Johnson & Johnson Careers

Sourcing Manager

Zug, Switzerland

Job Description

Requisition ID: 1805676656W

The position of Sourcing Manager is designed to meet these objectives. In this role, you will be responsible for the following:

•     A technology within External Manufacturing (including OTC, or Toiletries, SanPro, Soaps or Wipes in Beauty Care)

•     Support of local operations in the EMEA Emerging Markets countries, including representing Procurement in the local leadership forums for Supply Chain and Commercial

•     Development of category growth agenda, in collaboration with the Commercial team and local supplier network

•     Active participation on Cross Functional Teams that includes providing oversight and approvals for operating budgets, capital appropriations, and cost reduction programs

•     New business opportunities assessment


This is only possible through interdependent partnering with other J&J organizations such as Supply Chain, R&D, Franchise Management Quality Assurance, Regulatory and Legal departments, and ad hoc project teams.

  • Enable profitable and sustainable growth for new products to be produced by contract manufacturers and/or in-licensed and marketed by J&J
  • Link J&J Consumer’s business needs with external capabilities, ensuring that sourcing decisions are in line with J&J holistic business needs (e.g.: Franchise growth drivers and product strategy, QA, Regulatory, R&D, and end to end Supply Chain requirements).
  • Identify suppliers that will fit with J&J culture, meet J&J standards of compliance and build relationships such that J&J becomes preferred partner for their innovative concepts, IP or license
  • Lead strategic supplier relationship management (SRM) with selected third parties
  • Negotiate Manufacturing and Supply Agreements in line with J&J standards
Collaborate with other EMEA Procurement departments to develop, and implement best practices relevant to the scope of this role, including business intelligence, risk analysis and due diligence as & when appropriate



  • Experience working in an international and cross-functional environment is required
  • Experience in Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Strategic Sourcing and/or Purchasing is required
  • Experience working in Strategic environment is very desirable
  • Experience working in the area of FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods) is very desirable
  • Self starter with high integrity and ethical behavior
  • Partnership, collaboration and teamwork skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a matrix environment and customer / supply base
  • Cultural sensitivity – previous exposure to cultural diversity
  • Knowledge of general manufacturing principles and practices
  • Fluent in English, writing, reading, speaking and listening

Primary Location
Cilag GmbH International (8525)
Job Function
Requisition ID