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Sr. Manager Strategic Sourcing

Johnson & Johnson
West Chester, PA

Johnson & Johnson is currently recruiting for a Sr. Manager Strategic Sourcing located in West Chester PA, Bridgewater NJ, Cincinnati Ohio, or any J&J site within NJ/PA.


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 $76.5 billion in 2017 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.


The Sr. Manager will be responsible for leading a Procurement organization of 3 or more resources; in support of approximately $200 million in spend for Johnson & Johnson Companies. This spend is highly complex in nature, focusing on metal forming, stamping and fabrication, and requires a close collaboration with key stakeholders within the business to execute. This individual will identify, develop and direct the implementation of Procurement goals and strategy. Plan and direct the organization’s activities and deliver against targets for financial performance, quality, and service and compliance adherence.


This individual will provide Global and Regional Leadership for developing end-to-end category leadership such as category strategy development, maintaining key relationships within the business and managing key supplier relationships. The position must shape, connect and lead resources to deliver on key projects.

  • Develop and drive the Procurement vision for, with and through the stakeholder community.
  • Develop the vision, strategy and implementation plan for a specific category or categories of spend that will effectively meet the long-range requirements of the business partners and deliver the maximum value for J&J
  • Interface directly with CEO’s and other supplier leadership to assure J&J objectives are met, including quality, reliability, innovation and cost.
  • Understand operational considerations. Identify business demand requirements and partner with Business Engagement Leads to deliver annual value improvements and drive competitive advantage.
  • Understand long range requirements of the business partners and engage in strategic planning and partnering to ensure alignment
  • Deliver on financial, service, reliability, quality, innovation, and growth commitments
  • Develop and negotiate supply and other required agreements with partner organizations
  • Build and maintain relationships throughout J&J that results in dynamic interactive dialogue on a broad range of perspectives and information critical to the development of optimal approaches and solutions
  • Develop deep supplier relationships with strategic suppliers to include data review and analysis, performance management and development and improvement of end to end value, and bring innovation to the business
  • Identify, develop and direct the implementation of Procurement's goals and category strategies, based on deep subject matter expertise and an understanding of industry/market dynamics
  • Escalate and resolve issues that may impact the Global Procurement organization.

  • A Bachelor’s Degree is required, preferably in business, life sciences or related field
  • A MBA is preferred
  • A minimum of 8 years of related business experience is required, preferable in the medical device or pharmaceutical industry.
  • Experienced professional with business experience in multiple roles across a variety of functional specialties including operations management, finance, engineering, or supply chain is preferred
  • A minimum of 5 Years of Procurement experience is required
  • Prior people management experience is required
  • Broad-based understanding of business operations and practices and core Procurement areas of focus (Spend Management: Category Management and Supplier Management) is required
  • Multi-country and Multi sector experience preferred with experience across geographies of varied sizes and businesses.
  • Strong leadership, vision setting, communication, influencing, collaboration and talent development skills are required
  • Able to prioritize requests, and propose effective cost/customer service alternatives when necessary is required
  • Ability to show judgment in developing new approaches and resolving issues is required
  • Customer Orientation (building and maintaining strong relationships with J&J senior Management) is required
  • Strong project and change management capabilities are preferred.
  • The ability to set strategy direction is required
  • Strong verbal and written communication skill with ability to confidently present complex information is required
  • Ability to continuously improve the organization is required
  • High level of proficiency with core Procurement skills (e.g., supplier management and performance, supply market analysis, Category Management, Procurement Excellence, etc.) is required
  • High level of credibility with internal customers, and with the supplier community
  • Strong influencing skills with ability to see issues from multiple viewpoints and understand needs of stakeholders (e.g., businesses, Procurement LT, Marketing, R&D, Supply Chain) is required
  • Proven track record in attracting and developing talent is required
  • Prior successes in major “change” role as both architect and leading implementation
  • Proven track record in leading cross-functional teams and executing significant influencing roles.
  • Significant business acumen and proven team building skills
  • Proven examples of delivering step function performance and ability to develop visions, strategies, etc. while managing reasonable risk
  • Demonstrated flexibility and willingness to respond to changes in the external environment, while ensuring the organization can effectively and efficiently move through transitions
  • This position will require up to 20% International and Domestic travel

Thriving on a diverse company culture, celebrating the uniqueness of our employees and committed to inclusion.  Proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


Primary Location
United States-Pennsylvania-West Chester-
Other Locations
North America-United States-New Jersey, North America-United States-Pennsylvania, North America-United States-Ohio-Cincinnati, North America-United States-New Jersey-Bridgewater
Johnson & Johnson Services Inc. (6090)
Job Function
Requisition ID
Posted: 2019-01-11 Expires: 2019-02-10

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