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Senior Manager – NPI - LCM Engineering, APAC

Aurangabad, India
New Product Intro-Life Cycle Mgmt

Job Description

Requisition ID: 1805695606W

Franchise / Function Overview: The J&J Supply Chain is an integrated, global supply chain that serves the needs of the 1 billion people who use J&J products every day around the world.  We manufacture more than 26 billion product units per year, from raw component sourcing to end product distribution as efficiently and effectively as possible with high quality, compliance and service performance.  Our supply chain organization makes up 45% of all J&J employees, and includes 125 internal manufacturing plants, manages 581 external manufacturers, utilizes 459 distribution centers, partners with over 3700 direct suppliers, produces over 300,000 sku’s.

Position Title: Senior Manager – NPI - LCM Engineering, APAC
Role Type: People Manager
Pay Grade: 31
Department Name / Franchise: GSC Ethicon
Sector: Medical Devices
Position Location: Aurangabad OR Minhang OR Suzhou

Reports to (Title / Designation): Regional Director- Engineering AP


Role Overview: The primary responsibility of this individual is to serve as Regional NPI/LCM Team Leader, leading cross-functional NPI / LCM teams and associated business processes to enable Business Growth and Life Cycle Management of products within APAC region.

Illustrative Responsibilities:
  • Provides NPI/LCM Team leadership to assigned portfolio of NPI/LCM projects across Medical Devices within APAC Region. Responsible for developing Project Charter, Change Control strategy, assembling team / needed resources across sites and franchise teams and development/execution of project plan through hand-off to the manufacturing site.
  • Gains alignment and manages periodic updates with key cross-functional site, franchise and commercial leaders to ensure successful execution of NPI/LCM Project Portfolio
  • Represents Region in Franchise / MD Councils to ensure regional needs are appropriately prioritized and resourced
  • Develops and Manages portfolio of business processes and governance to ensure execution of NPI / LCM Project Portfolio - Identifies gaps in existing business processes and drives improvement activities to close them
  • Works closely with respective PMO teams for NPI / LCM Project Portfolio Management and Progress Reporting – Communicates progress, resource needs and
  • Engages with Commercial business partners in all new business development activities including business case, due diligence and integration.  Leads overall integration, or integration activities, where appropriate.
  • Builds effective cross-functional team, providing feedback and coaching to team members.
  • Provides coaching and mentoring to other Project and Program Leaders. May include direct supervision of Program and Project Managers / Leaders. Follows defined franchise processes & procedures related to both NPI and LCM activities to assure optimal results
  • Provide needed initial Product functionality, specifications and design intent knowledge to manufacturing sites and cross-functional partners and escalate / connect with appropriate Franchise SME’s to drive needed resolution
  • Be aware of local regulation and provide needed supports during internal and external audits
  • Be aware of competitive landscape and be conduct product competitive analysis as needed to support business
  • Continue to enhance capability and maturity of Technical Services Team within region through talent development

  • BS or MS in Engineering or related field, MBA preferred
  • 14 years’ experience required, preferred within a regulated environment
  • Minimum 4 years of Project Management experience
  • Medical Device/Pharmaceutical/Biologics product development and supply chain experience is preferred.

Other Skills and Abilities

  • Strong communication and project management skills are required.
  • Experience leading large cross-functional teams is required.
  • Critical Skills include: strategic thinking, big picture orientation with attention to detail, accountability, collaboration and project management/process orientation.
  • Six Sigma/Process Excellence and/or PMP certification preferred.
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Primary Location
Johnson & Johnson Private Limited (8080)
Job Function
New Product Intro-Life Cycle Mgmt
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