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Director of Procurement, Transportation (New Consumer Health Company)

  • Job Title Director of Procurement, Transportation (New Consumer Health Company)
  • Function Operations
  • Sub Function Procurement
  • Location Skillman, New Jersey, United States; Zug, Switzerland
  • Date Posted
  • Requisition Number 2206064382W
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Johnson & Johnson is currently recruiting for a Director of Procurement, Transportation (New Consumer Health Company). This position may be located in Skillman, NJ, or Gubelstrasse, Zug, Switzerland. 

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.      

With $82.1 billion in 2020 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 markets. 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.      

 If you have the talent and desire to touch the world, Johnson & Johnson has the career opportunities to help make it happen. Thriving on a diverse company culture, celebrating the uniqueness of our employees, and committed to inclusion. Proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Johnson & Johnson is the world's most comprehensive and broadly-based healthcare Company, touching the lives of nearly a billion people every day.  Our Family of Companies throughout the world compete in consumer, pharmaceutical, and medical devices & diagnostics markets and have the skills and resources to tackle the world's most pressing health issues.      

Johnson & Johnson announced plans to separate our Consumer Health business to create a new publicly traded company. The process of the planned separation is anticipated to be completed within 24 months, and it will be subject to legal requirements including consultation with works councils and other employee representative bodies, as required, and other customary conditions and approvals.        

 It is anticipated that, following conclusion of the transaction, this position may be conveyed with New Consumer Health. In that case, details of any planned changes would be provided to the successful candidate by New Consumer Health at an appropriate time and would be subject to any necessary consultation processes.         

The Director of Procurement, Transportation is responsible for: 

  • The leadership of Procurement activities across Transportation spend categories including International Transportation, Ocean, and Air, driving alignment between business and category strategies

  • Execute strategic business and industry engagement to establish a reliable, resilient and effective supply base for the company

  • Lead an organization tasked with end-to-end spend management responsibilities including, but not limited to, Category Management, Supplier Management, Sourcing, Contracting, Innovation, and Talent Management

The Director of Procurement, Transportation will be accountable for: 

  • Delivering aggressive financial targets, including cost and working capital improvement

  • Deliver against a balanced value proposition including innovation, environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG), and procurement process excellence

  • Embracing agile ways of working and will be accountable for developing and recruiting world class talent

  • Being a critical partner of the Deliver Leadership Team in the New Consumer Health Company

Other Key Responsibilities: 

  • Engage in the development of transportation strategies to establish a world class organization and supply base that the New Consumer Health Company can leverage to create a competitive advantage 

  • Align category strategies with the company strategy and goals 

  • Coach and recruit world class talent 

  • Deliver financial, ESG, service, and innovation targets 

  • Steward financial policy and responsible supplier and procurement standards 

  • Leverage and maximize fit for purpose procurement process solutions, including the utilization of world class digital solutions, use of business process outsourcing, and deployment of internal resources 

  • Engage with executive leadership in key supplier relationships 

  • Cultivate a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion 

  • Benchmark industry best practices and continuously advance procurement capabilities 


Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree is required 

  • A minimum of 10 years of working experience in procurement or a related discipline is required 

  • Comprehensive knowledge of transportation industry is required 

  • Demonstrated leadership and deployment of best practices in ESG strategies is required 

  • Leadership, communication, influencing, and collaboration skills are required 

  • Experience in identifying and harnessing customer oriented innovative solutions is required 

  • Proven track record delivering against a balanced portfolio of key performance indicators (KPIs) is required 

  • Ability to influence and understand the diverse needs of stakeholders (e.g., Deliver, IT, Make, Plan) is required 

  • People management experience and talent development is required 

  • Experience leading a large, global organization is required 

  • Travel up to 25% domestic & international may be required 

Preferred Requirements/Competencies 

  • MBA or other advanced degree is preferred 

  • Experience in the fast moving consumer goods industry preferred 

  • Demonstrated experience leading teams through organizational transformation is preferred 

At Johnson & Johnson, we’re on a mission to change the trajectory of health for humanity. That starts by creating the world’s healthiest workforce. Through cutting-edge programs and policies, we empower the physical, mental, emotional, and financial health of our employees and the ones they love. As such, candidates offered employment must show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or secure an approved accommodation prior to the commencement of employment to support the well-being of our employees, their families and the communities in which we live and work. 

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