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Johnson & Johnson Sterility Assurance, a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is recruiting for a Scientist, Gas & Heat Sterilization. The position will be based in Raritan, NJ.

At 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.

We are Johnson & Johnson. Our mission drives us. Our patients inspire us. We collaborate with the world for the health of everyone in it.

The Scientist, Gas & Heat Sterilization will be responsible for supporting gas & heat processing activities at JJSA in Raritan, NJ including sample processing, safety, and training.

In this role, you will be responsible for executing sample processing activities in support of new product development / process development / packaging development & optimization, and validation of gas and heat sterilized healthcare (medical device and pharmaceuticals) and consumer products. You will also be responsible for simultaneously working on multiple initiatives in support of technical and service objectives for the JJSA Raritan site focused on gas & heat sterilization.

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Support activities related to the processing of samples from across J&J operating companies at the JJSA Raritan site.

  • Collaborate with external partners in the planning, execution and reporting of experiments.

  • Execute gas & heat sample processing in a timely manner to ensure optimal turn-around time for all sample processing requests.

  • Responsible to assist the Gas & Heat Lead in ensuring all ancillary gas & heat processing materials are stocked, calibrated and ready for use.

  • Meet all training requirements for all safety and security activities for all gas & heat.

  • Responsible for the completion of supported gas & heat sample processing requests including supporting documentation and reports.

  • Responsible for the timely return and reporting of supported gas & heat processed samples.

  • Collate data and documentation for return to customers and generating completion reports.

  • Maintain quality and regulatory compliance in all aspects of work.

  • Support the requirements for Quality Systems activities (as required)


  • A minimum of a Bachelors degree (or equivalent degree) is required preferably in Engineering (Biomedical / Chemical), Microbiology, or Biological Science

  • A minimum of 2 years experience in a regulated industrial sterilization/microbiology setting is required.

  • Working knowledge in the area of Gas and Heat sterilization (i.e. EO, steam, dry-heat, VHP, etc.) is highly preferred.

  • Experience supporting sterilization for medical devices and/or pharmaceuticals is highly preferred

  • Previous experience with mechanical equipment and ability to aid in trouble-shoot/fix ancillary equipment and systems preferred.

  • Experience with sterilization equipment and processes a plus.

  • The individual must have the ability to work with minimal supervision.

  • Ability to write and update standard operating procedures, protocols, test methods, reports and prepare Power Point presentations is required

  • Knowledgeable of good documentation practices/accurate record keeping of the work performed is required.

  • The individual must be able to comply with established safety procedures and policies to maintain a safe working environment, ensure compliance with J&J environmental policies, pollution prevention goals, and regulatory requirements.

  • Desire and ability to cross-train on skills and responsibilities to operate all necessary equipment in multiple terminal sterilization modalities is required.

  • This position will be based in Raritan, NJ and may require up to 15% local travel as business demands.

Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies are equal opportunity employers, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Primary Location

United States-New Jersey-Raritan-


Johnson & Johnson International (6078)

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Associated topics: biopharma, diet, drug development, histologist, histology, immunoassay, immunohematology, immunology, medical, therapy

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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