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J&J Family of Companies Staff Program Manager, R&D – Capital Equipment in Raynham, Massachusetts

Caring for the world, one person at a time has inspired and united the people of Johnson & Johnson for over 130 years. We embrace research and science -- bringing innovative ideas, products, and services to advance the health and well-being of people. Employees of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies work with partners in health care to touch the lives of over a billion people every day, throughout the world!

DePuy Synthes, a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is recruiting for a Senior Project Manager, R&D, New Product Development, Mitek Sports Medicine located in Raynham, MA.

DePuy Synthes is a Johnson & Johnson company that is one of the leaders in the medical device industry. Our implants and instruments are used by orthopedic surgeons to treat patients with conditions resulting from traumatic injuries, degenerative diseases, deformities, and sports related injuries. Our environment is entrepreneurial, learning-driven, and is as exciting as it is rewarding!

DePuy Synthes Companies of Johnson & Johnson is the largest, most innovative, and comprehensive orthopedic and neurological business in the world. DePuy Synthes Companies will offer an unparalleled breadth and depth of products, services, and programs in the areas of joint reconstruction, trauma, spine, sports medicine, neurological, craniomaxillofacial, power tools and biomaterials. Building on the legacy and strengths of two great companies, we are creating one organization that will be agile and better equipped in today's evolving health care environment. With a focus on activating insights to develop innovative, comprehensive solutions, we are inspired to advance patient care in greater ways than either company could accomplish on its own.

Job Description

The Program Manager (Sports Medicine) is responsible for planning, developing and managing the execution of the next generation product development programs within our Miktec Sports Medicine business, which develops, manufactures, and markets innovative solutions for a wide range of minimally invasive mobility therapies, including arthroscopic repair devices for shoulder, knee, and hip pathologies. The candidate will lead a cross-functional, new product development team through design feasibility, implementation, verification, process verification/validation, and risk management of Class I-II medical devices / capital equipment. This position is located in the Massachusetts, Raynham office.

The DePuy Synthes Mitek Sports Medicine business, part of the Johnson & Johnson family of companies, is growing a team to work with our cross functional partners in crafting the next generation of Sports Medicine, capital & digital surgery products. Our continued dedication to Shape the Future of Surgery is built on our commitment to help address the world's most pressing health care issues and improve and save more lives!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead complex, multi-functional projects from concept through launch

  • Actively plan and drive cross-functional project teams to deliver against integrated, detailed plans and timelines as well as set quarterly goals, generate plans to meet program goals, and facilitate the completion of goals.

  • Enable proactive communication in collaboration with functional directors and managers to assure integration of project, company, and functional goals towards achieving program milestones.

  • Develop, track, and analyze program’s key performance indicators including the effectiveness of technical strategies, regulatory pathways, clinical development progress, project execution, and product development risks (e.g., alignment to schedule, scope, resources), to provide management detailed status updates.

  • Oversight of all phases of the product development process from Concept to Launch. Understanding of Design Control principles and manage gate-keeping, design freezes, design reviews, change control, sign-offs, etc.

  • Organize regular team meetings to drive progress, track and mitigate risks, resolve roadblocks, and review action items.

  • Generate the necessary documentation and assist teams with creating project plans, protocols, reports, etc.

  • Working with external vendors and OEM partners to drive development milestones.



  • Degree in Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or related field is highly preferred. Master’s degree is a plus.

  • A minimum of 6 years of experience in product development in highly regulated industry is required.

  • A minimum of 2 years of program management experience

  • Problem-solving ability with excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills

  • Demonstrated success in working independently, providing multiple solutions to problems and effectively integrating systems

  • Well organized, self-motivated, upbeat, creative, and resourceful

  • Preferred

  • Advanced degree

  • Experience in medical devices industry

  • Experience managing utilizing the Agile development process

  • Experience with 510K and/or CE marking standards for SaMD: ISO 62304, 14971, 60601, 13485

  • Demonstrated success in leading a project from concept through market introduction

  • Scrum Master certification

  • Experience with electro-mechanical and/or software/electronics systems.

  • Project Management Professional Certification (PMP).

    Johnson & Johnson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified individuals 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 based on disability.

Primary Location

United States-Massachusetts-Raynham-325 Paramount Drive


DePuy Synthes Products, Inc (6149)

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