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J&J Family of Companies MedTech, Plan Systems Platform Lead in Raynham, Massachusetts

Janssen Ortho LLC, a member of Johnson & Johnson family of companies, is recruiting for a MedTech, Plan Systems Platform Lead.

Caring for the world, one person at a time has inspired and united the people of Johnson & Johnson for over 130 years. We embrace research and science -- bringing innovative ideas, products and services to advance the health and well-being of people.

With $76.5 billion in 2017 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. There are more than 250 Johnson & Johnson operating companies employing over 125,000 people and with products touching 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.

The Plan Systems Platform Lead supports the Supply Chain Plan organization to improve planning capabilities by driving value realization from existing investments, and by prioritizing and implementing ongoing enhancements for continuous improvement.

The position has a global scope, with responsibilities for all franchises within MedTech Supply Chain that are using the platform assigned to the role.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Partner with MedTech Global Leaders to assess, shape and implement the PLAN maturity strategy for assigned planning processes & systems, ensuring alignment to MedTech PLAN Transformation and other cross-functional programs.

  • Align with global MedTech PLAN teams to identify, rationalize, and prioritize the desired process & systems enhancements to strengthen planning capabilities.

  • Ensure all assigned system solutions are consistently meeting the needs of the MedTech PLAN community, taking action to address break-fix issues while also managing efforts to improve business capabilities via system improvements where applicable.

  • Lead the Change Control Board meetings for the systems within the respective scope to provide progress visibility for enhancement projects.

  • Provide proactive, concise, and pertinent communications to partners, peers and end-users for critical updates related to planning systems. On an ongoing basis, gauge the organizational “pulse” through various means (i.e. dialog, surveys, etc.) in order to better understand external perspectives and opportunities.

  • Collaborate with other supply chain functions (IT, Master Data, Project Deployment, Planning Excellence, etc.) to build working relationships across all teams that improve business performance.

  • Facilitate process management trainings as well as knowledge & experience sharing to strengthen team capabilities.

  • Govern operational stability of legacy processes and tools to ensure appropriate business process execution where applicable.


  • A minimum of a University/Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent is required.

  • Focus degree in Supply Chain, Operations, Engineering is preferred.

  • Minimum eight (8) years of relevant experience is required.

  • Minimum three (3) years of people management experience is required.

  • Experience in a regulated industry is preferred.

  • Experience in system or process change projects is preferred.

  • Knowledge of the planning processes and functions of end-to-end planning processes is required.

  • High-level Microsoft Office Applications knowledge required, proficiency with Microsoft Project & Visio is preferred.

  • Knowledge of planning systems, such as Manugistics, OMP+ and APO is required.

  • Strong communication skill is required.

  • Keeps abreast of emerging trends and best practices within the Advanced Planning area.

  • PMP, FPX, Green Belt or equivalent certifications is preferred.

  • APICS certification (CPIM, CFPIM or CIRM) is preferred.


  • Strong English verbal and written communication skills is required.

  • Travel requirements: variable between 10-25 % of time

    At Johnson & Johnson, we’re on a mission to change the trajectory of health for humanity. That starts by creating the world’s healthiest workforce. Through cutting-edge programs and policies, we empower the physical, mental, emotional and financial health of our employees and the ones they love. As such, candidates offered employment must show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or secure an approved accommodation prior to the commencement of employment to support the well-being of our employees, their families and the communities in which we live and work.

    Johnson & Johnson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

    For more information on how we support the whole health of our employees throughout their wellness, career and life journey, please visit

Primary Location

United States-Puerto Rico-Guaynabo-

Other Locations

North America-United States-New Jersey-Raritan, North America-United States-New Jersey-Bridgewater, North America-United States-Massachusetts-Raynham, North America-United States-New Jersey-Somerville, North America-United States-Pennsylvania-West Chester


Janssen Ortho LLC (2162)

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