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Johnson & Johnson

Project Lead - Cork

Posted Jan 23, 2023
Job ID: JJJP00014276
1 year
(Feb 20, 2023 - Feb 18, 2024)
39 hrs/week
Payrate range

Project Leader 

Location: Ringaskiddy, Cork

Duration: 12 Months

Hours: 8.30 - 5.30 Mon to Thurs, early finish on Fri

roles and responsibilities

Project Leader: Collaborating with global functions including Quality, Operations, Engineering and R&D, the Project Leader will be responsible for the successful delivery of strategic process/equipment development projects.  The role involves aligning overall project objectives, defining the delivery strategy, managing the key stakeholders across the business and leading the project team to deliver all project objectives on time and within budget. This will involve: 

  • Lead teams delivering projects in the Process Development space, with a focus on metals-forming processes and equipment sets.

  • Generate and deliver robust plans for the completion of all activities on time and within budget based on a sound understanding of WBS and inter-dependencies

  • Drive efficient & data-driven approaches to minimize schedule and budgetary risks 

  • Align / collaborate effectively with other functions for seamless implementation by the project team

  • Actively manage project team-members in their delivery of tasks within available schedule and budget 

  • Build strong relationships with all stakeholders, underpinned by timely and effective communication

  • Ensuring all activities comply with GMP, ISO and quality system requirements.

  • Ensuring that all health, safety, and environmental requirements are fulfilled

As a Project Leader, your typical day may include:

  • Reviewing project schedule and budget projections and managing issues as they arise

  • Communicating requirements to project Team and supporting them in the delivery of their assigned tasks.

  • Conducting update meetings with the project team members to review progress of assigned activities

  • Driving conversations with key stakeholders to resolve issues that may impact the project plan

  • Risk Assessment: capturing latest risk profile and implementing robust mitigations.

  • Being hands-on in all aspects of global manufacturing and supply chain operations as required to deliver

how to succeed

To be part of this high performing team you will have great attention to detail and have. You will also bring:

  • A degree level or similar qualification in a relevant science or engineering discipline.  

  • A track record of leading high-value projects (>$1M~) that involved the validation of manufacturing processes and/or equipment within medical device manufacturing or similar regulated industry 

  • Well-developed influencing skills and an ability to communicate easily with colleagues across all levels in the business.


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

DePuy 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 DePuy

DePuy Synthes is the orthopaedic and neurological businesses of Johnson & Johnson - the world's most comprehensive and broadly-based healthcare company. At DePuy Synthes we specialise in our innovations in healthcare products, services and programs that make a real difference to millions of people across the world. We specialise in joint reconstruction, trauma, extremities, craniomaxillofacial, spinal surgery and sports medicine, and also the VELYS™ Digital Surgery portfolio. Contribute to the next healthcare breakthrough with your next project at DePuy Synthes. 


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: simone.strong@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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