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Data Scientist, Supply Chain Analytics (2 of 2)

Bridgewater, New Jersey
Operations (Generalist)

Job Description

Requisition ID: 4656180228

Johnson & Johnson Services Inc., a member of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies is hiring a Data Scientist, Supply Chain Analytics to be in Bridgewater, NJ with consideration given to other NJ J&J offices.

Caring for the world, one person at a time has inspired and united the people of Johnson & Johnson for over 125 years. We embrace research and science -- bringing innovative ideas, products and services to advance the health and well-being of people. Employees of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies work with partners in health care to touch the lives of over a billion people every day, throughout the world.
With $71.9 billion in 2016 sales, Johnson & Johnson is the world's most comprehensive and broadly based manufacturer of health care products, as well as a provider of related services, for the consumer, pharmaceutical, and medical devices markets. There are more than 265 Johnson & Johnson operating companies employing approximately 126,500 people and with products touching the lives of over a billion people every day, throughout the world.  If you have the talent and desire to touch the world, Johnson & Johnson has the career opportunities to help make it happen. 

Key Responsibilities:
  • Analyze business issues that span across the entire supply chain and enable decision making towards impact through modeling and optimization
  • Develop and productizing our solution design and optimization processes thru continuous improvement based on actual experience in analyzing opportunities of varying complexities, voice of customer and external benchmarking
  • Learn and deploy leading technologies in the analytics space specific to the business needs, e.g. Hadoop, SAS, R, Python, etc., to drive results and identify opportunities
  • Drive business impact by solving unique problems thru keen and creative mathematical analysis, continuous improvement methodologies and change management in a cross functional organization
  • Partner with assigned value chain, network, plan, CLS and SC IT core team members to define the business opportunity, define the data analytics requirements, model the trade-off and share insights and influence decision making
  • Understand the end-to-end business challenges faced by individual franchises to improve service and enable flexibility for profitable growth
  • Develop the data and analytics needs to address the challenges, define the appropriate analytical solution for the technology and deploy the analytical solution to deliver results 
  • Partner with Supply Chain team members across segments to understand the business context and develop solutions to explore and address business questions through baseline assessment and scenario planning 
  • Work with Supply Chain IT to identify and integrate information into a seamless, repeatable and consistent way 
  • Translate the data into information and insights with clear scenario analysis and business impact and execution plan to drive impact
  • Continue to improve the process and methodology for analytics and modeling for such solutions building capability within the organization

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in STEM OR information systems with a minimum of eight (8) years of related business experience is required.
  • A Master’s Degree in advanced supply chain or information systems with a minimum of five (5) years of experience across different industries is preferred; PhD in Operations research strongly preferred.
  • INFORMS certification in Analytics Professional (CAP) preferred.
  • A minimum of three (3) years of experience in modeling and simulation in supply chain and manufacturing / transportation industry setting is required. 
  • Familiarity with large datasets, and understanding of data analysis workflows is required.
  • Proficiency in one or more programming languages such as Python, Perl, HTML5, R etc. is preferred.
  • Significant exposure to modeling and simulation tools (e.g. AIMMS, Simul8, FlexSim, ProModel) or optimization engines (e.g. C-PLEX, Gurobi) is required. 
  • Significant hands-on experience with open source algorithms for modeling (e.g. R) or data mapping (e.g. Python) is preferred.
  • Strong understanding of Statistics as applied to data analysis and experience with statistical packages is preferred.
  • Experience with data analysis, visualization and workflow software is preferred. 
  • Strong working knowledge of the processes associated with the end-to-end supply chain, including New Product Introduction (NPI), capacity planning, sourcing, manufacturing (internal and external), logistics, and service is preferred.
  • Healthcare industry experience preferred.
  • Ability to travel up to 30% of the time domestically and/or internationally is required.

Primary Location
United States-New Jersey-Bridgewater
Johnson & Johnson Services Inc. (6090)
Job Function
Operations (Generalist)
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