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QA Lab Associate (Fixed term contract)

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Job Description


Johnson & Johnson is recruiting for a Quality laboratory associate, located in Beerse, Belgium for a 12-month assignment.


Our quality department supports quality oversight of the laboratory processes for medicines produced at the supply chain of Johnson & Johnson. In this role, you are instrumental in providing highly reliable, high quality investigations for our organization and taking a quality decision of incoming materials for the manufacturing of medicines. You help to define and align improvement opportunities. We seek a creative problem solver who consults with business partners to identify the root cause, bring forth new ideas on potential corrective actions and challenges the status quo to seek for new opportunities that improves our quality, compliance and reliability.

Key Responsibilities:

  • The Quality Associate utilizes principles and problem-solving skills to investigate failure modes. You support nonconformance investigations in conjunction with the laboratory department. You support corrective action implementation to prevent unanticipated failure modes.
  • Ensure compliance with regulations and global company procedures in laboratory processes and documentation such as Work Instructions, Test Method Validation, and Sampling Plan Review, Laboratory Test Records.
  • You are in charge of the release of incoming raw materials and packaging materials according the specification and assess the quality related to patient safety, product quality and efficacy. To ensure on time and in quality supply of our medicines, close collaboration with diverse departments is required.
  • Support internal multi-functional teams driving material and method improvements and initiatives reducing variations in the laboratory and the production. Provide Quality support for changes and projects of new products or processes related to raw materials, specification and laboratory methods.
  • As a quality department we communicate proactively the status of quality metrics to internal partners and suppliers to improve safety, quality and reliability that supports our company objectives.
  • With the objective of maintaining high quality standards regarding the quality control of incoming materials and finished products, this role will conduct check rounds in the laboratory to assess the GMP compliance of the processes.
  • Sponsoring compliance to applicable Global Regulations and standards (e.g. GMP, ISO, QSRs, EN and Medical Device Directive (MDD) requirements) including providing support during internal and external audits.


Qualifications

Education:

A master in Pharmacy, Bio engineer, Chemistry or similar is required.


Experience and Skills:
Required:

  • You value quality and deliver accurate work. You have knowledge about GMP requirements.
  • You are assertive, dare to take and defend decision. You deliver results.
  • You have strong problem solving skills.
  • You demonstrate a proactive attitude.
  • You like working in a team and stimulate constructive dialogues with different business partners.
  • You are resilient and manage changing priorities and time pressure
  • You have excellent social and communication skills, speaking fluently Dutch and English.
  • Excellent use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) is important. Experience in using SAP/ Trackwise/ Laboratory systems is an advantage.
 

Johnson & Johnson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


Primary Location
Belgium-Antwerp-Beerse-
Organization
Janssen Pharmaceutica N.V. (7555)
Job Function
Quality
Requisition ID
2005794984W