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J&J Family of Companies Associate Manager Product Stewardship in Irvine, California

J&J Medical Device Companies is seeking an Associate Manager, Product Stewardship for Cardiovascular and Specialty Solutions (CSS), part of the Johnson & Johnson family of companies. The core operation of the business is based in Irvine, CA but the role itself may be carried out on an entirely (100%) remote basis.

J&J Medical Device Companies: As the world’s most comprehensive medical devices' business, we are building on a century of experience, merging science and technology, to shape the future of health and benefit even more people around the world. With our unparalleled breadth, depth and reach across surgery, orthopedics and interventional solutions, we’re working to profoundly change the way care is delivered. We are in this for life. For more information, visit

Are you interested in joining a team with dynamic strengths delivering outstanding results to our customers? Apply now for this exciting opportunity!

  • Ensure compliance to all environmental product compliance (EPC) regulatory requirements by developing and refining EPC processes within the CSS business.

  • Lead the completion of emerging issues reviews and impact assessments per stated timelines and execute on the relevant communication process to customers and business partners.

  • Evaluate EPC aspects of new products and packaging materials using the R&D new product development (NPD) design stage gate processes.

  • Collaborate with R&D teams, Regulatory, Quality, External Manufacturing, Marketing and Supplier Management and other key stakeholders as needed.

  • Assess/evaluate composition of existing materials and products.

  • Support Commercial teams by partnering with other business groups to complete Environmental Preferable Purchasing (EPP) data requests within the requested timeframe.

  • Maintain & demonstrate academic and J&J expertise in the area of EPC requirements.

  • Partner with the Enterprise Sustainability Team on initiatives requiring collaboration.

  • Support the overall J&J Medical Devices Environmental Product Compliance organization as needed, including the participation in annual and periodic EPC assessments/audits, as well as leading the execution of assigned action items.

    Provide education & training on vital EPC topics.



  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree is required. A Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, Life Sciences, Environmental Science or Engineering is preferred.

  • A minimum of at-least six (6) years of experience in a regulated industry is required. Experience working in the medical devices industry is preferred.

  • Experience in Product Stewardship (Environmental Product Compliance) is required.

  • Must have knowledge and experience in implementing programs such as, but not limited to: EU/China/UAE ROHS, EU/China REACh, WEEE, Battery, Packaging/Packaging Waste, EU Waste Framework Directive, EU MDR Restricted Substances, CA Prop 65 and TSCA.

  • Experience working in a matrix environment directing project teams is required.

  • Computer knowledge in the use of Microsoft Office (Word, and PowerPoint) is required. Proficiency in Microsoft Excel is required. Experience working in a virtual environment using virtual meeting tools (Microsoft Teams/Zoom) is required.

  • In addition to the above, this position may require up to 10% travel, both domestic and/or international.

  • Standard hours are 8:00 am-5:00 pm, but may require off-shift hours, including weekends, as needed by the business and for site-related emergencies.

    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. EEO-Statement

    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

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United States-California-Irvine-33 Technology Drive


Medical Devices & Diagnostics Global Services, LLC (6209)

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