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Platform SME, Needles Technologies

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Raritan
Posted on: July 1, 2024

Job Description:

ETHICON, Inc., a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is recruiting for a Platform SME Needles Technologies. This role is primarily based in Raritan, NJ with consideration for S----o Jos---- dos Campos, Brazil, Norderstedt, Germany, Cornelia, GA, or San Angelo, TX. Are you passionate about identification of manufacturing technologies and implementing them for innovative manufacturing processes? This will interest you! 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 This role will accountable for identification and governance of technologies related to suture needles' manufacturing. Leading the equipment and technology aspects of the worldwide needles' platform in collaboration with process owner and serving as a key domain expert within the multiple Technology Platforms. By collaborating with key partners and other technical leaders to ensure the latest technologies are identified, tested and implemented within the needles manufacturing space. A balance of technical expertise and supply chain knowledge is required to coordinate and translate business requirements to technical solutions. Reporting to the Director of GTO WCH Technology, Strategy, and Innovation, the incumbent will partner with many other technical platform owners and engage within the team to drive innovation within the Wound Closure manufacturing sites. The role can be based in any of the Ethicon WCH manufacturing sites, where needle manufacturing exists, or at Raritan, NJ. Up to 25% of domestic and international travel may be required. Under limited supervision and in accordance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws/regulations and Corporate Johnson & Johnson, procedures and guidelines, this position will: Key Focus Areas: --- Manage programs and lead governance of the platform project portfolio and communication of priorities and updates within the Needles technical area. --- Assist in areas such as problem identification, root cause analysis, project management, financial analysis, project development, and efficiency or productivity improvement. --- Collaborate with other experts for the identification of new technology solutions and collaborate with external partners and vendors to further develop these technologies. --- Work with technical experts and leaders from different sites and functions through leadership of projects and initiatives geared towards achieving process improvements, cost reductions, and quality enhancements. --- Supports the introduction of new manufacturing processes or equipment. --- Ensure global alignment to outstanding technology and process engineering practices across manufacturing sites. --- Collaborate with Value Stream Leaders, Product Management, Manufacturing Site Engineering, R&D, and other relevant functions to drive E2E initiatives in this technical area. General Responsibilities: --- Drive highly complex end-to-end projects and/or programs ensuring all standards and business needs are met. --- Champion the development and implementation of ground-breaking innovation as well as other major technology improvements over the strategic horizon. --- Develop imaginative strategies for the efficient completion of projects. --- Set engineering standards and direction for the applicable technical area and is recognized as the source for guidance in the field. --- Technical support to manufacturing sites for sophisticated process and equipment issues, where higher level of technical expertise is required. --- Sustain the platform governance to drive alignment between sites and functions in order to enable identification of key programs and outstanding solutions in technology and engineering practices --- Develop short and long-term strategic plans for the technology platform and ensure consistency to plan. --- Lead the evaluation and selection of best-in-class equipment and process technologies, and collaborates with global teams to ensure alignment across sites. --- Cultivate external partnerships and forge internal collaboration across all levels of the Enterprise.

Keywords: Disability Solutions, New Brunswick , Platform SME, Needles Technologies, IT / Software / Systems , Raritan, New Jersey

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