Johnson & Johnson Careers

Staff Validation Engineer

Schaffhausen, Switzerland

Job Description

Requisition ID: 1905714695W

“Caring for the world… one person at a time” inspires and unites the people of Johnson & Johnson. This culture of caring is the focus of our corporate philosophy, that are anchored in the internationally applicable Credo. Cilag AG in Schaffhausen belongs to the group of Johnson & Johnson pharmaceutical companies operating under the “Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson” trademark and manufactures high quality pharmaceutical products, active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) and medical devices.
Janssen Supply Chain a member of Johnson & Johnson Family of companies at Janssen Schaffhausen is currently looking for a Technical Operations Staff Engineer Validation to be based in Schaffhausen, Switzerland.
Janssen Schaffhausen Site/Cilag AG is a Launch site for New products with Focus on Parenteral Products (e.g. Prefilled Syringes and vials).
As a Technical OperationsStaff Engineer Validation you will own the manufacturing processes and cleaning validations of new product introductions and technology transfers for non-biologic and biologic parenteral liquid and lyophilized as well as solid dosage form products at the Schaffhausen Fill Finish site.
You will be the site Technical Operations representative on cross functional teams to develop and deliver projects required to achieve goals in Pharmaceutical Oral Solid and Parenteral Dosage Technologies as well as the site representative in the key compliance areas for the Janssen Supply Chain. This individual will provide the following:
  • Technical support and leadership to top line growth
  • Enhance reliability, compliance & efficiency of product value chains end to end
  • Integrate Manufacturing Operations and Pharmaceutical Development in partnership with Product and Customer Management
  • Site Technical Operations Lead for New Product Introductions and Technology Transfers
  • Validate Manufacturing and Cleaning Processes
  • Implement Cleaning Capability/Quality/Cost Improvement Changes
  • Provide Technical Assessments to Change Controls/CAPA’s and Deviations
  • Own and Coordinate Validation Activities with Internal Partners
  • Active participation in internal  inspections as Subject matter expert
  • Maintain excellent partnership with all business partners

Professional Skills/ Personal & interpersonal skills / Leadership skills
  • You have a University/Master Degree in Chemistry or Pharmacy or Equivalent;
  • You have at least 10+ years related experience in the pharmaceutical sector overall with past proven field experience in the following areas:
    • Experience in Solids and Parenteral Manufacturing Process and Cleaning Requirements/Techniques
    • Process and material science and technology transfer experience
    • Ability to operate in a complex global matrix organization with multiple stakeholders
    • Knowledge of Quality Assurance and Regulatory Compliance cGMP and EH&S
  • Strong decision making and problem solving competencies
  • Ability to effectively represent Qualification/Validation in cross-functional and cross-sites teams
  • Fluent in both English and German
  • Flexible, motivated and innovative team player
  • Your are open to new ideas and you are driving innovation
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Fluent in both German and English

We are offering


a multifaceted challenge in a dynamic, international environment with attractive terms and career opportunities as well as a good infrastructure at the Janssen site Schaffhausen.


Primary Location
Cilag AG (8562)
Job Function
Requisition ID