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Johnson & Johnson

Manufacturing Supervisor

Posted Dec 8, 2022
Job ID: JJJP00013874
40 hrs/week
6 months
Starts: Jan 2, 2023
Ends: Jun 30, 2023
Payrate range

Leiden, Netherlands, on-site


Mentor is looking for a senior Manufacturing Supervisor

Mentor Medical Systems BV is known worldwide as a renowned manufacturer and supplier of medical products. The company's headquarters are located in Santa Barbara, California (USA). The Leiden branch develops and produces high-quality products that are used in plastic surgery. Mentor has been part of Johnson & Johnson since January 2009.


The Department

Breast prostheses are produced in the Production Department. In different teams, which are managed by a (Shift) supervisor, we work on a high-quality product in various shifts of 8 hours a day. The start process is automated but the production ends as a labor-intensive and manual process. 


Specific duties and responsibilities

As a Manufacturing Supervisor, you are responsible for directing your Team according to the desired working method, J&J Credo, Safety requirements, GMP regulations, and ISO and quality standards where the realization of the production planning is the objective.

You will make sure that the team functions properly, this includes all conversations with the employees intended by J&J for talent development, diversity, and any correction interviews with the employees.

In addition, the Manufacturing Supervisor is available as a point of contact for the department. If necessary, you also consult with the support departments to get the desired product to the customer as quickly as possible. The  Manufacturing Supervisor has insight into the processes in the department and is able to implement the weekly planning optimally.

The  Manufacturing supervisor will also cooperate with the shift schedule (16/7) with the exception of public holidays.

More specifically:

  • One position is for working in 24/7 shifts,

  • One position is for working in 16/7 shifts



• Motivatingly lead the team;

• Responsible for correct working methods and manufacturing of products according to regulations;

• Realization of production planning and quality objectives (KPI);

• Stimulates and makes an active contribution to improvement initiatives;

• Developing employees.


• Lead production meetings



• Completed HBO education

• At least 4 years of relevant work experience in a production environment

• Leadership skills

• Experience with Lean or improvement projects is a plus

• Cleanroom and GMP experience is a plus

• First aid, experience with working safely is a plus

• Computer skills (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, JDE, and MES)

• Good knowledge of the Dutch and English languages


If you meet our requirements and are interested in hearing more about our  Manufacturing Supervisor role, please do not hesitate to apply through the provided link today and a member of our recruitment team will be in touch!


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 daily. 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 in the Netherlands are working to create an inclusive environment where diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences are valued and each and every one of our people feel 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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