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

Data Scientist

Posted Jan 23, 2023
Job ID: JJJP00014315
Cork, County Cork
1 year
39 hrs/week
Payrate range

Data Scientist/Engineer

Location: Cork, Ireland

Duration: 12 month fixed term contract

Hours: 39 hours per week

Pay rate range: Competitive hourly rate

Work mode: Hybrid (3 days a week on-site)

Imagine your next project as a Data Scientist as a part of our SCAN team. You will be working across all areas of business, data science/engineering/analytics/visualisation/modelling.

roles and responsibilities

  • Perform data analysis on large data sets: analyse, clean, and summarise the data.

  • Present data analysis results and write technical summaries to drive product quality and safety related discussions.

  • Automate processes, develop dashboards and solutions to address business needs.

  • Provide modelling support for the business using tools such as SIMCA.

  • Project management: manage multiple project timelines and deliver on customer needs.

  • Prioritise work based on urgency and value, to deliver SCAN objectives.

  • Sustain and improve complex workflows and Tableau visualisations for multiple customers.

  • Communicate with customers to understand needs, develop data analytics proposals, and ensure needs are met according to project timelines.

  • Partner with the Business Units to expand the use of data analytics and predictive insights.

  • Expand and deepen data analytics and visualisation skills on site using tools such as Tableau.

  • Explore new data analytics solutions and innovative approaches to data opportunities through partnerships with stakeholders and connections with Enterprise data groups.

  • Drive efficiencies across the site through suitable adoption of new technologies.

how to succeed

  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of complex End-to-End data architecture in a very large organisation.

  • Good appreciation of Industry 4.0/IIoT and how to effectively drive to transform within this framework.

  • Solid understanding of S95 level 4 systems and their capabilities such as ERP, Quality Systems, Data Warehouses etc.

  • Innovative with strong decision-making and problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to work individually or collaborate with cross-functional teams, as required.

  • Excellent communication and influencing skills, strong customer focus.

  • Third level degree in Engineering, Science, or an IT discipline.

  • Minimum of three years’ experience in a pharmaceutical or GMP regulated manufacturing environment. (not essential, we will consider all sectors)

  • Extensive knowledge of end-to-end data flows and data architecture.

  • Strong SQL skills and an extensive knowledge of database structures.

  • Proven ability to analyse, clean, and summarise large data sets.

  • Knowledge of ongoing data engineering utilising Databricks to access Azure data.

  • Extensive experience extracting and manipulating Pi data for trending purposes and to address business challenges.

  • Project Management skills (SCRUM, Agile, FPX, Waterfall) required, familiarity with JIRA desirable.

  • Track record of leading projects to deployment stages.

  • Ability to work individually or collaborate with cross-functional teams, as required.

  • Familiarity with SIMCA, SIMIO, Tableau, Python, R studio, NLP desirable.

  • Previous app development experience desirable.


In return for this role you will receive a very competitive hourly rate. A minimum 12 month contract with a strong chance of extension.

you are welcome here

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.

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.


If you would like some additional information about the role please contact: sara.marsalo@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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