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

Technical Operations Engineer - Cork (Hybrid)

Posted Jun 21, 2022
Job ID: JJJP00011445
39 hrs/week
1 year
Payrate range
Application Deadline: Jul 4, 2022 12:00 AM

Technical Operations Engineer - Cork (Hybrid)


This is a Hybrid role and you will be required on site 3 days a 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 Project:

The Technical Operations Engineer is a member of the Technical Operations (TO) Team and a key contributor to process improvement initiatives. In addition, they should have a keen aptitude for implementing and maintaining standards and driving efficiency within the business while supporting introduction and validation of new and existing products. The Technical Operations Engineer provides technical support for processes by providing facilitation / technical expertise.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage / execute the validation and cleaning program for new and existing products
  • Issue / review validation plan, protocols and reports
  • Be the site TO representative in Cluster/NPI project teams as process / validation SME
  • Strong analytical and Problem Solving skills
  • Lead complex investigations on the site by providing technical expertise
  • Provides process / technology input to SOP’s, Master Batch Records and change controls
  • Partner with Engineering & Maintenance and contribute to equipment changes / introduction projects on the site
  • Lead / support process improvement projects, including new technology / analytics introduction (e.g. MVA, PAT)
  • Contribute to Standardization initiatives for Technical Operations
  • Technical support / direct participation in partnership with Quality / Operations on any regulatory audits and inspection requirements.
  • Conduct and/or participate in problem solving efforts by analysis and correction of both process and equipment problems to maintain or improve existing site operations.
  • Represent Technical Operations in engineering projects and coordinate small engineering projects.
  • Support the introduction of new processes by coordinating and executing the preparation activities.
  • Assist in process and equipment design to support new products and the legacy product portfolio.
  • Execute cost reduction and efficiency improvement projects using Process or Design Excellence techniques. Utilizes appropriate risk management tools such as FMEA, HAZOP, LOPA and business risk evaluations.
  • Conduct training for operations and maintenance personnel.
  • Maintain knowledge of cGMPs, process safety practices and environmental standards.
  • Additional position requirements
  • Required to produce high quality and accurate work in a timely manner to meet the production schedule.
  • Lead and coordinate multiple projects. Prioritize and work effectively across the organization in completing them on time and in budget.
  • Participate in or lead specialized task forces and teams within local Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Janssen Supply Chain and the API-Small Molecule Cluster, per policy.
  • Follow all company and site policies and procedures and the intent of our Credo.
  • Assume responsibility for the safety, environmental, quality, and business effects of personal work and of work performed as a team.
  • Successfully complete regulatory and job training requirements
  • Other projects or assignments as requested by management.


Experience Required:

  • Honours degree in Engineering or Science, with minimum 2 years’ experience in a pharmaceutical environment
  • Desirable candidate would have Master Degree or Equivalent with 5 – 8 years’ experience in a pharmaceutical environment.
  • Excellent social and communication skills
  • Self-driven and keeps up to date with regulatory, technical developments within the industry.
  • Acute attention to detail
  • Focus on patients and customers at all times.
  • Project management, organizing, planning and coordination skills is preferred.
  • Ability to seek innovation and change to ensure competitiveness is preferred.
  • Affinity with data analytics tools is preferred.


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:

  • 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: Tabitha.crabtree@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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