Johnson & Johnson Careers

Project Leader, Clinical Quality

Santa Ana, California
Quality (Generalist)


Job Description

Requisition ID: 4461171109

Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is recruiting for a Project Leader, Clinical Quality to be located in Santa Ana, CA.


VISTAKON®, a division of Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, is a worldwide company with operations in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia-Pacific and Europe / Middle East / Africa regions.  Research, innovation and new-product development are the focus of our organization. Since we introduced soft disposable contact lenses in 1988, no other manufacturer has matched the aggressive expansion of our wide-ranging ACUVUE® family of products.  Our associates around the world are committed to expanding the ACUVUE® brand, and fortifying our position as the worldwide leader in the contact lens industry.

  • Ensures that clinical trials are conducted in compliance with all applicable GCP Regulations and Guidelines.  Ensures that internal processes and procedures meet the requirements of GCP.
  • Conducts, or directly manages the conduct of, audits of investigational sites or Clinical Research Organizations (CRO’s).  Develops associated QA Plans.
  • Partners with Clinical Operations in the identification, selection and qualification of CRO’s.
  • Conducts, or directly manages the conduct of, audits of: internal clinic, clinical quality systems, clinical trial documents and reports.
  • Interprets GCP, and in general serves as the GCP Subject Matter Expert, for Clinical Project Teams.
  • Collaborates with Clinical Operations to ensure that Investigational Sites, CRO’s, and internal organizations are ready for regulatory inspections

Masters Complexity - Defines complex issues & develops strategies to address these issues; manages departmental/projects day-to-day operations within area of responsibility, and interrelationship between functions. Spokesperson & technical expert for functional area; makes the complex clear and compelling; conceptual knowledge of all responsible functions and business areas. Represents the department/project in providing solutions to difficult technical issues.


Innovation – Gathers the resources needed to create solutions to technical and tactical clinical issues.  Establishes key operating practices for department/project and functional area, ensuring cross-functional synergy. Drives innovation within functional area.


Customer Focus - Develops and implements functional area initiatives to speed the delivery of new products/technologies to the customer. 

Interdependent Partnering - Mentors and facilitates successful team behavior within and across functional area.  Manages relationships externally and internally for functional area. Builds cross-functional and cross-departmental support for innovative solutions. Fosters overall group effectiveness.


Organizational & People Development - Holds people accountable for measurable results. Provides useful feedback, and direction to teams. Fosters harmony within functional and other areas. Promotes the business value of diverse perspectives. Influences and persuades to bring about process and technical improvements

  • Develops Quality Plans for studies and CRO’s.  Ensures execution of the Quality Plans.  Manages contract resources in the execution of the Quality Plans.
  • Partners with Clinical Operations in the qualification of CRO’s.
  • Performs audits of the internal clinic, clinical trial documents, test article reconciliation, etc.
  • Supports the organization in preparation and management of third party inspections.
  • Provides GCP guidance to Clinical Operations, Project Teams, and external service providers, as appropriate.


Qualifications
  • A minimum of a Bachelors’ Degree is required.
  • A minimum of 4 years of experience in Quality Assurance in the Medical Device Regulated industry is required.
  • A minimum of 2 years in the R&D/Clinical Trials/ QA environment is required. 
  • Good understanding and application of principles, concepts and practices of clinical research procedures and Good Clinical Practice (GCP) is required. 
  • Tactical Clinical and Business knowledge to guide the organization in regulatory inspections is required.
  • Strong communication, organizational and interpersonal skills are required.
  • Broad based technical knowledge and skills in diverse areas of business (e.g. R&D, Operations, QA, laboratories, etc.) are preferred.
  • Ability to effectively negotiate and influence upper management, affiliates and Regulatory Agencies to ensure that regulatory and business needs are met is preferred.
  • Ability to manage and influence external service providers is preferred
  • This position will require up to 30% domestic and/or international travel and will be based in Santa Ana, CA.

Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies are equal opportunity employers, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



Primary Location
United States-California-Santa Ana
Organization
Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc. (6094)
Job Function
Quality (Generalist)
Requisition ID
4461171109