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Project Lead/ Project Manager

Blackpool, United Kingdom
Process Engineering

Job Description

Requisition ID: 1805623495W

Project Leader/Project Manager

DePuy has been a pioneer in the fields of orthopedics, spinal care and neuroscience therapies for decades.

From non-surgical pain management to complete surgical solutions, it’s range of treatment options include those for treating or reconstructing damaged or diseased joints, caring for traumatic skeletal injuries, treating spinal disorders and deformity, and repairing injured soft tissue. In addition, DePuy offers a wide range of state-of-the-art therapies for neurological and central nervous system care.

DePuy Synthes at Blackpool specialises in the manufacture of bone cement and related chemical products supplied to a global market, primarily for joint replacement surgery.

A member of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies, the world’s leading healthcare company, DePuy is dedicated to providing patients all around the globe with a lifetime of movement solutions.

We have an exciting newly created opportunity for a Project Leader.  You will lead the Project Engineering teams in the implementation of Cost, Compliance and Capacity improvement initiatives within the Blackpool DePuy Synthes manufacturing site. This is a real opportunity to be part of innovational transformation within our business.

What you’re great at:

You will be an experience project leader who thrives on delivering initiatives on time and within budget.  You will be a strong influencer who holds others accountable to deliver whilst driving the team forward.  Continuous improvement and lean thinking will come natural to you in everything you deliver.   It goes without saying that you will be a good team player who is great at communicating and ensure everyone is aware of the progress

As a Project Leader, your typical day may include: 

Actively participate in the development and implementation of DePuy’s strategic imperatives and objectives
Manage the day to day deliverables of the manufacturing engineering (projects) work stream
Manage communication and work commitments with teams’ external to the core team
Define and ensure adherence to set norms and behaviors within the ME team and its stakeholders 
Facilitate issue resolution in the team through marshalling the correct resources to bring the issue to a successful closure
Develop effective and lean PM tools and methodologies to facilitate successful project management and execution to expectations    
Provide Project Management Governance support to the Project Managers in delivering the status updates and planning of activities in the project 
Co-ordinate the effective resourcing of projects and the management of individual performances to defined objectives
Provision of clearly defined responsibilities and objectives team members
Definition and execution of individual performance improvement and development plans for team members in-line with the Plant strategic imperatives and objectives
Management, motivation and development of staff, and provision of effective performance reviews in a timely manner 
Provision of continuous support and mentoring to the team members
Identification of training needs of staff and opportunities for development to maximize their potential   
Ensure the manufacturing engineering function conforms to Corporate, Franchise, Statutory, Legislative and Regulatory requirements for GMP, HSE and Quality
Support and develop close collaboration between associates in Engineering functions, R&D, operations, regulatory, quality assurance, planning, materials, etc.


To lead this high performing team, you will be degree qualified with significant project management experience within a regulated environment. Together with:

Recognized PM Certification: FPX, PMI, IPMA, PRINCE2 or other 
Strong people management, mentoring & coaching skills 
Strong Presentation skills
Good organizational skills, shows attention to detail.
Strong time management focus
Good problem solving skills
Good, influencing and negotiation skills
Drive, energy and enthusiasm for delivering to commitment
Excellent verbal and communication skills with emphasis on clear reporting

In return for all this great work, you’ll own and you’ll grow by: 

It’s an exciting time at our Blackpool site where we are introducing various automation projects and this role will allow you great visibility on site and give you the opportunity to work with numerous business areas.  You will drive the team forward to a new and improved way of working where you will be regarded as the SME in this area and your input will be invaluable to the success of the team.  We will also support you to develop both technically and personally in order to drive your career.

What we’re about: 

We are passionate about our work, and play vital roles across a range of professional disciplines, and care deeply about our customers and communities. At Johnson & Johnson our culture enables dynamic and impactful careers. We share a kind of DNA where we’re each:
Committed to caring
Responsible to our communities
Ready to apply our knowledge and know-how
Unique in our background and experiences
The drivers of our own success
Passionate about doing what’s right
Make a unique mark in your career

CLOSING DATE:  13th February 2018

We respectively request Government Officials to identify themselves as such on application; for the purpose of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. If you decide to apply for the position, any personal data which you provide shall be processed by Johnson & Johnson Medical, a Johnson & Johnson company.  Your personal data shall be processed for the purposes of recruitment, recruitment policy and selection.

Primary Location
United Kingdom-England-Blackpool
Depuy Int'l Ltd. (8722)
Job Function
Process Engineering
Requisition ID