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Supply Chain Project Team Lead

Supply Chain Project Team Lead

Locations: Diegem, Belgium
Functions: Inventory Planning/Control
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Job Description

Requisition ID: 1905761561W

* The position is responsible for the planning, alignment and execution of Supply Chain activities related to approved and funded projects. Projects can include new product introductions, product line extensions, network optimization, acquisitions, divestiture, product design changes and lifecycle management, temperature sensitive and cold chain supply chain projects.
* This person works directly with overall project leaders, regional supply & demand planners, supply network planners, Master Data Management team, RA & QA teams and business partners to ensure strong working relationships and processes, resulting in achievement of stated final project objectives.


Under and in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws/regulations and Corporate Johnson & Johnson, procedures and guidelines, this position:

* Utilize Global Supply Chain Projects Planning processes to enact product changes and changes to supply chain flows. These projects will be focused to exploit investments in APS and ERP upgrades. This role will plan for seamless transitions from the 'as is' configuration to the 'to be' state. All work in this area should incorporate six sigma, project management excellence and LEAN.
* Significantly align with Make, Supply Planning / Purchasing to ensure capacity is appropriately utilized for planning and scheduling functions.
* Significantly align with all business partners (Finance, CLS, Make, Ext Operations, Marketing, R&D, Procurement, etc.) to ensure alignment and agreement on upcoming changes.
* Support the Sales & Operations Planning process
* Drive Scenario Planning process, with capacity bottleneck identification where appropriate. Ensure appropriate available capacities to meet timelines and volume requirements.
* Identify and pro-actively mitigate risks throughout the entire supply chain.
* Drive improvements in Global Supply Chain Projects processes.
* Provide input for Global Supply Chain strategy across projects and platforms.
* Develop launch plans with key stakeholders and prepare for operational launch readiness.
* Provide strong connectivity with existing supply chain processes - GOALS, S&OP, Inventory Management, interdependent projects
* Work directly with key business partners to ensure strong working relationships and processes, resulting in achievement of Operations objectives
* Ensure activities performed are compliant with the Ethicon Quality System.
* Support demand, supply and inventory strategies to create robust, efficient and compliant end-to end supply chains for new products.
* Develop an organization capable to meet a dynamic business environment, recruit and maintain high performing associates.
* Responsible for managing and meeting all supply chain deliverables on assigned projects focused around Labeling initiatives, Product Conversions, Supply Chain Business Process and System improvements.
* Deliver and manage global end-to-end planning and supply chain effectiveness and efficiency.
* Coach, train and mentor Supply Chain Project Specialists and support Supply Chain Project Leaders. Support interviewing and recruiting, onboarding and talent development for the department. For assigned direct reports, drive the 5 conversations, provide frequent feedback, identify developmental goals and engage in succession planning conversations.
* Backfill Supply Chain Manager Projects and act as a program manager for the various projects assigned to the European Projects Team
* Proxy & deputy and representative for the Projects team
* Assist and provide guidance in project prioritization and resource assignment to the various projects that are impacting the supply chain
* Ensure activities performed are compliant with the Ethicon Quality System.
* Responsible for communicating business related issues or opportunities to next management level
* Responsible for ensuring that subordinates follow all Company guidelines related to Health, Safety and Environmental practices and that all resources needed to do so are available and in good condition, if applicable
* Responsible for ensuring personal and Company compliance with all Federal, State, local and Company regulations, policies, and procedures
* Performs other duties assigned as needed

* Bachelor or Master's degree in Business, Finance, Logistics or Engineering.
* 6 to 8 years of experience in Supply Chain Management, Planning / Logistics, Industrial Engineering or Finance; preferably in a multinational company.
* Project Management experience preferred.
* LEAN material flow, planning & scheduling knowledge, a plus.
* Process Excellence certification or proven working knowledge, a plus.
* Knowledge and proficiency of ERP and APS planning tools preferred.

* Strong analytical skills with capability to query systems to extract sets of data for analysis.
* Accuracy with high attention to details.
* Sense of urgency and ability to prioritize tasks.
* Advanced Excel knowledge, basic Access.
* Demonstrated ability to manage complexity.
* Good verbal and written communication skills.
* Demonstrated strong leadership and management skills and an understanding of business beyond core functional expertise.
* Ability to work within a project methodological context.
* Ability to work across multiple functional organizations and levels in a multicultural and global / matrix environment.
* Demonstrated partnering and influencing skills.
* Leadership throughout multiple functional organizations and levels.
* Strategic thinking and ability to create, cultivate and implement change.
* Ability to minimize and manage risks appropriately.
* Fluency in English is required, other languages are a plus.

Primary Location
Belgium-Brussels-Capital Region-Diegem-
European Logistics Center (8785)
Job Function
Inventory Planning/Control
Requisition ID
Medical Devices

Supply Chain Project Team Lead

Johnson & Johnson, Merchtem
Contract Type: 
Permanent contract
Supply Chain Engineer, Procurement Engineer, Logistics Manager, Project Manager, Logistics Engineer
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