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Johnson & Johnson

Business Excellence Specialist

Posted Feb 1, 2023
Job ID: JJJP00014381
Cork, County Cork
1 year
39 hrs/week
Payrate range

Business Excellence Specialist

Location: Cork, Ireland

Duration: 12 month fixed term contract

Hours: 39 hours per week

Pay rate range: Competitive hourly rate

Work mode: Hybrid (3 days a week on-site)

Imagine your next project as a Business Excellence Specialist. This role provides an exciting opportunity to embed & sustain continuous improvement processes/programs in line with JJPS standards at the growing Janssen Sciences site in Cork, Ireland.

key responsibilities

  • BEx partner responsible to support Business Unit Leadership Teams and functional departments through the development of business process standards in line with existing JJPS standards, e.g. Standard Work, 6S, Digital Performance Management, A3 Problem Solving and Value Stream Mapping.

  • Shape and lead site-wide change programs at Janssen Sciences Ireland through lean & six sigma methodologies.

  • Embed & sustain ‘Managing Site Performance’ business process standard on site.

  • Lead JJPS TIPs & mentor initiative leads on JJPS methodology.

  • Develop and cultivate a continuous improvement culture.

  • Enhance the involvement and engagement of employees in process improvements.

  • Ensure all JJPS continuous improvement projects are conducted to the highest of standards in a safe, quality-focused, and effective manner.

how to succeed

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Innovative, adaptable and collaborative approach to business challenges

  • Incorporates different perspectives, backgrounds, and talent to generate effective ideas or solutions and engage in open and constructive conversations, focused on high-performance teams

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Proven problem-solving and critical thinking skills

  • Serve as a role model for making Credo-based decisions, helping others understand the value of Credo-based decisions.

  • Third level Degree or equivalent qualification in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics 

  • Certified to Black belt level or relevant Lean Qualification (desirable)

  • Proven track record in leading significant project and/or change initiatives that have delivered breakthrough results for an organization.

  • Strong cross-functional business acumen and demonstrated ability to lead the delivery of cross functional projects.


In return for this role you will receive a very competitive hourly rate. A minimum 12 month contract.

you are welcome here

Janssen is working to create an inclusive environment where diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences are valued and each and every one of our people feels that they belong and can reach their potential. No matter who they are.

about Janssen

Janssen is the Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson - the world's most comprehensive and broadly-based healthcare Company. At Janssen, we bring together top scientists and researchers to pursue the most promising science and drive collaboration to create visionary medicines and healthcare solutions covering five priority therapeutic areas - Cardiovascular & Metabolism, Immunology, Infectious Diseases & Vaccines, Neuroscience and Oncology. Contribute to the next pharmaceutical breakthrough with your next project at Janssen. 

Janssen UK: https://www.janssen.com/uk/

Janssen Ireland: https://www.janssen.com/ireland/

application process

We are looking to process the first round of applications within the next 2 working days.

We do not accept applications via email. The pay rate for this role will depend on how you are paid. PAYE, LTD & Umbrella options are available. 


If you would like some additional information about the role please contact:  sara.marsalo@randstadsourceright.co.uk

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

For more than 130 years, diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) have been part of our cultural fabric at Johnson & Johnson and woven into how we do business every day. Our commitment to respect the dignity and diversity of all is embedded in our Credo.

We know that the success of our business depends on having the best talent in a workforce that reflects the diverse markets we serve around the world and an inclusive culture that values different perspectives and life experiences. That is why we are working to create an inclusive environment where diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experiences are valued and each one of our people feels that they belong and can reach their potential. No matter who they are. Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Johnson & Johnson means “You Belong”.

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