Emerging Capabilities Technology Support Specialist

Johnson & Johnson Services Inc., a member of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies, is recruiting for an Emerging Capabilities Technology Support Specialist. The main location for this position is Bridgewater, NJ but there will be flexibility within other locations in the United States and EMEA regions.
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 innovative 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 day, throughout the world. With $71.9 billion in 2016 sales, Johnson & Johnson is the world's most comprehensive and broadly-based manufacturer of health care products, as well as a provider of related services, for the consumer, pharmaceutical, and medical devices markets. There are more than 265 Johnson & Johnson operating companies employing approximately 126,500 people and with products touching the lives of over a billion people every day, throughout the world. If you have the talent and desire to touch the world, Johnson & Johnson has the career opportunities to help make it happen.
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As the Emerging Capabilities Technology Support Specialist, you will:• Support the prototyping of projects that assist in the maturing of future technology applications to support the continued development of new or enhancement of existing business capabilities for the Supply Chain. This will be enabled by participating in teams leveraging test & learn concepts to trial and demonstrate these new and breakthrough technologies while partnering with business, Manufacturing Engineering Science & Technology (MET) and Information Technology organizations to establish the overall business benefit that can be achieved. • Partner as part of Emerging Technology team with internal and external functions to develop test and learn frameworks to pilot these new technologies and solutions. This will result in a Technology Readiness Level (TRL) pipeline of technologies that services current and future capabilities. • Participate in the development of the new technologies Supply Chain Systems & Solutions (SCSS) strategy, and develop technology roadmaps, in collaboration with internal and external partners and industry bodies.• Leverage internal development capabilities such as the J4 labs and other test/incubation environments to ensure that emerging technologies can be tested and verified for their applicability without impacting the overall business.• Support the new technology diagnostic processes in partnership with other teams to verify the applicability of existing ready now technologies or identification new technologies to derive business value. • Support the testing and validation of new technologies and tools into the group and will determine the most appropriate frameworks to create and roll out those new modalities across the supply chain in the future. • Participate in designated projects and programs within the overall systems and new technology readiness program as appropriate – supporting testing and validating concepts to transition from incubation to scale to deployment - ensuring the needs of the Supply Chain are addressed and included as part of development and deployment process.
• A minimum of a bachelor’s degree is required, preferably in Science, Information Technology, Engineering or Physical Science. Master’s or higher degree is preferred. Six Sigma/Lean certification preferred.• At least six (6) years of related experience is required, preferably supporting Technology or Engineering projects. • Experience in the Healthcare, Consumer Goods or Electronics industry is preferred. • Proven experience in new technology introduction and new modalities is preferred.• Functional knowledge and experience in systems within Medical Device, Pharmaceuticals or other healthcare regulated sectors is preferred. • Working knowledge of Good Practices (GxP) and Sox requirements and regulations (including document management) are preferred.• Previous experience working within a support organization with a knowledge of functional and matrix areas is required.• Showing initiative in innovative approaches to challenges in a fast-paced, changing global environment is required. • Must have strong collaboration and influencing skills to partner effectively at all levels and across multiple groups is required. • Change management and project management skills, as well as business acumen and financial background are preferred.• Strong leadership, organization and prioritization, relationship development, conflict resolution, and team building skills, with the ability to build partnerships and collaborate both internally and externally is required.• The main location for this position is Bridgewater, NJ but there will be flexibility within other locations in the United States and EMEA regions. This position requires up to forty percent (40%) of domestic and international travel.
Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies are equal opportunity employers, and all qualified applicants will receive 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 characteristic protected by law.
Primary Location
United States-New Jersey-Bridgewater
Other Locations
North America-United States, Europe/Middle East/Africa
Johnson & Johnson Services Inc. (6090)
Job Function
Engineering (Generalist)
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