Specialist 4 - Quality - Research and Development (contract)
Princeton, New Jersey, United States

Job Summary

Occupation Science and Research
Specialty Research and Development
Location Hopewell, New Jersey, United States
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 1/11/24
Johnson & Johnson
Title: Specialist 4 - Quality - Research and Development
Location: Titusville, NJ
Duration: 9 Months
Benefits on offer for this contract position: Health Insurance, Life insurance, 401K and Voluntary Benefits
Please note that this is a contract role providing services to Johnson & Johnson through external staffing partners of Kelly OCG. If you are selected for this role, you will be employed by a contract staffing supplier and will not be an employee of Johnson & Johnson

The Supply Chain Development (SCD) team is responsible and accountable for developing and implementing an efficient, robust and compliant end to end supply chain for new products, ensuring successful global market launches by coordinating key functional group activities. The SCD team provides representation of the end-to-end supply function on new product value chain teams being led by the Value Chain Leader and provides JSC representation on the Global / Regional Commercial Teams, Integrated Brand Value Teams, and Local JSC Launch Teams. As a Supply Chain Development Manager, your role is to support SCD Leaders (SCDLs) in executing specific Final Project Objectives (FPOs) and key deliverables. This includes primarily managing ERP system and SKU setup, overseeing packaging and mock-up development, and conducting distribution storage and Transportation and Logistics risk assessments. You will lead or coordinate cross-functional Company Supply Chain teams to ensure the timely completion of SCD key deliverables across New Product Introduction (NPI) programs.


Collaborate with Finance, Data Operations, NPI IT and global planning to develop and execute Master Data structure and plan as per financial and system flow
Act as the SCDL Super user in proposal and 1st request submission for in FG SKU creation in ERP systems
Lead the E2E distribution assessment team from lane related data collect, project kick-off to the completion of assessment
Coordinate lane readiness assessment and verification activities in collaboration with Transportation and Logistics and Tech Op teams
Develop and track packaging mock-up development plan to support regulatory filing
Continuously improve and standardize SCD processes and templates leveraging cross NPI program experiences to ensure consistent execution;
Develop and improve SCD specialist project intake, reporting and communication process Attend SCD Community of practice and other forums to learn and share best practices


Minimum Education: BachelorÆs Degree, Master's Degree Preferred
Required Years of Related Experience: 6 years Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: (Include any required computer skills, certifications, licenses, languages, etc.)
Minimum of two years supply chain pharmaceutical experience, preferably including planning and deliver.
Strong project management skills and experience with PM tools
Ability and desire to learn and adapt quickly
Ability to lead global cross-functional teams.
Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills
Knowledge of pharma regulatory/compliance guidelines.
Excellent analytical skills and a process-oriented mindset. Shows attention to detail without losing the high-level view.
Pharmaceutical New Product Development experience is preferred.
ERP knowledge and practical application is preferred.
Distribution and Transportation and Logistics knowledge is preferred
Excellent English verbal and written communication skills, including presentation skills, is required.
Pharmaceutical supply chain
Preferred Knowledge, APICS, Process Excellence, or PMP/FPX certification helpful.

Travel: yes, domestic, 10%