Johnson & Johnson Careers

【Consumer】New Dr C-labo Business_External Manufacturing Source Lead

Chiyoda, Japan
Inventory Planning/Control

Job Description

Requisition ID: 1905738707W


Reporting to APAC External Manufacturing Sourcing Director, the position of Senior Strategic Sourcing Manager is designed to make a strong contribution by recommending the overall EM strategy we have primarily in DCL

Success is only possible by

  • Having great knowledge of suppliers, their industries, products, services
  • Being an excellent collaborator with the Supply Chain organization (External Operations, Planning, Manufacturing and New Product Introduction), but also R&D, Marketing Leadership, Quality, Technical Services, Legal, Regulatory teams as well as ad hoc project teams.

Key responsibilities of this position include:

  1. Recommending sourcing network strategy with principle including contract, price and performance etc.
  2. Working with DCL team to develop EM KPIs, Capability Index and capacity assessment
  3. Build strong relationship with DCL to ensure the EM network optimization plan is aligned
  4. Supplier development: Recommend to DCL; supplier identification/selection process and supplier relationship management to continuously meet J&J business needs.
  5. Support Cost Improvement Programs (CIP) considering end to end supply chain objectives:  
  6. Support New Product Introduction/Development (NPI/NPD).

        1)     Support new EM development with other key functions to support NPI/NPDs.

        2)     Cooperate with DCL on identifying capable/competitive suppliers together with alternative options to meet new product needs and cost objectives.

  1. Supplier Capacity Management. support the supplier capacity analysis to make sure reliable material supply to meet J&J requirement.
  2. Contract management: Facilitate the establishment of optimum supply agreements and ensure that they are aligned with category strategy to ensure business continuity through the agreements.


The position will be measured primarily on:

  • Smoothly integrate the new supplier into JJ network in M&A
  • Present strong business case to consolidate the EM base from the M&A
  • Work together with existing DCL team for them to implement the consolidation plan
  • The performance of the existing supplier base: quality, reliability, compliance
  • Financials deliverable: CIP, inflation/deflation
  • Innovations delivered via external suppliers
  • Collaboration: within and beyond Strategic Sourcing with internal customers

  • University degree in Business, Operations/Logistics, Engineering, Science
  • 10 years relevant work experience in international environment
  • Strategic sourcing, Supply Chain experience, External Manufacturing Experience is a plus
  • Analytical and Process oriented.
  • Commercial, Strategy Development, and Negotiations skills.
  • Project Management experience.
  • Communication and presentation skills 
  • Decision Making / Problem Solving
  • Commercial Agreements/Legal knowledge
  • Quick adaptability to changes and new environment
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure

Primary Location
Johnson & Johnson K.K. (8235)
Job Function
Inventory Planning/Control
Requisition ID