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J&J Family of Companies Integration Leader in Cornelia, Georgia

Ethicon, part of of the Johnson & Johnson Medical Device Companies, is recruiting for an Integration Leader to be located in Cornelia, GA or Athens, GA.

Ethicon has made significant contributions to surgery for more than 60 years from creating the first sutures, to revolutionizing surgery with minimally invasive procedures. Our continuing dedication to Shape the Future of Surgery is built on our commitment to help address the world's most pressing health care issues and improve and save more lives. Through Ethicon's surgical technologies and solutions including sutures, staplers, energy devices, trocars and hemostats and our commitment to treat serious medical conditions like obesity and cancer worldwide, we deliver innovation to make a life-changing impact. For more information, visit www.ethicon.com.

The Integration Leader is responsible for delivering both short and long-term projects to improve safety, quality, capacity and operational efficiencies across the Georgia Campus. You will apply a balance of innovative thinking and project execution while partnering with other leaders to implement strategic programs, while also delivering our day-to-day commitments.

Are you interested in making a difference in a thriving diverse company culture, that celebrates the uniqueness of our employees and is committed to inclusion Apply today!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Secure and assign project resources to ensure efficiency and effectiveness of programs.

  • Provide clear direction and accountability to the Project Leaders.

  • Build relationships with support groups such as Product Value Streams, Global Technical Operations, R&D, Suppliers and Customers to ensure both project success and solid progress towards the site strategy.

  • Mitigate and/or eliminate risks to the supply chain during project implementation and deploy standard methodologies in project leadership.

  • Deliver improvement programs through standard project tools (e.g., PPM, Lean, Six Sigma), while keeping Our Credo as the guiding principle for decision making.

  • Establish and operate within budgetary controls for assigned projects, understanding and positively influencing benefit to the wider Supply Chain where possible.

  • Support technical activities to ensure continuous process improvement and development of both product and process; as well as new product introductions.

  • Lead and/or support very complex and high-impact Six Sigma and Lean Projects including identification of areas of improvement in procedures, requirements and policies relating to cGMPs, Safety, Environmental, Equal Employment Opportunity and other regulatory areas, to ensure compliance.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, business or supply chain

  • A minimum of eight (8) years of demonstrated ability in manufacturing, engineering or quality operations

  • At least two (2) years of direct or indirect people leadership

  • Proficiency in driving innovation, prioritizing and collaborating across functions in a complex organization

  • This position will be located in Cornelia, GA or Athens, GA and may require up to 10% domestic and/or international travel


  • Other advanced degrees

  • Lean / Six Sigma certifications

  • FPX certification

  • Capability to build operational improvement using lean or six sigma tools

  • Experience in medical device/regulatory-dependent sector

At Johnson & Johnson, we’re on a mission to change the trajectory of health for humanity. That starts by creating the world’s healthiest workforce. Through cutting-edge programs and policies, we empower the physical, mental, emotional, and financial health of our employees and the ones they love. As such, candidates offered employment must show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or secure an approved accommodation prior to the commencement of employment to support the well-being of our employees, their families and the communities in which we live and work.

For more information on how we support the whole health of our employees throughout their wellness, career and life journey, please visit www.careers.jnj.com.

Johnson & Johnson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Primary Location

United States-Georgia-Cornelia-655 Ethicon Circle

Other Locations

United States-Georgia-Athens


Ethicon Inc. (6045)

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