Johnson & Johnson

Data scientist - Predictive modeling specialist

Job description

Position: Data scientist - Predictive modeling specialist (temporary contract)

At Janssen we strive to improve life and outcomes of millions of patients worldwide. Do you want to be a true pioneer and are you willing to join us in our journey towards the development of innovative therapeutics? If so, this Data scientist role could be a great opportunity to explore!

About The Department

The Global Pharmaceutical Product Development and Supply organization (PPDS) is within the Therapeutics development and supply (TDS) organization of Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson and Johnson responsible for the development of Pharmaceutical Dosage forms with development centers located in the US, Asia, and Europe.

For the location in Beerse, Antwerp, Belgium we have an open position for a Data scientist.

Together with a complementary team of process engineers and formulation scientists, you will be responsible for strengthening our process and formulation capabilities for oral and parenteral solid and liquid dosage forms. The team is responsible for defining and developing predictive process models which enhance and fasten the scale up of the drug product process between different labs and production plants.

By means of data sciences and process modelling toolsets, it is our aim to fully understand the process behavior in order to deliver the best product and process at launch in an accelerated way.

Your Role

Join forces with our team of process engineers and play a crucial role in shaping the future of drug formulation and process development. Your responsibilities will encompass a diverse range of activities:

  • Develop our process modelling toolbox of the future by leveraging your expertise in AI/ML and identify opportunities for the continued optimization of our predictive process models
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to strengthen relationships and to identify data-driven solutions and opportunities for process understanding
  • Develop predictive models to optimize critical process parameters, product quality attributes and manufacturing outcomes.
  • Stay updated on the latest achievements in data sciences and modelling techniques and their applications in pharmaceutical process engineering
  • Share you expertise with your colleagues and communicate in a clear way with your stakeholders to share your results and innovative ideas
  • Build a strong internal and external network and partner in an active way with external companies, academic universities and research institutes
  • PhD or Master in data sciences, computer sciences, engineering or related field with 4 years' experience.
  • Proven experience in applying data science techniques to solve complex problems in process engineering
  • The candidate is required to possess effective oral and written communication skills in English and be a strong team player
  • Willingness to travel occasionally (5% of the time)

Our Offer

  • An exciting position in an international and dynamic environment with continuous learning and growth opportunities
  • Working on a site that harbors all aspects of the drug discovery and development process, located close to the vibrant city of Antwerp.
  • A competitive salary, on-site sport accommodations, health/energy programs and other benefits for you and your family.
  • An inclusive team environment where diversity and different opinions are respected and valued, and the importance of a good work-life balance is recognized.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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.

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