Scientist, Drug Product Development Biologics

  • Company: Johnson & Johnson
  • Location: Malvern, Pennsylvania
  • Posted: March 01, 2017
  • Reference ID: 2483160921-en-us

Janssen Research & Development, LLC., a Johnson and Johnson Company is hiring an Scientist, to be located in Malvern, PA.
At the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, what matters most is helping people live full and healthy lives. We focus on treating, curing and preventing some of the most devastating and complex diseases of our time. And we pursue the most promising science, wherever it might be found.
Janssen Research & Development, LLC discovers and develops innovative medical solutions to address important unmet medical needs in oncology, immunology, neuroscience, infectious diseases and vaccines, and cardiovascular and metabolic diseases. Please visit for more information. 
We are Janssen. Our mission drives us. Our patients inspire us. We collaborate with the world for the health of everyone in it.
Thriving on a diverse company culture, celebrating the uniqueness of our employees and committed to inclusion. Proud to be an equal opportunity employer. 

The successful candidate will work in Drug Product Development – Large Molecule (DPD-LM) department. The incumbent will develop, design and perform formulation and process development work independently to support fill-finish activities. They will perform technology transfers to both internal and external partners, and will support Process Validation activities as required. They may design and execute experiments in support of formulation development of biologic drug candidates.  Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Process development studies will include determination and characterization of process parameters associated with liquid and lyophilized fill-finish operations. These will include freeze-thaw and heat transfer, mixing, filtration, pumping, filling and lyophilization.
  • Formulation studies will include rational formulation design/selection plus a variety of characterization studies relevant to the stage of development
  • Design workflows and studies, collect, record, and interpret data appropriately
  • Training other personnel on techniques and equipment.
  • He/she will write technical memos with minimal review and keep abreast of scientific developments in relevant fields

  • A Bachelors Degree in Chemistry, Biochemical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Pharmacy or a related field with at least 8 years of experience OR a Masters Degree in Chemistry, Biochemical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Pharmacy or a related field with at least 6 years of experience OR a PhD in Chemistry, Biochemical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Pharmacy or a related field with relevant experience is required
  • Knowledge and experience of protein/biologics formulation development is required
  • Knowledge and experience with a variety of standard protein analytical methods is preferred
  • Understanding of biopharmaceutical process is strongly preferred
  • Strong knowledge of technology transfer operations is preferred
  • Experience with a variety of container-closure systems including vials, syringes and applicable delivery devices is preferred


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United States-Pennsylvania-Malvern
Janssen Research & Development, LLC. (6084)
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