Johnson & Johnson Careers

Principal Project Engineer

Limerick, Ireland
Engineering (Generalist)

Job Description

Requisition ID: 1805658263W

Johnson & Johnson Vision Surgery

Johnson & Johnson Vision is committed to improving and restoring sight for patients worldwide. Since debuting the world’s first disposable soft contact lens in 1987, it has been helping patients see better through their world-leading ACUVUE® Brand Contact Lenses. In 2017, J&J expanded into cataract surgery, laser refractive surgery (LASIK) and consumer eye health and now serves more than 60 million patients a day across 103 countries with its eye health portfolio. Thriving on a diverse company culture, celebrating the uniqueness of our employees and committed to inclusion. Proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  The Advanced Engineering team for Vision Surgery will play a key role in supporting this strategy.

The Advanced Engineering team leads the delivery of automated solutions for existing and new products within the global Vision Surgery supply chain.  The team works in harmony with the manufacturing sites to understand the needs of the business and then develops automated solutions to support product growth, product quality and cost reduction targets.  This in reality means working at the cutting edge of automation technology with selected equipment & technology suppliers.  All the roles within the team require a commitment to work globally, travelling to manufacturing sites and the automation solution providers to make the projects happen.  Great team work & excellent collaboration skills are a must, as is a can-do attitude.

Principal Project Engineer

·         Responsible for line leadership of strategic project engineering team based in Limerick and Puerto Rico

·         Lead capital equipment programs from inception through to hand over to production operations

·         Responsible for time - quality - cost aspects of capital projects

·         Requirements definition, supplier identification and selection, equipment design oversight (mechanical focus), project management, equipment performance assessment and installation

Travel Requirement - 30%+




·         Strong mechanical engineering background with an understanding of Controls & Software Engineering & Process Engineering

·         Strong process excellence background

·         Demonstrated capital project delivery within a medical device / pharmaceutical area

·         Demonstrate strong collaboration and emotional intelligence skills

·         A can-do attitude and a willingness to lead from the front

·         Significant experience of high-speed automation including multi-axis control, robotics and vision systems

·         Demonstrated global line leadership capability

·         Demonstrated stakeholder management capability



·         Knowledge of Design for Manufacture / Design for Automation principles

·         Knowledge of GAMP 5 Principles



Primary Location
AMO International Holdings (8139)
Job Function
Engineering (Generalist)
Requisition ID