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Johnson & Johnson

Data Scientist (Chemometrician)

Posted Jan 31, 2023
Job ID: JJJP00014380
Cork, County Cork
39 hrs/week
1 year
Payrate range

Data Scientist (Chemometrician)

Location: Cork, Ireland (Hybrid working)

Duration: 12 months 

Hours: 39

Pay rate range: Depending on experience

Imagine your next project where you will be working as a Data Scientist (Chemometrician) for BTDS (BioTherapeutics Development & Supply) where you will contribute to development Raman PLS Models, Chemometric Models, Visualization, Reporting & Statistical Analysis utilising mainly SIMCA and BI Visualization platforms (Tableau). 

roles and responsibilities

The Data Scientist will create chemometric models, deliver chemometric model development reports, chemometric validation reports, and work on improvements for aggregation from many sources of data to create platforms for standardisation of multi-attribute chemometric model outputs. 

This will involve: 

  • Working independently to meet deadlines while managing changing priorities to meet customer’s needs. 

  • Work independently on projects that will be both strategic and tactical in nature. 

  • Provide strategic direction using innovation and creative solutions. 

  • Use effective internal/external influencing, interpersonal skills, negotiation, and conflict management skills to resolve relationship and project issues.

how to succeed

You will have strong statistics & analytical skills with the ability to work independently across  multiple projects. We will also consider PhD Graduates that have completed a placement / project within this area. 

You will also bring:

  • Bachelor’s in Science, Engineering or Data Science

  • Chemometric PLS model developer skills as a core competency

  • Experience working at a large biopharmaceutical company is desirable

  • Knowledge in R or Python is desirable for data manipulation and analysis

  • Experience with spectroscopic analytical technology e.g., Raman, IR

  • Experience with chemometric model techniques; MVA model, PCA model, PLS model

  • Strong expertise on biopharmaceutical manufacturing Large Molecule API processes 

  • Familiar with testing procedures such as PQ/OQ, source data verification, UATs and unit testing. 

  • Knowledge in Dashboard\Visualization Tools such as Spotfire, Tableau is desirable

  • Detail-oriented, highly organised, and able to manage multiple tasks.

  • Additional technical competencies in Sharepoint, Jira and other information technology systems are desirable.


This role offers a very competitive hourly rate. This contract will run for a minimum of 12 months.

you are welcome here

Johnson & Johnson 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 UK: https://www.janssen.com/uk/

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, Limited & Umbrella options are available. 

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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