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Johnson & Johnson

Inventory Analyst

Posted Jan 11, 2023
Job ID: JJJP00014202
40 hrs/week
11 months
Payrate range

Inventory Analyst 

Location: Pinewood - Hybrid (2 or 3 days based on site)

Duration: 11 months

Hours: 40

Imagine your next project working as an Inventory Analyst for one of the leading Pharmaceutical companies in the world. Working across the EMEA, with global stakeholders and leadership. 

roles and responsibilities

Responsible for Inventory governance within EMEA Vision, communication of regional inventory targets set by leadership team and working with key business stakeholders to monitor, achieve & drive process improvements. This will involve: 

  • Set and review inventory entitlement parameters executes processes to identify best business segmentation business strategies/methods by setting up the supply chain in different ways (e.g. varying lead times, altering safety stock, etc.) in order to improve efficiency.

  • Manage and proactively communicate supply status and critical supply chain metrics. Perform ad-hoc 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. 

  • Set up and lead SLOB management community of practice across affiliate teams.

  • Represent Regional inventory initiatives & assist in the delivery of Global and Regional Inventory targets.

  • Drive Target delivery (Finished Goods, Raw Materials, WIP, &SLOB.) Provide inventory management input to guide and assist in decision making process.

  • Ensure appropriate inventory levels utilising entitlement modelling and identify and drive minimization of write-offs.

  •  Align SC & financial reporting and provide commentary where necessary. 

  • Key stakeholder in Global Sales and Operations Planning Process. 

  • Participate and lead Regional Supply Chain initiatives in order drive improvement. 

  • Responsible for timely and correct reporting & acts as a supply chain coordinator to push improvements and drive efficiency. 

  • Be accountable for E2E process related to Kit confectioning performed by 3PL.

  • Partner with Vision Care Customer Service

  • Partner with Vision Quality Team

  • Partner with EMEA Demand Planning Team

  • Partner with Global Planning Team.

  • Engage both with internal & external sources to drive continuous improvement for the organisation and benchmarks.

how to succeed

You will need a Bachelor's degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline. You will also bring:

  • NAPM / APICS Certification

  • Proven experience and background in Inventory Management 

  • Demonstrated capability in building a distinctive customer experience 

  • Strong analytical and project management skills 

  • Highly skilled communicator with demonstrated ability to synthesise large quantities of information and present cogent recommendations.

  • Track record of having led large-scale programs grounded in analytics and requiring E2E trade offs

  • Collaboration - able to build positive relationships internally and externally with customer focus 

  • Advance knowledge of Excel and data mining, ability to translate data into conclusions or actions for improvement, and experience with process improvement or LEAN methods

  • Can work with ERP systems or possess a working knowledge of SAP.


This role offers a very competitive hourly rate. This contract will run for 11 months and has a strong chance of extension. 

you are welcome here

Johnson & Johnson Vision 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 Johnson & Johnson Vision

Johnson & Johnson Vision brings together cutting-edge insights, science, technology and people. We partner with eye care professionals and help more people around the world preserve and restore sight. Our portfolio includes the best selling contact lens brand in the world, ACUVUE®, plus consumer eye health solutions, dry eye treatments, refractive (Lasik) and cataract products. Contribute to the next healthcare breakthrough, create a world connected by SIGHT™ with your next project at Johnson & Johnson Vision. 


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. This role is Inside IR35. 


If you would like some additional information about the role please contact: Tabitha.Crabtree@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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