0 Replies Latest reply on Feb 26, 2013 5:20 PM by Melissa Clow

    Supply Chain Planning Leader

    Melissa Clow Expert

      Johnson & Johnson




      Global Supply Chain, Medical Devices & Diagnostics External Operations is recruiting for a Supply Chain Planning Leader for the DePuy value stream. This position will be based in Raynham, MA and reports to the Planning Manager within the External Operations Planning & Scheduling group.


      DePuy Synthes Companies of Johnson & Johnson is the largest, most innovative and comprehensive orthopaedic and neurological business in the world. DePuy Synthes Companies will offer an unparalleled breadth and depth of products, services and programs in the areas of joint reconstruction, trauma, spine, sports medicine, neurological, craniomaxillofacial, power tools and biomaterials. Building on the legacy and strengths of two great companies, we are creating one organization that will be agile and better equipped in today's evolving health care environment. With a focus on activating insights to develop innovative, comprehensive solutions, we are inspired to advance patient care in greater ways than either company could accomplish on its own.


      The Supply Chain Planning Leader will lead the DePuy supply planning and scheduling processes for External Operations. This person will enable attainment of target service levels, while achieving target inventory objectives. The Supply Chain Planning Leader prepares supply plans and production schedules for external partners. This person will efficiently convert global demand requirements into an attainable supply plan for products manufactured by external partners. The Supply Chain Planning Leader will create the monthly S&OP package for the key partners and will lead the supply S&OP meetings.


      Areas of responsibility include capacity planning, S&OP, production scheduling, inventory management, external partner order fulfillment, new product launch management , distribution, and transportation. The Supply Chain Planning Leader will support the design, development, and institutionalization of a best practice global S&OP process with key external business partners for the DePuy business. Collaborates with the DePuy PLAN organization to formally receive WW demand plans; conducts a formal process with the external partners to rationalize supply and demand, taking into account capacity and inventory. The Supply Chain Planning Leader also supports the process to integrate new, externally manufactured products into the S&OP process. This includes conducting scenario-based supply analyses to evaluate launch options and develop contingency plans with our external partners. The Supply Chain Planning Leader supports best practices in external partner supply planning, including master scheduling, detailed scheduling, and capacity planning. The ability to complete complex spreadsheet analysis during issue resolution or scenario planning is required. This includes the ability to utilize the planning systems to gather the key data needed to drive business decisions. This person will support MD&D External Operations inventory reduction efforts, including analysis and inventory reporting on a monthly basis.


      The Supply Chain Planning Leader will have extended leadership responsibilities in the portfolio of products manufactured externally for DePuy. In this responsibility this person advises management of the DePuy External Operations business status and acts as 'go-to' person for assigned portfolios. Additional responsibilities as leader for the team may include hiring, training, performance evaluation, work schedule, etc. Additional responsibilities as assigned by Management.



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