Product Owner, Global Manufacturing Execution Systems (New Consumer Health Company)

J&J Family of Companies Richmond, Virginia
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November 30, 2022
J&J Family of Companies
Richmond, Virginia
Product Owner, Global Manufacturing Execution Systems (New Consumer Health Company) - W


Johnson & Johnson is currently recruiting a Technology Product Owner Global MES to support the Consumer Health Business. The position may be located in EMEA, North America, or LATAM.

Caring for the world, one person at a time has inspired and united the people of Johnson & Johnson for over 125 years. We embrace research and science bringing innovative ideas, products, and services to advance the health and well-being of people.

With $82.1 billion in 2020 sales, Johnson & Johnson is the world's most comprehensive and broadly based manufacturer of health care products, as well as a provider of related services, for the consumer, pharmaceutical, and medical devices markets. Employees of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies work with partners in health care to touch the lives of over a billion people every day, throughout the world.

If you have the talent and desire to touch the world, Johnson & Johnson has the career opportunities to help make it happen. Thriving on a diverse company culture, celebrating the uniqueness of our employees, and committed to inclusion. Proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Johnson & Johnson is the world's most comprehensive and broadly-based healthcare Company, touching the lives of nearly a billion people every day. Our Family of Companies throughout the world compete in consumer, pharmaceutical, and medical devices & diagnostics markets and have the skills and resources to tackle the world's most pressing health issues.

Johnson & Johnson announced plans to separate our Consumer Health business to create a new publicly traded company. The process of the planned separation is anticipated to be completed within 24 months, and it will be subject to legal requirements including consultation with works councils and other employee representative bodies, as required, and other customary conditions and approvals.

It is anticipated that, following the conclusion of the transaction, this position may be conveyed with New Consumer Health. In that case, details of any planned changes would be provided to the successful candidate by New Consumer Health at an appropriate time and would be subject to any necessary consultation processes.

Job Description:

As a pivotal role in the Technology & Data organization, reporting to the Smart Operations Global Platforms Lead, this role will be responsible for setting the vision and strategic objectives for the Global Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) product line. This role will have a deep understanding of manufacturing across our supply chain, own value delivery end-to-end and value realization for MES products, working closely as a strategic partner with technology and business leadership teams. As a leader, this role will develop a culture of value delivery and continuous improvement while ensuring a connected and cohesive global strategy across our MES products.

As a strategic problem solver, technologist, and expert Supply Chain leader in manufacturing operations and digital MES products this role will empower our Supply Chain partners and technology leaders through the delivery of products and platforms that create differentiated digital capabilities and maximize performance, quality, compliance, and transparency of our manufacturing operations.

As a driver of change and innovation, this role will have the unique opportunity to help shape MES investments with technology and business leaders, enable digital transformation of our manufacturing systems, and drive continuous introduction of digital MES products and platforms as a true partner with the business, strengthening our supply chain.

This role will work at the intersection of business vision & strategy, human-centered design, and technical execution to deploy, manage, and modernize a portfolio of connected next-generation MES products & platforms.

This role will also be responsible for supporting large-scale, high-visibility global technology initiatives across the NA, LATAM, EMEA, and ASPAC regions and drive outcomes that matter in our local markets.

  • Define vision, goals, and objective for our Global MES Products and Platforms, co-shaping strategic demand with the business and aligning business and technology strategies to technology delivery
  • Work hand-in-hand as a strategic partner with business teams and drive engagement with third party partners to deploy digital technology products and drive continuous improvements of manufacturing operations through MES
  • Lead continuous improvement across the MES product lifecycle
  • Work across Smart Operations and Supply Chain technology product squads and the business to define and deliver innovative solutions, ensuring a coordinated and cohesive strategy
  • Maximize return on investment from MES by ensuring product teams build the right thing to drive business value in alignment with stakeholder expectations
  • Lead and manage a cross-product roadmap for global MES Products
  • Lead and manage release planning, inform the product backlog, and resolve dependencies and resource collisions
  • Collaborate with leaders across Supply Chain technology and the business to ensure successful launch and continuous improvement across the product lifecycle
  • Define and track metrics to measure value generation from MES products including end-user KPIs, product performance, team health, and product maturity
  • Drive the Quarterly Business Review (QBR) on behalf of the MES product group
  • Work closely with the portfolio manager and the business to continually plan resources and manage financials for Supply Chain technology within the regions

Position Requirements:
  • 7-10 years' experience as a business/technology owner in Supply Chain, Manufacturing or related field with responsibility for P&L and key performance indicators of the organization
  • Ability to be hands on with MES configuration and development of modern MES platforms.
  • Proven Experience and deep understanding of modern process and data integration eco-systems with ERPs, LIMS and SCADA/automation systems.
  • Deep experience in a regulated manufacturing environment within pharma and/or consumer product industry
  • Deep understanding of industry trends and customer needs, ability to create a value proposition for the user and a vision for technology that best support business goals
  • Ability to manage a broad set of internal and external business drivers and financial metrics across the enterprise in order to prioritize technology solutions
  • Experience developing supply chain systems, tools and business solutions
  • Thought leader in developing systems and tools that serve the customer and end-user
  • Product / Digital experience:
  • Experience in underlying conceptual models based on human-centered design principles to deliver a fully-aligned, context-driven experience
  • Foundational skills (at minimum) in data engineering, cybersecurity, intelligent automation and emerging technologies
  • Demonstrated success in leading teams and creating an environment that fosters delivering results through collaboration in cross-functional teams
  • Ability to foster a culture of empowerment and accountability to bring clarity around purpose and vision, eliminate barriers, and push decision making to the lowest appropriate level
  • Bachelors degree in computer science, IT, engineering, or related field
Preferred Requirements/Competencies:
  • Professional certifications preferred but not required: Agile (SAFe, PMI, etc.)
Primary Location Europe/Middle East/Africa-United Kingdom-England-High Wycombe

Other Locations Latin America, North America, Europe/Middle East/Africa

Organization J&J Consumer Services EMAE., Ltd (8675)

Job Function IT Project Management

Req ID: W

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