Randstad, as the EMEA Johnson & Johnson talent acquisition partner, is responsible for finding and contracting talent for the contingent roles at Johnson & Johnson. If you are selected for a role you will be engaged or employed by one of the Randstad recruitment companies in EMEA and will not be an employee of Johnson & Johnson.

Johnson & Johnson

Scientist (Engineering) - Blackpool

Posted Dec 8, 2022
Job ID: JJJP00013894
11 months , 4 weeks
(Jan 16, 2023 - Jan 16, 2024)
37 hrs/week
Payrate range
10 - 15 £/hr

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.

The Role:

To support and deliver Annual Stability Programme. To define and deliver priority manufacturing, packaging and laboratory based technical projects from initiation through to delivery.  In line with the company project portfolio and strategy.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Management of Annual Stability Programme including sourcing samples, initiation of trials and completing all testing to required deadlines

  • Write technical protocols and reports for shelf-life aging studies

  • Manage set-up of stability trials in collaboration with relevant departments

  • Manage samples for studies and testing

  • Support re-validation of stability environmental chambers through documentation and coordination

  • Support testing for Engineering Projects and Lab Based Projects 

  • Co-ordinate own week to week workload in line with your project plans and departmental priorities and overall business framework. 

  • Adhere to the Change Control and Design Control requirements

  • Lead small scale Engineering Projects 

  • Conduct laboratory investigations and complete quality actions


Quality and Compliance Related Responsibilities

  • Ensures that all activities are carried out in compliance with all regulations and laws   governing business and quality operations

  • Responsible for ensuring compliance with all local, national, international and company regulations, policies and procedures for Health, Safety and Environmental compliance


  • Degree qualified – ideally science  

  • Alternative experience and diplomas will be considered if relevant

  • Previous experience and knowledge of medical device stability requirements 

  • Previous experience in medical device or related regulated industry essential

  • Previous experience of leading small projects

  • Good communication skills

  • Ability to energize others and promote team work

  • Manage your own time and workload 

  • Excellent organisational skills

  • Scientific background

  • Strong technical writing skills for detailed studies, reports and technical justification

  • To have the ability of numerical reasoning, verbal reasoning and to be PC literate

In Return:

In return for this role you will receive a very competitive hourly rate. A minimum 12 month contract & an opportunity to work with a Global Leader within the Pharmaceutical sector, Johnson & Johnson. 

Things to remember before applying for this role:

  • 37 hours per week, on-site (may be able to work from home 1 day per week)

  • £10 - £14.50 per hour PAYE

  • Based in Blackpool

  • This role is inside IR35. The pay rate for this role will depend on how you are paid (PAYE or Umbrella options).

  • We are looking to process the first round of applications within the next 2 working days.

  • We do not accept applications via email.

If you are interested in this role please apply now! Make sure you fill out your application in full, your personal CV will be used for the recruiter’s reference only, they are not sent to Hiring Managers. Ensure all relevant information is included in your application! 

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

If you would like some additional information about the role please contact: 


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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