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Senior Manager, Global Dist. Procurement

Zug, Switzerland; Piscataway, New Jersey

Job Description

Requisition ID: 1905764848W


The Johnson & Johnson Supply Chain Procurement organization supports all three sectors of Johnson & Johnson (Consumer Products, Medical Devices and Pharmaceuticals) and strives to deliver an exceptional customer experience by partnering to shape supplier solutions that transform healthcare across the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies.


As a member of the Global Distribution Procurement team, this role will support the Director, Global Distribution Procurement and wider Logistics Procurement organization in deploying warehousing procurement standards and will partner with the GDEx 3PL Management Excellence Team as well as the Deliver Segment and Regional Deliver Operations (RDO) organizations to set priorities for our 3PL sourcing and project pipeline and deliver value creation through sourcing bids, benchmarking, cost reduction & avoidance, service improvement and supplier enabled innovation




Develop and deploy long-term sourcing strategies for J&J Globally that ensure year over year efficiency and capability improvement and enables the execution of the Global/Regional Deliver network strategy and sourcing pipeline.


Manage Global Distribution Procurement sourcing processes for Warehousing including the Request for Proposal (RFP) framework and templates in accordance with global standards and company guidelines.


Manage sourcing events with 3PL Service Providers and Operational Teams in order to determine optimal design and costs for Regional / Affiliate logistics operations.


Lead Supplier Selection and Business Case Development to ensure selection of “best in class” providers in terms of cost, service, quality and compliance, meeting business and customer requirements and driving value for J&J.


Maintain 3PL market intelligence and benchmark data for 3PL warehousing costs and inflation.


Act as Warehousing point of contact for J&J Procurement Category Excellence initiatives.


Support the Director, Global Distribution Procurement in Offer Analysis and Negotiation during Warehouse Tender Processes, leading final negotiations and Contract Award recommendations on key Sourcing Events as required.


Lead and/or support contract renewal negotiations and annual contract price review negotiations based on agreed SRM framework and responsibilities.




Support the Director, Global Distribution Procurement in developing Global SRM strategy for warehousing and deploying strategic supplier relationship management approach to drive optimization and innovative solutions.


Identify areas to initiate cost improvement projects. Manage and Coordinate the implementation of improvement/cost saving programs with strategic providers/suppliers.


Collaborate with the J&J Deliver organization (GDEx, Operations, Quality and Finance) and Transportation Procurement  in establishing best practices, setting common standards and leveraging J&J’s logistics buying power globally.




Support the Warehouse Contract Management Strategy and maintenance of Warehouse Contract and Term Sheet Templates and Processes templates in accordance with global standards and company guidelines.


Support the execution of all agreed and approved Contract Terminations / Renewals.


Support the Contract Life Cycle Management process including tracking and reporting of key contract milestones.



Education and/or additional training:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Logistics, Supply Chain, Operations or Procurement/Sourcing or demonstrated equivalent experience.
  • An MBA or Master’s Degree is preferred.

Experience and functional competencies:

  • Minimum 10 years relevant experience, with strong expertise across Deliver function (e.g. Distribution and Transportation, Customer Service, Operations / knowledge of logistics and 3PL industry).
  • Strategic sourcing and negotiation experience (including contract management).
  • Ability to think strategically, develop and deploy strategies to drive E2E value for J&J.
  • Ability to work in a global, matrix organization: excellent communication and presentation skills; ability to partner with and influence others without direct authority; build consensus and collaborate with people from different functions;
  • Strong project management experience and process excellence mindset.
  • Numerate with strong analytical and data analysis skills, with excellent attention to detail.
  • Customer oriented with a pro-active attitude.
  • Hands-on mentality, demonstrating autonomy and showing the ability to manage expectations and requirements of different stakeholders, prioritizing work and meeting strict deadlines.
  • Highest degree of ethical standards and conduct all business dealings in accordance with J&J Credo.
  • Fluency in English is required (written and spoken). Additional languages are a plus.

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North America-United States-New Jersey-Piscataway
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