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Senior Scientist - R&D Microbiology

Johnson & Johnson
Location: Mumbai, Experience: 4 years - 6 years
Posted On: 12-Jan-2022 | Last Date to Apply: 27-Feb-2022 | No: of Vacancies : 1

Company Profile:

: Caring for the world, one person at a time, inspires and unites the people of Johnson & Johnson. We welcome innovation—bringing ideas, products and services to life to advance the health and well-being of people around the world. We believe in collaboration, and that has led to breakthrough after breakthrough, from medical miracles that have changed lives, to the simple consumer products that make every single day a little better. Our over 125,000 employees in 60 countries are united in a common mission: To help people everywhere live longer, healthier, happier lives. In India, J&J operates as a single legal entity and consists of the 3 strategic business units: Consumer Products, Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices, which are independently handled and report into their respective Global business segments

Job description:


Part A:  Overall Responsibility

  • Act as a microbiology project lead (MPL) to support robust formulation design.
  • Timely execution of microbiology stability testing to support New product development programs.

Part B: Principal Responsibilities

  • Perform new product microbiological risk assessment.
  • To partner with product development teams for stability plan and for formulation robustness (including preservative recommendations)
  • Prepare technical justification for reducing testing.
  • To prepare microbiology summary report for product launches
  • Ability to conduct root cause analysis during laboratory investigations
  • Coordinate microbiological testing activities as per requirement
  • Prepare new SOP’s, revise current SOP’s and implement compliance to meet corporate / regulatory requirements.


  • Microbiologically Robust products
  • Quality of results – Right first time
  • GMP compliance            


  • Masters in Microbiology
  • Experience : 4- 6 years.

Other special skills & Knowledge required:

  • Ability to collaborate with different functional areas to reach common goals
  • Able to take initiative to provide prompt results
  • Effective communication skills
  • Understand expectations and be sensitive to business partner needs and requirements
  • Provide guidance and coaching to junior microbiologists and/or technicians

Key Qualifications






Gender Preference:


Job Type:

Full Time

Diversity Tags:

Not Applicable