10 Nov, 2021

Process Engineer

  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Blackpool, UK
Process Engineer Biochemicals / Pharmaceuticals

Job Description

For more than 130 years, diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) have been part of our cultural fabric at Johnson & Johnson and woven into how we do business every day. Our commitment to respect the dignity and diversity of all is embedded in our Credo.


We know that the success of our business depends on having the best talent in a workforce that reflects the diverse markets we serve around the world and an inclusive culture that values different perspectives and life experiences


That is why we in Blackpool are working to create an inclusive environment where diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experiences are valued and each and every one of our people feels that they belong and can reach their potential. No matter who they are.


Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Johnson & Johnson means “You Belong”!


About us:

DePuy Synthes (DPS) is part of Johnson & Johnson, the largest, most innovative and comprehensive Orthopaedic and Neurological business in the world. DePuy Synthes offers an unparalleled breadth and depth of products, services and programs in the areas of joint reconstruction, trauma, spine, sports medicine, neurological, craniomaxillofacial, power tools and biomaterials.


Orthopaedics is the largest commercial business unit within DPS, operating across the spectrum of joint reconstruction, trauma, sports medicine, power tools and biomaterials. We're proud to offer one of the strongest and the broadest Orthopaedics portfolios in the world.


Key Responsibilities:

In this exciting role will be accountable for managing the aseptic process and final packaging process on the Blackpool site. You will become a valued and relied upon team member who manages equipment and defines the causes of maintenance activities.

  • Initiation and completion of deviations, remedial actions, CAPA’s and other quality system documentation.
  • Adhere to the Change Control and Design Control requirements.
  • Control and direct manufacturing validation effort for existing and new processes.
  • Active member of multifunctional process and production improvement team.
  • Application of world class manufacturing tools and techniques (Lean, ME2) within aligned process areas.
  • Actively drives process improvement projects to achieve site targets including problem identification and resolution to root cause.
  • Input into machinery purchases, investigating new technologies for existing processes.
  • To follow and promote Company, HS&E and Quality standards to enable the site to achieve and maintain excellent results
  • To liaise with outside contractors whilst leading projects from conception to commissioning and handover.


Quality and Compliance Related Responsibilities

You will ensure that all activities are carried out in compliance with all regulations and laws governing business and quality operations (FDA / GMP / BSI / ISO, etc.).

  • Responsible for ensuring company adheres with all local, national, international and company regulations, policies and procedures for Health, Safety and Environmental compliance.
  • Accountable for HSE compliance for their area of responsibility.


Experience, skills & proficiencies required:

We are open to depth of experience and level of understanding depending on background and abilities.


  • Technical degree in related subject area (Engineering/Science/Chemical) preferred
  • Prior exposure of experience within liquids is essential and packaging line experience desired
  • Previous experience or exposure in engineering or process engineering preferably in a medical device or pharmaceutical 
  • Previous experience of working with new equipment and processes in a highly regulated environment OR previous experience being hands-on in this area
  • Experience in Lean Manufacturing Initiatives to deliver business benefit is desirable


While experience in aseptic liquids is preferred, we have a history of developing talent at the Blackpool site so are open to reviewing profiles of experience Chem Eng professionals with regulatory and liquids exposure.


Closing date – Thursday 11th November 2021


What type of mark will YOU make? 

By joining Johnson & Johnson you will find boundless opportunities to craft your path & amplify your impact inside & outside our walls. And with our commitment to be the world’s healthiest workforce you can strengthen your body as well and your mind.  When you work with us you can touch over a Billion lives worldwide every day.  And when you apply your talent to our collective purpose there’s no end to the lasting impact we can make together. And that changes everything.


What’s in it for YOU?  

It’s vital to us that you feel you can bring your whole self to work; at J&J we provide an environment for you to fulfil your career aspirations as well as promoting your physical and mental wellbeing. You will receive a competitive wage and benefits package as well as benefits that can be tailored to what is valuable to you throughout different stages of your life. Examples of this include: online Digital GP, private healthcare, Retail Vouchers, Discounted & Subsidised Gym memberships and you can get to support community projects as part of our global Corporate Social Responsibility programme.

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