Randstad, as the EMEA Johnson & Johnson talent acquisition partner, is responsible for finding and contracting talent for the contingent roles at Johnson & Johnson. If you are selected for a role you will be engaged or employed by one of the Randstad recruitment companies in EMEA and will not be an employee of Johnson & Johnson.

Johnson & Johnson

Contract Project Engineer (Research & Development) - Leeds

Posted Dec 7, 2021
Job ID: JJJP00009360
11 months , 4 weeks
(Jan 10, 2022 - Jan 10, 2023)
37 hrs/week
Payrate range
25 - 30 £/hr
Application Deadline: Jan 10, 2022 12:00 AM

Contract Project Engineer (Research & Development) - Leeds


You will be required to visit the site 3 times a week. 

The Company:

Johnson & Johnson is the world's most comprehensive and broadly-based healthcare Company, touching the lives of nearly a billion people every day. Our Family of Companies throughout the world compete in consumer, pharmaceutical and medical devices & diagnostics markets and have the skills and resources to tackle the world's most pressing health issues.


The Project/Role:

Facilitate and set up a process for considering post-market data (clinical, complaint etc) and comparing it to risk management documentation within R&D. 

This will require the ability to learn information quickly on the product portfolio, assess risk, collaborate with other key stakeholders, identify new standards/regulatory requirements, implement procedures, update risk management documents and manage delivery to key time points. 

This will be a transformative process involving drafting procedures, updating risk documents and managing an external resource to provide a validated software solution.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Overall responsibility to their Manager for the attainment of projects goals agreed in relation to project objectives with the appropriate level of guidance and within agreed deadlines.
  • Assume responsibility for specifying project goals and timelines and identifying barriers for delivery of the project.
  • Able to assimilate information quickly
  • Able to simplify complex information accurately
  • Identify strategic requirements for the business and align this with key stakeholders.
  • To adhere to the company’s procedures as detailed in the SOP manual.
  • Update risk management documents as required by the new process
  • Work as part of a Global Project Core Team with its inherent communication and cultural challenges


  • Works with limited technical supervision.
  • Exhibits effective time management and decision-making skills.
  • Is proactive, demonstrating a high level of initiative but consistency.
  • Capable of budget estimation and management.
  • Has excellent team working skills and flexibility.
  • Has skill to communicate risk and soft skills to address risk.


Internal and External relationships:

  • Internal
  • Quality, External - NA
  • Regulatory & Clinical
  • Post-market surveillance team
  • Programmers



  • Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent) in engineering (mechanical or medical preferred).
  • Required – the ability to project manage complex, changing projects within a pressured environment and communicate progress regarding the current project milestone.
  • Required – high level of soft skill
  • Required – able to simplify complex information with a high level of accuracy

Special Aptitudes:

  • Highly Computer Literate.
  • Willing to work in virtual teams.
  • Can track tasks within a project.
  • Can manage and communicate change.
  • Can update risk assessment documentation


  • As R&D competency model and specifically:-
  • Engineering project management
  • Communication and presentation skills
  • Engineering competencies


In Return:

In return for this role you will receive a very competitive hourly rate. A minimum 12 month contract & an opportunity to work with a Global Leader within the Pharmaceutical sector, Johnson & Johnson. 


Please Note: This role is INSIDE IR35. Pay rate for this role will depend on how you are paid (PAYE or Umbrella options) 



If you are interested in this role please apply now!

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