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Posted: Wednesday, May 3, 2017 6:52 PM


Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc., a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is recruiting for a Senior Demand Planner in Los Angeles, CA.

Johnson Consumer Products Company Division of Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc. develops and markets baby care, wound care and skin care products that address the needs of consumers and health care professionals and incorporate the latest innovations. The portfolio includes heritage brands such as BAND-AID®, LISTERINE® and, JOHNSON'S® Baby, as well as leading skin care brands such as NEUTROGENA®, AVEENO® and CLEAN & CLEAR®.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Drive supply chain activities for assigned product portfolio including demand planning, new product launch planning, inventory planning, and assist supply network planning.
  • Responsible for attaining and driving improvements to Key Performance Indicators, including forecast accuracy (MAPE, bias), inventory entitlement, Slow Moving/Obsolete (SLOB), and customer service (LIFR)
  • Lead/facilitate the Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) process for assigned product portfolio in order to align market and financial requirements with manufacturing capabilities
  • Own the global, long-term supply chain strategy for one or multiple key product portfolios, partnering with Global Strategic Marketing and New Product Management to develop demand scenarios and strategies
  • Collaborate with Manufacturing and/or External Operations on corresponding supply scenarios and strategies. Communicate and escalate concerns to management to ensure an appropriate supply chain strategy is developed
  • Create and utilize in-depth analytical tools to support issue resolution, decision making, and execution oversight
  • Build collaborative relationships with key stakeholders including Marketing, Manufacturing, Finance, External Operations, NPI, R&D, and Quality
  • Support and influence business planning and financial planning processes and leverage lean concepts and Six Sigma tools to develop and effectively implement advanced supply chain solutions, processes, and systems improvements
  • Support and/or lead supply chain/planning projects as needed (e.g. improve supply chain flexibility, reduce costs, etc.)
  • Prepare related presentations for senior management with minimal coaching as required
  • Provide thought leadership and direction to peers through training and coaching

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree is required (preferably in Business, Supply Chain, Engineering, Information Technology, Logistics, or Operations). A Master’s degree or MBA is preferred
  • A minimum of four (4) years Supply Chain and/or Operations experience is required
  • Previous experience within one or all of demand (forecast management), inventory, supply network planning, and/or supply planning is required
  • Experience with MRP, APS, and/or ERP systems is required
  • Proven data analytics / quantitative skills are required
  • Previous people management and/or supervisory experience is preferred
  • Experience in planning, scenario planning, purchasing or materials management is preferred
  • High proficiency and advanced understanding in Microsoft Excel is required
  • Proven track record of challenging the “status-quo”, visualizing potential opportunities and implementing actions to build customer value
  • Project management skills, with the ability to drive change and influence decision-making through multiple levels (Analyst, Manager, Director) of the organization is required
  • Manugistics, JDE, or SAP, Microsoft Access and/or SQL proficiency experience is preferred
  • Six Sigma and/or LEAN Green Belt certification preferred and APICS certification is preferred
May require up to 10% domestic travel

Primary Location
United States-California-Los Angeles
J & J Consumer Inc. (6101)
Job Function
Inventory Planning/Control
Requisition ID

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