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Senior Materials Manager

Raynham, Massachusetts; Raynham, Massachusetts
Production Planning

Job Description

Requisition ID: 1423190102

DePuy Synthes Companies of Johnson & Johnson is recruiting a Senior Materials Manager located in Raynham, MA.

DePuy Synthes, part of the Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies, provides one of the most comprehensive orthopedics portfolios in the world. DePuy Synthes solutions, in specialties including joint reconstruction, trauma, craniomaxillofacial, spinal surgery and sports medicine, are designed to advance patient care while delivering clinical and economic value to health care systems worldwide. For more information, visit

Johnson & Johnson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Overall Responsibilities

The Senior Materials Manager will be responsible for providing leadership and direction to site Production Planning, Procurement and Warehouse areas. This will role will be responsible for site attainment to planning cycle activities, as part of an established Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) process. This role will ensure site planning activities are in line with customer service needs while supporting operational and financial objectives. The Senior Materials Manager will be responsible for advancing PP&L competencies on planning processes, people/leadership development and use of technology, while establishing and monitoring meaningful key performance indicators. The Senior manager will be an active member of the site management team ensuring that the site is aiming to our customer responsibilities. 

Position Duties & Responsibilities

Leads execution of Monthly Site S&OP Process, ensuring alignment with our customer service requirements and dedications, operations capabilities and financial obligations.

Leads Short Term Exception Management and Critical issue Processes for site Supply Events

Ensures PP&L team works as a single unit in ensuring production and purchasing plans are executed.

Identify and drives opportunities to improve inventory investment through inventory entitlement model for Finished Good, WIP and Raw Materials

Provides leadership to Material Handling and Warehouse teams

Manage a team of supply chain professionals that can lead a manufacturing organization 

Work across the PP&L network on driving process standardization 

Develop team with end to end supply chain capability ensuring visibility to supply risk

Work cross pillar with our partners in Make, Source, SNP, Finance, & S&OP

Responsible for Goals and Objectives development and Performance Management

Develop and implement PP&L policies, standards, guidelines, technology and procedures

Utilize analytics capability to drive a data driven approach to problem solving 

Develops and actively leads operational budget

Identify and Leads implementation of process improvements opportunities to increase accuracy, reliability and consistency of planning processes and associated performance indicators

Serves as customer representative at the site


A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree is required with a focus in Business Administration, Materials Management, Engineering, Supply Chain or Logistics preferred

MBA or other advanced degree is preferred 

8 years of overall industry experience required with experience in Supply Chain Planning required 

Experience in other pillars of Supply Chain (Procurement, Production, Inventory, S&OP) preferred

Minimum of 4 years of experience leading and developing others is required

Supply chain certification (APICS/ IBF) preferred

Six Sigma and/or Lean certification preferred

Experience in Medical, Pharmaceutical, Healthcare or highly regulated environment is preferred 

Experience on Advance Planning systems (APS/APO/OMP) preferred

Ability to work with limited supervision is required 

Ability to persuade and influence others is required

Strong organizational skills are required 

Process Improvement mindset is key to driving change

Teamwork, excellent communication, and partnership skills across functions/levels is required

Ability to translate complex situations into simple working solutions is required 

Proficient user of MS Office, Excel, Word, PowerPoint is required

This position is located in Raynham, MA, and may require up to 20% travel both domestically and internationally

Primary Location
United States-Massachusetts-Raynham-
Other Locations
United States-Massachusetts-Raynham
DePuySynthes Products Inc (6149)
Job Function
Production Planning
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