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Johnson & Johnson

R&D Laboratory Technician

Posted Feb 2, 2023
Job ID: JJJP00014426
40 hrs/week
1 year , 6 months
Payrate range

Location: Galway, Ireland

Duration: 18 months

Hours: 40 hours

Pay rate range: Competitive hourly rate

Imagine your next project as R&D Lab Technician. Your responsibility is to provide ongoing support to the R&D Department for all laboratory activities performed at various phases of a design project e.g. prototype development and testing, design verification and validation testing. Perform testing, record and analyse test results in line with approved test methods, and procedures, adhering to principles of GDP. Manage the introduction of new equipment plus the on-going maintenance and calibration of existing laboratory equipment. Development of new test methods and design of fixturing as required at key project stages.

roles and responsibilities

This will involve: 

  • Ongoing R&D support.

  • Manage equipment calibration.

  • Product testing.

  • Compiling of test results.

  • Laboratory equipment/inventory maintenance.

  • Test method development.

  • Tooling/fixture design.

  • Introduction of new equipment.

  • Generation of technical reports.

  • Liaise with external suppliers for supply of components and services.

  • Ordering and handling of chemicals.

  • Other duties as assigned or required.

how to succeed

  • Diploma in Mechanical or Biomedical Engineering or equivalent.

  • Approximately 12 months experience in a medical device design or manufacturing

  • environment.

  • Design and technical ability based on a broad and deep knowledge of fundamental

  • engineering principles.

  • Self-motivated.

  • Excellent written and communication skills, fluency in English.

  • Proficiency in MS office products.

  • Strong work ethic, creative problem solving, capable of working on own initiative.


  • Results and deadline driven with an ability to handle multiple tasks and operate in a

  • fast-paced environment.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with people to achieve results.

  • Highly motivated and an enthusiastic self-starter with the ability to work under own.

  • Experience with CAD packages e.g. Solidworks, AutoDesk Inventor.


This role offers a very competitive hourly rate. This contract will run for 18 months and has a strong chance of extension. 

you are welcome here

Cerenovus 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 Cerenovus

Cerenovus is part of Johnson & Johnson MedTech and an emerging leader in neurovascular care. Our commitment to changing the trajectory of stroke is inspired by our long heritage and dedication to helping physicians protect people from a lifetime of hardship. At Cerenovus we offer a broad portfolio of devices used in the endovascular treatment of hemorrhagic and ischemic stroke. Contribute to the next healthcare breakthrough with your next project at Cerenovus. 


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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