J&J Family of Companies Senior Manager, Product Line Owner – Foundational Planning Products in Bridgewater, New Jersey

Caring for the world, one person at a time has inspired and united the people of Johnson & Johnson for over 125 years. We embrace research and science -- bringing creative ideas, products and services to advance the health and well-being of people. Employees of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies work with partners in health care to touch the lives of over a billion people every single day.

Supply Chain Business Technology Product Lines (PLs) are responsible for the technological direction across business segments and serve as a critical point of contact for business and JJT. As a product line leader, you will work with Senior JJT and Business Leaders to identify and prioritize solutions for their product line and own the consistent implementation of these solutions across the business. You will exhibit strong influence and real passion for driving the organization towards consistent technology solutions aligned to our overall JJT strategy. You will need to continuously improve throughput of the various product line organization and ensure that value is realized by the business through the JJT solution and capabilities. You will have a strong view of external IT capabilities in the market and how they can be applied to drive business value for J&J.

In this role, you will part of a strong leadership team for Foundational Planning Systems and Solutions Product Line. You will be responsible for developing and articulating the vision, strategy and roadmap for our planning system capabilities for J&J Vision. You will collaborate closely with our business partners to continually improve our end to end planning processes.

The role: Senior Manager, Product Line Owner – Foundational Planning Products:

  • Owns the priorities for Planning products, platforms, applications

  • Responsible for “building the right thing”, realizing product line roadmap, goals & business value

  • Responsible for project oversight of product development initiatives

  • Improves return on investment by identifying and prioritizing the product features by business value

  • Understand the business’s needs and priorities from the product

  • Negotiate with the business to see what items (story points) are built and which are backlogged based on capacity

  • Accountable for the quality of solution of build

  • Overall accountability for Application Life Cycle Management

  • Understands development estimates and how levels of effort impact the priority of requirements

  • Tracks progress of product build in the context of the larger program

  • Reports back to the business on status on the delivery of features, functionality, and applications;

  • Collaborates closely with Technology Service to report the performance of applications

  • Responsible for delivering Beyond plan for applications within the product line

  • Partner with business owner to ensure delivery of the product SLAs

  • Review and approve changes to the Planning applications


To be successful, you will have the following qualifications:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree, ideally in the field of computer science is required

  • 10+ years of technology leadership, Planning and/or ERP systems, and Application Design and Support within a manufacturing company is required, preferably in the healthcare industry

  • Experience in E2E Supply chain processes – e.g, Demand Planning, Supply Planning, Advanced planning capabilities required

  • Experience with implementing large projects ($10MM+) is required

  • Experience in a regulated industry is required

  • Experience working with/managing large, culturally diverse, global teams is required

  • Experience driving business value through information technology is required

  • Ability to successfully lead multiple critical priorities/issues is required

  • Experience in working with multiple partners within a matrix organization is required

  • Ability to coach/grow peers and team members is required

Primary Location

United States-Florida-Jacksonville-

Other Locations

North America-United States-New Jersey-Bridgewater


Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc. (6094)

Job Function

Business Solutions

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