J&J Family of Companies Scientist Analytical Development, Large Molecules in Leiden, Netherlands

Janssen Biologics, one of the Johnson & Johnson pharmaceutical companies, develop medicines for patients, doctors and other care providers. The Janssen group holds a leading position in a number of major disease areas, including diseases of the central nervous system, immune diseases, cancer, infectious diseases such as AIDS and hepatitis, and cardiovascular, metabolic disorders. Since 2011 the company also operates in the prevention area via a range of vaccines.

At Janssen, every colleague makes a vital difference. Our people take pride in improving people’s health around the world. Each day, they make life better by going for high quality and continuous innovation. While doing so, they get the chance to grow their competences and take initiatives.

All of this in an international, value-driven group that cares for the wellbeing of its people.

A group that contributes to the quality of life as a global partner in healthcare.

Janssen is at the forefront of a new era in total healthcare solutions.

Within our Pharmaceutical Development and Manufacturing Sciences department we are currently recruiting for a Scientist Analytical Development, Large Molecules (m/f)


Leads in the application of broad analytical expertise, including new and innovative technologies, to the support of clinical and marketed products. Participates in multi-functional teams to drive solutions to analytical problems and to drive method improvements, method transfer, and method validation efforts. Performs high level research and development functions supporting clinical and marketed products. Projects will often be of high priority with high level of interest and attention.

Main Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

  • Serve as the analytical technical expert during development, investigations and regulatory inspections.

  • Participates in high performing multifunctional teams to identify and address analytical performance issues.

  • Self-reliant, able to work within and/or lead project teams, providing leadership, flexibility and positive attitude.

  • Analyzes data and highly complex situations involving the evaluation of tangible and identifiable variables to arrive at creative and effective solutions.

  • Participates in life cycle management teams to identify, develop and implement analytical improvements.

  • Designs experiments, writes protocols, serves as study director during execution and evaluates end results for scientifically supported conclusions and recommendations that are documented in appropriate technical reports.

  • As a member of the Analytical team, the candidate is expected to create an environment that values innovation, leadership, scientific excellence, urgency and personal accountability.

  • Focuses on continuous improvement in the development of new or refined methods, processes, and/or scientific procedures.

  • Interacts on a regular basis with counterparts in the analytical organization to become aware of potential issues regarding performance and to maintain well developed lines of communication between organizations.


Qualifications, Education, Skills & Experience:

  • PhD in Biochemistry, Bioprocess technology or similar relevant topic.

  • Preferably 2 to 3 years relevant experience in a biopharmaceutical/biotechnological environment.

  • Preferably experience with characterization of biopharmaceutical products.

  • Preferably experience working within a cGMP environment.

  • Analytical and innovative thinker.

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, fluent in English, to support working in an international environment. Dutch proficiency preferred but not required.

  • Experience in a complex multinational environment / company / university

  • Highly results driven, with focus on customer satisfaction and on-time completion of projects.

  • Excellent interpersonal & collaborative skills with an ability to operate as part of a team in highly inter-dependent environment is critical

  • Attention to detail

  • Good problem solving skills

  • Adaptable and flexible

  • Open to accept practical as well as theoretical assignments

What’s in it for you …?

As an employee, we consider you as our most valuable asset.

We take your career seriously. As part of a global team in an

innovative environment, your development is key and our day-to-day responsibility. Through e-university, on the job training, various projects and programs, we ensure your personal growth. Our benefits make sure we care for you and your family now and in the future.

Current openings can be found on http://careers.jnj.com!

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Nederland-Zuid Holland-Leiden


Janssen Biologics (7266)



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