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


Posted May 18, 2023
Job ID: JJJP00015326
Limerick, Hybrid
1 year
37 hrs/week
Payrate range

Supply Chain Manager

Location: Limerick or Dublin (hybrid working)

Duration: 12 months 

Hours: 37

Hourly Pay rate range:  €35 - €40.30 PAYE/ €45 - €50.53 LTD

Imagine your next project where you will have the opportunity to lead the EMEA delivery team for all day-to-day distribution operations. You will be the single point of contract to manage, lead and be accountable for the performance of a minimum of five 3rd party logistic distribution centres for Surgical and Consumer Eye Health Products in the EMEA region.

roles and responsibilities

This role is accountable for the day to day operations within each Distribution Centre (DC) ensuring order are accurately checked in as well as supervising each DC against the agreed weekly performance metrics

This will involve: 

  • Accountable for driving 3PL compliance against established Targets.

  • Measures and owns the distribution metrics across EMEA 3PLs.

  • Leads 3PLs daily operations & & takes corrective action for daily operational problems.

  • Drives efficiency through identifying bottlenecks as well as root causes for operational issues and supports their resolution.

  • Partners cross-functionally with commercial, Plan, Make, customer service, warehouse and transportation teams to resolve/achieve targets.

  • Responsible for providing leadership, mentor and feedback to all internal & external teams regarding all supply chain operational initiatives.

  • Primary Contact point for all distribution process and service issues.

  • Issuance and maintenance of SOPs, Operations manuals related to operational processes across EMEA.

  • Leads new product launches at EMEA 3PLs & internal SAP master data updates.

  • Identify improvement areas and optimise 3PL performance in partnership with JJOS.

  • Drive efficiencies and CIPs. Undertakes optimization to increase efficiency and quality and to reduce costs. Measure CIP progress throughout the year and report monthly progress.

how to succeed

You will have 4 to 5 years experience in supply chain and distribution operations within a highly regulated industry. 

You will also bring:

  • BA in Logistics/Supply Chain/Business required/  Advanced degree like MA and MBA preferred.

  • Strong experience in leading distribution centres and or 3rd party logistics providers.

  • Intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Office is required.

  • Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) APICS - Preferred but not crucial

  • Proven Supply Chain operations in a complex environment.

  • Demonstrated evidence of driving customer experience.

  • Excellent collaborator; strong on partnering, partner management and effective interpersonal skills at all levels within a company

  • Strong analytical, strategic, and project management skills; proven track record in process design

  • Presence and persistence to face off with and be a challenge partner to business leaders throughout regional Deliver

  • Collaboration - able to build strong partnerships internally and externally with customer focus

  • Ability to work well within team structures and provide leadership as required.


This role offers a very competitive hourly rate. This contract will run for a minimum of 12 months with a strong possibility of extending.

you are welcome here

Johnson & Johnson 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, Limited & Umbrella options are available. 

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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