Inventory Control and Analytics Manger

  • Company: Johnson & Johnson
  • Location: Shepherdsville, Kentucky
  • Posted: March 01, 2017
  • Reference ID: 5280170104-en-us

Johnson & Johnson Customer & Logistics Services is recruiting for an Inventory Control and Analytics Manager, located in Shepherdsville, Kentucky.

Johnson & Johnson Customer & Logistics Services (CLS) is a global Supply Chain organization that supports operating units across all of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies. CLS strives to deliver an exceptional customer experience through leading critical customer facing-functions such as distribution and transportation. In addition, CLS oversees critical business enablers, including how we gather and manage supply chain master data, safe and secure supply chain practices, product identification standards, and market/channel access capabilities. CLS supports all three sectors of Johnson & Johnson: Medical Device & Diagnostics, Pharmaceutical, and Consumer Products.  This team is represented in multiple countries, and continues to grow globally in both visibility and responsibility.   The CLS team reports to Johnson & Johnson Supply Chain and partners closely with groups throughout the supply chain organization.

The Inventory Control and Analytics Manger is responsible for:
Providing leadership, direction, and oversight of all inventory control, strategic project management, system and new product integration, process excellence and lean programs, and the development and use of key performance metrics and decision tools to optimize site performance, efficiency, and utilization.
Developing a superior workforce comprised of analysts, supervisor, specialists and operators to achieve continuous improvement and execution of site’s KPIs in customer service, safety, quality, and cost.  
Influencing general policies, organizational goals, and company policies to improve supply chain process, partners with Quality, BUIT, Engineering, Facilities and Security, as well as external business partners in Franchise Integration, Customer Service, and Planning in the execution of projects and objectives.  
Establishing and executing site continuous improvement teams and initiatives (Process Excellence, Lean, and JJOS), as well as facilitating the ongoing ideation, identification, and execution of cost improvement/ avoidance activities to achieve JOM Distribution annual CIP targets.
Developing and maintaining capacity and resource planning models for the site to ensure optimal staffing, structure, storage capacity, and project changes required to support new products, divestitures, acquisitions, or impact of process changes on the facility and personnel. 
Supporting all new product launches and change control assessments for the site.  
Gathering and analyzing data to develop strategic insights and recommendations on key transportation, distribution and process change initiatives.  
Supporting temperature studies and implementation of changes in temperature control / monitoring impacting operations.
Ensuring ongoing analysis of slotting, line balancing, and inventory management to maximize utilization and throughput and minimize avoidable SLOB.  
Partnering with BUIT and facilities on all systems changes and implementations to include resource planning upgrade teams, prioritization of changes, projection and tracking of benefits associated with changes, leadership in development of functional specifications, testing, implementation, and post-implementation break-fix activities.
Establishing and maintaining site cycle counting and inventory adjustment process.
Collecting and analyzing data related to the efficient movement and accuracy of inventory.
Investigating and resolving inventory discrepancies found during picking and replenishment.
Owning, monitoring, and resolving all issues identified on systems synchronization and IDOC reports (MARC vs. SAP, MARC vs. JDE).
Supporting ongoing improvements in pharmaceutical serialization, UDI, and RFID technologies at the site, including resolution of serialization / EPCIS issues and development of processes to work through challenges associated with returning, mis-shipping, and repacking serialized SKUs.
Executing SKU setup process and DPQ change management.  
Supporting all SOX related audits, documentation, reporting, and ongoing process improvements to ensure flawless execution and compliance in this area.
Supporting lot specific ordering, returns/refusals management, donations, and non-routine orders (LifeScan donations ordering, customer critical exports, etc).
Facilitating the timely destruction of rejected materials by working closely with planning, QA, and executing the MDA process.    
Maintaining presence and awareness of industry trends and standards by participating in benchmarking activities, industry conferences and customer survey activities and integrate knowledge into development of metrics, analytics, new technology and process improvements.  
Acting as a project manager for highly technical large-scale projects designated to functional and cross functional teams.  Develop data, project plans and present to upper management for approval.

Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree is required. A focus in Supply Chain and/or Engineering is preferred.
Minimum of five (5) years of business experience is required.
Previous direct supervisory experience is preferred.
Knowledge of Distribution operations, systems, equipment, GMP’s, Governmental Regulations, and Facilities is preferred.
Experience in a regulated, auditing environment, or on site audits is preferred.
Prior experience in Warehouse Management Systems is preferred.
Experience in the Pharmaceutical sector is preferred.
Experience in data analytics and modeling with tools such as Tableau is preferred.
Six Sigma Green Belt, LEAN training, or Project Management is preferred.
This position is located in Shepherdsville, Kentucky and may require up to 25% of domestic travel.

Primary Location
United States-Kentucky-Shepherdsville
JOM Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (6162)
Job Function
Materials Management & Distribution

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