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QC New Product Introduction (NPI) Analytical Integrator (M/F/X)

  • Job Title QC New Product Introduction (NPI) Analytical Integrator (M/F/X)
  • Function Quality
  • Sub Function Quality Control
  • Category Senior Analyst, Quality Control (P6)
  • Location Geel, Antwerp, Belgium
  • Date Posted
  • Requisition Number 2406191989W
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QC New Product Introduction (NPI) Analytical Integrator (M/F/X)

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 and every 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”!

Within Johnson & Johnson, Innovative Medicine Supply Chain , we are recruiting a skilled and enthusiastic Sr. Scientist as QC New Product Introduction (NPI) Analytical Integrator (M/F/X) to join our dynamic Quality team, overseeing the development and manufacturing of Small Molecule Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (SM-API) and Drug Product (DP) Intermediates in Geel, Belgium .

You are part of the QC NPI team responsible for the transfer, optimization, and co-validation of analytical methods for new products. As QC NPI Analytical Integrator, you are responsible for both project management and hands-on analytical work in support of the launch and commercialization of new SM-API and DP Intermediates. You act as the bridge between R&D, Supply Chain and the QC laboratories, ensuring seamless integration and execution of analytical strategies for new products.

Job Description:

  • Perform hands-on laboratory work, including sample preparation, instrument operation, and data analysis.
  • Organize, coordinate and follow-up on analytical transfer activities in the QC lab, including writing, reviewing and/or approving raw data, investigation records, CAPAs, Change Controls, protocols, reports, methods, specifications, and procedures.
  • Review, test, and optimize new analytical methods, both chromatographic and non-chromatographic, to support feasibility, transfer, in process control (IPC), development process control (DPC) and release testing activities.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve analytical issues, ensuring accurate and reliable results. Assure appropriate product and analytical knowledge and provide training to colleagues.
  • Act as QC point of contact for the assigned NPI product portfolio. Establish and maintain strong working relationships with partners and key stakeholders, including R&D, Supply Chain and Quality partners.
  • Oversee and manage the NPI product strategy for QC, effectively translating needs into actionable tasks, deliverables, and timelines, while also ensuring lab readiness.
  • Prepare and present project updates and reports to management and other stakeholders, represent QC in NPI review meetings, and actively engage in scientific meetings and stage gate reviews.
  • Adhere to established operating procedures, safety regulations, and company work standards. Write or review and approve work instructions and procedures for QC NPI activities.
  • Serve as analytical integrator and strategist in crisis management situations.
  • Ensure inspection readiness and act as spokesperson during audits and inspections.


  • Master Scientific degree (chemistry, pharmaceutical sciences, engineer…) with at least 5 years of experience in pharmaceutical analytical development and/or QC testing, or equivalent experience performing progressively advanced duties beyond a Bachelor of Science degree.
  • Hands-on laboratory experience with a sound technical knowledge of analytical techniques and related laboratory instruments, such as HPLC, GC, MS, NIR, etc.
  • Strong problem-solving skills, analytical thinking skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to quickly assimilate new analytical technologies.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in project management. Proven experience leading analytical projects is an asset.
  • Demonstrated ability to simultaneously manage multiple tasks and work in a dynamic and volatile environment where scope, timelines and priorities can quickly change. Ability to independently make risk-based decisions under time pressure.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate across organizational boundaries through influencing, negotiation, and partnering, with essential skills in communication and presentation across all levels of the organization.
  • Comprehensive understanding of cGMP (domestic & international) and ICH guidelines. Experience with regulatory inspections and audit readiness is an asset.
  • Fluency in Dutch and English languages.

Our offer:

An exciting position in an international and dynamic environment with continuous learning and growth opportunities. An attractive remuneration package with additional benefit packages (for example hospital insurance, and other health care incentives). An inclusive team environment where diversity, and different opinions are respected and valued, and the importance of a good work-life balance is recognized.

Johnson & Johnson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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