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Manufacturing Manager, CAR-T (1 of 2)

Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is recruiting for a Manufacturing Manager, CAR-T to be located in Raritan, NJ.

At the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, what matters most is helping people live full and healthy lives. We focus on treating, curing and preventing some of the most devastating and complex diseases of our time. And we pursue the most promising science, wherever it might be found.

Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. provides medicines for an array of health concerns in several therapeutic areas, including Cardiovascular, Metabolic, Mental Health, and Pain Management. Please visit for more information. We are Janssen. Our mission drives us. Our patients inspire us. We collaborate with the world for the health of everyone in it.

Thriving on a diverse company culture, celebrating the uniqueness of our employees and committed to inclusion. Proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

As the Manufacturing Manager, CAR-T , you will:

  • Oversee production of a personalized cell therapy to support both clinical and commercial requirements in a sterile Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) environment. This includes hiring, development and performance management of staff, assignment of personnel to execute daily production schedules, creating/revising operational procedures, supporting manufacturing investigations and ownership of various department projects.
  • You will be responsible for multiple work centers within the facility including tracking of production metrics and budgets while ensuring high quality and complaint product supply.
  • Ensure safe and compliant manufacturing operations according to current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) requirements.
  • Communicate both within team and across departments.
  • Partner with all functions including Quality, Maintenance, Planning and Operations Support to ensure seamless execution of daily production schedules.
  • Manage completion of objectives and projects.
  • Support production related investigations, ensuring compliance with internal standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Monitor plant performance metrics and lead plant operating review meetings.
  • Maintain permanent inspection readiness and actively support regulatory inspections.
  • Create and revise manufacturing work instructions, master batch records, forms, among others.
  • Foster a culture of compliance and strong environmental, health, and safety performance.
  • Promote a mindset of continuous improvement, problem solving, and prevention.

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree is required, preferably with a focus in Science or Engineering. Master’s or higher degree is preferred.
  • At least six (6) years of manufacturing experience in a Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) environment is required.
  • Experience working in a sterile biological/pharmaceutical manufacturing environment is highly preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s) is required.
  • A minimum of three (3) years of supervisory experience is required.
  • Prior project management skills are preferred.
  • Experience with Operational Excellence or Lean Manufacturing is a plus.
  • Proficiency in English (verbal and written), strong communication skills and the ability to influence in all directions are required.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook) is required.
  • Experience with MS Project and ERP systems is preferred.
  • Availability to work in a day shift (1st or 2nd shift) is required.
  • Ability to accommodate changes in the schedule including working in other shifts as per operational needs is required.
  • This position will be based in Raritan, NJ and requires up to ten percent (10%) of domestic travel.

Primary Location
United States-New Jersey-Raritan
Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc (6062)
Job Function
Operations (Generalist)
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