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Johnson & Johnson

Process Scientist

Posted Mar 28, 2023
Job ID: JJJP00014054
Cork, County Cork
1 year
39 hrs/week
Payrate range

Process Scientist 

Location: Janssen - Ringaskiddy Cork, Ireland

Duration: 23 months

Hours: 39 per week

Pay rate range: Depending on experience

Imagine your next project working as a Scientist working within a fantastic team at our Janssen site in Ringaskiddy! You will be joining our BioTherapeutics Development & Supply (BTDS) API team. 

This role will support development projects and manufacturing operations at JSI and be responsible for leading or supporting Process Development, Technical Transfer, Process Validation, Manufacturing investigations, Life Cycle Management and Health Authority Inspections.

roles and responsibilities

This role is a technical transfer role, you will join a team of 14 members working in this area. This may involve: 

  • Supporting early and late phase Technical Transfer activities through generation of protocols/reports, technical writing, execution of laboratory scale studies and participation in manufacturing operations and NPI initiatives.

  • Supporting early and late phase product development activities through generation of protocols/reports, execution of laboratory scale studies and participation in Lean Early Development initiatives as required.

  • Supporting “process fit to plant” during early and late stages of development to provide guidance to both development and manufacturing teams.

  • Supporting “man in plant” by providing support during manufacturing campaigns for new products or during process validation campaigns.

  • Providing expertise to development teams on manufacturing facility design and capabilities, scale-up considerations and GMP operations.

  • Partnering with Project Teams to provide input, review and approval support for BLA submissions.

  • Participating in cross-functional project teams.

  • Interpreting project plans and timelines for CMC projects, and schedule work and experiments to meet these goals.

  • Assisting in manufacturing investigations as required, in particular event, deviations and CAPAs, to help meet product release specifications and timelines.

  • Executing experimental plans and protocols to support product life-cycle improvements, process validation requirements, technical transfer projects and development activities as required.

  • Fostering a culture of Lean and Continuous improvement within the department and with internal and external partners.

how to succeed

For this role we are looking for someone with Biological Process experience ideally. You will also bring:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Biology, Pharmacy or related scientific field is required, advanced degree is preferred.

  • 2+ years’ experience within a regulated biologics or pharma industry

  • Biological process development or commercial manufacturing experience, either cell culture and/or purification.

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

  • Capable of planning and executing experiments or projects steps with some supervision.

  • Ability to work well in a team environment, strong collaboration skills and flexibility.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to adapt to rapid changes in project priorities and

  • Strong scientific background including experience of Biopharmaceutical manufacturing processes.

  • Excellent collaboration & communication skills, both written and oral.

  • Experience of root cause problem solving and process optimization skills.

  • Excellent team player with strong customer focus.


This role offers a very competitive hourly rate. This contract will run for 23 months.

you are welcome here

Janssen 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 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, 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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