Product Line Owner ( PLO ), OneMD Value Chain Management

Johnson & Johnson   •  

Bridgewater, NJ

Industry: Biotech/Pharma


8 - 10 years

Posted 269 days ago

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  • Sets a clear vision for the product and is responsible for multi-generation product strategy
  • Maximizes ROI by identifying and prioritizing the product features by business value
  • Accountable for the TCO (margin) of the product line and driving increased leverage of the products across various business groups including cross-sector leverage
  • Business Product/Process Owner IT interface and primary IT interface with the business for specific capabilities
  • Understand the business’s needs and priorities from the product and understands economic models to manage prioritization and applies systems thinking
  • Negotiate with the business to see what items (user stories) are built and which are backlogged based on capacity
  • Accountable for the development work getting done in the correct order of importance
  • Accountable for the reliability and the performance of the products in the product line in production.
  • Business requirements analysis and development of acceptance criteria
  • Understands development estimates and how levels of effort impact the priority of requirements while providing program oversight
  • Tracks progress of product development in the context of the larger program (scrum master owns day to day burn down charts)
  • Reports back to the business on status on the delivery of features, functionality, and applications – includes business/stakeholders in product reviews to gain direct feedback
  • Has a combination of global and regional accountability depending on product line scope


  • Must have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent and a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience (what kind of experience?)
  • Experience working in a global environment and managing teams across multiple countries
  • Has deep understanding of business value and IT capabilities, and able to relate priorities to associated technology investments.
  • Knowledge of IT trends (e.g., internet of things, big data)
  • Expertise driving adoption of IT to improve business and supply chain operations Demonstrated ability to apply IT in solving business problems
  • Able to drive business process improvements
  • Able to synthesize leadership and stakeholder inputs into product decisions for team
  • Able to create context around key business drivers and strategic plan, able to present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language.
  • Ability to drive “digitization” of major business operation
  • Experience working in a Shared Services IT Operating model where development and support services are provided by shared services organizations that support multiple functional and organizational units
  • Key competencies: Knowledge of business (Supply Chain and/or Healthcare business), Tech-based innovation (Technology Trends, IT Product Expertise), Business & data analytics (Data Management, Data Driven Insights), IT planning & portfolio management (Planning, Program / Project Management)
  • APICS certification
  • Experience in lean, Six Sigma, Kaizen, business process mapping and leaning
  • Experience in advanced supply chain and information technologies such as virtual infrastructure, cloud, data & advanced analytics, automation and execution systems.
  • Considerable knowledge of healthcare, business theory, processes, management, budgeting and business / supply chain operations.
  • Deep understanding of software development lifecycle, strong knowledge of core technical platforms.
  • Extensive experience in supporting manufacturing and lab operations and knowledge of technical engineering best practices
  • Experience with agile methodology – for SAP / ERP projects and/or Supply Chain projects such as planning, Manufacturing
  • Ability to drive “digitization” of supply chain operation to strengthen customer connections, identify insights and deliver maximum business value
  • Managing business initiatives to accelerate innovation to enable DPS SC 2020 vision, reduce complexity and speed to value leveraging IT Enterprise Capabilities and emerging technologies

Requisition ID: 4995180129