NPI Test Engineer

Auris Health

Auris Health

Quality Assurance
Santa Clara, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, September 12, 2023


Robotics & Digital Solutions, part of the Johnson & Johnson family of companies, is recruiting for a NPI Test Engineer, located in Santa Clara, CA.

Robotics & Digital Solutions is part of Ethicon, Inc., a global leader in surgery with products and solutions found in almost every operating room around the world. Ethicon 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 robotics, digital solutions, sutures, staplers, energy devices, trocars and hemostats and our commitment to treat serious medical conditions like obesity and cancer worldwide, we deliver innovation to make a life-changing impact. For more information, visit www.ethicon.com .

In This Role You Will

  • Responsible for all testing activities on a subsystem and will coordinate broader activities as part of overall strategic vision
  • Work closely with the Manufacturing and Design teams to develop test processes used during the manufacturing of electro-mechanical components and subassemblies of a medical robotics system.
  • Design and document electro-mechanical manufacturing test fixtures applying both custom and off-the shelf hardware and software.
  • Develop of test algorithms, test scripts, data acquisition and measurement systems with focus on repeatability and reproducibility.
  • Perform failure analysis on electromechanical equipment
  • Automate test processes using in-house developed test software and scripts
  • Release engineering documentation and bill of materials
  • Contribute to all aspects of test development, coverage, drive execution and test results documentation.
  • Drive process characterization, validation and Test Method Validation
  • Provide detailed status and tracking of activities


Required Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience with a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, or related engineering field
  • Produce high quality documentation that is clearly understandable by internal and external personnel
  • Experience working on instrumentation automation and using scripting languages such as Python, Shell, SQL, Batch, Bash or Linux commands
  • Prior experience with test equipment and test fixture design
  • Ability to read schematics and perform electrical debug using oscilloscopes, DMMs, multi-meters
  • Strong understanding and experience with 3D CAD (SolidWorks)
  • Ability to travel up to 10% to contract manufacturers

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in Product Lifecycle Management systems such as Oracle Agile
  • Experience in Medical Device industry
  • Intermediate understanding of electrical systems and power electronics
  • Intermediate understanding of mechanical systems


  • This position may require up to 10% travel
  • The anticipated base pay range for this position is $101,000 to $162,725

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.