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

Senior Process Engineer - Leeds (Remote & Site based)

Posted Sep 22, 2021
Job ID: JJJP00007809
6 months
(Nov 1, 2021 - May 1, 2022)
37 hrs/week
Payrate range

Senior Process Engineer - Leeds (Remote & Site based)

This role can be part remote and site based, you will be required to be on site 2 - 3 times per week.

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/Project:

The senior process engineer will provide technical support to be taken for the manufacturing process steps and contribute towards key business drivers such as HSE, Quality, Supply and Cost.  You will focus on process stability which will involve managing CAPA and CIP projects. And as the process owner you will be involved in providing outstanding collaboration with other functional groups delivering projects in the value stream such as NPI and Manufacturing Engineering as well as with suppliers and other DePuy Synthes sites.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support attainment of key business metrics through the provision of engineering support for value stream processes.
  • Elimination of safety and quality risks in the process through the delivery of robust engineering solutions. 
  • Manage costs through the delivery of scrap, reprocessing and consumable projects.
  • Design & develop tools, fixtures, gauges and special equipment for manufacturing operations in conjunction with Toolroom Technicians and outside vendors.
  • Develop stable and capable manufacturing processes through a structured process development approach.
  • Preparation of all relevant manufacturing specifications.
  • Competent in validation requirements for new consumables / materials and process changes.
  • Updates and maintenance of manufacturing specifications for process steps.
  • Ensure timely closure of quality actions such as Audit Actions, NCR’s, CAPA’s.
  • Ensure all process development, validation, etc. is managed in accordance with the Quality management system.
  • Support day to day operations through attendance at pulse walks and the timely closure of actions.
  • Root Cause Analysis and implementation of robust solutions to supply and quality issues as they arise through tools such as 8D and Six Sigma.
  • Project Management - provide timely and accurate reporting on project activities ensuring projects are delivered to agreed timelines.
  • Manage the consumables budget for the assigned value stream identifying opportunities for cost reduction and managing the delivery of savings.
  • Lead scrap reduction within the value stream through a structured approach to data capture, analysis and problem solving.
  • Provide process input into the value stream mapping process which is used to develop the business plan for the value stream.
  • Determine equipment layouts for manufacturing cells using Lean Manufacturing tool as identified.
  • Should cooperate with their employer on all aspects of health and safety, and assist them in discharging their legal duties
  • Should not intentionally interfere with, misuse or damage any equipment provided in the interests of health and safety


Internal And External Relationships

This function involves liaising with:

  • Safety & Quality Functions
  • Demand, GSC & Distribution
  • Global Instrument Centre
  • Research & Development
  • Marketing, Customer Services & Sales Representatives
  • External Suppliers of Goods and Services


Professional Experience Required:

  • Experience of medical device industry, including detailed knowledge of the processes and equipment used in implant and instrument manufacturing (Preferred - If you do not have Medical Device experience you will need to have worked in a highly regulated industry such as Pharma, Aviation etc)
  • Good understanding of the design process and tools used
  • Experience of CAD/CAM
  • Some experience in FEA, DFMA, FMEA, 6 sigma and Lean
  • Experience of project management and problem solving
  • Knowledge of quality systems, regulatory requirements and related standards, with demonstrated understanding of the practical application of these requirements


Education Requirements: 

  • Engineering degree or significant relevant experience

Other Requirements:

  • Passionate, enthusiastic and committed, with a can do attitude
  • Self directed/managed and motivated towards achieving goals
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Ability to build effective relationships and networks locally/globally
  • Make complex issues clear and transparent
  • Ability to effectively influence, negotiate and use conflict resolution skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.

In Return:

In return for this role you will receive a very competitive hourly rate. A minimum 6 month contract (there is a high chance of this being extended to 12 months, and there will also be the chance to go Permanent) & an opportunity to work with a Global Leader within the Pharmaceutical sector, Johnson & Johnson. 

Please Note: This role is INSIDE IR35. Pay rate for this role will depend on how you are paid (PAYE or Umbrella options) 


If you are interested in this role please apply now, or for more information contact Tabitha.Crabtree@randstadsourceright.co.uk


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