Scientist, R&D Microbiology - Skillman, NJ or Fort Washington, PA

Employer
J&J Family of Companies
Location
Skillman, New Jersey, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 28, 2021
Closes
May 05, 2021
Ref
2081828273
Discipline
Biology
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc., a division of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies is recruiting for a Scientist, R&D Microbiology, located in Skillman, NJ or Fort Washington, PA.
Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc., based in Skillman, N.J., is one of the world's largest consumer health and personal care products company. Our consumer companies produce many of the world's most trusted brands, among them JOHNSON'S® Baby, BAND-AID®, NEUTROGENA®, TYLENOL®, MOTRIN®, and LISTERINE®. Each one of our consumer businesses embraces innovative science to create products that anticipate consumer needs and create experiences that help them live healthy, vibrant lives.
This Scientist, R&D Microbiology will support new product development for the Zarbee's Business Unit of J&J Consumer Sector. This position will interact with product development teams, R&D Quality & Compliance staff, Raw Material Center as well as the Global R&D Microbiology team. The scientist will review formulations and select the best preservation options, suggest manufacturing process improvements, manage relationship with testing laboratories, and participate as a member of the Global Microbiology team. Primary focus will be on dietary supplements products and cosmetics.
The Scientist, R&D Microbiology will be responsible for:
- New product development and launches, responsible for AET, Aw, pH, specifications, stability recommendations and documentation.
- Micro robustness of Zarbee's innovation and base business.
- Specification setting and justification for dietary supplements and related products.
- Specification review for finished products and raw materials.
- Test methodology assessments for finished products and raw materials.
- Data review of R&D microbiology documentation including technical review of formulations, stability results (including antimicrobial effectiveness), method suitability and method validation.
- Manage relationship with testing laboratories.
- New testing labs validation.
- Technical assessments support related to micro investigations.
- Training, compliance, talent development, global microbiology projects.
- Represent R&D Microbiology on internal product development and launch teams. Participate on Global R&D Microbiology Team.
- Occasional support to LCM / Tech Ops and Quality as needed.
Qualifications
Qualifications:
- Bachelor of Science (BS) degree is required, Masters (MS) degree preferred; preferably in Microbiology or other biological science such as Plant Science, Food Science or Biology with lab work in Microbiology.
- At least 2 years of experience working in Microbiology is required.
- Previous experience using aseptic technique, microscopy, using an autoclave, preparing media, isolating and identifying microbes is required.
- Understanding of USP, FDA regulations and GMP is required.
- Experience with Dietary Supplements and cosmetics products is preferred.
- Experience with working under limited supervision to resolve technical issues under aggressive and sometimes compressed timelines.
- Strong communication (verbal & written) and interpersonal skills, self-awareness and adaptability required.
- The ability to interact with cross-functional and global teams to implement timely solutions.
The position will be located in Skillman, NJ or Fort Washington, PA.
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-New Jersey-Skillman-199 Grandview Road
Other Locations
North America-United States-Pennsylvania-Fort Washington
Organization
Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. (6101)
Job Function
R&D
Requisition ID
2105909214W

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