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J&J Family of Companies Manager, Product Development (ECP) in Danvers, Massachusetts

Manager, Product Development (ECP) - 00001K4D


Abiomed, part of Johnson & Johnson MedTech, is recruiting for an Engineering Manager located in Danvers, MA.

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.

We are looking for an extraordinary, highly motivated leader to join our growing global Engineering team. As a manager in product development you will lead a team of direct reports to develop Abiomed’s next generation of heart pumps. You will work in a dynamic fast paced environment that is disrupting the medical device industry by bringing breakthrough technologies to market. This role focuses on the development, design and improvement of the Impella ECP™ or “Expandable Cardiac Power”. The Impella ECP™ is Abiomed’s smallest heart pump that does not compromise on flow by utilizing unique expanding pump technology.


Principle Duties and Responsibilities may include :

  • Lead product development programs from inception to implementation

  • Direct supervisor of technical staff including engineers and technicians from multiple disciplines

  • Hire and retain top talent to keep pace with platform growth. Sets business metrics for the team and provides performance feedback to employees.

  • Represent the platform as a technical spokesperson to management and the cross functional team

  • Engage with external and internal manufacturing partners to develop manufacturable designs

  • Partner and collaborate cross-functionally (product management, research, engineering, clinical, and manufacturing and regulatory) to move new features, technology and products through product development and into the market.

  • Identify requirements through physician interactions

  • Plans, schedules, conducts, and manages various engineering projects, ensuring all projects adhere to acceptable engineering practices and compliance regulations, are appropriately staffed, and are run within budget

  • Develops standard operating procedures.

  • Provide engineering expertise and maintains a high level of competency and business development acumen.

Job Qualifications:

  • BS in Mechanical or Biomedical Engineering

  • 12 years experience in production development with previous management experience. 3 years management experience preferred.

  • Personnel focused leader with passion for developing junior staff

  • Strong meeting facilitator and effective presenter to all audiences

  • Expert in medical device design controls

  • Expert project manager (planning, scheduling, coordinating, budgeting)

  • Knowledge of Solidworks, ANSYS Mechanical, MathCad, MiniTab & Matlab Engineering CAD preferred

  • Possesses excellent communication, motivation, team building, employee involvement, diplomacy, delegating skills as well as confidence and enthusiasm.

  • May require up to 10% travel – US & EU

Johnson & Johnson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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Primary Location NA-US-Massachusetts-Danvers

Organization Do not use (8535)

Job Function Engineering (Generalist)

Req ID: 00001K4D