IT SR MANAGER LAB SYSTEMS
Location:
West Chester , Pennsylvania
Posted:
April 02, 2017
Reference:
3977170306/2-en-us

Medical Devices, a division of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies, is recruiting for an IT Senior Manager, R&D Lab Systems Product Line Leader.  


This position reports to the Senior Director, R&D-IT Technical Operations, Medical Devices and the primary location would be Somerville, NJ, West Chester, PA, or Raynham, MA.


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.


Medical Devices represents more than 60 manufacturing sites and 26,000 employees who plan, source, manufacture and deliver high-quality and cost-effective medical products to our customers around the globe each day.  Work of the MD organization supports a multitude of product platforms, new products and delivery systems that are used in a wide range of procedures throughout the healthcare industry, including interventional cardiology, electrophysiology, minimally invasive surgery, hospital sterilization, clinical laboratory testing, diabetes management, joint replacement surgery and vision care.


This is a full time Sr. IT Manager Position for the Medical Device R&D Lab Systems Product Line Organization (PLO). The IT Sr. Manager R&D Lab Systems will lead and manage the Global R&D Lab Systems Product Line IT Staff in identifying and delivering R&D Lab Systems and Preclinical Research solutions across J&J Medical Device for the Cardiac Specialty Solutions (CSS) , DePuy Synths and Ethicon R&D Labs. This position will Partner with many key R&D Lab Process Owners and evaluate the evolving spectrum of new device growth segments and innovative MD Research and Development Laboratory Technical Capabilities. These capabilities are needed for R&D to accelerate the discovery, development and delivery of viable New Products across CSS, DePuy Synthes and Ethicon. In addition, this position will work with R&D Laboratory Process Owners to meet current GxP Regulations and the new Regulatory Compliance requirements that are being implemented internally as part of the new J&J Quality Standards for “Good Documentation and Data Integrity Practices”.


Responsibilities

 

The IT Sr. Manager R&D Lab Systems will lead and manage the Global R&D Lab Systems Product Line IT Staff in identifying and delivering R&D Lab Systems and Preclinical Research solutions across J&J Medical Device for the CSS, DePuy Synthes and Ethicon R&D Labs. 

 
  • Develop, update and deliver MD R&D Lab Systems Strategy by partnering Partner directly with key R&D Lab Process Owners. Evaluate the evolving spectrum of new innovative MD Research and Development Laboratory Technical Capabilities that are needed for R&D to accelerate the discovery, development and delivery of viable New Products across CSS, DePuy Synthes and Ethicon.
  • Recommend appropriate IT “End-State” Multi Year Strategies, platform roadmaps, and new Information Technology application solutions.  Leverage any existing shared platforms across J&J that will enable the new R&D Lab Capability to be established or improve it to the desired end state Capability Maturity.
  • Lead the IT Lab Systems Product Line team in partnering with R&D Laboratory Process Owners to comply current GxP Regulations and the additional Regulatory Compliance requirements that are being implemented internally as part of the new J&J Quality Standards for “Good Documentation and Data Integrity Practices”.
  • Coordinate and Partner closely with J&J IT Applications Services to translate business needs and requirements into IT specifications while creating impactful and intuitive products finding solutions to challenging and complex business problems.
  • Successfully deliver to internal customers while properly managing expectations, making quick decisions and delivering solutions at the forefront of technology within GxP regulatory policies
  • Build and Develop an exceptional IT team to deliver on Medical Device R&D Lab Systems needs by attracting, mentoring and retaining talent within IT
  • As part of the MD IT R&D Product Line Organization Leadership team, provide advocacy at J&J Enterprise IT levels to leverage processes, products and people across all sectors when appropriate


Qualifications
• Bachelor’s Degree required preferred field of computer science, engineering or business administration
• 5 years experience in a business-facing IT management role required
• 8+ yrs  managing technical teams with strong record of leading and delivering complex technology platform projects required 
• 3 years’ experience with IT in R&D or related field (ie: research, quality or manufacturing labs) highly preferred
• Experience in the Medical Devices/Pharmaceutical/Healthcare industries with strong business acumen is preferred.
• Deep understanding of business drivers/processes and ability to relate priorities to associated technology investments
• Experience working across multiple levels of an organization is required
• Expertise driving adoption of IT solutions with business stakeholders is required
• Strong business partnering and negotiation skills
• Experience in R&D or evidence generation strongly preferred
• Knowledge of R&D, Preclinical R&D and Quality Lab Systems, Processes and GxP Compliance, PMP certification, PMx experience, SDLC Waterfall & Agile methodologies required.
• Knowledge of R&D Lab Instrumentation Systems (e.g., Agilent, Waters Empower, LabWare LIMS, Biovia ELN, Compliance Builder) and Preclinical Research applications ( e.g. aTune, Edstrom, etc)   preferred



Primary Location
United States-New Jersey-Somerville
Other Locations
North America-United States-Pennsylvania-West Chester, North America-United States-Massachusetts-Raynham
Organization
Ethicon Inc. (6045)
Job Function
Info Technology
Requisition ID
3977170306

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