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Position: Process Engineer




About The Company

Vision Care Ireland is located in Castletroy, Limerick and is the producer of the world’s leading contact lens products. Our site uses the industry’s most advanced technology and directly employs over 1000 people. We produce a diverse array of contact lenses using our highly automated production process. Key to our success has been the combination of innovative material science with technologies such as precision injection moulding, robotics, vision systems and data analytics.

We have over 40 sophisticated production lines manufacturing over 8 million contact lenses a day, which are shipped to customers worldwide.


For more than 130 years, diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) have been part of our cultural fabric at Johnson & Johnson and woven into how we do business every day. Our commitment to respect the dignity and diversity of all is embedded in our Credo.

We know that the success of our business depends on having the best talent in a workforce that reflects the diverse markets we serve around the world and an inclusive culture that values different perspectives and life experiences.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Johnson & Johnson means “You Belong”!

Job Purpose

We in Process Engineering support an exciting and innovative Value Stream! We support the Value Stream, and you will be a key team member with specific accountability for the areas of process improvement, providing technical support to tackle more sophisticated process issues, and supporting internal and internal site product transfers.


Main areas of responsibility:

− Responsible for providing technical leadership within a production value stream and have ownership for the following.

− Working within the NPI process to complete process characterization work, complete process challenge testing, complete process capability and stability runs, to qualify new product & processes to achieve annual business plan.

− Identification and implementation of process related continuous improvement activities that improve product quality and grow overall equipment efficiency.

− Engage with personnel in the identification and resolution of corrective/preventative actions that address any process quality related manufacturing issues.

− Systematically tackle problems and use data in support of your decision making. You will enjoy taking the initiative and yet possess the collaborative and influencing skills needed to be a key contributor to cross-functional teams.

− Ensure the delivery of high quality, new and innovative products to our customers, in a timely -and cost-effective manner across multiple product value streams.

− Lead process redesign projects, from cradle to grave, complete proof of principle activity, assist in the development and installation & qualification of new process equipment.

− Project management, planning and co-ordination of multiple projects, within an exciting environment.

− Apply troubleshooting expertise to resolve complex equipment, systems and process problems using strong statistical and analytical methodologies.

− Communicate details of findings throughout the organization.

− Keep up-to-date on the latest process engineering developments and technologies and will discover and build on breakthrough ideas that set new performance standards.


Education and Experience Required for Role


− Minimum a Level 8. B.Sc. or B.Eng. honours degree qualification in Physics/Chemistry/Biological Science or Mechanical/Material/Process Engineering, with a proven track record of delivering results.

− Minimum of 2 years’ work experience in a manufacturing environment or similar.


− Previous experience in the use of ’black belt’ type statistical techniques (DOE, Process Capability Analysis, Hypothesis Test methods) and problem-solving methodologies would be a distinct advantage, as would familiarity with equipment validation in an FDA environment.

− Good Project Management skills, FPx or other, are required with a proven record of leading multi-functional teams effectively.

− Strong interpersonal skills and ability to relate well to your peer group.

Primary Location



Johnson & Johnson Vision Care (Ireland) Limited (8182)

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Deadline: 27-03-2024

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