Randstad, as the EMEA Johnson & Johnson talent acquisition partner, is responsible for finding and contracting talent for the contingent roles at Johnson & Johnson. If you are selected for a role you will be engaged or employed by one of the Randstad recruitment companies in EMEA and will not be an employee of Johnson & Johnson.

Johnson & Johnson

Global Supply Chain Planner

Posted Jul 8, 2020
Job ID: JJJP00002613
1 year
(Jul 20, 2020 - Jul 19, 2021)
40 hrs/week
Payrate range

Johnson & Johnson Worksense (via Randstad Sourceright) is responsible for finding, engaging and contracting talent for the Johnson & Johnson contingent workforce.

I am currently recruiting for a Global Supply Chain Planner to join our contingent workforce at the Surgical Vision site in Limerick. This is a 12 month contract initially.

As Global Supply Chain Planner, you will have previous experience within a Supply Chain function preferably in Medical Device or Pharmaceuticals. You will be a forward thinking individual that is ready to hit the ground running.


  • Prepare, execute, and manage the daily planning to achieve customer service, LIFR and inventory goals
  • Develop intimately deep cross site and cross functional relationships and communication with Suppliers, Demand Planning, Sales, Customer Service, and Distribution / Logistics to adjust plans for changes in forecast or actual supply or customer order
  • Demonstrate ease with managing complex business scenarios
  • Manage and proactively communicate supply status and critical supply chain metrics.
  • Perform ad-hoc analytical analysis, recognise issues, develop plan for resolution, and implement and / or influence the support of key partners to aid implementation.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with presentation of information
  • Work with plants, sourcing partners and internal cross-functional organisations to improve product cycle time and increase supply flexibility and reliability
  • Assess and manage partner capacity requirements and capabilities
  • Ensure appropriate inventory levels utilising entitlement modelling and identify and drive minimisation of write-offs
  • Represent and make supply commitments on behalf of supply chain organisation on New Product Launches and Promotions
  • Effectively manage phase in and phase out or product changes. Review, approve, and coordinate implementation of Document Change Orders
  • Communication with WW partners with respect to Supply Capabilities and projected output
  • Key stakeholder in Global Sales and Operations Planning Process
  • Participate in Global Supply Chain initiatives
  • Responsible for timely and correct supply towards our affiliates / customers, monitors effectiveness of the team activities, and acts as a supply chain coordinator to push improvements
  • Manage Purchase Orders including changes and exception handling
  • Prepare Weekly / Monthly Supplier & Shipment Performance Metrics


  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline
  • 3-5 Years’ experience as a Supply Chain Analyst / Planner or in a Supply Chain setting (including Materials Planning or Procurement)
  • Experience in a high-volume manufacturing environment; preferably in a Medical Device / pharmaceutical setting
  • Experience with SAP modules (APO/SNP/ECC)
  • CPIM/CPM and / or NAPM / APICS Certification desirable
  • Proficient user of MS Office, Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Experience in influencing others without authority
  • First class organisational skills
  • Accuracy with attention to detail
  • Ability to translate complex situations into simple working solutions

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