Sr. Training Specialist/Scientist

Janssen Supply Group, LLC, a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is recruiting for a Sr. Training Specialist/Scientist. The position will be based in Raritan, NJ or Titusville, NJ. 

Janssen Supply Group, LLC is a global organization responsible for producing and supplying medicines to markets around the world. With quality as its primary focus, this group collaborates with Research & Development and Commercial partners to deliver life-changing solutions for patients in need.

Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. provides medicines for an array of health concerns in several therapeutic areas, including Cardiovascular, Metabolic, Mental Health, and Pain Management. Please visit for more information.

The Sr. Training Specialist/Scientist will:
  • Support the quality organization in the optimization and implementation of the training program by training others, developing training content and developing trainers (through a ‘train the trainer’ program). 
  • Develop and deliver technical training and continuing education programs to laboratory staff and others.
  • Develop and assess the curricula that meets Stability Operations needs and ensure proper compliance.
  • Conduct systematic training needs assessments with the department.
  • Identify training opportunities through review of investigations/ CAPA, industry trends, collaboration of Knowledge Owners and best practices (e.g., Training within Industry, LOTF, across J&J Pharma network). 
  • Support Knowledge Owner development with training curricula.
  • Utilize lean concepts as part of the training program and curricula oversight.
  • Identify training needs by evaluating strengths and weaknesses.
  • Acclimate new hires to the business and conduct orientation sessions.
  • Assess training effectiveness to ensure incorporation of taught skills and techniques into employees work behavior.
  • Identify and implement continuous improvements in the training program (e.g., moving from method-specific training to technique based training).
  • Coordinate with lab managers, cell leaders, SMEs, and others to conduct systematic needs assessments and develop training plans for identified disciplines in the lab and ensures customer satisfaction.
  • Supports others in the development of training material and ensues it meets training requirements.

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent degree) is required.
  • A degree focused in a Life or Physical Science related discipline is highly preferred.
  • An advanced degree (MS, PhD, PharmD, MD, etc) is preferred.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in an analytical laboratory (e.g., QC or Stability testing Laboratory) is required.
  • A minimum of 3 years training experience is required.
  • Strong understanding of Lab Operations and Quality processes/systems in a cGMP Lab setting is required.
  • Strong understanding of cGMPs is required.
  • Knowledge of Lab Systems (e.g., LIMs, Documentum, Non-conformance handling, Change Control, software system) is preferred.
  • Qualified Trainer and/or other training certification is preferred.
  • Demonstrated Lean Concepts/ process excellence experience (e.g., Green Belt) is preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience in facilitation and project management with usage of PM tools is preferred.
  • Ability to incorporate instructional design methodology and adult learning principles into training materials is preferred.
  • Ability to communicate complex technical information to a variety of audiences is preferred.
  • This position will be located in Raritan, NJ or Titusville, NJ and may require up to 10% domestic and international travel depending on business needs. 

Primary Location
United States-New Jersey-Titusville
Other Locations
North America-United States-New Jersey-Raritan
Job Function
Quality Systems

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