to be highly constrained.

  • Design and create electromechanical prototypes which can be used to inform and drive design decisions.

  • Provide hands-on, troubleshooting, process, and manufacturing assistance in support of a rapid development cycle.

  • Create design solutions which utilize engineering methods with good documentation processes and be able to release design documentation through an ECO process.

  • Ability and willingness to work through all phases of product development from conceptualization to mass production.

  • Must be capable of working independently and in a team, while being flexible, self-motivated, curious, and willing to redefine the world of medical robotics.


Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, And Experience

  • Minimum BS (Mechanical Engineering or similar) with 7 years of industry experience designing and building electromechanical systems or MS Mechanical Engineering (Mechanical Engineering or similar) with 5 years of industry experience designing and building electromechanical systems.

  • Demonstrated excellence in both mechanical and electromechanical mechanism design.

  • Proven experience with various types of motors, encoders, sensors, and geartrain, torque transfer, and linear guide hardware.

  • Experience designing for manufacturability and solid understanding of common manufacturing processes: machining, casting, stamping, forming, injection molding.

  • Comfortable with all phases of product development lifecycle including design, implementation, debug, verification & validation, qualification, and transfer to manufacturing.

  • Proven experience and proficiency using CAD to design and document both large and small parts and assemblies.

  • Ability to perform basic FEA or other analyses focused on mechanical strength, heat generation and dynamic performance.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, And Experience

  • Practical or professional experience in robotics.

  • Experience in medical capital equipment.

  • Experience working in an ISO and FDA regulated environment.

Johnson & Johnson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies are equal opportunity employers, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

The anticipated base pay range for this position is $128,000.00 to $220,915.00.

Primary Location NA-US-California-Santa Clara

Organization Auris Health, Inc. (6267)

Job Function R&D Engineering (R&D)

Req ID: 2306119875W