Lab Automation Engineer

Johnson & Johnson

4.2

(92)

Malvern, PA

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    Position summary

    Development, the Biotherapeutics Development & Supply (BTDS) organization is responsible for the development, clinical supply, marketed product support, and life cycle management of Biotherapeutics. Within BTDS, the Analytical Development (AD) group supports method development and validation, as well as product development, release, and stability analytics via automated workflows.

    The Laboratory Automation & Robotics team is expanding and recruiting for a Lab Automation Engineer to collaborate in migrating analytical assays from manual processes to fully automated end to end workflows. You will leverage process, coding, and systems integration expertise to collaborate with Assay Automation, Integrated Automation, and Laboratory Robotics colleagues in delivering hands-free orchestrated end-to-end analytical workflows for cell and gene therapies.

    Your Primary Responsibilities:

    • Drive the development and implementation of the analytical laboratory orchestration software layer, including storage and transport systems

    • Drive the integration of LIMS, sample batching software, and materials inventory systems with laboratory orchestration and scheduler software

    • Collaborate with Integration colleagues in the design, development, and implementation of hands free end-to-end laboratory automation workcell solutions (Driven by Biosero Orchestrator/Green Button Go®)

    • Collaborate with Data Science and IT to integrate data flow and review by exception

    • Lead automated process/methods qualification, training, and transfer activities

    • Collaborate with the Assay Automation, Integration, and Methods Development to influence and align on systems components and strategies

    • Optimize automated systems, expand capabilities, and support technical investigations

    • Collaborate with automation team members to support or maintain automated systems

    • Knowledge transfer and cross-training

    • Author protocols, work instructions, SOPs, or presentations

    Qualifications

    Required:

    • Ph.D./M.S./B.S. in Biology, Biological Sciences, Biochemistry, Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent is required

    • Ph.D. with 2 years, M.S. with 6 or more years, or B.S. with 8 or more years of robotics or integrated automation experience is required

    • Experience with various programming languages, such as C#, Python, C++, etc is required

    • Experience driving development and implementation of automated laboratory workflow and high-throughput methods within the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry; this includes systems configuration, data integration, or method/process programming is required

    • Experience with device and data systems integration is required

    • Ability to identify/understand sophisticated customer needs, influence peers, and help craft automated solutions for laboratory workflows is required

    • Experience leading evaluation and implementation of new and novel technologies is required

    • Experience with biological or biochemical assays; migration of bench techniques to automated systems is required

    • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills (both written and oral), with the ability to closely collaborate with scientists, vendors, and external teams is required

    • Experience working with multidisciplinary teams is required

    Preferred:

    • Experience with analytical method development is preferred

    • Experience with automated liquid handlers and/or integrated systems driven by Biosero Green Button Go software is preferred

    • Experience with collaborative or industrial robotics is preferred

    Johnson & Johnson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

    For more information on how we support the whole health of our employees throughout their wellness, career and life journey, please visit https://www.careers.jnj.com

    Why you should apply for a job to Johnson & Johnson:

  • Ranked as one of the Best Companies for Women in 2020
  • 4.2/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.2/5 in supportive management
  • 71% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 88% would recommend this company to other women
  • 85% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Global parental leave for all new parents (maternal, paternal, adoptive or surrogacy-assisted).
  • Global exercise reimbursement.
  • Two weeks off (one of them fully paid) for volunteer work.