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Johnson & Johnson

Associate Scientist

Posted Jan 5, 2023
Job ID: JJJP00014138
Cork, County Cork
1 year
39 hrs/week
Payrate range

Associate Scientist 

Location: Janssen - Barnahely 

Duration: 12 months

Hours/shift: 2 Cycle Shift - Week 1 (Mon Tues Fri Sat Sun) Week 2 (Wed Thurs) - 12 hour days (7am - 7pm)

Imagine your next project working with Janssen Sciences as an Associate Scientist. Working at the forefront of cutting edge work and technology with one of the leading Pharmaceutical companies in the world! 

roles and responsibilities

The position is in the Biochemistry and Early Development Stability Sciences Team in the Analytical Development Department. The Separations Lab is responsible for CSDS Red and Non Red, HPLC, CIEF and UV analysis.

This will involve: 

  • Ensure that EHS standards are met at all times on site, adhering to appropriate PPE and COVID-19 measures and guidance

  • Maintain Lab cleanliness standards to ensure Lab is always audit ready in line with Lab 6S Program

  • Ensure Training is completed in a timely fashion. In time, assist in the training/mentoring of new Analysts

  • Perform analytical testing for the Separations Team in BTDS AD Cork in line with the above-mentioned techniques including all peripheral activities (i.e. solution prep

  • Perform data review, interpretation, and trending or Separations data

  • Contribute to proper use, calibration, and maintenance of laboratory equipment where applicable.

  • Keep up to date with existing and new SOP’s and official documentation.

  • Independently write/revise SOP’s or other official documentation and reports, when required.

  • Participate/Lead in Laboratory investigations as applicable

  • Escalation of Laboratory issues to team lead in a timely fashion

  • Perform other duties as designated by Team Lead

  • Take an active role in Continuous Improvement, identify and drive improvement initiatives in line with Laboratory CI Team

how to succeed

You will be a great team player with great communication skills. You will also bring:

  • A BSc, MSc or PhD in Biochemistry, Biotechnology, or a related scientific field.

  • Customer focus and result driven.

  • Analytical skills required to troubleshoot laboratory issues.

  • Efficient and flexible.

  • High attention to detail.

  • Ability to work well within team structures and provide leadership as required.


This role offers a very competitive hourly rate. This contract will run for 12 months and has a strong chance of extension. 

you are welcome here

Janssen is working to create an inclusive environment where diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences are valued and each and every one of our people feels that they belong and can reach their potential. No matter who they are.

about Janssen

Janssen is the Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson - the world's most comprehensive and broadly-based healthcare Company. At Janssen, we bring together top scientists and researchers to pursue the most promising science and drive collaboration to create visionary medicines and healthcare solutions covering five priority therapeutic areas - Cardiovascular & Metabolism, Immunology, Infectious Diseases & Vaccines, Neuroscience and Oncology. Contribute to the next pharmaceutical breakthrough with your next project at Janssen. 

Janssen Ireland: https://www.janssen.com/ireland/

application process

We are looking to process the first round of applications within the next 2 working days.

We do not accept applications via email. The pay rate for this role will depend on how you are paid. PAYE, LTD & Umbrella options are available. The rate advertised is PAYE. 


If you would like some additional information about the role please contact: Tabitha.Crabtree@randstadsourceright.co.uk

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

For more than 130 years, diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) have been part of our cultural fabric at Johnson & Johnson and woven into how we do business every day. Our commitment to respect the dignity and diversity of all is embedded in our Credo.

We know that the success of our business depends on having the best talent in a workforce that reflects the diverse markets we serve around the world and an inclusive culture that values different perspectives and life experiences. That is why we are working to create an inclusive environment where diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experiences are valued and each one of our people feels that they belong and can reach their potential. No matter who they are. Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Johnson & Johnson means “You Belong”.

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