Process Engineer, 3rd shift (Engineer 2) Job
Johnson & Johnson - San Lorenzo Municipio, PR

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Process Engineer, 3rd shift (Engineer 2)-8505130628


Ethicon LLC, a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is recruiting a Process Engineer, 3rd Shift for the facility located in San Lorenzo, PR.

The Ethicon LLC San Lorenzo, Puerto Rico manufacturing facility hosts over 1,000 associates dedicated to producing world-class medical devices to safely and effectively meet the needs of patients from all continents. Ethicon LLC, develops and markets products within three divisions: Ethicon Products for precise wound closure and tissue repair, Ethicon Women’s Health & Urology for minimally invasive women’s health procedures, and Johnson & Johnson Wound Management for homeostasis and advanced wound care.

The Process Engineer is responsible of identifying process improvement initiatives and develop proposals for problem solving, improvement or optimization. Supports process improvement projects that have the objectives of developing more cost-efficient and quality-enhanced processes. Establishes the machine hours standards and overall equipment efficiency. Assist in the development of more effective operational control system. Evaluates data generated through studies using statistical analytical methods. Responsible for the development and/or revision of production standards and Manufacturing/ Packaging process to assure utilization of best process. Performs duties encompassing all process transfers and other projects in an assigned engineering specialization for the development, manufacture, installation, operation and maintenance of products, production processes and/or equipment, packaging and other related activities. Coordinates work in conjunction with personnel assigned to specific projects. The Process Engineer works in the optimization of process output and throughput, equipment utilization, equipment downtime, waste reduction/yield improvements, budget management, standard cost and capital investment management. Provides technical support to the Production areas in evaluating process deficiencies, process changes, modifications and equipment failure. Defines, analyzes, reviews and evaluates problems for prompt solutions. Determines, adapts, and modifies methods and standards to control all aspects of assigned projects or portions of major projects. Coordinates phases of work with other departments within the San Lorenzo facility and with other Ethicon divisions. Performs investigations and writes Non Conformance (NC) Reports following the established timeline. Routes and follows up the NC Reports through the evaluation, review and approval processes to comply with the established timeline. Coordinates and participates on Cross Functional Investigation (CFI). Performs and evaluates established Production Operation metrics for Manufacturing and Packaging Areas. Supports manufacturing in the day-to-day troubleshooting of equipments. Follows Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), Company Policies and Federal, State and Local Government Regulations. Revises and maintain engineering, equipments and process procedure. Participates in GMP audits regarding equipment recording and machine performance. Develops new ideas within incoming processes. Coordinates communications and interfaces within end users (Ethicon San Lorenzo) and machine manufacturers or suppliers. Participates in projects involving other departments and activities such as Supply Chain, Process Excellence, Quality Assurance among other departments of functions. Interfaces with appropriate manufacturing representatives to ensure manufacturing operations and projects receive effective technical support. Evaluates and reports machinery trends and Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) reports. Writes, develops and implements validation procedures. Comply with J&J Safety Requirements and ensure safe working conditions and practices in the department. Performs other related duties as assigned by supervisor.


A minimum of a Bachelor degree in Engineering required; Electrical or Mechanical majors preferred. A minimum of one (1) year of overall engineering experience required. Experience in process improvement or maintenance engineering role in the Medical devices or pharmaceutical industry preferred. Process Excellence (Green Belt or Black Belt) and Lean certifications are preferred. Engineers in Training (EIT) or Professional Engineer (PE) License in good standing. Advanced computer skills and use of software application(s) including MS Office are required, Mini Tab preferred. Knowledge of programming languages (Alan Bradley, Siemens, or similar). Validation experience preferred. Experience with automated assembly and packaging equipment in the medical device manufacturing environment preferred. Experience in developing manufacturing standards a plus. Proven ability to anticipate and solve problems. Able to manage multiple priorities. Experience and working knowledge in short and long term project management. Available to work 3rd shift and flexibility to work other shifts/days per the operational needs. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, customers and other employees of the organization. Bilingual (English & Spanish) required. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to continuously stand and walk long distances. The role requires communication skills, eye-hand coordination and moving about capacity. Near acute vision, depth perception, visual accommodation, color vision and field of vision. Requires working / visiting all shifts and flexibility to work holidays or irregular hours including weekends, per the operational needs. Traveling may be required, around ten (10) percent.

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Primary Location: North America-United States-Puerto Rico-San Lorenzo
Organization: Ethicon Puerto Rico LLC (7596)
Relocation: Eligible
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Job Function: Process Engineering

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