Johnson & Johnson Cincinnati , OH 45201
TheEthicon Surgical Care business a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family ofCompanies, is currently recruiting for a/n Labeling Project Lead located inCincinnati, OH.
The Ethicon Surgical Care business offers a broad range of products, platformsand technologiesincluding sutures, surgical staplers, clip appliers, trocarsand synthetic mesh devicesthat are used in a wide variety of minimallyinvasive and open surgical procedures. The Ethicon Surgical Care business combinesproducts and services of two market leading legacy companies, both with longhistories of medical innovation. Ethicon, Inc. based in Somerville, New Jersey,was founded more than 80 years ago as a pioneer in suture development andmanufacturing, helping to transform the safety and electiveness of opensurgery. Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc. was created 20 years ago in Cincinnati,Ohio, developing innovative devices that have driven the revolutionary shiftfrom open to minimally invasive surgery that continues to lead the industrytoday.
The Labeling Project Lead serves as the primary resource accountable forleading projects as assigned and supporting process improvements, assessments,procedure updates and training. As part of the Labeling COE the ProcessSpecialist will be assigned projects with the Medical Device sector.
The Labeling Process Lead servesas the primary resource accountable for leading Process Improvement projectsfor the Labeling COE. The Project Leadis accountable for development, execution, and implementation of projects.
The Labeling Project Lead will:
Apply strong project management, leadership, and problem-solving skills to ensure systems interface to schedule design, approve, and release artwork for all labeling
Partner with other Project Leads to deliver Process Improvement efforts for the Labeling COE. Identify improvements and deliver processes within the business and across the Labeling COE to drive effectiveness and efficiency.
Serve as the primary resource in each business to understand both the external regulatory and compliance environment. Provide the capability to deliver solutions to the changes in these environments.
Provide management with appropriate recommendations as technology emerges after carefully researching logistics and analysis of current business practices for process and/or system improvement.
Manage and prioritize multiple projects for the business.
KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Labeling Project Lead
Proactively identify opportunities to improve/enhance labeling systems and processes.
Plans, develops, executes, and implements, projects and project plans, including objectives and benefits analysis. Leads implementation of new business process solutions and routinely monitors new processes to ensure that project objectives have been met and that all stakeholders are satisfied.
Forms and leads process improvement teams that involve and impact internal and external customers
Aligns activities, goals and objectives with the strategic goals and key priorities identified by the company
Applies Process Excellence tools and methodology in assessment of business processes
Continually improves expertise in process improvement techniques and teaches process improvement techniques to others
Coaches and mentors others in developing new skills and strengthening team relationships
Regularly updates Management staff and team members on project status
Maintains the team's visibility to the New Product Pipeline and Global Regulatory and Compliance requirements.
Effectively communicates to all affiliate sites, plants, other J&J companies and relevant business partner the development of standardized approaches as new technologies will be are introduced.
Develops domestic & international relationships & contacts to improve communications worldwide. Gain alignment from managers and stakeholders regarding process change activities
May supervise or direct co-ops, interns, or contractors.
Work cooperatively with Project Teams, consultants and suppliers.
EDUCATION / DEGREE REQUIRED:
Minimum undergraduate (BS/BA) with 5 + years of business or related experience, required.
Advanced degree preferred
Project Management experience preferred
Minimum of Green Belt certification in Process Excellence preferred
Demonstrated capability to manage projects of small to medium complexity or single complex effort
KEY SKILL / KNOWLEDGEREQUIREMENTS:
Strong communication skills written & verbal
Ability to effectively interact and partner with all levels and disciplines within the organization
Ability to manage multiple projects competing for resources
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Strong Organizational and Prioritization skills
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution Skills
Ability to recognize the relationship between individual projects and the broader implications for the organization
Project Management skills
Proficient with Process Excellence tools and methodology
Able to conduct meetings, conferences, & presentations - domestic & international
Negotiation - dealing with translation suppliers & project teams
Domestic / international legal & regulatory requirements
Domestic & foreign registration requirements
Foreign national laws
Technical writing & / or graphic designing, editing & proofreading & applicable standards
Change management concepts & methods
Johnson & Johnson Family ofCompanies are equal opportunity employers, and all qualified applicants willreceive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion,sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin,protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristicprotected by law.
Ethicon Endo Surgery Inc (6041)