Johnson & Johnson Careers

Graduate Manufacturing Process Specialist

Cork, Ireland
Operations (Generalist)

Job Description

Requisition ID: 1805663399W

Position Title: Graduate Manufacturing Process Specialist
Department: Operations, Janssen Sciences Ireland

Reporting to: Operations Manager  


Johnson & Johnson is the world’s most comprehensive and broadly-based manufacturer of healthcare products, as well as a provider of related services for the consumer, pharmaceutical and medical devices and diagnostics markets. Johnson & Johnson have more than 265 operating companies in more than 60 countries employing approximately 126,500 people.

We have been operating in Ireland for 80 years, employing in excess of 3,725 people across three business sectors Consumer, Medical Devices and Pharmaceutical.

Janssen Sciences Ireland UC

Janssen is dedicated to addressing and solving medical needs, including oncology, haematology, immunology, neuroscience, infectious disease and cardiovascular and metabolic diseases.


About the Johnson & Johnson Graduate Programme

The Graduate Programme is a collaborative programme across the Johnson & Johnson Campus Ireland Sites

The Successful Candidate will receive:

  • An opportunity to develop relevant technical skills within their area of expertise
  • Cross functional exposure both on site and within Campus Ireland
  • Regular one to ones and feedback from programme manager
  • Personal development and effectiveness training
  • Skills development in influencing & communication
  • Project and Project Management experience
  • Introduction to new and innovative technologies
  • Exposure to Senior Management Team



Job Purpose:

  • Reporting to the Operations Manager, this position is responsible supporting tasks and projects associated with day to day activities within the operations department which include:
  • Monitoring and troubleshooting of the commercial and clinical manufacturing processes and process optimization
  • Monitoring and reporting of process performance
  • Troubleshooting of process specific equipment and process issues.
  • Investigating and resolving Deviations raised within the Manufacturing Department
  • Participate in Cross Functional teams when required
  • Preparation and updating of Batch Records, Procedures and Work Instructions
  • Provide process and equipment related training as required within the Manufacturing Department
  • Completion of assigned tasks to support manufacture of quality biomedicines in accordance with cGMP and EHS requirements


General Scope of Responsibilities:

  • Responsible and accountable for assuring the safe accomplishment of job activities, following good environmental practices and procedures.  Commit to and demonstrate safe behavior in every activity.
  • Carry out all activities in compliance with corporate and cGMP/EHS regulatory requirements.
  • Compliance with Manufacturing and general site procedures at all times.
  • Completion of all documentation in compliance with site procedures and GDP.
  • Prioritize and schedule activities to support business needs and to meet requirements of Master Production Schedule.
  • Generate and assist with generation, review and revision of Manufacturing documentation as necessary.
  • Ensure that personal training requirements are completed in compliance with site procedures. Training and support for new recruits to the Manufacturing group


Education and Experience: 

Recent Graduate (2018 or due to graduate in 2019). You will hold a minimum of a third-level degree in a Microbiology, Biochemistry, Pharmacy, Biotechnology, Science, Engineering or related discipline


Key Skills and Competencies required:

  • Capable of working within a project team to achieve results
  • Skilled in the use of problem solving tools/techniques an advantage
  • Mechanical/Technical aptitude
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability self-motivate and operate independently
  • Customer focused
  • Innovative and quick thinking
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills

Closing date for applications: Friday 26th October 2018

Duration of Graduate Programme:  23-month programme starting in September 2019 

Primary Location
Janssen R&D Ireland (7566)
Job Function
Operations (Generalist)
Requisition ID