Principal Scientist – Analytical Chemistry, Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health

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Helsingborg, Skåne Län - Sweden
Senior Specialist / Project Manager
Drugstore, Perfume Shop, Chemist, Pharmacy
About the Johnson & Johnson Consumer
At Johnson & Johnson Consumer Nordic, we are dedicated in providing No. 1 consumer brands/products based on consumer and shopper insights. We have a truly unrivalled brand portfolio, with power brands across multiple categories, including Neutrogena, Natusan, Piz Buin, o.b, Imodium, Ipren, Livostin and Nicorette.  We're one of the globe's fastest-growing consumer companies, caring for the world, one person at a time, embracing research and science - bringing innovative ideas, products and services to advance the health and well-being of over a billion people every day.
Principal Scientist – Analytical Chemistry – Lifecycle Management, R&D, EMEA/APAC
Johnson & Johnson Consumer Products, a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Consumer Companies, is recruiting for a Principal Scientist to be based in Helsingborg, Sweden.
The Analytical Lifecycle Management team is responsible for J&J OTC products worldwide. The principal scientist will work within the analytical section and support marketed OTC products primarily within EMEA/APAC but also globally. You will be in a regional team of 6 analytical colleagues and you will report to an Associate Director. The role will be in Helsingborg, but you will have extensive everyday contacts with external and internal manufacturers, CROs and J&J colleagues all over the world.
Are you a person with passion for Analytical Chemistry? This is a phenomenal opportunity for you! Together with your colleagues you will provide desktop analytical support for a series of projects associated with the currently marketed OTC products.
Technical support will include but not be limited to:
  • Support analytical test method: development/ trouble shooting/ improvement and validation/ transfers.
  • Manage CROs and other external partners.
  • Manage change control deliverables and CAPA activities relating to analytical testing and transfers.
  • Minimum of Master of Science within a relevant chemistry or pharmaceutical area (merit)
  • 5 + years of experience in an analytical laboratory role with a major emphasis on analytical method development, optimization and product testing (required).
  • Demonstrated experience and deep knowledge within HPLC/UPLC, dissolution and other major analytical techniques (merit)
  • Since the product portfolio is global, a broad knowledge of worldwide requirements is a plus. Activities are, to a large extent, outsourced and experience in working with contract development/research organizations is a merit.
  • Strong written and oral English communication skills are highly valued.
What you will need to succeed:
To be successful within GTO Analytical Development, you are an innovative and a creative problem solver who can work independently, while managing multiple priorities successfully. You have both a team spirit and leadership skills. You are also able to grasp, understand and translate complex problems into explicit work packages. The ability to influence others without direct line authority is highly preferred.
Are you ready to impact the world?
Johnson & Johnson offers an unusual experience to professionals looking for an opportunity to work with hardworking people who share your real passion for caring in an environment that empowers you to drive your own career.
If you are interested in this position, please apply with an updated CV and Cover letter. The selection process will start during the standard 30-days posting period, please send in your application as soon as possible. We reserve the rights to close the advert earlier. All applicants can expect feedback on the application.  
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
This posting is not open for external recruiter/sourcing agencies. Please respect this by not approach Hiring Manager if you are a representative of an agency. 
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