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Engineering Research Projects Coordinator - Manufacturing

Company: Elevate Direct Ltd
Location: Limerick, Ireland
Reference: PH-AL-ERPCJJ-100117
Closing Date: 10 Feb 17
Type: Contract
Salary (£): Competitive

Job Summary:

Engineering Research Projects Coordinator / Limerick / 11 Months Contract / Up To 27 EUR Per Hr


Engineering Research Projects Coordinator / Limerick / 11 Months Contract / Up To 27 EUR Per Hr

The Engineering Research Projects Coordinator will take responsibility for the setting up and delivery of Collaborative Research projects in the areas of Industrie 4.0 and automation across all of the companies of Johnson and Johnson. The role will involve writing up of research proposals, developing project scopes, timelines and budges, and management of researchers.


• To Write funding applications

• To Work with research laboratories in projects to develop automation solutions for Johnson and Johnson

• To Liaise with the different teams to understand business opportunities

• To Put in place the appropriate legal agreements

• To Manage research budgets

• To Support funding applications for different areas of automation and Industrie 4.0

• To provide guidance to other staff and students in own specialist area, including supervising and assessing undergraduate projects

• To take part in knowledge-transfer activities, including collaborative meetings with other research groups

• To maintain knowledge and understanding within the field/specialism, transforming and applying knowledge acquired from scholarship to research

• Identify appropriate resources and technical requirements for the Automation Centre of Excellence research projects

• Work with all relevant project teams to deliver project on time and on budget with the required quality level.

• Ensure compliance with each J&J company’s procedures, cGMP, recognized quality standards and regulatory expectation.

• Ensure that all Health, Safety and Environmental requirements are fulfilled.

• Open to travel to support development.


• To manage a team of junior researchers

• To manage research projects

• To write funding applications

• To write research reports

• To set up and manage legal agreements with research institutions

• To plan and develop research project charters.


• Project management skills

• Communication Skills

• High Attention to Detail

• Proactive approach to Work

• High Standards

• Flexible

• Availability to travel as required by the research projects

• Analytical Skills

• Team Player

• Highly Computer Literate

• Influencing skills

• Strong work ethic

• Highly motivated

• RESPONSIBLE Project Management

• Continuous Improvement Focused



• BSc in an engineering discipline

• 1 year experience in a research environment

• 2 years experience working in industry

• High level of technical English

• Multidisciplinary background

• Project Management Professional with experience managing Research projects

• Integration of R&D Programs into Manufacturing Operations


• 1 year experience in a regulated industrial environment

• Experience setting up legal agreements

• PhD or Research Masters in an engineering discipline

• Successful funding history

• Experience in managing European funded projects

• Process Excellence – Six Sigma Blackbelt certified


The Company

Johnson & Johnson is an American multinational medical devices, pharmaceutical and consumer packaged goods manufacturer founded in 1886.

This job with Johnson & Johnson is a temporary assignment and is being managed by Kelly Services on behalf of Johnson & Johnson. Successful candidates will be placed at the Johnson & Johnson assignment and managed by Kelly Services


If you match these requirements, please apply in the normal way. Elevate will send you an email, please open, click and action that email and your application will be visible to the hiring organisation directly.

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138 Southwark St, London 
Tel:  0207 928 2519
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