Johnson & Johnson Careers

Apprentice Manufacturing Technician x 8

Limerick, Ireland
Operations (Generalist)

Job Description

Requisition ID: 1905738083W

Apprentice Manufacturing Technician

Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Limerick

Johnson & Johnson Vision Care is committed to improving and restoring sight for patients worldwide. We marvel at the magic of our eyes, yet we are acutely aware there are many who do not fully experience the wonder of this gift. Nearly 285m people around the world face impaired vision, and 80pc of those cases are preventable with early diagnosis and treatment. We are committed to changing these statistics.


Johnson & Johnson Vision Care was established in Limerick in 1995. Our site uses the most advanced technology in the industry and we now employ over 1000 people to produce ACUVUE, the world’s best-selling contact lens.


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.


Job purpose

The Manufacturing Technician will be required to provide a technical support function for Manufacturing operations, including troubleshooting equipment and process issues, validation and qualification activities.


Key job responsibilities:

·         Responsibility for fault finding, maintenance, and continuous improvements.

·         Troubleshooting and technical problem solving.

·         Work on yield quality improvements

·         All employees are responsible for minimizing both the Environmental and Health & Safety effects of the work that they perform. 

·         Ensure no housekeeping issues on own line.

·         Maintain a Credo & Behavioral Standards based culture within the group



Educational Requirements
For applicants less than 23 years old - Grade 06 at ordinary level in 5 leaving cert subjects, 2 of which must be Maths and a language (English or Irish) with minimum of 250 CAO points.

Primary Location
Johnson & Johnson Vision Care (Ireland) Limited (8182)
Job Function
Operations (Generalist)
Requisition ID