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J&J Family of Companies Supply Chain Leader - Baby Care in Skillman, New Jersey

Supply Chain Leader - Baby Care - 2407016905W


Kenvue is currently recruiting for:

Supply Chain Leader - Baby Care

This position reports to Essential Health Ops Segment Lead and is based at Skillman, NJ.

Who we are

At Kenvue , we realize the extraordinary power of everyday care. Built on over a century of heritage and rooted in science, we’re the house of iconic brands - including Neutrogena, Aveeno, Tylenol, Listerine, Johnson’s and BAND-AID® Brand Adhesive Bandages that you already know and love. Science is our passion; care is our talent. Our global team is made up of 22,000 diverse and brilliant people, passionate about insights, innovation and committed to delivering the best products to our customers. With expertise and empathy, being a Kenvuer means having the power to impact the life of millions of people every day. We put people first, care fiercely, earn trust with science and solve with courage – and have brilliant opportunities waiting for you! Join us in shaping our future–and yours. For more information, click here (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XhsbOsBiX_M) .

What you will do

The Supply Chain Leader - Baby Care is responsible for contact for the cross functional category squad. This position is responsible for Demand Planning and Project Management within the squad, and is also responsible for connecting Demand Planning and Trade Customization strategies for the Squad. Will champion Integrated Business Planning process development and execution at the squad level with a focus on E2E business integration and alignment to key goals. Depending on the squad, this position may oversee a team of Demand Planners and Project Managers within the squad.

Key Responsibilities

  • Facilitates the integration of commercial requirements with E2E Supply Chain business partners with a focus on delivering key business results: sales, service (UFR), inventory, forecast accuracy, slow moving and obsolescence, compliance. Includes, but not limited to new product launch planning, ecommerce demand sensing, trade customization planning, seasonal supply chain strategy development, end of life management, customer event planning, business continuity planning, supply constraint planning, and key initiatives of the 3-year operating plan.

  • Directly leads, coaches and develops a team of up to 4 direct reports based on assigned squad, focused on demand planning and project management to support regional Innovation and Life Cycle Management programs/projects. Collaborates with Supply Planning, Customer Logistics Services, Value Stream Leadership, Affiliates, other Supply Chain functions, and Commercial partners.

  • Works closely with the Commercial, R&D, and Supply Chain leaders to ensure a robust portfolio pipeline of projects in the Innovation/Life Cycle Management space.

  • Supports advancing Regional and Global Supply Chain capabilities through the development of people, processes and systems solutions aligned to support the current and future business environment.

  • Develops and manages the 24-month demand plan for the assigned Franchise(s), leaning the forecasting process, delivering critical metrics (MAPE, BIAS, System accuracy, stat forecast usage), and ensuring SAP usage of statistical modeling and other system tools.

  • Develops the inventory strategy for the assigned squad: Includes Entitlement, inventory business planning, projection roll up to Squad / Franchise / Country level and corrective action planning as appropriate.

  • Coordinates Slow Moving and Obsolete (SLOB) inventory action plans with Regional Strategic Demand, Regional Inventory, Regional Supply, and Sales Operations. Includes Business Planning, routine monitoring and reporting, corrective action planning and dispositioning.

  • Leads Seasonal Planning process, strategy setting, and communication/alignment across teams where applicable.

  • Represents assigned squad during vulnerability reviews and action planning.

  • Collaborates with Regional Supply to define future vulnerability and partner with Sales Operations, Commercial Leadership and Deliver to take customer management and demand shaping actions as appropriate.

  • Manages the strategy and plan for New Product Introductions (NPI) for the first 6 months partnering closely with Strategic Demand and Supply Planning.

  • Represents Supply Chain at NPI governance forums with a lens to enabling solutions, risk management and alignment across Demand, Supply, Trade Customization and Project Management.


What we are looking for

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree required degree required with a focus in: Business, Management Science, Economics, Supply Chain, Mathematics, Engineering) is required.

  • Minimum of 8 years of diverse experience across any of the following: Supply Chain, Logistics, Customer Support, or Project Management is required.

  • 10% travel is required.

  • Demonstrated direct people manager experience is required.

  • Strong understanding of end-to-end processes (Supply to Customer) and associated analytics is required.

  • Proven track record of delivering business results as an outcome of cross functional collaboration, managing through ambiguity and complexity in a matrixed regional leadership environment. Proven change leader and E2E accountability is required

  • Demonstrated ability to articulate exceptions to the forecasting and business planning assumptions to senior stakeholders, including the sensitivity of these changes is required.

  • Strong understanding of different demand profiles related to Base Business, New Products Product and Tender Business, applying appropriate forecast techniques and leveraging collaboration to share best practices across involved teams is required.

  • Self-starter with ability to work independently with minimal supervision and within a matrix environment besides possessing the ability to manage difficult issues and implement positive change is required.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint applications are required.

  • Ability to work in a matrix environment where priorities change rapidly and tight deadlines exist is required.

  • Ability to influence across various levels of organization is required.

Desired Qualifications

  • MBA or other relevant post graduate degree is preferred.

  • An IBF, APICS and/or Six Sigma Green Belt Certification is preferred.

  • 2 years of experience in Supply Chain Planning is preferred.

  • Proficiency of SAP, APO, AC Nielsen or other forecasting/planning software is preferred.

What’s in it for you

  • Annual base salary for new hires in this position ranges from $113,000 to $195,500. This takes into account a number of factors including work location, the candidate’s skills, experience, education level & other job-related factors.

  • Competitive Total Rewards Package

    • Paid Company Holidays, Paid Vacation, Volunteer Time & More!
  • Learning & Development Opportunities

  • Employee Resource Groups

  • This list could vary based on location/region

  • Note: Total Rewards at Kenvue include salary, bonus (if applicable) and benefits. Your Talent Access Partner will be able to share more about our total rewards offerings and the specific salary range for the relevant location(s) during the recruitment & hiring process.

Kenvue is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


Primary Location NA-US-New Jersey-Skillman

Job Function Operations (Generalist)

Organization : Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc.

Req ID: 2407016905W