Assistant Scientist, R&D Microbiology

Employer
J&J Family of Companies
Location
Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 18, 2021
Closes
Jul 24, 2021
Ref
2324644087
Discipline
Biology
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health (JJCH), a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is recruiting for an Assistant Scientist, R&D Microbiology located in Fort Washington, PA.
At Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health, we help more than 1.2 billion people live healthier lives, every day from their very first day. As ONE agile team of 19,000 employees worldwide, we are a vibrant part of Johnson & Johnson. We are industry leaders in health, earning the #1 or #2 position in most of the categories in which we compete. Our iconic brands are rooted in science and endorsed by professionals. From drawing a baby's bath and healing cuts and scrapes to protecting skin from the sun and soothing aches and pains, people have turned to our innovations for more than 130 years. Our portfolio of differentiated brands, including TYLENOL®, ZARBEE'S NATURALS®, NEUTROGENA®, AVEENO®, LISTERINE®, OGX® and JOHNSON'S®, combines the power of science with meaningful human insights to help people care for themselves and those they love.
Thriving on a diverse company culture, celebrating the uniqueness of our employees and committed to inclusion, we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
Microbiologist supporting new product development for Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health. This position will interact product development teams, R&D Quality & Compliance staff, Pilot Plant team members as well as the Global R&D Microbiology team. The assistant scientist will review formulations and select the best preservation options, suggest manufacturing process improvements, send / receive / interpret results of test samples sent to internal and external laboratories, and participate as a member of the Global Micro team. Primary focus will be on OTC / Self Care products.
The Assistant Scientist, R&D Microbiology will be responsible to:
- New product development and launches. Responsible for AET, Aw, pH, specifications, stability recommendations and documentation.
- Training, compliance, global microbiology projects.
- Represent R&D Microbiology on internal product development and launch teams. Interact with Pilot Plant staff to support ongoing GMP compliance. Interact with supervisor and contractor. Participate on Global R&D Microbiology team.
- Sending samples, receiving and interpretation of microbiology data from external laboratories and vendors.
- Support to Fort Washington Pilot Plant and contractor.
- Occasional support to LCM / Tech Ops and Quality as needed.
Qualifications
- Bachelor of Science is required; preferably in Microbiology or other biological science such as Biology with lab work in Microbiology
- At least 1 year of experience working in Microbiology
- Previous experience using aseptic technique, microscopy, using an autoclave, preparing media, isolating and identifying microbes is required.
- Understanding of USP and GMP is required.
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-Fort Washington-7050 Camp Hill Road
Organization
Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. (6101)
Job Function
R&D
Requisition ID
2105948888W

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