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

Sourcing Manager

Posted Jul 21, 2022
Job ID: JJJP00011754
40 hrs/week
4 months
Payrate range
Application Deadline: Aug 16, 2022 12:00 AM

Johnson & Johnson Worksense (via Randstad Sourceright) is responsible for finding, engaging and contracting talent for the Johnson & Johnson contingent workforce


Currently we are looking for a Procurement Sourcing Manager, Enterprise Primary Rigid Packaging Category  for 1 year, with possible extension. to be located in Zug, Switzerland. 

J&J’s Enterprise Packaging Category is a complex global category supplied by 800 active suppliers with annual spend $1.5B USD. 

The spend is in four broad clusters: 

1) Primary Rigid Packaging 

2) Flexible Packaging 

3) Secondary/Paper Packaging 

4) Fiber Non-woven. The category delivers value through spend performance (reliability, cost, compliance, sustainability, innovation).


The purpose of this position is to manage specific sub-categories in the EMEA Primary Rigid Packaging portfolio for Consumer, with approximate spend of $30-50 MM. 

This responsibility includes the need for strong engagement with internal stakeholders and robust connection with our key external partners.


Main Tasks:

  • Translate global sourcing strategies and develop implementation plans for specific Primary Packaging sub-categories in EMEA for Consumer portfolio that will effectively meet the long-range requirements of the business partners and deliver the maximum value for J&J.
  • Provide direction on the improvement of material and supplier complexity
  • Interface directly with supplier leadership to assure alignment of JNJ?s objectives are met, including quality, reliability, innovation and cost.
  • Understands operational and technical considerations. Identifies business demand requirements and partners with Business Engagement Leads to deliver annual value improvements and drives competitive advantage
  • Deliver on financial, service, reliability, quality, innovation, and growth commitments
  • Build and maintain relationships throughout JNJ that results in dynamic interactive dialogue on a broad range of perspectives and information critical to the development of optimal approaches and solutions
  • Develop deep supplier relationships with strategic suppliers to include data review and analysis, performance management and development and improvement of end to end value, and bring innovation to the business
  • Systematically and efficiently manage contract creation, approval, administration and compliance to maximize financial and operational performance and minimize risk
  • Identify, develop and direct the implementation subcategory strategies, based on deep subject matter expertise and an understanding of industry/market dynamics
  • Escalate issues / inevitable risks that may impact the Global Procurement organization and/or the Supply Chain.


Required Qualifications

  • University or Equivalent
  • Preferred Area of Study: Business, Engineering, Science 
  • Required Years of Related Experience: ?6 years 
  • Preferred Related Industry Experience: FMCG, Consumer related, Healthcare & Life Sciences, Retail, Commodities 


Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated skills in Strategic Procurement, Sourcing, Category and Supplier Management, preferably in the Supply Chain Environment
  • Experience having worked frequently / daily with technical, supply chain and other functional partners. 
  • Strong business and finance acumen, deep understanding of managing for impact in complex matrix environment
  • Proven ability to lead, influence, partner on & shape projects with / without direct team / authority; 
  • Ability to engage, interact and negotiate value enhancing relationships with suppliers 
  • Experience in complex stakeholder environment; rich influencing skills; understands complexities of regulated industries


If you are interested in hearing more about our Procurement Sourcing Manager, please do not hesitate to apply through the provided link today and a member of our recruitment team will be in touch!


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