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Johnson & Johnson

Manufacturing Engineer

Posted Apr 18, 2023
Job ID: JJJP00015072
40 hrs/week
1 year
Payrate range

Manufacturing Engineer

Location: Johnson & Johnson Vision care site, Limerick 

Duration: 12 Months

Hours: 40 hours

Pay rate range: Depending on experience 

Imagine your next project working as a Manufacturing Engineer for our Vision care site in Limerick. The focus of this position is to provide engineering support within a high volume, fully automated manufacturing environment.

roles and responsibilities

  • This role is responsible for the deployment of technical solutions and development of site capability to coordinate and leverage talent and best practices in engineering & technology. The engineer will be responsible for and involved in the design, installation and improvement of the lens production processes and equipment. 

  • Edits and publishes troubleshooting documentation and training materials for materials, and equipment. 

  • Strong analytical approach to problem solving and brings innovative solutions to equipment.

  • Works closely with other engineering disciplines in the development and application of troubleshooting methods to equipment and processes. 

  • Identify and lead cost and technical improvements under the departments’ continuous improvement program. 

  • Project Management - provide timely and accurate reporting on project activities. 

  • Actively interfacing with cross-functional team members, always practicing good team work in support of day to day operating requirements. 

  • Develop and maintain a Credo & Behavioural Standards based culture within the group. 

  • Ensure effective closure on Quality System documents (Audit Actions, NCR’s, CAPA’s, Maps, etc.). 

  • Implementation of safety/environmental requirements on purchase and changes of all new and existing equipment. 

  • Work with team leader to develop and implement strategic engineering goals & objectives. 

  • Support the implementation of all engineering and plant strategic initiatives. 

  • All employees are responsible for minimising both the Environmental and Health & Safety effects of the work that they perform. 

how to succeed


  • Hold an Engineering degree in production, manufacturing, mechanical engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience. 


  • Previous experience in the use of 'black belt' statistical techniques would be a distinct advantage, as would familiarity with equipment validation in an FDA environment 

  • 4 years’ experience in a relevant engineering role  

  • Ability to work on own initiative 

  • Be able to demonstrate good project management and communication skills.  

  • Attention to detail 

  • The ability to apply a scientific approach to problem solving, blending analytical and experimental skills to maximise productivity and yields is an essential requirement 


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

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 Johnson & Johnson Vision

Johnson & Johnson Vision brings together cutting-edge insights, science, technology and people. We partner with eye care professionals and help more people around the world preserve and restore sight. Our portfolio includes the best selling contact lens brand in the world, ACUVUE®, plus consumer eye health solutions, dry eye treatments, refractive (Lasik) and cataract products. Contribute to the next healthcare breakthrough, create a world connected by SIGHT™ with your next project at Johnson & Johnson Vision. 


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: 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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