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 Planner - Limerick, Ireland (Hybrid)

Posted Feb 9, 2022
Job ID: JJJP00010071
1 year
40 hrs/week
Payrate range
20 - 22 €/hr
Application Deadline: Mar 14, 2022 12:00 AM

Global Supply Planner - Limerick, Ireland (Hybrid)


The Company:

Johnson & Johnson is the world's most comprehensive and broadly-based healthcare Company, touching the lives of nearly a billion people every day. Our Family of Companies throughout the world compete in consumer, pharmaceutical and medical devices & diagnostics markets and have the skills and resources to tackle the world's most pressing health issues.


The Project/role:

Responsible for supply planning process to meet LIFR and inventory targets, balance supplier capacities and material constraints, and achieve company goals and objectives for customer service and financial investment.

Adheres to environmental policy, procedures, and supports department environmental objectives.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • 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 comfortability with managing complex business scenarios 
  • Manage and proactively communicate supply status and critical supply chain metrics. Perform ad-hoc analytical analysis, recognize 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 organizations to improve product cycle time and increase supply flexibility and reliability. Assess and manage partner capacity requirements and capabilities. 
  • Ensure appropriate inventory levels utilizing entitlement modeling and identify and drive minimization of write-offs.
  • Represent and make supply commitments on behalf of supply chain organization 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


Experience Required:

  • Bachelors Degree qualified or equivalent in a relevant discipline
  • First class organizational skills 
  • Experience working in a Supply Chain environment 
  • Accuracy with attention to detail 
  • Ability to translate complex situations into simple working solutions 
  • Proactive approach 
  • Supply Planning Skills 
  • Persuading others 
  • Influencing others 
  • Innovative 
  • Proficient user of MS Office, Excel, Word, PowerPoint


Desirable Requirements: 

  • CPIM/CPM. 
  •  NAPM / APICS Certification
  • 3-5 Years of Operations experience including Materials Planning or Procurement in a high-volume manufacturing Medical / pharmaceutical industry. 
  • Contract Manufacturing experience 
  • Global viewpoint 
  • Working knowledge of financial processes 
  • Business acumen 
  • Experience with SAP modules (APO/SNP/ECC)


In Return:

In return for this role you will receive a very competitive hourly rate. A minimum 12 month contract with the high chance of extension & an opportunity to work with a Global Leader within the Pharmaceutical sector, Johnson & Johnson. 


Things to remember before applying for this role:

  • We are looking to process the first round of applications within the next 2 working days.
  • We do not accept applications via email.


If you are interested in this role please apply now! Make sure you fill out your application in full, your personal CV will be used for the recruiter’s reference only, they are not sent to Hiring Managers. Ensure all relevant information is included in your application! 


Thank you very much and we look forward to receiving your application. 

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

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