Principal Process Improvement Engineer

  • Company: Johnson & Johnson
  • Location: Raritan, New Jersey
  • Posted: September 07, 2016
  • Reference ID: 4964160831-en-us

Johnson & Johnson is currently recruiting for a Principal Process Improvement Engineer within IT AS Global Planning, Operations & Continuous Improvement. This position is located in Raritan, NJ.  


Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies, caring for the world, one person at a time has inspired and united the people of Johnson & Johnson for 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 $74.3 billion in 2014 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. The more than 250 Johnson & Johnson operating companies employ approximately 119,000 people in 60 countries throughout the world.


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


The Process Improvement Engineer will lead and support process improvement efforts across the organization focusing on customer satisfaction, cost reduction, cycle time reduction, and quality improvement.  It is expected the engineer, under minimum supervision, will leverage Lean Six Sigma methodologies to document and measure operational processes, extract and analyze process data and develop strategies to drive improvements to deliver sustainable and breakthrough improvements to key business processes. It is further expected that the engineer must be able to translate these concepts and communicate with IT and business partners at all levels of the organization. The engineer must be capable and comfortable being responsible for several projects with expected 3+ ROI.

  • Lead Lean Six Sigma projects toward successful completion resulting in improved process quality, financial results, and customer satisfaction
  • Establish and monitor metrics relative to Lean Six Sigma programs, projects and initiatives. Conduct periodic Lean Six Sigma program reviews and update department leadership on the deployment progress and LSS results
  • Audits closed projects to ensure project results are maintained
  • Identify and prioritize continuous improvement opportunities and initiatives through the analysis and evaluation of performance data from business streams
  • Responsible for the application of Lean Six Sigma techniques in pursuit of continuous improvement and for delivering tangible bottom line results
  • Communicate and champion the need for change to improve business performance and acts as a change agent.
  • Train, mentor and coach Lean Six Sigma Green Belt practitioners in the application of tools and techniques for process improvement.

  • Bachelor level degree is required.
  • Master’s degree  such as MBA preferred
  • Lean and/or Six Sigma Green Belt certified or above, by a nationally recognized board is required
  • Minimum of 6 years Process Improvement experience is required
  • Proven track record of structured problem solving experience, based on data analysis
  • Disciplined, structured and logical approach to problem solving
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects successfully 
  • Previous experience ensuring the appropriate methodology design and deployment of Lean events, including Six Sigma DMAIC projects is required
  • Proven record of delivery against deadlines is required
  • Experience leading process change is required
  • Ability to learn and apply statistical analysis to complex business problems 
  • Proven experience creating and maintaining a high level of energy and sense of urgency about Lean Six Sigma and continuous improvement is required
  • Previous experience with Strong stakeholder management skills is required
  • Experience guiding teams in managing change related to the implementation and use of the Six Sigma approach is required
  • Applying program management techniques to ensure the on-time, high-quality delivery of products and services is required
  • Manage projects and ensure their compliance
  • ITIL certification is a plus, PMP certification is a plus 

Primary Location
United States-New Jersey-Raritan
Johnson & Johnson Services Inc. (6090)
Job Function
Info Technology

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