Raw Material Planner / Buyer Johnson & Johnson Uppsala Job at Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies – in Uppsala

Job Description

About the Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies

For more than 130 years, diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) have been part of our cultural fabric at Johnson & Johnson and woven into how we do business every day. Our commitment to respect the dignity and diversity of all is embedded in our Credo.

We know that the success of our business depends on having the best talent in a workforce that reflects the diverse markets we serve around the world and an inclusive culture that values different perspectives and life experiences.

That is why we in the Nordics are working to create an inclusive environment where diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experiences are valued and each and every one of our people feel that they belong and can reach their potential. No matter who they are.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Johnson & Johnson means “You Belong”!

Johnson & Johnson is a company committed to doing good for the world. We blend Heart, Science and Ingenuity to profoundly change the trajectory of health for humanity.

The Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies’ purpose is to reach more patients and restore more lives. Having advanced patient care for more than a century, these companies represent an unparalleled breadth of products, services, programs and research and development capabilities in surgical technology, orthopedics, cardiovascular and specialty solutions with an offering directed at delivering clinical and economic value to health care systems worldwide.

Johnson & Johnson– Vision Uppsala

Johnson & Johnson is a company committed to doing good for the world. We blend Heart, Science and Ingenuity to profoundly change the trajectory of health for humanity.

Johnson & Johnson Vision in Uppsala produce the ophthalmic viscoelastic device Healon. We manufacture our products from scratch. A substance is produced from raw materials and is through different steps in production processed to finished products. The whole process takes several days and monitored closely. A variety of quality assurance measures are made continuously. It is important that the product is free from particles, fibers and odor. Improvements to the product and the process are made continuously to lift the organization to a more efficient level and to position ourselves in front of our competitors. At our site in Uppsala, there are many different tasks and employees with different experiences and skills. We are about 120 employees located in Uppsala and 8 400 employees worldwide within Johnson & Johnson Vision.

Raw Material Planner / Buyer Johnson & Johnson Uppsala

The Supply Chain department is responsible for Supply Network Planning, Production Planning, Direct Material Planning & Buying and Distribution activities. The Planner/Buyer Direct Materials is responsible for planning & buying of all direct materials, follow up on deliveries from the suppliers and meeting inventory requirements to support the continuity of production on our site.

Objectives of the Position

Creates purchase orders for all direct materials based on MRP requirements, communicates and follows-up with suppliers to ensure on time in full delivery.

Responsible for setting inventory targets and maintaining inventory levels of direct materials.

Creates monthly forecasts for direct materials, communicates and follows-up with direct material suppliers.

Understands capacity, order quantities and lead times of direct materials suppliers.

Creates yearly budget volumes for direct materials.

Reports reserves list direct materials to Finance on monthly basis.

Manages Master Data, MRP planning parameters and purchase specification information for new and existing direct material codes in SAP.

Manages discontinuation process for phased-out raw materials, prepares disposition reports.

Responsible for KPI reporting incoming supply direct materials.

Communicates and follows-up if direct material incoming supply is at risk impacting ongoing operations.

Understands ongoing (NPI-) projects and impact to direct material planning.

Collaborates and follows up with other functions such as Procurement, Warehouse, and Quality to ensure a smooth incoming material flow.

Collaborates closely with the other planning functions in the Supply Chain department.

Participates in projects when required/applicable.

Issues Purchase Orders via E-marketplace for indirect materials for Supply Chain department.

Acts as back-up within Supply Chain department when required.Adherence to local and global SOPs.


Bachelor or Master’s degree within Supply Chain Management Purchasing/Logistics, Industrial Engineering or similar.

3+ years of work experience in raw material planning & purchasing, preferably in Medical/Pharmaceutical Industry.

Supply chain understanding

Experience with ERP systems (SAP).

Proficiency with Microsoft Office Tools

Fluently in Swedish and English both speaking and writing

What you will need to succeed

We are looking for someone strengthening our team who is analytical, accurate, structured having strong communication skills and service oriented. In this role it is required to work independently, while collaborating closely with others as well. To be successful in this position the ability to multi-task and prioritize are important.


If you are interested in this position, please apply with an updated CV and Cover letter. The selection process will start during the 7-days posting period, please send in your application as soon as possible. We reserve the rights to close the advert earlier. All applicants can expect feedback on the application.

Primary Location



AMO Uppsala AB (8507)

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About Company

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Company Location:  Uppsala

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