Johnson & Johnson

Johnson & Johnson

Associate Scientist

Malvern, PA
+1 location
Spring House, PA
Full Time
  • Responsibilities

    The Biotherapeutics department is offering an excellent opportunity for an Associate Scientist. The Associate Scientist, as part of the Drug Product Development group, will be responsible for supporting combination product development involving parenteral injection devices delivering biologics and peptides and will work closely with the Primary Container and Device group. This position has an important role in the design and testing of state-of-the-art platform injection devices. This individual will lead studies related to establishing product-process relationships for these biologic-delivery device combination products. This will include the development and optimization of the technical operations associated with these products. In this capacity, the Associate Scientist will serve as a working technical member of new product development programs.

    Additional responsibilities:

    • Perform study design and execution activities to determine and characterize process parameters associated with preparation of biologic drug and combination products. Studies may include formulation development, process development (fill-finish), combination products/device functionality and assembly, and related product performance and stability evaluations.
    • Partner with product and process development teams to ensure combination product design incorporates good Design for Manufacturability principals and ultimately meets established product/process specifications for the drug product.
    • Integrate perspectives and needs from cross functional partners during the development process.
    • Support design transfer activities for biologic-device combination products.
    • Perform technical analysis of the project data, including trending of data.
    • Author technical reports and make presentations of technical data.
    • Follow general laboratory safety procedures, as related to biologically-derived materials.
  • Qualifications


    • A minimum of 3 years of related laboratory experience with a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (preferably Mechanical, Process, and Bio-Medical) or a minimum of 1 year of related laboratory experience with a Master’s degree in Engineering is preferred.
    • Pharmaceutical and/or Biotechnology experience is preferred.
    • Experience with formulation, parenteral injection delivery devices, and fill/finish process development for therapeutic biologic drug products is preferred
    • Working knowledge of Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) requirements preferred.
    • Experience with characterization of biological molecules is preferred.
    • Project management skills, such as developing and managing project plans, preferred,
    • Must have excellent strong written and verbal communication skills.
    • The ability to collaborate in a matrixed environment is required.
    • This position may require up to 10% travel.

    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.

  • Industry
    Hospital and Health Care
  • Locations
    Malvern, PA • Spring House, PA
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  • About Us
    When you join Johnson & Johnson, your next move could mean the next innovation. In the next ten years, healthcare is predicted to radically transform more than any other industry, with old models being disrupted in favor of new methods to make the world a healthier place for everyone. Johnson & Johnson has long excelled in times of transformation. Its history of firsts—from Band-Aids to feminine care to treatments for HIV, cancer, Ebola, and, most recently, Alzheimer’s — demonstrates how J&J combines passion, science and technology to create game-changing innovations. Those epic innovations were discovered, developed and distributed by people just like you. And when you apply your talent to Johnson & Johnson's shared purpose, there’s no end to the lasting impact you can make, together. And that changes everything.