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J&J Family of Companies Distribution Supervisor (Split Shift) in Bridgewater, Massachusetts

DePuy Synthes Sales, Inc., a member of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies, is recruiting for a Distribution Supervisor (Split Shift)!

DePuy Synthes, part of the Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies, provides one of the most comprehensive orthopedics portfolios in the world. DePuy Synthes solutions, in specialties including joint reconstruction, trauma, craniomaxillofacial, spinal surgery and sports medicine, are designed to advance patient care while delivering clinical and economic value to health care systems worldwide. For more information, visit

Johnson & Johnson Deliver Group is part of Johnson & Johnson’s global Supply Chain organization supporting operations across all of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies. Deliver strives to deliver an exceptional customer experience through leading critical customer-facing-functions such as customer service, distribution and transportation. In addition, Deliver oversees critical business enablers, including how we gather and manage supply chain master data, safe and secure supply chain practices, product identification standards, and market/channel access capabilities. It supports all three sectors of Johnson & Johnson: Medical Devices (including Vision), Pharmaceutical, and Consumer Products. Located in every region of the world where Johnson & Johnson operates, Deliver is a critical component of our supply chain, working collaboratively to ensure that quality, safety and the experience of our customers is our top priority.

As our Distribution Supervisor, you are responsible for providing leadership to team members and the Bridgewater Distribution Center in support of achieving the goals and objectives of the 24-hour, global distribution center, which supports multiple operating company franchises and their service level agreements. You manage people, time, and tasks according to safety, quality and environmental compliance, operational budget, and operational calendar. Your role also is responsible for driving continuous improvement in productivity and quality, as well as supporting Lean and Process Excellence projects.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assign shift work and ensure smooth shift overlap and transition.

  • Balance operational priorities across end-to-end process and cross-franchise view from replenishment to shipment.

  • Oversight of housekeeping, safety and quality.

  • Complete analysis for effective labor management.

  • Provide guidance, direction, development planning, and performance feedback on a regular basis to all team members, in accordance with J&J's Career Management Process, to ensure effective and productive work teams.

  • Proactively assess performance of assigned area, identify failures and root causes, and make improvements.

  • Participate in and lead programs to ensure efficient and cost-effective operation and utilization of the facility.

  • Lead and or participate in departmental/divisional projects as assigned.

  • Regularly communicate in all directions to keep associates, peers, and Management informed of project status, process changes, and opportunities.

  • Resolve conflicts in a constructive way by addressing all parties' needs, eventually bringing about a conclusive outcome.



  • Minimum Associates or other 2-year degree (e.g., Vocational/Trade School degree) required; Bachelor’s degree or focused degree in Logistics, Business, or related field preferred

Experience and Skills:


  • Minimum 6 years of relevant work experience

  • Experience in Distribution, Operations, Supply Chain, or Logistics

  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills


  • Proven people development and/or supervisory experience

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with proven ability to effectively lead, resolve conflicts, and influence change

  • Work experience within a GMP, GXP, or other highly regulated environment

  • Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) knowledge; familiarity with multiple systems (e.g., MARC, PPG, JDE, PRMS/AS400, or SAP) is helpful

  • Process Excellence and/or Lean experience

  • Project management experience, FPX/PMP training, or certification

  • Knowledge of SOX requirements

  • Healthcare or Medical Device industry experience


  • Requires ability to work Split Shift (12:00am – 8:30pm) and the flexibility to provide coverage on weekends, after/before hours, and/or holiday work as needed

Are you interested in joining our global organization? Apply today!

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

United States-Massachusetts-Bridgewater-50 Scotland Blvd.


DePuy Synthes Sales, Inc. (6032)

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