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Principal scientist - Analytical Chemistry M/F

Eure, France; Helsingborg, Sweden

Job Description

Requisition ID: 1805642736W

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Johnson & Johnson Consumer Products, a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Consumer Companies, is recruiting for a Principal Scientist to be located in Val-de-Reuil, France, or Helsingborg, Sweden.


This principal scientist will work within the Global Technical Operations (GTO) analytical section and support marketed OTC products primarily within the EMEA region but also globally. A close collaboration with internal and external manufacturers, CROs, the GTO formulation development and the GTO deployment organisation will be important. You will be in a group of 4-5 analytical colleagues based in Helsingborg and Maidenhead and you will report to an Associate Director.


General Job Scope:

To provide support for analytical product testing and quality control activities for series of projects associated with the currently marketed OTC.


Quality and Technical support would include but not be limited to:

  • Support analytical test method trouble shooting
  • Support or initiate analytical test method improvement and validation
  • Manage CROs and other external partners
  • Stability data review – trend analysis
  • Support analytical test method transfers
  • Manage the testing requirements for product, raw material and packaging components to relevant GMP standards
  • Manage change control deliverables and CAPA activities relating to analytical testing and transfers


Experience Required:

Educational – Minimum of a Master’s degree with a major in chemistry or related sciences.

Work Experience:

  • A minimum of 5 years in an analytical laboratory role supporting pharmaceutical manufacturing, product development or quality assurance with a major emphasis on analytical method development, optimization and product testing.  Experience with multi-ingredient liquid and solid-dose formulations essential
  • Demonstrated experience and deep knowledge with HPLC/UPLC, dissolution and other major analytical techniques
  • Good oral and written communication skills, supported by prioritization skills
  • Comprehensive understanding of quality compliance within EU and good understanding of GxP systems
  • Technical writing and documentation review abilities
  • Good verbal and written English is a prerequisite

Primary Location
Other Locations
Europe/Middle East/Africa-Sweden-Skåne-Helsingborg
Johnson & Johnson Santé Beauté France SAS (7101)
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