Senior Mechanical Engineer, Repair Team | Jobs in usa for mechanical engineers

Full Time

Johnson & Johnson

Johnson & Johnson, Robotics and Digital (RAD) Solutions is recruiting for a Senior Mechanical Engineer, Repair Team located in Santa Clara, CA.


Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices is focused on shaping the future of digital surgery and expanding its robotics and digital solutions offerings across the entire portfolio, with multi-specialty, end-to-end solutions in orthopaedics, endoluminal intervention and general surgery. This includes the MONARCH® platform, a first-of-its-kind robotic technology indicated for bronchoscopic visualization of and access to patient airways for diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in the lung.


Ethicon, part of Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies, has made significant contributions to surgery for more than 100 years from creating the first sutures, to revolutionizing surgery with minimally invasive procedures. Our continuing 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. Through Ethicon’s surgical technologies and solutions including sutures, staplers, energy devices, trocars and hemostats and our commitment to treat serious medical conditions like obesity worldwide, we deliver innovation to make a life-changing impact. For more information, visit


This Senior Mechanical Engineer will work with other members of the Research & Development hardware integration repair team to support the troubleshooting, root cause analysis and drive issue resolution for complex mechanisms, structural but lightweight assemblies, motor driven actuators, and motion transmissions. This role is responsible for root cause analysis and driving resolution of issues. This includes reviewing and updating as needed conceptual and detailed CAD design, drawings, related documentation, and design specifications. Your work will be focused on identifying issues and owning the resolution of design and process issues that are identified as we work toward commercialization. Key team interfaces include hardware engineering, robot controls, system integration, testing, software, and internal manufacturing groups.

As a member of the R&D Engineering Team, you will contribute to the development of a complex robotic medical platform. For a self-motivated engineer, 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.

Core Job Responsibilities:

Understand, perform root cause analysis, and guide the repair of electromechanical prototypes which can be used to inform and drive design and process changes.
Provide hands-on troubleshooting, process, and manufacturing assistance in support of a rapid development cycle.
Define sub-assembly specifications and functional limits.
Lead teams of technicians and support staff to accomplish larger project goals.
Work to ensure we design safe, robust, and reliable solutions utilizing engineering methods with good documentation processes and releasing design documentation through an ECO process.
Ability and willingness to work through all phases of product development from conceptualization to production.
Must be capable of working independently and in cross departmental engineering teams.
Be a positive, collaborative team member with a good honest work ethic.


BSME or similar required degree with 4 years proven experience designing and building mechanisms and assemblies. Background in robotics or medical capital equipment desired.
Demonstrated excellence in mechanisms and knowledge of various types of motors, encoders, sensors, and drivetrain-related components such as gears, lead screws, splines, cams, linear guides, belts & pulleys.
Experience and proficiency using CAD to design and document both large and small parts and assemblies. SolidWorks experience preferred.


Mechanical analysis experience including statics, dynamics, kinematics, strength of materials and stress analysis. Ability to perform basic FEA.
Capable of making drawings following standard methodologies from AMSE Y14.5-2009 Dimensioning and Tolerancing.
Proven experience of designing for manufacturability and understanding of common manufacturing processes such as machining, sheet metal, casting, injection molding, and 3D printing.
Experience working with vendors to select, source, quote, inventory management and procure off the shelf and custom designed components
Basic knowledge of working in an ISO, FDA, or regulated environment.
Consistent track record working well in a team environment, learning from others, as well as mentoring and coaching more junior team members.
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.

Primary Location
United States-California-Santa Clara-5490 Great America Pkwy
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