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Johnson & Johnson

QC Analyst - Sample Management

Posted Jun 24, 2022
Job ID: JJJP00011524
Cork, County Cork
1 year
39 hrs/week
Payrate range
Application Deadline: Jul 11, 2022 12:00 AM

Position: QC Analyst - Sample Management


Location: Janssen Sciences, Ringaskiddy, Cork.


Work type: On site


Start date: As soon as possible


Contract duration: 12 month 


Hours: 39 hours a week



Hourly pay rate:  €20 -  €22.50


The Company:


Johnson & Johnson is the world's most comprehensive and broadly-based healthcare Company, touching the lives of nearly a billion people every day. Our Family of Companies throughout the world compete in consumer, pharmaceutical and medical devices & diagnostics markets and have the skills and resources to tackle the world's most pressing health issues.




Janssen Sciences UC Ireland is recruiting for a QC Analyst – Sample Management, located in Ringaskiddy. The QC analyst will be part of a dynamic, fast paced team which is responsible for managing all QC testing samples and reference materials.



Job Description:


This is a volume driven position that directly touches products. Handles testing samples and performs aliquoting of same. Manages inventory of all QC sample, retain and reference materials. Responds to requests from stakeholders for testing samples/reference materials. Plans and executes international shipments. Manages reference material and critical reagents. Receives raw materials into QC. Receives process gases to site. Ensures all activities follow SOP’s/WI’s and protocols where appropriate and are performed in compliance with regulatory guidelines. Studies work processes, measurements and performance metrics to identify improvement areas and recommends new or modified procedures based on findings. Collaborates with customers, suppliers and associates to define and improve quality standards and expectations. Participates on process improvement teams. Leads/takes part in Quality Investigations. Completes GMP document updates.


Note:  This is a non-testing role.



Key Responsibilities:

  • Attending daily meetings, working on my own initiative.
  • Working on process improvements
  • Providing sample management and reference material handling for QC testing teams
  • Training new analysts
  • Always aim to meet site metrics
  • Promoting 6S within the laboratories
  • Use of laboratory software such as LIMS, SAP, SDMS, Trackwise, etc.





Education and Experience/ Competencies:

  • 3rd level qualification in a science related discipline. 
  • Knowledge of laboratory sample management is preferred. 
  • Industry experience (GMP laboratory) is essential. 
  • Experience with LIMS systems is desirable.


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 in Ireland 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”.


Thank you very much and we look forward to receiving your application.


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