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Shanghai-OPS-Plant Manager

Shanghai, China
Plant Management

Job Description

Requisition ID: 1700197039W

The principal duties and responsibilities for this role include
  • Participates in formulating and executing operations-wide strategies and objectives. Takes the lead in developing plant manufacturing strategies and objectives.
  • Drives strategic projects to optimize supply chain and product and process quality and to reduce costs and move the organization to a world-class benchmark.
  • Develops, monitors and effectively utilizes dashboards, control charts and operational indicators and takes action to correct those situations which are not in line with established controls or targets.
  • Effectively manages and resource human, material, and capital resources to meet quality, customer service, financial, EH&S, and product and process improvement targets.
  • Works diligently to significantly reduce all forms of critical defects and as part of a wider integrated product recall prevention plan strive to completely eliminate “field-issues” on a permanent basis.
  • Develops and sustains a culture of waste reduction and, in conjunction with the above and first pass rolled throughput yield remediation, effect an ongoing and sustained improvement in product and process quality.
  • Serves as Management with Executive Responsibility for the plant concerning the laid down statutory & regulatory requirements.
  • Ensures the Quality System is regularly audited/ reviewed and that appropriate preventive and corrective actions are identified and executed to improve quality results.
  • Ensures fulfillment of all safety, industrial hygiene, environmental and labor regulatory requirements.
  • Effectively manages the Engineering function to simplify routings, significantly improve process capability, reliability and consistency to develop global production processes and equipment designs and to significantly reduce the product standard cost base.
  • Develops and successfully monitor the plant to meet or exceed the agreed business plan.
  • Drives identification and successfully implement cost improvement projects (CIP’s).
  • Fulfils all business plan financial, cash flow, and other obligations.
  • Personally uses Six Sigma and Lean tools effectively and creates a culture that ensures all levels of management are effectively using these tools along with credible and simple metrics to significantly improve business results.
  • Recommends and implement employee development programs to raise the associate’s capabilities. Develops solid succession plans that have “ready now” associates for all direct reports and other key positions.
  • Creates a compelling work environment in which every associate is valued and recognized for their contribution to our success.
  • Builds and continues to develop a strong, solid, cohesive extended operations leadership team. Aligned, inclusive and confident in openly challenging the leader and each other.


Critical Success Factors :

  • Strong leadership qualities
  • Proven record in general management
  • Background from within the Healthcare Industry (minimum 10 years)
  • Evidence of Healthcare Compliance/regulatory requirement and quality systems audits by major Regulatory Bodies
  • Prefer Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt certification or equivalent.  If not certified, at a minimum, must have proven, first-hand experience in effectively utilizing control charts Requires practical, first-hand experience in successfully applying Lean tools such as Kaizen and Value Stream Mapping to create value improvement gains
  • Work with individual site managers to develop consistent, reliable practices to deliver high quality, productive, safe workplace environments.
  • Provide change management leadership to implement MD MAKE strategies and initiatives at the site
  • Establish a high performance and continuous improvement culture driven by key performance metrics, benchmarking and sharing of best practices.
  • Work collaboratively with Cluster / Site / Campus Leaders to ensure alignment and connectivity between and across regions
Experience and Key Competencies
  • Around 15 to 20 years experience in a related field
  • Fully acquainted with local FDA, GMP, EH&S and other statutory & regulatory standards
  • Computer Literate
  • Compliance knowledge
  • Project Management skills
  • Must have leadership capabilities including talent development and performance management. 
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Supplier Relationship Management
  • Site Governance/Operations skills are preferred
  • Must have excellent communication skills (written, oral and verbal) with senior leadership. 
  •  Candidate must have strong financial/budget management skills and be adept in working in a matrix organization. 
  • The ability to focus strategically while maintaining a tactical/operational focus is required. 
  • Must have the ability to lead a team of professionals with diverse skills and competencies spanning business and technical areas. 
  • The ability to adapt emerging best practices and industry innovations and ability to lead diverse teams through change and organizational transformation is a must

Leadership  / Personal Attributes

  • Live Our Credo – Demonstrate and inspire the behaviours that reinforce our Credo.
  • Connect - Develop deep insights into the needs of our patients, customers, markets and communities.
  • Shape - Drive innovation, anticipate industry and market changes to advance health care.
  • Lead - Create an environment where leadership and talent development is a top priority.
  • Deliver - Deliver results by inspiring and mobilizing people and teams.
  • Excellent analytical & interpersonal skills required
  • Excellent written, oral, and presentation skills required
  • Creative & decisive problem solving skills
  • Proven ability to influence/collaborate to get to desired result
  • Customer focus (internal & external)               
  • Analytical ability to absorb information & solve complex problems quickly
  • Adaptable to meet rapidly changing priorities
  • Exercise a high degree of business judgment and sound reasoning
  • Strong Credo values
  • The successful candidate will ideally have a Master of Science or equivalent Degree in Science or Engineering
  • MBA from premier institute is desirable

Primary Location
Johnson & Johnson Medical China (7052)
Job Function
Plant Management
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