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J&J Family of Companies Product Value Stream Trauma Hips, Knees, Pelvis and Animal Leader DPS Supply Chain in Bridgewater, New Jersey

Location : This position can be located at any DPS location in the US or Switzerland ( West Chester, PA; Raynham, MA; Palm Beach Gardens, FL; Bridgewater, NJ; Zurich, Switzerland) – Up to 30% travel

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 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”!

Position summary

Reporting to the Vice President, DPS E2E Trauma Supply Chain, the Product Value Stream Leader for Trauma Hips, Knees, Pelvis and Animal is expected to lead the Business E2E Supply Chain operational execution to contemporary, best practice manufacturing and supply chain processes and techniques on a global scale, including the integration of acquired entities. He/she is also expected to provide a practical and intellectual understanding of the global Medical Device industry and its channels. This leader will have a strong combination of strategic vision and a willingness to be hands-on in all aspects of global manufacturing and supply chain operations as appropriate.

The PVSM Trauma Hips, Knees, Pelvis and Animal Leader will have global Supply Chain leadership responsibility across more than 8 global external manufacturing sites, more than 25,000 SKUs, annual COGS $500.1MM with total annual cost actions of $25MM+.

The PVSM Trauma Hips, Knees, Pelvis and Animal Leader will be a member of the Trauma E2E Supply Chain Leadership Team and will work closely with Commercial.


  • Maintain strong connection to Customer & Franchise (Globally and Regionally).

  • Execute a Network Optimization strategy to rationalize the facility footprint, get leverage on technology, and significantly improve efficiencies. Develop and communicate an ongoing Supply Chain Plan relative to the Trauma Business Strategy (at all levels) – aligned with key stakeholders and the enterprise supply chain.

  • Establish processes to link flawlessly to the Franchise Operations and Development team to execute global LCM and NPD Launches. Drive innovation in support of manufacturability and process development.

  • Align metrics and KPI’s, with focus on Reliability, Innovation, Profitability and

  • Cashflow metrics. Set Performance Targets for both Internal and (aligned with)

  • External Manufacturing Ops to meet GOC & Enterprise goals

  • Drive Standardization & Synergy across the network with aligned best practices in LEAN and Digital Capabilities – ensure emphasis on Innovation to drive improvement.

  • Establish processes to manage and balance the Supply Chain Portfolio of projects supporting all areas of performance improvement including, Reliability, Capacity, NPI, Profitability, Compliance and SC Digitalization.

  • Engage the workforce with a clear and compelling vision with emphasis on “one global team” focused on the customer.

  • Responsible to balance and drive continuous improvement in Cost, Customer Service & Product Quality. Ensure minimal compliance risk.

  • Responsible for managing capital investments to support Growth and deliver Capital efficiency.

  • Drive continuous cost improvement in Gross Profit and COGS aligned to Business Strategic Plan.

  • Understanding and aligning the strategic vision for the business and communication/deployment of Supply Chain Strategies to enable business growth.

  • Responsible for communicating business related issues or opportunities to next management level.


  • Undergraduate degree in engineering, sciences or supply chain disciplines. Graduate degree/studies in science, business, engineering, finance or organizational management or equivalent experience strongly preferred.

  • This general management role requires a diverse business background (preferably with direct experience in multiple Medical Devices and Diagnostics companies) with specific Operations competencies inclusive of product innovation, planning, customer & logistics services, and manufacturing.

  • A minimum of 15 years of experience in positions of increasing responsibility managing large, multi-site, global organizations, with end-to-end supply chain experience.

  • Experience with the global demands of the role specifically: multi-cultural / multi country locations and applicable local labor law, healthcare regulatory requirements, tax law, and logistics.

  • Related experience such as manufacturing, distribution, planning, project management, procurement, engineering, and / or R&D is preferred.

  • Preferred knowledge: Understanding of financial processes such as P&L calculation and COGS is preferred; Exposure to a global environment in previous roles leading supply chain is preferred; Strong understanding of the new product introduction process is preferred; Green Belt Certification, Black Belt / Master Black Belt Certification preferred.

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North America-United States-Massachusetts-Raynham, North America-United States-New Jersey-Bridgewater, North America-United States-Pennsylvania-West Chester, North America-United States-Florida-Palm Beach Gardens


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