IT QA Lead Analyst- PLM

  • Company: Johnson & Johnson
  • Location: West Chester, Pennsylvania
  • Posted: March 01, 2017
  • Reference ID: 1666161128-en-us

Johnson & Johnson is currently recruiting for an IT QA Lead Analyst- PLM.  This position is based out of West Chester, PA and may require up to 5% travel.

Johnson & Johnson, through its operating companies, 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. We strive to provide scientifically sound, high quality products and services to help heal, cure disease and improve the quality of life.

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

This position will have lead accountability supporting development of the QA R&D PLM platforms using Agile software development methodologies for the Application Services group. The person would utilize knowledge of business process, project management, computer software and hardware to analyze, design and implement information technology in the PLM, CAD, CAM, CAE (PLM/CAx) domain.  He/ She would lead projects which meet quality standards and business requirements within time constraints and budget.  This position collaborates with business users, project managers and vendor resources to define technical requirements and specifications.


Lead teams in Project Execution & Delivery using the Agile methodology.

Manages PLM/CAx systems software Quality & Compliance as assigned.

Project planning including work definition, resources, schedule and budget.

Identifies technology enablers that support continuous improvement within PLM/CAx enabled business processes.  

Researches, identifies and promotes technology solutions that enable business objectives.

Develops task estimates, activity plans, forecasts, and project estimates associated with assigned functional area(s).  

Recommends cost saving solutions and implementation plans. 

Provides status reports and documentation to information technology and business partners.  Supports the department by ensuring project orders are placed, including vendor contracts as required.  

Solves day-to-day project based business issues.  

Processes suggestions and ideas for process improvement

A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field, or equivalent experience is required.  
Minimum of 5 years of professional IT experience is required. 
Previous experience in a lead role is required.
Minimum of 5 years of Product development experience in a manufacturing domain is required.
Experience in R&D, Supply Chain or Quality is preferred.
Experience implementing Business Critical or GxP systems and Computer System Validation in a regulated environment is required.
Experience working with Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) or Product Data Management (PDM) systems and understanding the business uses is required.
Experience working with Computer Aided Engineering & Manufacturing applications is preferred.
Training & Certification in PLM/CAx applications is preferred.
Knowledge in Software Development and Management processes and tools such as JIRA is preferred.
PMP and Scrum Master Certifications are preferred.
Experience mapping business processes and associated requirements is required.
Experience with Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) practices; Waterfall and Agile is required.
Experience translating business requirements into Agile sprint backlogs is required.
Experience with Project and Program management practices is required.
Experience leading teams of colleagues, vendor resources and/or external consulting resources is required.
Experience with learning and adoption methodologies is required.
Expert communication skills required including at the executive level is required.

Primary Location
United States-Pennsylvania-West Chester
Johnson & Johnson Services Inc. (6090)
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