Process Excellence Engineer // Johnson & Johnson in Neuchâtel

Andrea Oliveira, Randstad Inhouse Services Johnson&Johnson Neuchâtel Campus
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Neuchâtel, Neuenburg
Life Sciences
Andrea Oliveira, Randstad Inhouse Services Johnson&Johnson Neuchâtel Campus
032 934 90 38


Caring for the world … one person at a time inspires and unites the people of Johnson & Johnson. This culture of caring is the focus of our corporate philosophy, that is anchored in the internationally applicable Credo. 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. We have more than 260 operating companies in more than 60 countries employing approximately 134,000 people. Our worldwide headquarters is in New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA.

The Process Excellence Engineer is responsible for implementing key business improvement initiatives for manufacturing lines. He/She defines opportunities, analyzes data, designs manufacturing line flows, and improves business processes. Improvement initiatives are led by enlisting and influencing cross-functional teams that deliver tangible business results through the application of Lean and Six Sigma principles, methodologies and tools. Utilizing business, leadership and technical skills, the Process Excellence Engineer will both execute projects and mentor all groups (associate to management) at the site, developing a continuous improvement culture.

Main Responsibilities :

  • Responsible for developing a strategy and executing a plan to deliver process performance improvements related to Quality, Delivery, and Cost of a manufacturing line or business unit within a plant
  • Manages project portfolio activities such as prioritization, resource allocation, performance measurement, and change management plans
  • Support the process for New Ideas pipeline, to deliver sustainable cost savings
  • Develops strategy and execution plan to improve flow of products from suppliers to distribution centers for a value stream
  • Leverages process knowledge to identify opportunities / solutions to improve throughput capacity by reducing impact of constraints
  • Is responsible for driving associates' engagement and for developing Lean and Six Sigma capabilities through coaching and mentoring at various level (associate to professionals) within the site
  • Sustains business improvement results through the application of Lean, Six Sigma, JJPS business standards and other continuous improvement methodologies
  • Facilitates PEx trainings, certifications, business case definitions, and results presentations; as required
  • Follows and observes all regulatory requirements (GMP's, ISO, FDA, internal policies, …) applicable to area of responsibility
  • Complies with J&J safety requirements and safe working conditions and practices in the department
  • Responsible for communicating business related issues or opportunities to next management level
  • For those who supervise or manage a staff, responsible for ensuring that subordinates follow all Company guidelines related to Health, Safety and Environmental practices and that all resources needed to do so are available and in good condition, if applicable
  • Responsible for ensuring personal and Company compliance with all Federal, State, local and Company regulations, policies, and procedures
  • Performs other duties assigned as needed


Who we are looking for :

  • A minimum of a Bachelor's degree is preferred in an Engineering or Science discipline
  • 1-3 years overall business experience
  • Experience in Manufacturing is preferred
  • Experience should include Six Sigma and Lean methodologies, Project Management and strong cross-functional business experience
  • Experience in requesting and translating customer needs is preferred
  • Demonstrates expertise in understanding organizational dynamics, priorities, and objectives of the different groups and recognizes the interdependencies of all parameters (production and non-production)
  • Demonstrates the ability to work cross-functionally and optimize resources to meet / exceed production performance on quality, cost, delivery, and budget for a large segment of a manufacturing operation
  • Demonstrates ability to lead plant level improvement projects including Operational Excellence and cost reduction initiatives

This role based in Neuchâtel, Switzerland will initially be limited to approx. 6 months. If you are interested in working for a global leading health care company in a challenging role, then send us your application in English or French today. Or give us a call if you have any questions!