Manager, Design Quality Engineering

Johnson & Johnson



Danvers, MA


Position summary

Abiomed, part of Johnson & Johnson MedTech, is a leading provider of medical devices that provide circulatory and respiratory support, with a mission of recovering hearts & saving lives. Abiomed's "Patients First!" culture drives our skilled workforce and strong relationships with clinicians. Our innovative product portfolio and robust pipeline provide us the incredible opportunity to bring lifesaving technology to more patients around the world than ever before. Founded in 1981, Abiomed has a proven track record for growth, integrity and innovation.

I Am Abiomed | I Am Heart Recovery | Patients First!

The Design Quality Engineering Manager leads a team utilizing Design Quality Engineering, and Risk Management techniques and expertise to provide management and functional support for the entire life cycle of Abiomed products. This position also supports company compliance with applicable federal, industry, and corporate procedures, guidelines, and regulations during the design, development, test, manufacture, and distribution of products for US and ROW.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Define and communicate overall objectives for your team.
  • Provide input and leadership for Quality policies, approaches, and standard practices.
  • Support maintaining alignment with US and International regulations and standards, as well as Abiomed quality systems.
  • Develop, implement, and improve new and existing product and process quality related requirements.
  • Identify opportunities to proactively assure compliance to all applicable internal, domestic, and international quality regulations, US 21 CFR 820 (QSR), EU MDR, ISO 13485, etc.
  • Lead Design Quality team in product development, including design control and risk management.
  • Lead cross-functional teams to perform and maintain risk assessments.
  • Manage long and short-term planning for the Design Quality Engineering team, including training, development, and goal setting.
  • Design and implement process improvements for the Design Quality Engineering function, including design controls, risk management, problem solving, root cause analysis and the application of statistical methods.
  • Ensure robust processes are employed in new product development.

Why you should apply for a job to Johnson & Johnson:

  • Ranked as one of the Best Companies for Women in 2020

  • 4.2/5 in overall job satisfaction

  • 4.2/5 in supportive management

  • 71% say women are treated fairly and equally to men

  • 88% would recommend this company to other women

  • 84% say the CEO supports gender diversity

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  • Global parental leave for all new parents (maternal, paternal, adoptive or surrogacy-assisted).

  • Global exercise reimbursement.

  • Two weeks off (one of them fully paid) for volunteer work.