Principal Materials Engineer, SME Polymers & Plastics
Ethicon & OneMD (JNJ)
Jackie is a Principal Material Engineer and a Subject Matter Expert for Ethicon that utilizes perfect blends of polymer technologies to innovate in the design and manufacturing of both digital and non-digital medical devices and instruments. In this role, Jackie provides leadership and direction in the identification and selection of polymer based materials for both sustaining and new product developments at Ethicon and other businesses within Johnson and Johnson (JNJ).
Jackie is a certified Six Sigma green belt champion with more than 24 years of experience in material science and material application engineering. She led the very first Medical Material Data Management System called Integrated Material Optimization Environment (iMOE) to manage material selection holistically at Ethicon.
She is also passionate about educating and sharing material knowledge within the industry.
Jackie in 2015 received the JNJ Global Surgery Award for Scientific Excellence for her role in leading the development and implementation of an injection moldable electro-mechanical proprietary material for harmonic powered medical devices.
She also held roles of increased responsibilities previously at General Motors and Delphi Automotive System as Program Manager and Senior Advance Research Engineer among other roles.
Jackie earned a MS in Chemical Engineering from the University of Dayton in Dayton, Ohio. She has a BS degree in Chemical Engineering from University of Science & Technology, Ghana.
Jackie is a member of the Society of Plastic Engineers and a member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers AIChE. She has 7 publications and 9 patents relative to plastic applications.
- Panel: The Future of Medical Materials | Wed. October 31 - 2:00 PM - 2:55 PM