Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies is currently recruiting for a Senior Supply Chain Planning Manager. The position will be based in West Chester, PA.
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The Senior Manager represents the Diabetes Franchise End-to-end Supply Chain to the Regional Commercial organization. The Senior Manager is accountable for the demand planning process for his/her region/ business unit and support the update of the necessary metrics, reports and process to anticipate demand driven events for effective decision making. The Senior Manager will be the liaison and support with the Commercial Organizations for the monitoring and maintenance of the statistical forecasting tool and ensuring the agreed upon process, timing and procedures are respected for incorporating Market intelligence. This role requires strong facilitation skills and partnerships with all functions (Technical Competencies & Responsibilities, Global Leadership Principles, Knowledge and Skill).
Technical Competencies & Responsibilities: Demonstrates strong leadership and technical competencies
Builds strong and productive relationships with cross-functional partners.
Successfully recruits, retains, and exports talent.
Leads, inspires, motivates project and functional teams.
Provides active leadership in all people related activities e.g. performance management, recruitment, succession planning and talent development activities of the organization.
Keeps abreast of latest developments in business process and continuous improvement initiatives.
Drive compliance within the team to all relevant Standards and Procedures.
Demand and S&OP – Blood Glucose & Insulin Delivery
Conduct Demand Consensus Process to generate a demand consensus forecast by assessment of demand planning data and alignment with regional and global strategic inputs.
Ensure that the established Forecasting Process is well defined and a demand forecast is generated, reviewed and validated.
Prepare, monitor and report a set of metrics (MAPE, BIAS) to management.
Maintains analytics to support continuous improvement (i.e. tracking signal, forecast ability, Forecast Process Value Add), developing new and ad hoc reports as required.
Leads the cyclical S&OP reviews with the appropriate Management Boards. Responsible for communication of supply information to regions.
Coordinates and facilitates Lifecycle Management (LCM) activities between Plan and other key functions to ensure obsolescence, supply continuity, and quality are met throughout the change management process. (NPI and EOL).
Supply Chain Development and Growth
Responsible for identifying opportunities for growth and optimization of the Diabetes business in the regional Supply Chain, such as improvements associated with Demand Sensing and optimizing the Supply Chain for promotional activities.
Represents JJDS regional supply chain on enterprise, franchise and regional initiatives to optimize business processes and create new opportunities, such as postponement and supply chain design.
Engagement with enterprise and franchise Strategy & Development / Planning Excellence activities & initiatives to bring the best Planning practices to the region, such as demand segmentation.
Segments portfolio and applies appropriate techniques to each segment.
Responsible for assessing the maturity of managed processes and build roadmaps to close gaps to desired state.
Work with Enterprise Center of Excellence (CoE) to set and deploy global standards.
Understanding of trade promotions and marketing plans.
Responsible for monitoring product demand with expanded growth opportunities, proactively identifying supply constraints, reviewing total product costs, and ultimately driving end of life decisions.
Responsible for all changes required to maintain the quality and functionality of the product in meeting the required, target cost.
Responsible for driving culture of continuous improvement through reporting team.
Global Leadership Principles • Integrity & Credo based Actions • Results & Performance Driven • Sense of urgency • Strategic Thinking • Big Picture Orientation • Intellectual Curiosity • Prudent Risk Taking • Organization & Talent Development • Collaboration & Teaming • Self-Awareness & Adaptability
Supply Chain experience - preferably partnering with Commercial organizations.
Familiarity with relevant legislation – e.g. Import/ Export legislation, GMP, ISO requirements is desirable.
Understanding of the forecasting techniques.
Uses in-depth knowledge of analysis and problem solving techniques.
Very analytically skilled, need to understand the statistics behind the models.
Attention to detail.
Understanding of trade promotions and marketing plans.
Desirable • Operations management experience • Experience working in a regulated industry • Financial background • Change management • Working knowledge of financial processes • Business industry knowledge
Understanding the linkages in supply chain from demand planning through delivery to customer.
Strong analytical/ quantitative skills.
Ability to coach & develop accountable, diverse and global leaders who inspire and motivate others.
Ability to build strong collaborative teams and relationships, leading cross functional/ virtual teams where required.
Ability to communicate clearly, making the complex clear and compelling to all levels of the organization in both written & oral forms.
Ability to influence Director & VP Levels within the organization and in a matrix environment.
Ability to drive & apply continuous process improvement tools and improvements to large and complex projects.
Bachelor’s Degree in Business/Engineering/Operations/Supply Chain Management.
8-10 years of relevant experience.
Previous experience in medical device or pharmaceutical supply chain environment.
Previous experience in Sales & Operations Planning or Forecasting.
Ability to travel up to 10% international and domestic.
Green Belt Six Sigma Certifications & Supply Chain Certification (APICS/ IBF).
MBA or equivalent.
Advanced degree in engineering or business.
Experience with ERP (SAP/APO/SNP) & Advanced Planning Systems.
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Caring for the world, one person at a time has inspired and united the people of Johnson & Johnson for over 125 years. We embrace research and science -- bringing innovative ideas, products and services to advance the health and well-being of people. Employees of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies work with partners in health care to touch the lives of over a billion people every day, throu...ghout the world.
With $70.1 billion in 2015 sales, Johnson & Johnson is the world's most comprehensive and broadly based manufacturer of health care products, as well as a provider of related services, for the consumer, pharmaceutical, and medical devices and diagnostics markets. There are more than 250 Johnson & Johnson operating companies employing approximately 127,000 people in 60 countries throughout the world.