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J&J Family of Companies Direct Materials Team Lead in Boston, Massachusetts

Direct Materials Team Lead - 2406196740W


Johnson & Johnson MedTech is recruiting for a(n) Direct Materials Replenishment Planning Team Lead, located in Warsaw, IN or Raynham, MA.

At Johnson & Johnson, we believe health is everything. Our strength in healthcare innovation empowers us to build a world where complex diseases are prevented, treated, and cured, where treatments are smarter and less invasive, and solutions are personal. Through our expertise in Innovative Medicine and MedTech, we are uniquely positioned to innovate across the full spectrum of healthcare solutions today to deliver the breakthroughs of tomorrow, and profoundly impact health for humanity. Learn more at

The Direct Materials Team Lead for Warsaw & Raynham will handle activities as they pertain to direct materials planning and will work with MRP planners to build a plan that enable site production plan success.


  • MRP planning process capability and standardization

  • Develop, mentor, and guide team of raw material planners, optimizing overall group efficiency and business impact

  • Connects with production planning to ensure flawless flow of information and fully integrated approach to delivering goals & objectives– customer service, inventory, and cost

  • Partner with SOURCE to drive supplier performance and reliability improvement

  • Leads team to handle short & long-term constraints; partners with all customers to mitigate impact or brings up to central planning team to evaluate E2E impact

  • Identify risks and opportunities to the S&OP process; lead and champion S&OP forums as applicable

  • Develops and handles regional programs to deliver continuous improvement in key performance indicators

  • Communicate business related issues or opportunities to next management level

  • Ensure that subordinates follow all Company guidelines related to Health, Safety and Environmental practices and that all resources needed to do so are available and in good condition, if applicable

  • Ensure personal and Company compliance with all Federal, State, local and Company regulations, policies, and procedure



  • A minimum of a University Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent is, preferred in Supply Chain.



  • At least 5 years Supply Chain experience

  • Experience with ERP (SAP/APO/SNP) & Advanced Planning Systems (OMP) or equivalent

  • Ability to develop, coach and lead a team of planners in the execution, strategies and realization of departmental and company goals


  • Green Belt Six Sigma Certifications & Supply Chain Certification (APICS/ IBF)

  • People leadership

  • Ability to mentor & develop accountable, diverse and global leaders who inspire and motivate others

  • Ability to build positive relationships in order to lead teams across the business/ virtual teams where required

  • Ability to communicate clearly, making the complex clear and compelling to all levels of the organization in both written & oral forms

  • Ability to drive & apply continuous process improvement tools to large and sophisticated projects

  • Demonstrates strong decision-making ability in a multiple scenario environment


  • International and domestic travel up to 10%

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.

Primary Location NA-US-Indiana-Warsaw

Other Locations NA-US-Massachusetts

Organization DePuy Synthes Products, Inc (6149)

Travel Yes, 10 % of the Time

Job Function Inventory Management

Req ID: 2406196740W