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Platform Engineer Strategic Technologies & ES

Cork, Ireland; Finland; Denmark; Belgium; Bulgaria; Germany
Engineering (Generalist)

Job Description

Requisition ID: 1905718126W

Role: Platform Engineer (Strategic Technology & ES)
Location: This position can be located in the EMEA or USA.
 Cork, Schaffhausen, Leiden, Malvern/NJ
Reports to: Platform Lead
Band: 40 

Job Purpose

This Platform Engineer will be responsible for providing advanced engineering, design, and construction of manufacturing facilities, automation systems, maintenance and equipment; and providing engineering and technical support for complex production and processing equipment and systems.
Managing multiple contractors, manages direct reports, manages high value projects or programs (above $10MM )

What you’re great at:

Develop and deploy engineering, maintenance and automation standards throughout the platform
Technical Support for Platform Leader, MAKE Asset Management
Global MAM support for platform manufacturing and process issues.
Coaching and coordinating expert teams across sites
Coordinate with Technical Operations Platform lead to ensure alignment with technology standards and engineering systems and equipment specifications for manufacturing technology
Establishes effective working relationships with partnering departments and others as well as develops new partnerships to optimize processes
Develop a mechanism to proactively assess business needs and to identify points of leverage across functional groups in the Platform
Support platform specific strategic investments through feasibility studies, support of network decisions, capacity analysis and strategic project management.
As a Platform Engineer, your typical day will include:

Govern and direct technology & ES standard development & deployment for the platform
Define, Drive and Prioritize knowhow management Roadmap for the Platform
Drive digitalization in MAM, and connect engineering, maintenance, execution systems and facilities roadmaps
Develop and Drive data analytics within Asset Management (MAM)
Own the ES framework for the platform
Develop and drive equipment and automation standards across the lifecycle and ensure application of standards at all sites
Monitor the status of programs and project, provide technical interpretation and expertise, ensure adherence to policies, procedures, government regulations, and customer specifications.
Provide technical leadership to drive long term masterplan and support execution of EHS&S policies and procedures
Coordinate with Technical Operations group to ensure alignment on equipment and automation technical standards and project execution for technical transfer projects/NPI 
Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational seminars and trade shows, reviewing professional publications and analyzing new trends.
Lead engineering execution of projects and initiatives in the platform, for strategic projects and across sites. Ensure the documentation of project and program activities and deliverables
Generate capital equipment appropriations required for new process implementation or facilities and controls expenditures to ensure compliance with timing and budget requirements. 
Provide technical leadership of cross functional teams on many different projects/ process improvements and resolves inter-functional issues (including cross site portfolio and masterplanning support)
External Manufacturing Support in collaboration with ESI/Procurement
Contact to CoE or Quality/EHSS function to review draft and new regulations and provide input from platform perspective
Ensures sound technical engineering concepts are applied in all tasks.

Be vital:
To be part of this high performing team you will have great attention to detail, alongside

MSc or BSC Engineering, Automation, Project Management or related area of study
14+ years of experience within related field
Experience within the pharmaceutical industry
Highly developed expertise in one or more core areas, specifically Project Management, Systems Engineering, Equipment Design and Procurement. Overall knowledge of all related engineering areas, to enable program leadership or technical leadership for critical programs.
Functional knowledge of/and experience in systems within Medical Device, Pharmaceuticals or other healthcare regulated sectors. 
Detailed knowledge of standards, business processes and architecture 
Detailed knowledge of GxP and Sox requirements and regulations
Track record of successful working within a support organization with a knowledge of functional and matrix structures.
Strong and proven project management experience
Managing risk, including escalation, prioritization and resolution of  systems and support issues and developing and managing responses 
Showing initiative in innovative approaches to challenges in a fast-paced, changing global environment
Building consensus and ability to negotiate trade off decisions across the organization
Must have strong collaboration and influencing skills to partner effectively at all levels and across multiple groups. Ability to leverage internal and external expertise to drive innovative solutions to meet program goals on global level.
Strong relationship development, conflict resolution, and team building instincts, with the ability to build partnerships and collaborate both internally and externally (for example; external manufacturers, consulting firms,..
Strong communication skills and change management 
Strong organization and prioritization skills
Six Sigma or DEX green/black belt
FPX Project lead

What we’re about:
We are passionate about our work, and play vital roles across a range of professional disciplines, and care deeply about our customers and communities. At Johnson & Johnson our culture enables dynamic and impactful careers. We share a kind of DNA where we’re each:
Committed to caring
Responsible to our communities
Ready to apply our knowledge and know-how
Rare in our background and experiences
The drivers of our own success
Passionate about doing what’s right

This position can be located in the EMEA or USA.

Make a unique mark in your career
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We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Primary Location
Other Locations
Europe/Middle East/Africa-Finland, Europe/Middle East/Africa, Europe/Middle East/Africa-Denmark, Europe/Middle East/Africa-Belgium, Europe/Middle East/Africa-Bulgaria, Europe/Middle East/Africa-Germany
Janssen R&D Ireland (7566)
Job Function
Engineering (Generalist)
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