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Johnson & Johnson

Business Planner Team Lead - Supply Chain

Posted Mar 2, 2023
Job ID: JJJP00014690
37 hrs/week
6 months
Starts: Apr 3, 2023
Ends: Oct 3, 2023
Payrate range

IBP Team Lead

Location: Leeds

Duration: 6 months

Hours: 37

Pay rate range: depending on experience

Imagine your next project as a   IBP Team Lead, working at the forefront of cutting edge work and technology with one of the leading Pharmaceutical companies in the world!

roles and responsibilities

In this role you will lead the investment planning activities for multiple Sub-Franchises within the DePuySynthes Function of Johnson & Johnson. The role also involves the coordination of the supply execution activities through the Global supply network, out to our end-customers. This will involve: 

  • Monthly engagement with in-field sales teams to determine a set of capital investment demand plans

  • Conversion of local investment plans into an upstream set of demand signals 

  • Network capacity planning through collaboration with the UK and EMEA Warehouses and Kitting Branch Plants to ensure on-time consignment shipments 

  • Key business partner to the commercial organisation, ensuring customer and commercial investment needs are optimally planned and delivered through the end-to-end supply chain.

  • Optimising consignment stock levels as part of the deployment planning process in support of inventory optimisation initiatives and targets. 

  • Effective order book management of consignment sets on order, Identifying supply gaps and collaborating closely with the International Deployment Group to expedite and resolve issues

  • Lead the IBP alignment meetings for specific Sub-Franchise with the relevant Business Unit Director and their team.

  • Drive process improvements throughout the Demand and general IBP areas, challenging the status quo, using large data sets to drive data based decision making.

  • Day-to-day management and leadership responsibility for at least one Supply Chain Analyst.

  • Cross functional role – strong links with Customer Services, Commercial, Deliver, Global/Regional Plan.

how to succeed

Advanced Analytics is essential to drive large data sets into decision making. A Can Do - Growth Mindset. Customer focused & solution orientated, committed to a Continuous Improvement Culture. You will also bring:

  • Educated to Degree level, ideally in a Supply Chain or commercially orientated subject.

  • Minimum 3 - 5 years' experience in planning, sourcing or general supply chain/ S&OP /IBP management is required.

  • Certification from an accredited Logistics program preferred (PMAC, APICS or Professional Logistician) is an asset

  • Experience from within the Medical Devices industry

  • Previous working with sophisticated business processes, and validated understanding of DP and/or ERP systems such as JDE 8.12 and/or SAP would be looked on favourably 

  • Experience in scenario planning is preferred


This role offers a very competitive hourly rate. This contract will run for a 6 month and has a strong chance of extension. 

you are welcome here

DePuy Synthes 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.


DePuy Synthes is the orthopaedic and neurological businesses of Johnson & Johnson - the world's most comprehensive and broadly-based healthcare company. At DePuy Synthes we specialise in our innovations in healthcare products, services and programs that make a real difference to millions of people across the world. We specialise in joint reconstruction, trauma, extremities, craniomaxillofacial, spinal surgery and sports medicine, and also the VELYS™ Digital Surgery portfolio. Contribute to the next healthcare breakthrough with your next project at DePuy Synthes. 


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 & Umbrella options are available. 


If you would like some additional information about the role please contact:  simone.strong@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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