Senior Manager – External Manufacturing MAKE, Vogue

Johnson & Johnson Consumer Products Company, a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is currently recruiting for a Senior Manager – External Manufacturing MAKE, Vogue, located in Clearwater, FL with consideration given to Skillman, NJ.


Johnson & Johnson Consumer Group of Companies develops and markets consumer healthcare, baby care, and beauty/skin care products that address the needs of consumers and health care professionals and incorporate the latest innovations. The portfolio includes heritage brands JOHNSON'S® Baby, BAND-AID® Brand, LISTERINE®, leading skin care brands such as NEUTROGENA®, AVEENO®, CLEAN & CLEAR®, LUBRIDERM® and healthcare products such as NEOSPORIN®, CORTAID®, REMBRANDT® and REACH®.


The Senior Manager - EM MAKE, Vogue will:

  • Coordinate with the current NA EM Make organization will be requested.
  • Work across multiple functions, identifying risks and challenges, and clearly communicate those risks back to management and key stakeholders.
  • Develop plans and implement actions to ensure site performances are aligned with expectations and production outcomes meet demand across all owned sites. Continuously improve productivity and reliability, ensure business continuity, propose alternatives as a means to insure continued supply in an emergency situation, contribute in resolving quality/GMP issues. 
  • Develop in depth manufacturing processes understanding to enable rapid remediation of potential manufacturing weaknesses.
  • Develop plans and implement actions to reduce lead-times, manage inventory levels, conduct on-going capacity analysis, coordinate efficient implementation of product/process changes (including NPI projects), instruct contract site personnel on the Company’s vision and World Class manufacturing applications, and coordinate EH&S assessments, as well as J&J Worldwide standards on labor.
  • Address all deficiencies, identify opportunities and lead efforts to consolidate sites to gain volume leverage and reduce complexity and resolve issues.
  • Be counterpart of the site leader and will ensure there is a good alignment between J&J expectations and EM sites performances.
  • Be responsible for achieving specific performance targets, on-time new product launches, cost targets, and GMP conformance while managing all aspects of manufacturing operations within the assigned sites, including product supply issues, capacity/planning, capabilities assessment, inventory control, quality services, and engineering. 
  • Lead a cross functional teams to resolve product supply issues and drive results, facilitate execution of supply agreements identifying issues inside and between J&J and EM sites and drive solutions.
  • Support and ensure contractors’ achievement of monthly plan attainment goals, identify and deliver Cost Improvement Projects (CIPs) to lower total product cost, identify and obtain resources to solve issues and develop manufacturing strategies to improve site performance and product supply, coordinate new product launches at contract sites, and ensure customer commitments for product availability are met. 
  • Responsible for the coordination of NPI & product transfers (in & out) activity at J&J’s external manufacturing locations.
  • Develop or contribute in development of a project timeline, and host recurring meetings to track progress in achieving project milestones. 
  • Coordinate with several functions including the contract manufacturing site, engineering, technical transfer/product development, planning, purchasing, strategic sourcing, quality assurance, marketing, project management, regulatory, and others.

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree is required
  • A minimum of eight (8) years related experience in related areas OR an M.B.A. with a minimum 6 years’ experience in related areas
  • Related areas include Contract Manufacturing, Supply Chain/Operations, Manufacturing, Procurement, Supply Chain Sourcing, Project Management, Technical Transfer, Product Development, R&D, and/or Supply Planning
  • Experience Consumer Goods, Medical Device, Pharma
  • Experience with people management or managing direct reports is preferred.
  • Experience with executive level communication is preferred
  • Internet and MS Office Suite proficiency is required
  • Prior knowledge of Advanced planning systems such as ERP, MRP, and SAP is a plus.  
  • Prior experience in project management or product development is desired. 
  • Experience working in Manufacturing Operations required, specifically in a GMP environment-supervising people in a plant would be preferred
  • Strong project management skills and knowledge of GMPs is preferred.
  • An entrepreneurial self-starter with strong oral and written communication skills, comfortable communicating across functional levels is required
  • Experience with Six Sigma/Process Excellence tools, training and/or certification is preferred.   Strong analytical skills are a requirement
  • This position is located in Clearwater, FL and may require up to 25% of domestic and international travel. This position will also be transferred to Skillman, NJ after 2-3 years’ time

Primary Location
United States-New Jersey-Skillman
Other Locations
North America-United States-Florida-Clearwater
J & J Consumer Inc. (6101)
Job Function
Contract Manufacturing
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