Johnson & Johnson Careers

Senior Director, New Product Introduction

Jacksonville, Florida

Job Description

Requisition ID: 5727180723

Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, is hiring for a Senior Director, New Product Introduction to be located in Jacksonville, FL. 

Johnson & Johnson Vision is committed to improving and restoring sight for patients worldwide. Since debuting the world’s first disposable soft contact lens in 1987, it has been helping patients see better through their world-leading ACUVUE® Brand Contact Lenses. In 2017, J&J expanded into cataract surgery, laser refractive surgery (LASIK) and consumer eye health and now serves more than 60 million patients a day across 103 countries with its eye health portfolio. 

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

The Senior Director, New Product Introduction, is responsible for crafting a vision and strategy for New Product Development Engineering capabilities and ensuring that it is effectively executed by the team. The New Product Introduction team is responsible for developing robust processes for new contact lens and consumer eye health products, including injection molding, cure, hydration/extraction and contact lens calibration to dimensional and optical specifications. Additionally, the NPI team is responsible for pilot scale lens production and next generation manufacturing automation development.  This role reports dotted line to the WW VP of Product Management and uses strong collaboration skills to gain consensus in a matrixed environment.  They will also adhere to environmental policy, procedures, and support department environmental objectives.

  • Create a vision for NPI and inspire and motivate the team to accomplish the following:
    • Deliver robust, efficient and highly capable processes into production as part of new product introductions
    • Qualify new products that meet established project objectives including capability, quality and post launch stability
    • Manage the development of new product processes including assets for internally or externally manufactured products
    • Pilot facility lens prototyping for new product development
    • Transfer geometric and optical lens design to final lens (tooling and calibration)
  • Ensure that new products are delivered in compliance with the requirements of Design Controls and the Global New Product Process (GNPP)
  • Collaborate with independent partners such as the Global Product Platforms, Product Management, and Supply Chain to deliver continuity in technology and to ensure a sustainable supply of new products developed with a Design to Value philosophy
  • Attract top talent and build a pipeline to provide Engineering and Technology capabilities to support growth platforms
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by management

  • A Bachelor’s degree in a technical or engineering discipline is required; an Advanced degree is preferred
  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience working in an R&D, Quality, or Supply Chain group is required 
  • A minimum of 5 years business experience leading new product development, commercialization and/or launch is required
  • Demonstrated department leadership and people management experience is required
  • Superior data analysis and statistical skills are preferred
  • Experience working within the Medical Device industry is preferred
  • Working knowledge of FDA, ISO and BSI requirements is preferred
  • Six Sigma Belt certification is preferred
  • This position will be located in Jacksonville, FL and may require up to 25% domestic & international travel 

Primary Location
United States-Florida-Jacksonville
Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc. (6094)
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