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Johnson & Johnson

Senior Manufacturing Supervisor

Posted Jan 4, 2023
Job ID: JJJP00014124
6 months
(Feb 1, 2023 - Jul 31, 2023)
40 hrs/week
Payrate range

Duration: 6 months’ first contract with a possible after the first contract for direct contract with Johnson & Johnson

Hours: 40h full on-site

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

roles and responsibilities

  • Supervises manufacturing operations and works to meet production goals. 

  • Establishes personnel schedules and product lines based on business needs. 

  • Provides input to production flow and identifies potential manufacturing issues. 

  • Tracks production orders and schedules. 

  • Compiles and submits data for production and operating reports. 

  • Schedules and/or trains staff in the areas of safety and quality when required. 

  • Reviews work to ensure compliance with the standards. 

  • Recommends changes to standard operational and working practices. 

  • Monitors employees and observes to ensure understanding and compliance. 

  • Provides input to the operational budget. 

  • Manages costs to improve business' financial results. 

  • Administers equipment maintenance and repair. 

  • Maintains records and notifies management of reoccurring issues that may require equipment replacement. 

  • Facilitates departmental communications.

how to succeed

The ideal candidate will be:

  • Able to see continuous improvements in (work) processes and communicate these to line engineers.

  • Open to change, and innovation and knows how to actively and effectively translate this into the shop floor

  • Quality-driven and knows how to set the right priorities based on the targets set. 

  • Strong in building productive relationships with all different departments and layers within the Leiden site and within the J&J network. 

  • Open to receiving/giving transparent and constructive feedback, and learn from mistakes, and takes the initiative to improve his own work and to realize personal development goals.

  • Able to make well-founded decisions within set frameworks

  • Investigates the cause of problems and make good use of the data. Identifies ideas and actions that focus on structural solutions

  • Able to manage substantive teams within the department.

You will also bring:

  • Detailed Knowledge of the manufacturing process knowledge

  • People leadership and talent development proved to experience

  • Strategic thinking: create targets and development plans to meet business needs

  • Analytical skills, interpretation of facts, observations, and signals to avoid roadblocks

  • Six sigma and process excellence tools/methodologies

  • CGMP requirements knowledge

  • Experience with EHS&S Standards

  • VCA certification 


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 Janssen Biologics

Janssen is the Pharmaceutical Company of Johnson & Johnson - the world's most comprehensive and broadly-based healthcare Company. At Janssen, we bring together top scientists and researchers to pursue the most promising science and drive collaboration to create visionary medicines and healthcare solutions covering five priority therapeutic areas - Cardiovascular & Metabolism, Immunology, Infectious Diseases & Vaccines, Neuroscience, and Oncology. Contribute to the next pharmaceutical breakthrough with your next project at Janssen.

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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