2017 Supply Chain Manufacturing Co-Op: Athens, GA

  • Company: Johnson & Johnson
  • Location: Athens, Georgia
  • Posted: March 01, 2017
  • Reference ID: 00001716-en-us

Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc. (JSC Athens), a member of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies, is recruiting for Co-ops to be located in Athens, Georgia.


JSC Athens produces a variety of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) and pharmaceutical intermediates, making it a major worldwide producer of medicinal analgesics and synthetic fine organic chemicals. JSC Athens also produces polymers for pharmaceutical use and medical devices.


Co-ops opportunities are available in Operations, Process Engineering, or Maintenance. Responsibilities are dependent upon the department and the specific manufacturing plant assignment. The work will be conducted in Athens, Georgia, in one of three manufacturing plants.

Common expectations include the following:
  • Gather and interpret process data to implement improvements in cycle time, yield, or quality.
  • Participate or conduct in troubleshooting efforts by analysis and correction of both chemical and mechanical operating problems to maintain or improve existing site operations.
  • Create and implement change control.
  • Create and update production records and equipment operating procedures.
  • Prepare and present oral and written reports, as needed, to technical and non-technical personnel.
  • Maintain process surveillance programs on issues such as process control, yields, cycle times, quality, and change over.
  • Participate in capital and engineering projects.
  • Participate and coordinate in process excellence (Lean, Six Sigma, etc.) improvement projects, Kaizen events, and other manufacturing initiatives.
  • Consult and interact with sales representatives, vendors, and contractors.
  • Learn and interact with different forms of equipment automation and plant control systems (PLC, BPCS, etc.)
  • Deliver end of semester presentations to showcase work to site management.

A qualified candidate should meet the following criteria:
  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. and must not require sponsorship for employment visa status now or in the future (e.g. H1-B status)
  • A minimum GPA of 3.0 Cumulative is strongly preferred
  • Candidate must be actively enrolled pursuing either a Bachelors or Master’s degree ( but not necessarily taking classes)
  • Candidate must have reliable transportation to and from work on a daily basis for the duration of the co-op.
  • Candidate must be able to work full time (40 hours per week) during the duration of the co-op position.
  • Completion of at least freshman year of undergraduate academic program is required
  • Availability to work a minimum of three alternating semester-long rotations is preferred (i.e. Spring 2017, Fall 2017, and Summer 2018).

Our preferred majors are, but are not limited to: 

  • Engineering (Biomedical, Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical, Industrial) or related Engineering/Technical

Primary Location
United States-Georgia-Athens
Johnson & Johnson (6067)
Job Function
General Administration
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