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Johnson & Johnson

Manufacturing Supervisor

Posted Jan 30, 2023
Job ID: JJJP00014382
40 hrs/week
6 months
Starts: Mar 1, 2023
Ends: Aug 31, 2023
Payrate range

Location: Leiden 

Duration: 6 months’ first contract then Johnson & Johnson contract

Hours: a hybrid way of working 40h

Imagine your next role as Manufacturing Supervisor. We are looking for a quality-driven engineer with proven experience as Manufacturing Supervisor. 

roles 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

how to succeed

The ideal candidate will be:

• Responsible for motivating & leading 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 language in words and writing.


This role offers a very competitive hourly rate, a hybrid way of working & a supportive working environment. This contract will run initially for one year.

you are welcome here

Janssen is an innovative pharmaceutical company: we work every day on the frontline of health innovation. We can only meet this challenge because of our talented employees. Working at Janssen means that you get every opportunity to optimally develop your career.

about Mentor

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

The Department:

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

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. 


If you would like some additional information about the role please contact:

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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