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Johnson & Johnson

Production Manager

Posted May 4, 2023
Job ID: JJJP00015191
40 hrs/week
6 months
Starts: Jun 1, 2023
Ends: Nov 30, 2023
Payrate range

Location: Leiden 

Duration: 6 months contract, a possibility for a direct Johnson & Johnson contract afterward

Hours: 40h 

On-site job

Shifts during evenings & weekends            

Imagine your next role as a Production Manager to be 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.

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. 


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, you are 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. You have an insight into the processes in the department and can implement the weekly planning optimally.

You will also cooperate with the shift schedule (16/7) except for public holidays.

More specifically:

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

  • One position is for working in 16/7 shifts

Key tasks: 

  • Motivating 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.

  • EHS

  • Lead production meetings

how to succeed

The ideal candidate will have:

  • 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 and experience with working safely is a plus

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

  • Good knowledge of the Dutch and English language in word and writing.


This role offers a very competitive hourly rate & a supportive working environment. This contract will run initially for 12 months.

you are welcome here

Mentor is 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.

about Mentor 

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.

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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