Johnson & Johnson Careers

Supply Planning Business Lead

Fort Washington, Pennsylvania; Skillman, New Jersey
Inventory Planning/Control

Job Description

Requisition ID: 3858180806

Johnson & Johnson Consumer Incorporated, a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is recruiting for a Supply Planning Business Lead located in Fort Washington, PA with consideration for Skillman, NJ.

Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies touches more than a billion people’s lives each day through our health care products and services, our corporate giving, and the volunteer efforts of our employees. The Johnson & Johnson Group of Consumer Companies develop and market beloved brands that address the needs of consumers and health care professionals worldwide. Our portfolio ranges across several distinct business units: Baby Care, Oral Care, Compromised Skin Care, Beauty, Feminine Care, and Over-The-Counter (OTC) products.

Thriving on a diverse company culture, celebrating the uniqueness of our employees and committed to inclusion. Proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


The primary responsibilities of the Lead Planner – Supply are to ensure continuity of supply to meet the customer service goals for the assigned portfolio, deliver upon and optimize inventory investments, act as a project initiator/facilitator for process improvements and best practice sharing within Supply Planning, and to lead cross-functional strategic initiatives as assigned by the US OTC Planning Leadership Team. 

Specific Responsibilities Include:

Supporting supply network planning by leading a wide range of endeavors including, but not limited to, inventory management, sales and operations planning, short and long-term capacity planning, and identifying/implementing process improvements. 

Identifying/leading strategic initiatives to improve portfolio reliability and ensure continued customer service improvement.

Serving as the primary point of contact for any supply disruptions of the business unit.

Leading a portfolio of products, including products with high levels of promotional volumes, a diverse set of manufacturing/packaging sites, supporting all customer channels, and/or a high degree of demand seasonality.

Understanding multiple portfolios and the nuances of those corresponding supply chains to drive further process improvements.

Supporting or leading special projects related to product launches, line extensions, and various supply chain initiatives.

Interacting regularly with cross-functional partners including External Manufacturing Operations, Project Management, Customer Logistics Services, Sales Operations, Trade Customization, Regional Transportation Organization, & Supply Planning.

Leading the cross-functional Supply Tactical Meetings and promoting process adherence in accordance with the S&OP process standards.

Providing operational inputs to the Business Planning Process and participating in the development of Annual Business Plans.


A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree is required, with an MBA or other advanced degree preferred. A focused degree in Supply Chain, Business, Engineering, or related field is preferred. 

A minimum of 6 years’ experience in manufacturing, operations or related field is required. 

Strong SAP/ERP experience is required. Experience with Six Sigma/Process Excellence tools, training, and/or certification is preferred. SAP APO is preferred.

APICS certification is preferred.

Experience with Microsoft Office, including Microsoft Excel including VLOOKUPS and Pivot Tables and PowerPoint applications is required. 

The qualified candidate will have strong analytical and quantitative skills, excellent communication, and presentation skills. 

This candidate will be a self-starter with ability to work independently with minimal supervision and within a matrix environment besides possessing the ability to manage difficult issues and implement positive change is required. 

Negotiation skills and the ability to influence without authority are required. 

This position is located in either Fort Washington, PA or Skillman, NJ, and travel up to 10% domestically is required.  

Primary Location
United States-Pennsylvania-Fort Washington
Other Locations
North America-United States-New Jersey-Skillman
J & J Consumer Inc. (6101)
Job Function
Inventory Planning/Control
Requisition ID