Scientist I
Irvine , California
March 29, 2017

Advanced Sterilization Products (ASP), of Johnson & Johnson is recruiting for a Scientist 1 in Irvine, CA.

Advanced Sterilization Products (ASP), division of Ethicon, Inc., a Johnson & Johnson company truly makes a difference by Protecting Lives against Infection®. Around the world, there remains a risk of patients contracting healthcare-associated infections (HAIs), and ASP has been innovating since 1987 to help healthcare facilities protect patients with best-in-class infection prevention solutions. Customers in 160 countries count on our medical device sterilization and disinfection technologies that touch the lives of over 100 million patients each year. Headquartered in Southern California, ASP employs passionate and innovative talent who want to make a positive impact while having opportunities to grow and develop in their careers. For more information about ASP, please visit, follow us at or like us on

The Scientist 1 will report directly to the Laboratory Supervisor/Manager and after training will perform routine testing in compliance with laboratory test methods and procedures to support the manufacturing and timely delivery of product to customers (80 to 100%). As a trainee, the Scientist 1 must have the ability to assimilate and apply information rapidly. The Scientist I will receive general instructions about required tasks and results expected. Work will be well defined and is reviewed for accuracy upon completion. The Scientist 1 is expected to apply standard practices and techniques in specific situations and to recognize discrepancies in results and follow operations through a series of detailed steps and processes. Additionally, the Scientist 1 has accountability and ownership to maintain laboratory instruments in their qualified state.

Major responsibilities will include: Performing with competence, upon training, routine testing following laboratory test methods and procedures; Developing a competence, upon training, in the use of laboratory instruments and equipment; and Performing daily calibrations/verifications and routine maintenance of laboratory instrumentation and equipment according to current SOPs.

Additionally, this role will be: Working in compliance with current GMPs with regard to documenting, testing and maintaining accurate laboratory notebooks and data sheets; Initiation and participation in laboratory investigations of non-conforming laboratory test results; and Collecting and preparing laboratory records for evaluation following good documentation practices.

Furthermore, the ideal candidate will be: Ensuring personal compliance with all Federal, State, local and company regulations, policies and procedures for Health, Safety and Environmental compliance; Performing other related duties as assigned by management; have good interpersonal, organizational and communication skills; and be self-motivated.


The following experiences are required:

  • A Bachelor Degree
  • 0 to 3 years’ experience within the laboratory
  • Ability to work M-Fr 8-5p with occasional overtime and weekends; and wet chemistry experience.
The following experiences are preferred:
  • Chemistry BS degree
  • Chemistry lab experience
  • Daily laboratory instrument calibrations/verifications
  • Non-conforming laboratory test results experience;
  • HPLC; Labware LIMS knowledge; balance; pH meter; working knowledge of GC; UV; and FTIR

Primary Location
United States-California-Irvine
Ethicon Inc. (6045)
Job Function
Customer Technical Service
Requisition ID

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