Graduate scheme

About Us

For more than 130 years, diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) have been part of our cultural fabric at Johnson & Johnson and woven into how we do business every day. Our commitment to respect the dignity and diversity of all is embedded in our Credo.

We know that the success of our business depends on having the best talent in a workforce that reflects the diverse markets we serve around the world and an inclusive culture that values different perspectives and life experiences.

That is why we in Ireland are working to create an inclusive environment where diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experiences are valued and each and every one of our people feels that they belong and can reach their potential. No matter who they are.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Johnson & Johnson means “You Belong”!

About the Johnson & Johnson Graduate Programme

The Graduate Programme is a collaborative programme across the Johnson & Johnson Campus Ireland Sites. It is aimed at high potential individuals who, when given the right tools, are empowered to proactively take responsibility, effect change and make a positive contribution to their teams and the business.

The Successful Candidate will have the opportunity to:

  • Develop relevant technical skills within their area of expertise
  • Cross functional exposure both on site and within Campus Ireland
  • Regular one to ones and feedback to support your on-going development
  • Personal development and effectiveness training
  • Skills development in influencing & communication
  • Project and Project Management experience
  • Introduction to new and innovative technologies
  • Exposure to Senior Management Team
  • Continuous professional development program with a recognised qualification

Johnson & Johnson Vision Care Ireland , located in Castletroy, Limerick, produces a world leading range of contact lenses. Using our highly automated production process, we produce daily disposable contact lenses while utilizing state of the art technologies such as injection moulding, robotics, vision systems and sterilisation systems.

Job Purpose:

You will join a team focused on supporting manufacturing and/or injection molding within the Engineering department. This team ensures all goals and targets of the manufacturing process are achieved through the continuous development of manufacturing processes and the support of day to day operations. This position will provide project experience on continuous improvement, and risk mitigation initiatives and may also include liaison with outside suppliers and other Johnson & Johnson sites.


  • Supporting our business with ongoing process improvements and introduction of new technology
  • Driving process improvements/capacity increases through new technology/equipment introductions
  • Working with all departments in ensuring operational effectiveness and developing product quality for business continuity and process/product introductions.
  • Working with the various departments/groups in development and execution of validation activities associated with new equipment
  • Provide ideas and solutions for the improvement and development of control systems
  • Preparation and maintenance of all relevant manufacturing specifications.
  • Preparation and project management of line moves/ transfers including supporting documentation.
  • Participates in project teams and provides technical support.
  • Ensure that all activity is carried out in accordance with both internal and external Health and Safety and Environmental standards for both new and existing installations.
  • Works with manager / team leader to develop and implement strategic engineering Goals & Objectives.
  • Monitor and analyze opportunities for the development of new or improved tools for process improvement activities



  • Recent Graduate (2023 or due to graduate in 2024)
  • Will hold a minimum of a third-level degree in a Mechanical/Production/Manufacturing/Quality Engineering related discipline
  • Capable of working within a project team to achieve result
  • Skilled in the use of problem-solving tools/techniques an advantage


  • Ability to approach projects with sound analytical, troubleshooting, and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent Communication and Interpersonal Skills
  • Ability self-motivate and operate both collaboratively and independently
  • Customer focused
  • Innovative
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills

Please note that we plan to close for first round of applications on 29th October but could close earlier if we receive too many applications.

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