Johnson & Johnson Careers


Spring House, Pennsylvania

Job Description

Requisition ID: 5173181023

Janssen Research & Development Pharmaceutical Research & Development, L.L.C., a member of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies, is recruiting for a Pharmaceutical Development and Manufacturing Sciences (PDMS) Co-op to be based in PA. The duration of this co-op is July - December 2019 and January - June 2020.

Janssen Research & Development (Johnson & Johnson) Pharmaceutical Research & Development, L.L.C., develops treatments that improve the health and lifestyles of people worldwide. Research and development areas encompass novel targets in neurologic disorders, gastroenterology, oncology, infectious disease, diabetes, hematology, metabolic disorders, immunologic disorders, and reproductive medicine.

The Co-op will work in the Primary Container group, a part of Janssen’s PDMS organization. The PDMS organization is responsible for the development of technology used in the large-scale manufacture of pharmaceutical products including active pharmaceutical ingredients, formulations, analytical methods, and devices to enable patient dosing of these pharmaceuticals. PDMS is also responsible for the manufacture of toxicology supplies and clinical supplies intended for phase 1 and phase 2 studies.
  • The Co-op would be responsible for supporting aspects of new product development for packaging, device & delivery development. 
  • The Co-op would participate in various packaging development activities for primary packaging components
  • Qualification of container closure systems and cold chain transportation system, including but not limited to, packaging material screening studies for the products packaged in vials, pre-filled syringes, plastic and glass bottles, blisters, transdermal patches, etc.
  • Work will include blister & bottle prototyping in packaging lab
  • Documentation development (protocol/reports, components specifications, etc)
  • Clinical packaging for combination products, cold chain container qualification, technical justifications and packing instructions. 
This opportunity allows further development of skills associated with pharmaceutical packaging engineering development, organization and cross functional communication.

  • Candidates must be enrolled in an accredited college throughout the duration of the co-op.
  • Completion of a minimum of two years towards a BS or pursuing a MS in Packaging Science or Mechanical or Chemical Engineering.
  • Previous co-op or internship experience is preferred.
  • Student must be available from either June - December 2019 or January - June 2020 and have the ability to work full-time during that time.
  • Extensive PC based skills, including Microsoft Excel, Word, Project and PowerPoint, Minitab.
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA is preferred. Local travel may be required.
  • Students must be able to provide their own transportation to/from their work location.
Students must be legally authorized to work in the United States and not require future sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H1-B status) now or in the future.

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
United States-Pennsylvania-Spring House-
Janssen Research & Development, LLC. (6084)
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