Johnson & Johnson Careers

Supply Planner

Markham, Canada
Strategic Sourcing/Logistics

Job Description

Requisition ID: 8506181129

Johnson & Johnson touches more than a billion people’s lives every single 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.


Verifies and integrates supply chain data, forecast, and transactional data
Reviews net requirements outputs from planning system to ensure proper propagation of net requirements plans upstream in the supply chain
Confirms net requirements, and communicates then releases net requirements
Applies project and personal leadership to successfully achieve project, team and individual goals
Shares knowledge and personal experience with peers. Coaches others when appropriate
Builds strong collaborative relationships, considering diverse perspectives and styles
Targets their communications as appropriate for the audience and makes presentations to a small to medium-sized audience
Influences others in a matrix environment
Challenges the status quo and evaluates processes to resolve if refinements would improve speed of results and productivity or quality &/or Continuous Improvement tools.
Analyzes data to identify and resolve exceptions aiming to minimize supply disruptions
Works with multiple scenarios, identifies costs/benefit trade-offs and provides recommendations supported on data and insights
Distribution Planning
Manages deployment orders exceptions (reviews, approves, changes, rejects)
Leads inventory transfers & monitors STO, PO/SO life cycle
Communicates/hands over distribution plans to CLS
Builds and maintains strong working relationship with upstream and downstream supply chain partners
Works with affiliate supply chain teams using regional and / or local systems to most effectively execute the supply plans based on the parameters and guidelines established
Proposes changes to Supply Chain Optimization elements (business rules, planning parameters) as necessary to E2E and Site-level planners

A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent is required
Supply Chain Certification (APICS/ IBF) is preferred
A minimum of 2 Years related work experience is required
Experience with ERP (SAP/APO/SNP) is preferred
Inventory management experience is preferred
Intermediate proficiency in MS Excel is required, advanced ability (i.e. creating Pivot Tables and V-lookups) is preferred
Strong analytical and decision-making skills 
Experience with Six Sigma / LEAN / Process Excellence tools and/or certifications is preferred
Project management experience and/or certification is preferred

Diversity and inclusion are central elements of the shared culture across the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies.  Attracting, developing and retaining a workforce that reflects the diversity of our customers and communities is essential to our success.  We are committed to providing a respectful, inclusive and accessible work environment where all employees have the opportunity to achieve their potential.

Primary Location
Johnson & Johnson Inc. (7695)
Job Function
Strategic Sourcing/Logistics
Requisition ID