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J&J Family of Companies Senior Manager, Clinical Engineering/Product Development in Santa Clara, California

Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies is recruiting for a Senior Manager, Clinical Engineering, within our Robotics & Digital Solutions organization. The location for this position is Santa Clara, CA!

Robotics and Digital Solutions, is part of Johnson & Johnson Med Tech. At Johnson & Johnson Robotics and Digital Solutions, we’re changing the trajectory of health for humanity, using robotics to enhance healthcare providers’ abilities and improve patients’ diagnoses, treatments, and recovery times. Johnson & Johnson Robotics was established in 2020 with the integration of Auris Health, Verb Surgical, C-SATS, and Ethicon. It comprises three key med-tech platforms: Flexible Robotics (MONARCH®), Surgical Robotics (OTTAVA™), and Digital Solutions. Join our collaborative, rapidly growing teams in the San Francisco Bay Area (Redwood City and Santa Clara), Cincinnati, and Seattle. You’ll collaborate on breakthrough medical technologies that unite multiple subject areas to build a connected digital ecosystem that advances medical professionals’ skills and improves patient outcomes.

The Senior Manager will work closely with cross-functional leaders to champion department responsibilities throughout the design and development of new products. In addition, the Senior Manager will be responsible for leading the direction, resourcing allocation, and execution of the team’s deliverables throughout a project’s lifecycle.

The primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Accountable for the strategy and direction of Clinical Engineering deliverables throughout design and development across the projects in the robotics and digital portfolio:

  • Plan and allocate resources to effectively staff and accomplish the work to meet departmental goals

  • Organize and prioritize the deliverables, communicate these to the development teams, and define and validate clinical performance goals using preclinical methodologies for products

  • Coordinate the efforts to drive user-centric product vision, testing, procedural development, and pre-clinical validation

  • Represent the output of Clinical Engineering’s work to the organization, including departmental leadership and leadership of cross-functional teams.

  • Accountable for deliverables and procedures in compliance with applicable international, internal and health authority standards, rules and regulations, including but not limited to FDA, ISO, USDA, DEA

  • Coach, mentor, and develop staff

  • Direct the management of clinical engineers

  • Other duties as assigned

  • This position operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, and photocopiers

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms

  • This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are flexible Monday through Friday, generally 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand

At Johnson & Johnson, we’re on a mission to change the trajectory of health for humanity. That starts by creating the world’s healthiest workforce. Through cutting-edge programs and policies, we empower the physical, mental, emotional, and financial health of our employees and the ones they love. As such, candidates offered employment must show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or secure an approved accommodation prior to the commencement of employment to support the well-being of our employees, their families and the communities in which we live and work.

For more information on how we support the whole health of our employees throughout their wellness, career and life journey, please visit

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.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Science

  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in medical technology industry

  • Minimum 5 years leading teams in product development setting

  • Proven understanding in product development processes

  • Experience in clinical engineering, engineering and preclinical methods in medical devices

  • Must have a demonstrated ability to effectively and clearly communicate vision, concepts, management direction, and resources to diverse partners

  • Must have strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Experience working with management to establish timelines and provide deliverables throughout product development

  • Experience in the regulated medical device environment, including but not limited to document control processes, document approval processes, study archiving, data collection and phase/design reviews

  • Ability to work in a regulated environment in compliance to ISO 13485 and 21 CFR 820 and other applicable standards.

  • Ability to travel up to 30% of the time, internationally and domestic

  • Ability to work at the Santa Clara, CA site


  • Advanced Degree

  • Experience working with robotics and/or complex capital equipment

Primary Location

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


Auris Health, Inc. (6267)

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