Process Excellence Engineer (CO-OP)

Auris Health

Auris Health

United States
Posted on Saturday, September 9, 2023


At Johnson & Johnson, we use technology and the power of teamwork to discover new ways to prevent and overcome the world’s the 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 We're disrupting outdated healthcare ecosystems and infusing them with transformative ideas to help people thrive throughout every stage of their lives.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!

An apprenticeship is designed to integrate academic study with related on-the-job experience. This job is temporary in nature. There is no commitment for full time employment after the completion of program; however, internship and Co-Op programs should primarily be utilized as a strategic feeder to full-time recruitment efforts. Apprenticeships are common in functions such as: IT, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, General Management, or General Administration.

Process Excellence co-ops will support the Process Excellence department meet is objectives in line with overall plant and company OGSM’s (Objectives, Goals, Strategies and Metrics).


  • Supporting Master Black Belt, Industrial Engineers and Process Excellence Manager

  • Aiding setup and participating in Lean Training

  • Implementing and supporting plant kanbans

  • Improving plant visuals

  • Updating process flows

  • Updating Value stream maps

  • Implementing and improving visual metrics in the building

  • Performing work studies

  • Identifying and reducing waste

  • Process Improvement support (Kaizens)

  • Aiding in plant preparation for site visitors

  • Aiding in preparation for Awards ceremonies

  • Supporting Plant betterment suggestion scheme

  • Supporting supplier projects

  • Supporting Lean Maturity Assessments

  • Provide updates to SOPs, drawings, etc. following appropriate change control.

  • Support additional facilities soft services (Security, general building & safety improvements)

  • Executes projects that increase process efficiencies, reduce cycle time, cost, and improve overall quality of execution within assigned department using project management methodologies (I.E. FPX).

  • Makes significant improvements in the assigned areas by using process excellence methodologies (Lean/Six Sigma).

  • May assist in creating concepts and designs/approaches for new products/processes/test methods.

  • Prepares standard reports/documentation to communicate results.

  • Comply with all environmental, safety and occupational health policies (i.e., ISO14001 & OSHAS 18001).

  • Responsible for communicating business related issues or opportunities to next management level

  • For those who supervise or manage a staff, responsible for ensuring that subordinates follow all Company guidelines related to Health, Safety and Environmental practices and that all resources needed to do so are available and in good condition, if applicable


  • Proficiency in the use of MS Office applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint; Visio and Minitab knowledge is highly desirable.

  • Ability to assess issues and opportunities, establish priorities, and act with a sense of urgency.

  • Ability to use Igrafix an advantage

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Business partnering skills

  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team setting

  • Ability to learn new tasks quickly, coordinate multiple inter-related activities, and have good organizational skills.

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.