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Sr. External Manufacturing Supply Chain Planning Analyst

J&J Family of Companies Irvine, CA
  • Posted: October 07, 2019
  • Full-Time

Biosense Webster, Inc., a member of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies, is currently recruiting for a Sr. EM Supply Chain Planning Analyst!

Atrial fibrillation (AFIB) is a quivering or irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia) that can lead to blood clots, stroke, heart failure and other heart-related complications. 20 million people around the world suffer from AFIB each year. Biosense Webster, Inc. is the global leader in the science of diagnosing and treating heart rhythm disorders. The company established its leadership in electrophysiology with the development of the first real-time, 3D cardiac mapping and navigation technology, as well as the first electrophysiology catheter. The introduction of the company's CARTO 3 System in 2009 revolutionized 3D mapping technology by increasing the accuracy, speed, and efficiency of the cardiac ablation procedure.

The EM Senior Analyst will lead the BWI supply planning and scheduling processes. This person will enable attainment of target service levels (as defined by the Operating Companies and Sector Planning organizations) while achieving target inventory objectives. The Sr. Analyst will prepare supply plans and production schedules for external partners and efficiently convert global demand requirements into an attainable supply plan for products manufactured by external partners. They will also create the monthly S&OP package for the key partners and lead the supply S&OP meetings.

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following:

+ Responsibility over the following areas: capacity planning, S&OP, production scheduling, inventory management, distribution, transportation, new product launch management and external partner order fulfillment.
+ Support the design, development and institutionalization of a best-in-class global S&OP process with key external business partners for BWI's business.
+ Collaborate with BWI Plan organization to formally receive WW demand plans; conducts formal planning process with external partners to rationalize supply and demand, taking into account capacity and inventory.
+ Support the process to integrate new, externally manufactured products into the S&OP process. This includes conducting scenario-based supply analyses to evaluate launch options, supply events recovery projections and develop contingency plans with our external partners.
+ Support best practices in external partner supply planning, including master scheduling, detailed scheduling, capacity planning and distribution planning.
+ Complete complex spreadsheet analysis during issue resolution or scenario planning is required. This includes the ability to utilize the planning systems to capture the key data needed to drive business decisions.
+ Support BWI PLAN and External Operations to achieve world-class Customer Service, as well as inventory optimization efforts.
+ Reporting and understanding Service Levels and inventory results; and necessary actions to drive expected outcome. Additional responsibilities as assigned by Management.
+ Establish and maintain effective communication and collaboration with Internal and External stakeholders (PLAN, QA, External Operations, CLS, and Suppliers) to drive cross-functional alignment and support to deliver expected Customer Service levels.
+ A minimum of a Bachelor's degree
is required, preferably in Business, Supply Chain, Engineering, Logistics,
or Operations.
+ Must possess a minimum of 4 years
of related experience in supply chain management, production planning,
and/or materials management.
+ The ability to work in a complex
matrix manner across Medical Devices and a worldwide network of external
partners is a key requirement.
+ Strong analytical skills are
+ Advanced knowledge of Microsoft
Excel (i.e. Pivot tables and v-lookups) is required.
+ In depth knowledge of
manufacturing control systems is required, preferably JDE / Manugistics /
+ APICS certification is preferred
(candidate will be expected to certify once hired, if he/she is not
already certified).
+ Ability to communicate clearly
and concisely across all levels of the company and across the global
supply chain is required.
+ The ability to influence others
in a matrix environment is required.
+ Experience and/or certification
in Lean or Six Sigma processes are preferred.
+ The ability to lead with minimal
supervision and to work independently with a strong sense of urgency is
+ This position may require up to
10% travel.
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-California-Irvine-
Biosense Webster Inc. (6010)
Job Function
Inventory Planning/Control
Requisition ID

J&J Family of Companies


Irvine, CA
92604 USA

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