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Bio-materials Lab Research & Development Co-Op (March 2022 - September 2022).

Company: Johnson & Johnson
Location: West Chester
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

At Johnson & Johnson, we use technology and the power of teamwork to discover new ways to prevent and overcome the world's most significant healthcare challenges. Our Corporate, Consumer Health, Medical Devices, and Pharmaceutical teams leverage data, real-world insights, and creative minds to make life-changing healthcare products and medicines. We're disrupting outdated healthcare ecosystems and infusing them with transformative ideas to help people thrive throughout every stage of their lives. With a reach of more than a billion people every day, there's no limit to the impact you can make here. Are you ready to reimagine healthcare?

Here, your career breakthroughs will change the future of health, in all the best ways. And you'll change, too. You'll be inspired, and you'll inspire people across the world to change how they care for themselves and those they love. Amplify your impact. Join us!

DePuy Synthes, a member of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies, is recruiting for a Biomaterials R&D Intern located in West Chester, PA to support the Biomaterials Research and Development (R&D) Group.

The DePuy Synthes Companies of Johnson & Johnson is the largest, most innovative and comprehensive orthopedic and neurological business in the world. DePuy Synthes offers 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. 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 challenging as it is rewarding.

The Biomaterials R&D Group within DePuy Synthes develops products based on advanced biomaterials such as ceramic bone void fillers, bioabsorbable polymer implants, drug-device combination products, and cell-based therapies. We engage in early stage evaluation of new materials technologies, device design and development, manufacturing process development, and support of preclinical testing and regulatory submissions. The Biomaterials R&D group collaborates with other divisions within DePuy Synthes (Trauma, Spine, Joint Reconstruction, etc.), as well as surgeons, Regulatory Affairs, Marketing, Sales, and other functional departments to define and develop product concepts.

The Biomaterials R&D Co-op will

  • Perform R&D activities in a team environment.
  • They will assist scientists and engineers in our R&D laboratories to fabricate device prototypes, and may conduct mechanical, chemical, and performance testing to evaluate device performance.
  • The co-op will conduct experiments and provide data, results analysis, and reports to project teams in a timeline driven process and will contribute to the efficient operation of R&D laboratories.
  • The co-op will exercise technical judgment in the design, execution, and interpretation of experiments, and use professional concepts to solve complex problems in creative and effective ways.
  • They will maintain a laboratory notebook and other technical documentation according to required guidelines.
  • The co-op may be asked to provide other project or product support as needed in order to support Synthes' business objectives.
  • This position requires work in a Biosafety Level 2 lab.

    Qualifications
    • Qualified candidates must be a current University Engineering student. We are looking for candidates pursuing a degree in Ceramic Science & Engineering, Materials Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering
    • We are looking for candidates that are highly motivated and can work independently on one or multiple projects under general direction and can exhibit an attention to detail.
    • Establish and foster collaboration and partnership internally and externally. Has a good sense of priorities and manages time accordingly.
    • Strong communication skills (written and verbal), including experience presenting in front of multidisciplinary audiences, and attending team meeting face to face and by teleconference.
    • Knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office software is required as well as intermediate to advanced software skills with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint is required

      The successful candidate will have strong analytical, problem solving and communication skills, and should be observant and be able to think creatively. They will be able to learn quickly and work independently with minimal direct supervision. The candidate should have an interest in chemistry, biology, materials science, or medical device design and testing. A GPA of 3.0 or greater is preferred.

      Candidate must be available to work full-time (40 hours/week) during the -6-month co-op session. Students must be able to provide their own transportation to this location (some public transportation options are available). Students must be legally authorized to work in the United States and not require future sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H1-B status) now or in the future.

      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.

      Primary Location

      United States-Pennsylvania-West Chester-1230 Wilson Drive

      Organization

      Synthes USA Products, LLC (6317)

      Job Function

      General Administration

      Requisition ID

      2105944754W

Keywords: Johnson & Johnson, Wilmington , Bio-materials Lab Research & Development Co-Op (March 2022 - September 2022)., Healthcare , West Chester, Delaware

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