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J&J Family of Companies Manager, GPEx Business Product Owner - Plant Planning in Gurabo, Puerto Rico

Manager, GPEx Business Product Owner - Plant Planning - 2406198514W


Johnson & Johnson is currently recruiting for a Manager, GPEx Business Product Owner - Plant Planning. This position is located in Titusville, NJ; Malvern, PA; Gurabo, PR, or Athens, GA with consideration given for our sites in Beerse/Geel, BE; Zug/Allschwil. CH; Latina, IT; Cork, IE; and Leiden, NL.

At Johnson & Johnson, we believe health is everything. Our strength in healthcare innovation empowers us to build a world where complex diseases are prevented, treated, and cured, where treatments are smarter and less invasive, and solutions are personal. Through our expertise in Innovative Medicine and MedTech, we are uniquely positioned to innovate across the full spectrum of healthcare solutions today to deliver the breakthroughs of tomorrow, and profoundly impact health for humanity. Learn more at https://www.jnj.com/ .

For more than 130 years, diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) has been a part of our cultural fabric at Johnson & Johnson and woven into how we do business every day. Rooted in Our Credo, the values of DEI fuel our pursuit to create a healthier, more equitable world. Our diverse workforce and culture of belonging accelerate innovation to solve the world’s most pressing healthcare challenges.

We know that the success of our business – and our ability to deliver meaningful solutions – depends on how well we understand and meet the diverse needs of the communities we serve. Which is why we foster a culture of inclusion and belonging where all perspectives, abilities and experiences are valued, and our people can reach their potential. At Johnson & Johnson, we all belong.

The business process owner is responsible for the Plant Planning and related processes. Ensuring flawless execution of regional processes. Drive continuous improvements to bring value, increase efficiency, and support business growth through operational excellence for all North America markets & plants.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Drive continuous improvement of business processes and systems, related reports and metrics.

  • Find opportunities for innovation, develop solutions, project proposals and implementation plans.

  • Lead implementation of improvements using project management methodologies.

  • Partner with Country Supply Chain teams, Make organization and Regional IT teams to find opportunities for improvement, align on priorities, and ensure timely delivery of improvements.

  • Lead governance activities to ensure consistency and compliance between process design and actual plant processes. Identify gaps in processes, systems, and capability and implement improvements.

  • Lead capability building activities regionally; assess current state, identify capability gaps, develop training and certification programs.

  • Lead team of plant process owners (or SME’s) to improve processes and results in the region, develop an ongoing communication plan, and lead the change management approach.

  • Partner with related functions, such as finance, manufacturing, distribution, and IT, to ensure efficient and integrated business processes and an end-to-end approach.

  • Represent the region in global process teams, ensure alignment of regional model to global model, participate in development of global initiatives, and support implementation throughout the region.

  • Participate as team leader or team member in regional projects, strategic initiatives and technology innovation projects to improve processes, systems, and results throughout the region. Examples of projects include: OMP or other ERP modules, lean, JJOS, master data, inventory optimization, supply chain segmentation.

  • Use analytical and quantitative methods, including Lean, Six Sigma and Zero Defect, to understand, predict, and improve supply chain processes.

  • Assemble data, analyze performance, identify issues and opportunities, and develop recommendations.

  • Analyze and report meaningful metric results for the region, find opportunities for improvements in the countries and across the region, benchmark results internally and externally and develop action plans to improve.




Bachelor’s degree in business (Supply Chain) or technical discipline (IT) or equivalent university degree; MBA or advanced degree preferred.

Experience and Skills:


  • Minimum 5 years work experience in Supply Chain (production planning, supply planning, demand planning, manufacturing, customer service, or distribution).

  • Strong collaborative leadership skills (strategic & tactical), able to negotiate, influence, align, and prioritize.

  • Strong multi-cultural communication, presentation, interpersonal, and relationship-building skills.

  • Strong management experience, mentoring and developing individuals, leading teams.

  • Demonstrated ability to develop, mentor, and build strong collaborative teams and relationships, leading cross-functional/ virtual teams without direct authority.

  • Proven ability to communicate effectively, clearly, and concisely to collaborate and influence across a broad range of business partners and functions.

  • Requires fluency in English (oral and written).

  • Ability to travel up to 10% domestic or international.


  • Strong project management experience, process improvement, and problem-solving skills.

  • Certifications preferred: Six Sigma Certification (Green Belt or higher), Supply Chain Certification (APICS / IBF), and/or Project Management Certification (PMP / FPX).

  • Experience with ERP (preferably SAP) and/or Advanced Planning Systems (e.g., OMP / APO / Anaplan).

  • Experience with advanced analytics solutions (e.g., Alteryx, etc.).

  • Experience with Intelligent Automation, Process Mining and Scenario Planning solutions.

The anticipated base pay range for this position is $99,000 - $170,200 USD. Countries outside US will be compensated using local compensation guidelines.

The Company maintains highly competitive, performance-based compensation programs. Under current guidelines, this position is eligible for an annual performance bonus in accordance with the terms of the applicable plan. The annual performance bonus is a cash bonus intended to provide an incentive to achieve annual targeted results by rewarding for individual and the corporation’s performance over a calendar/performance year. Bonuses are awarded at the Company’s discretion on an individual basis.

  • Employees and/or eligible dependents may be eligible to participate in the following Company sponsored employee benefit programs: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short- and long-term disability, business accident insurance, and group legal insurance.

  • Employees may be eligible to participate in the Company’s consolidated retirement plan (pension) and savings plan (401(k)).

  • This position is eligible to participate in the Company’s long-term incentive program.

  • Employees are eligible for the following time off benefits:

o Vacation – up to 120 hours per calendar year

o Sick time - up to 40 hours per calendar year; for employees who reside in the State of Washington – up to 56 hours per calendar year

o Holiday pay, including Floating Holidays – up to 13 days per calendar year

o Work, Personal and Family Time - up to 40 hours per calendar year

Additional benefits information can be found at https://www.careers.jnj.com/employee-benefits.

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 NA-US-New Jersey-Titusville

Other Locations Europe/Middle East/Africa-Belgium-Antwerp-Beerse, Europe/Middle East/Africa-Netherlands-South Holland-Leiden, Europe/Middle East/Africa-Ireland-Cork-Cork, Europe/Middle East/Africa-Switzerland-Zug-Zug, Europe/Middle East/Africa-Belgium-Antwerp-Geel, Europe/Middle East/Africa-Italy-Lazio-Latina, NA-US-Pennsylvania-Malvern, NA-US-Puerto Rico-Gurabo, NA-US-Georgia-Athens, Europe/Middle East/Africa-Switzerland-Basel-Country-Allschwil

Organization JANSSEN SUPPLY GROUP, LLC (6046)

Job Function Planning Strategy & Capabilities

Req ID: 2406198514W