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Supply Chain Graduate

Cork, Ireland
Inventory Planning/Control

Job Description

Requisition ID: 1905752885W

Supply Chain Graduate
DePuy Synthes

At Johnson & Johnson you can build a career with a purpose that makes a difference.

Cutting-edge science, digital technology and new ways of thinking are improving how people are cared for around the globe, and we are at the forefront. We are the world’s most broadly-based global healthcare business, with more than 275 companies in 60 countries, and our companies touch all aspects of human health, from consumer products to pharmaceuticals and medical devices.

About the Johnson & Johnson Graduate Programme

The Graduate Programme is a collaborative programme across the Johnson & Johnson Campus Ireland Sites

The Successful Candidate will receive:

  • An opportunity to develop relevant technical skills within their area of expertise
  • Cross functional exposure both on site and within Campus Ireland
  • Regular one to ones and feedback from programme manager
    Personal development and effectiveness training
    Skills development in influencing & communication
  • Project and Project Management experience
  • Introduction to new and innovative technologies
  • Exposure to Senior Management Team

We are currently looking for Supply Chain Graduates in our Supply Chain Department within DePuy Synthes


DePuy Synthes, located in Ringaskiddy, Cork, is the largest, most innovative and comprehensive Orthopedic and neurological business in the world. DePuy Synthes Companies will offer an unparalleled breadth and depth of products, services and programs in the areas of Joint Reconstruction, Trauma, Spine, Sports Medicine, Neurological, Craniomaxillofacial, Power Tools and Biomaterials.


The successful candidate will join a team focused on planning the manufacturing and positioning of Cork product to ensure Customer and Business requirements are achieved. The main responsibilities of this team include but are not limited to:

  • Management of the material planning, purchasing and production scheduling activities for identified products
  • Responsible for on time delivery of product to our customers
  • Identifying raw material and component supply required to support manufacturing activities. 
  • Supporting key business metrics with ongoing process improvements and introduction of relevant analytics and modeling (capacity, inventory, back order, scheduling).
  • Delivering key projects which will positively impact on the key metrics.
  • Establishing effective communication with various functional groups such as S&OP, Operations, Quality, Engineering, Sales teams, Suppliers.
  • Participating in new product launch meetings and assists in developing new product forecasts and production schedules.
  • Identifying and driving Lean or Six Sigma improvement initiatives.
  • Adhering to the Company’s procedures as detailed in the SOP manual, safety standards and guidelines. Identification of Safety improvements.

Key Skills and Competencies required:

  • Ability to approach projects with sound analytical, troubleshooting, and problem-solving skills
  • Strong organization skills and an aptitude for planning.
  • Ability to translate complex situations into simple working solutions
  • Strong aptitude for persuading and influencing others
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability self-motivate and operate independently
  • Customer focused
  • Innovative and thinking
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills.


Education and Experience: 

  • Recent Graduate (2019 or due to graduate in 2020). Must hold a minimum of a third-level degree in Business, Analytics or a related discipline
  • Capable of working within a project team to achieve results
  • Skilled data reporting and analytics an advantage



Closing date for applications Friday 18th October 2019 – This is a 23-month programme that commences in September 2020

Primary Location
Depuy (Ireland) Limited (7386)
Job Function
Inventory Planning/Control
Requisition ID