2017 Graduate Global Operations Leadership Development Program ( GOLD) At Johnson & Johnson
It’s nearly impossible to get well without Johnson & Johnson (J&J). The diversified health care giant operates in three segments through more than 250 operating companies located in some 60 countries. Its Medical Devices division offers surgical equipment, monitoring devices, orthopedic products, and contact lenses, among other things. J&J’s Pharmaceuticals division makes drugs for an array of ailments, such as neurological conditions, blood disorders, autoimmune diseases, and pain. Top sellers are psoriasis drug Remicade and anemia medication Procrit. Its Consumer segment makes over-the-counter drugs and products for baby, skin, and oral care, as well as first aid and women’s health.
Job Title: 2017 Global Operations Leadership Development Program ( GOLD)
Caring for the world, one person at a time has inspired and united the people of Johnson & Johnson for over 130 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 $70.1 billion in 2015 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 275 Johnson & Johnson operating companies employing approximately 128,000 people in 60 countries throughout the world.
EMEA Global Operations Leadership Development Program (GOLD)
The Global Operations Leadership Development (GOLD) Program offers recent university graduates the opportunity to accelerate their career growth through a structured framework that combines challenging work rotations with classroom and online training over a two and a half year period. The goal of the program is to develop the next generation of leaders for the engineering, operations, and quality disciplines within the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies.
GOLD provides both on-the-job experience and classroom development. We offer an interactive, team environment, where your capabilities and skills will be developed to build a strong cross-functional career foundation.
As a program participant, you will learn about the many ways that Johnson & Johnson companies deliver important solutions for global health care. During job rotations, youll discover the critical role that Supply Chain plays in growing our business.
You may also develop leadership and technical skills in many of the following areas:
- • New Product and Process Development
- • Project Management
- • Supply Chain Management (Planning, Manufacturing, Warehousing and Distribution)
- • Quality and Regulatory Compliance
- • Customer and Logistic Services
- • Product/Process Analysis and Improvement Methodologies (Six Sigma, Lean, and Design Excellence)
- • Collaboration and Teamwork
Upon successful completion of the program, you will assume a full-time position within the Johnson & Johnson Supply Chain Enterprise.
The GOLD Program rotations provide valuable opportunities to become immersed in each position you hold. Over the two and a half year program, the rotations include a combination of some of the following experiences: operations, procurement, quality, planning, customer and logistics services, project and process engineering, facilities engineering and quality technical support. The combination of cross-functional work assignments and action learning projects help to develop the skills and capabilities needed to build your career path toward leadership development. Feedback during the program is provided in the form of evaluations at the midpoint and completion of each rotation. Rotations will be at designated operating companies across the EMEA region (Europe, Middle East and Africa).
We expect to have vacancies in the following countries. Please note that this is a rotational program and you cannot choose your host country.
- • Ireland
- • Italy
- • Switzerland
- • Belgium
The GOLD Program is highly selective, and space is limited. To be considered, candidates must have:
• A Bachelors Degree or Masters Degree in a supply chain or engineering related field
• An interest in exploring multifunctional assignments within Engineering, Operations/ Supply Chain and Quality is required.
• Demonstrated leadership ability
• Geographic flexibility is required
• Candidates with 1 year (minimum) to 2 years (maximum) of cumulative, relevant work experience by December 31, 2016 is preferred
• Co-operational and/or internship experience in a relevant business area, such as: Supply Chain, Operations, Logistics, Engineering, Quality, Data Analytics, Information Systems, or Research & Development
Please note this is for hiring for the GOLD class of 2017, we will be taking applications from now until December 2016 and recruiting will begin in January 2017
Participants need to be on board at the latest July, 2017.
How to Apply