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Johnson & Johnson

Associate Scientist (Sample Management)

Posted Oct 18, 2021
Job ID: JJJP00008090
Cork, County Cork
39 hrs/week
1 year
Starts: Nov 8, 2021
Ends: Nov 6, 2022
Payrate range

Johnson & Johnson Worksense (via Randstad Sourceright) is responsible for finding, engaging and contracting talent for the Johnson & Johnson contingent workforce.


We are currently recruiting an Associate Scientist (Sample Management)  to join our contingent workforce on a growing team in Janssen Pharmaceuticals in Cork for an initial 12 month contract. 

The Role:  

We have an exciting opportunity for an Associate Scientist (Sample Management) to join our Janssen Pharmaceutical team. Global Clinical Release & Stability is a department of Discovery. Product Development and Supply; BioTherapeutics Development & Supply Analytical Development – (DPDS, BTDS-AD). The department is responsible for Clinical Release and Stability Testing for Drug Substance and Drug Product, and Stability Lifecycle management.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for coordinating activities in relation to laboratory batch release.
  • Responsible for coordinating activities in relation to clinical reference materials.
  • Responsible for coordinating activities in relation to stability programs.
  • Daily management of the routine sample management operations/LIMS Stability Module.
  • Responsible for the management of stability inventory.
  • Ensure all activities follow SOP’s/WI’s and protocols where appropriate and are performed in compliance with regulatory guidelines.
  • Perform sample management activities according to local procedures and processes in a timely and organized fashion.
  • Organize stability inventory and maintain stability chambers.
  • Coordinate receipt and distribution of samples throughout the laboratories. Perform other duties as designated by Laboratory Management. Develop subject matter expertise on assigned role.
  • Use of laboratory software such as LIMS, SAP, SDMS, Trackwise, etc.
  • Contribute to proper use, calibration and maintenance of laboratory equipment.
  • Record all laboratory data in accordance with cGMP and local procedures.
  • Perform data review.
  • Keep up to date with existing and new SOP’s and official documentation.
  • Perform investigations, where required, for deviations, laboratory investigations etc.
  • Independently write/revise SOP’s or other official documentation and reports, when required.
  • Execute independently and/or as part of a team, assigned projects/tasks.
  • Train/coach other/new personnel.
  • Lead/participate in lean innovation and continuous improvement projects

Candidate Requirements:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor's degree in related field.
  • Knowledge of laboratory sample management and/or stability is preferred.
  • Industry experience (GMP laboratory) is essential.
  • Experience with LIMS systems is desirable. 


If you meet our requirements and are interested in hearing more about our Associate Scientist role, please do not hesitate to apply through the provided link today and a member of our recruitment team will be in touch!




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