Optical Tooling Technician Job at Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies – in Limerick, County Limerick

Job Description

Job title – Optical Tooling Technician

Location: Limerick Ireland – Combination Products Building

Contract: Full Time/Permanent/ Shift based Role

Salary – Competitive salary and shift allowance alongside fantastic range of benefits

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 Limerick 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 this role:
Vision Care Ireland is located in Castletroy, Limerick and is the producer of the world’s leading contact lens products. Our site uses the industry’s most advanced technology and directly employs over 1000 people. We produce a diverse array of contact lenses using our highly automated production process.

Key to our success has been the combination of state-of-the-art material science with technologies such as precision injection moulding, robotics, vision systems and data analytics.

We have over 38 advanced production lines manufacturing over 8 million contact lenses a day, which are shipped to customers worldwide.

Key Responsibilities:
This role will produce machined parts using CNC Diamond Point Lathe to tolerances greater than 0.002µm. This includes but not limited to, CNC setting up, and operation; maintaining quality and safety standards; keeping records and general equipment maintenance activities.

This role will suit someone from a Tooling / Toolmaker background as full training will be provided

Based in the Optical Toolroom, this role involves responsibility and activities as outlined.

The Job includes but is not limited to;

Plans machining through work order Schedules, blueprints, engineering drawings and specifications, interpreting geometric dimensions and tolerances as appropriate to produce multiple types of tooling inserts.

Ensures appropriate machine programs are loaded and requirements are met by entering instructions, including zero and reference points, setting tool registers, offsets, compensation etc. including basic math, geometry, and trigonometry where necessary.

Optical Tooling Equipment set up by installing and adjusting appropriate tools, attachments, collets, and bushings that may be necessary to successfully complete the schedule

Verifies settings by measuring positions, first-run part verification, and sample workpieces while adhering to procedures and required standards.

Visual inspection of key quality indicators, using appropriate Metrology

Maintains safe operation of equipment by adhering to J&J safety procedures and regulations.

Ensures equipment maintenance by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer’s instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions and calling for repairs.

Documents actions and quality requirements as is appropriate for quality compliance


Experience, skills & proficiencies required:
We would love to hear from YOU if you have the following essential requirements:

This is a great opportunity for someone with a background in Toolmaking to be part of a new and exciting area of Johnson & Johnson Vision Care

Technical or Trade level qualification or equivalent work experience

Familiar with CNC Lathe equipment/process

Interest, energy and motivation to work in a fast-moving manufacturing environment

Experience of working within a team and excellent communication skills

Closing date – Sunday 23rd January 2022

What type of mark will YOU make?

By joining Johnson & Johnson you will find boundless opportunities to craft your path & amplify your impact inside & outside our walls. And with our commitment to be the world’s healthiest workforce you can strengthen your body as well and your mind. When you work with us you can touch over a Billion lives worldwide every day. And when you apply your talent to our collective purpose there’s no end to the lasting impact we can make together. And that changes everything.

What’s in it for YOU?

It’s vital to us that you feel you can bring your whole self to work; at J&J we provide an environment for you to fulfil your career aspirations as well as promoting your physical and mental wellbeing. You will receive a competitive wage and benefits package as well as benefits that can be tailored to what is valuable to you throughout different stages of your life. Examples of this include: online Digital GP, private healthcare, Retail Vouchers, Discounted & Subsidised Gym memberships and you can get to support community projects as part of our global Corporate Social Responsibility programme.



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Johnson & Johnson Vision Care (Ireland) Limited (8182)

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About Company

Company: Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies –

Company Location:  Limerick, County Limerick

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