Johnson & Johnson Careers

Strategic Sourcing Manager

Cincinnati, Ohio
Strategic Sourcing/Logistics

Job Description

Requisition ID: 5691190528

The Ethicon Surgical Care business, a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is currently recruiting for a Strategic Sourcing Manager located in Cincinnati Ohio.


The Ethicon Surgical Care business offers a broad range of products, platforms and technologies - including sutures, surgical staplers, clip appliers, trocars and synthetic mesh devices - that are used in a wide variety of minimally invasive and open surgical procedures. Specialties include support for treatment of colorectal and thoracic conditions, women’s health conditions, hernias, cancer and obesity. The Ethicon Surgical Care business combines products and services of two market leading legacy companies, both with long histories of medical innovation. Ethicon, Inc. based in Somerville, New Jersey, was founded more than 80 years ago as a pioneer in suture development and manufacturing, helping to transform the safety and effectiveness of open surgery. Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc. was created 20 years ago in Cincinnati, Ohio, developing innovative devices that have driven the revolutionary shift from open to minimally invasive surgery that continues to lead the industry today.


The Strategic Sourcing Manager will:


Provide Portfolio Cost Management for select Franchise Business Units

  • Deliver annual Cost material savings per plan
  • Provide Source oversight & current state visibility to CIP portfolio of projects
  • Align cost strategy & plan to target - drive adjustments & gap closure discussions
  • Monthly E2E Cost Dashboard Management
  • Accountability for Instantis data integrity & monthly actuals reporting
  • Lead portfolio reviews that ensure focus, alignment, & execution to plan
  • Lead communications across stakeholders

Drive strategically critical projects to expected outcomes & on-time execution

  • Instantis management & Source project leadership for select transformational cost projects
  • Review and push: project plans to hit milestones; drive supplier performance, etc.
  • Charter and execution for projects (project plan, CARs, POs, project updates, and PIPO strategy)
  • Communicate, monitor, and manage compliance with strategic suppliers & strategies (supplier selection, process integrity)

Provide Source Leadership for Product Transformation Teams & Pipeline Development

  • Ensure development of robust YOY pipeline of Cost reduction projects
  • Franchise point person with category partners
  • Support efforts to demonstrate project feasibility, project timing, and resource needs
  • Support Change Management & Capability Building efforts
  • Improve major business processes to deliver annual improvements in quality, service, & cost

 Provide Leadership, Strategic Direction and Expertise in Sourcing Management

  • Franchise Capital leadership
  • Improve major business processes to deliver annual improvements in quality, service, & cost
  • Support Source budget development & execution to plan
  • Assist customers with material and process selections
  • Drive data collection, analytics, and performance tracking to ensure an optimized supply chain
  • Lead the development and implementation of select strategic sourcing programs

  • A Bachelor’s degree is required, preferably in Supply Chain, Operations, Business Administration, or an Engineering discipline.  An advanced degree is preferred.
  • Eight (8) years of business experience is preferred with a minimum of three (3) years of manufacturing experience required.
  • Experience with purchasing, project leadership, negotiations, and supply chain management is preferred.
  • Training and/or certification in ISM / APICS / Project Management / Process Excellence is preferred.
  • Effective knowledge in end-to-end Supply Chain management, Manufacturing processes for multiple categories, Purchasing Controls, Negotiation strategies, and Contracting is preferred.
  • Ability to understand and interpret drawings & specifications is preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, written, oral, and presentation skills plus demonstrated leadership and influencing skills are required. 

Primary Location
United States-Ohio-Cincinnati-
Johnson & Johnson Services Inc. (6090)
Job Function
Strategic Sourcing/Logistics
Requisition ID