Johnson & Johnson Careers

Senior Quality Engineer

Limerick, Ireland
Quality (Eng)

Job Description

Requisition ID: 1905732465W

Company Summary:


Caring for the world, one person at a time has inspired and united the people of Johnson & Johnson for over 130 years. We embrace research and science -- bringing innovative ideas, products and services to advance the health and well-being of people. 

With $81.6 billion in 2018 sales, Johnson & Johnson is the world's most comprehensive and broadly-based manufacturer of health care products, as well as a provider of related services, for the consumer, pharmaceutical, and medical devices markets. There are more than 250 Johnson & Johnson operating companies employing over 125,000 people and with products touching the lives of over a billion people every day, throughout the world. If you have the talent and desire to touch the world, Johnson & Johnson has the career opportunities to help make it happen. 


Johnson & Johnson Vision Care (Ireland) was established in 1995 in the National Technology Park close to the University of Limerick. The facility was originally fitted with six advanced production lines to manufacture one daily disposable contact lens for the European and Japanese markets. Since then we have expanded a number of times and now have over 40 production lines manufacturing one-day, fortnightly, monthly and colour contact lenses which are shipped worldwide.


Located in Limerick and produces the Acuvue range of contact lenses which is the leading contact lens product in the world. Our Limerick site uses the most advanced technology in the industry and we now employ over 1000 people directly. Using our highly automated production process, we produce daily disposable contact lenses while utilizing state of the art technologies such as injection moulding, robotics, vision systems and sterilisation systems.


Each year, we have increased output because of the increase demand for our Acuvue lenses throughout the world Continued expansion of our product lines and extensive engineering and retrofit projects ensure that this growth is sustained well into the future.



1.      Job Purpose:

Short statement stating exact purpose of the role:

  • Support the activities of Operations / Engineering / Information Management in assuring compliance with the pertinent regulations,
  • Work with all departments in ensuring operational effectiveness and developing product Quality for business continuity and process/product introductions,
  • Develop Validation Documentation to support new process/product introductions and existing business continuity and process improvement requirements,
  • Implement J&J policies and procedures.


2.        Responsibilities:

Main areas of responsibility:

  • Responsible for supporting the activities of Operations / Engineering / Information Management in building product Quality into our products and assuring compliance to the pertinent regulations while at the same time attaining operational effectiveness
  • Work with the various departments/groups in development and execution of validation activities associated with new equipment/product or I.M. system upgrades
  • Runs /Manages complaint investigation and resolution of same
  • Designs and develops validation documentation to support business continuity, new process introductions
  • Implementation and co-ordination of the change control process, promotes timely approval of all supporting documentation
  • All employees are responsible for minimising both the Environmental and Health & Safety effects of the work that they perform.



Qualifications / Requirements:

3.       Essential:

  • A Bachelor’s degree from accredited college
  • Minimum 5 years in a Quality function within a cGMP Manufacturing environment.
  • Have good knowledge of statistical techniques in the use of problem solving/ data analysis.
  • Have a proven track record in development/execution of Validation programs in areas of Equipment, Process Information management
  • Ability to demonstrate standards of leadership – Managing Complexity/Credo Values/Innovations/Customer focus.
  • Flexible
  • Team Player
  • Good Influencing Skills
  • Strong leadership, collaboration and influencing skills.


  • Be very familiar with the relevant regulatory standards (F.D.A. - Quality System regulations, ISO-13485) applicable to the manufacture of Class III medical devices to Global markets.


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


Primary Location
Johnson & Johnson Vision Care (Ireland) Limited (8182)
Job Function
Quality (Eng)
Requisition ID