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Johnson & Johnson

Automation Specialist

Posted Mar 2, 2023
Job ID: JJJP00014648
1 year
(May 1, 2023 - Apr 30, 2024)
40 hrs/week
Payrate range

Automation Specialist

Imagine your next role as an Automation Specialist who has demonstrable experience and affinity with analysis methodology in combination with computerized systems. 

Summary of the role: 

Data integrity, setting up and maintaining computerized systems as well as robotics are examples of Automation activities in support of well-functioning laboratories. You will act as a Subject Mater Expert regarding Automation topics, such as data integrity, introduction, and maintenance of analytical instruments. You will also contribute to maintaining cGMP compliance and support the LEAN status of the team


Key  Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the technical implementation of new systems within the organization in collaboration with other teams. Lab systems vary from (standalone) analytical equipment to complex global platform projects which connect to LIMS (Laboratory Information Management Systems). Implementation of SDMS (Scientific Data Management System) and future new paperless opportunities.

  • Responsible for documenting administrator procedures, technical installation procedures, and maintenance procedures.

  • Responsible for data integrity, including backup and (disaster) recovery

  • Provide support in case of (computerized) problems.

  • Implementation of equipment from a 21CFR Part 11 compliance perspective

  • takes part in Lab Systems initiatives and projects, in cooperation with the global organization and in alignment with business needs. 

  • Responsible for software validation and delivery of validated methods to the lab to introduce new testing methods for new products within the QC Laboratories.

how to succeed

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree (HBO) in Life Sciences or Computer Sciences or highly experienced in a similar position.

  • Minimal 2 years of work experience in Pharma with GMP and automation skills

  • Laboratory Experience is considered a plus.

  • Experience with (Computer) System Validation in a GxP environment

  • Experience with the following software is considered a plus: Empower, Softmax pro, SDMS, Deskman, LIMS, 32Karat, and Trackwise.

  • Ability to engage with personnel at all levels within the organization, to build and maintain fruitful relationships

  • Written and oral communication skills in English. Dutch is desirable

  • Planning skills, ability to prioritize multiple commitments

  • Analytical thinking and (technical) problem-solving. Lean/Six Sigma experience is desirable

  • Experience with GAMP5 and 21CFR Part 11 is desirable

  • Pro-active works independently take actions in the absence of specific instructions and can write protocols/reports, business correspondence, and procedures 


This role offers a very competitive hourly rate, a remote way of working & a supportive working environment. This contract will run initially for one year.

you are welcome here

Janssen is an innovative pharmaceutical company: we work every day on the frontline of health innovation. We can only meet this challenge because of our talented employees. Working at Janssen means that you get every opportunity to optimally develop your career.

about Janssen Biologics

Janssen is the Pharmaceutical Company 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.

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. 


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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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