J&J Family of Companies Director, JJOS Deployment Lead in Zug, Belgium

The Johnson & Johnson family of companies is hiring for a Director, JJOS Deployment Lead E2E Product Supply located at any J&J site in North America or Western Europe.

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, throughout the world.

With $71.9 billion in 2016 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 265 Johnson & Johnson operating companies employing approximately 126,500 people and with products touching the lives of over a billion people every day, throughout the world.

If you have the talent and desire to touch the world, Johnson & Johnson has the career opportunities to help make it happen. Thriving on a diverse company culture, celebrating the uniqueness of our employees and committed to inclusion. Proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

This role will be a lead part of the design and implementation of the J&J Operation System (JJOS) and plays a key part in enabling our Supply Strategy with the objective for J&J to become the best Healthcare Supply Chain in the world. The role is also pivotal in the design and development of the JJOS approach (including development of Business Process Standards) working with cross functional Supply Chain teams. Deployment will include execution of a diagnostic, creation of the implementation plans and execution of the transformation projects. You will be responsible for training, coaching and mentoring supply chain leaders and team members in the JJOS methodology. They ensure that the benefits identified are aligned through leadership and incorporated as necessary into business plans & goals/objectives. They own the transition of the implementation plan with functional and supply chain teams and on-going coaching & support. As the JJOS Deployment Lead, you must have strong business acumen & leadership capabilities as well as cross functional experience in the supply chain. Strong communication, collaboration, and execution skills are also very important.

You will ensure strong & sustained capability is established through training of the deployment teams through using the J&J Supply Chain Academy and JJPS/JJOS resources. You alslead thehe identification of best / validated practices and working with the JJPS/JJOS Content Leads to document and incorporate them as necessary.

As the Deployment Lead, you will be accountable to ensure that deployment teams execute the transformation projects & deliver the targeted benefits in line with the implementation plan based on the diagnostic. As needed they will execute the System Health Check / Diagnostic to ensure that the methodology across all 4 elements is being followed & consistently deployed.

You will work closely with various internal and externapartnersrs including but not limited to:

  • Internal (to Supply Chain): Functional leaders in Plan, Source, Make, Deliver and Quality. The JJPS Regional Leaders and teams as well as the Strategy and Deployment Leadership and the Product Supply team organization.

  • External: External Consultants & Benchmark Companies

  • Own the JJOS development/deployment for product value streams across the Supply Chain. This will include preparation & data gathering (Plan), execution of the diagnostic (Diagnose), creation & approval of the implementation plan (Implement) and delivery of targeted results (80%)


  • Build JJOS Capability (Knowledge & Competency transfer)

  • Coach & Mentor Implementation Leads & Resources from the next wave of deployment

  • Direct support through hands-on execution

  • On-going Support to ensure sustainability of transformation and delivery of targeted results

  • Execution of Health Checks

  • Escalation of any issues/gaps to appropriate levels in the organization (e.g. Segment/Functional/Regional leaders)

  • Ensure consistent deployment & integrity of the JJOS Standards including continuous improvement of the JJOS as the organization learns and improves

  • Collect Best Practices and Benchmarks (internal & external) and partner with Content Leads to share & include in JJOS

  • Suggest deployment process improvements based on site deployment experience

  • There is a minimum travel requirement for this role of 50%. You must be able to comply with this requirement.

  • This role can be based on any one of our sites in Europe


  • A minimum of a Bachelor's degree is required. An MBA or another advanced degree is preferred.

  • 10-12 years of related experience in Supply Chain (Plan, Source, Make, Deliver) with cross functional experience is required.

  • Experience in Line Management, Manufacturing, Quality, Organization & People Development is preferred.

  • Experience in Operations Excellence/Lean/6-Sigma is also preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong understanding of financial, operating and business factors relating to Supply Chain is required.

  • Demonstrated ability with Change Management and the ability to develop leaders into Change Agents is required.

  • Strong partnering and understanding of the Supply Chain, relevant product and process knowledge and how Supply Chain capabilities drive E2E Supply Chain Performance is required.

  • Ability to lead and drive a high performance organization and to develop future supply chain leaders is preferred.

  • Experience and understanding of both Knowledge & Competency Management is preferred.

  • Proven ability to lead & get things done through influence versus line responsibility is required.

  • Ability to support and coach teams and change agents throughout the deployment is required.

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