Cold Chain Lead

Johnson & Johnson Medical B.V.
  • Leiden
  • Detachering,  ZZP
  • HBO, WO
  • 32 uur
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Are you energized to support a new organization within a global company? Do you want to contribute to improve the life of patients? Do you have a strong passion for people? Then this is your job! For this project we are recruiting a Cold Chain Lead to work within the Operational Readiness department to support this new facility now and in the future.

The Supply Chain part of Pollux Project consists of an Inbound, Internal Logistics and Outbound part. This Supply Chain part has connections and dependencies with the Warehousing team, a Material Handling (Logistics) team, a planning/ buying team, QA, QC, EHS and the Pollux team to support Lentivirus manufacturing set up.

The job holder is accountable for ensuring a seamless startup of the inbound and outbound cold chain of the Lenti Viral Vector manufacturing site at the Sassenheim location (Business Unit 5). This includes responsibility for managing material and services, warehousing, controlling inventory operations and shipping materials/ products – either internally or in close collaboration with external stakeholders such as other Janssen organizations, Contract Manufacturing Organizations or Contract Research Organizations.

The job holder is accountable for a safe and sustainable work environment (physical as well as mentally). You are a Credo champion in the way the job is institutionalized and a role model of leadership. Makes the team aware of unsafe situations to prevent accidents to happen. You also ensure that processes are followed and that both processes and work environments are continuously improved upon to quality of cGMP and EHSS, with support of Process excellence principles. Furthermore, the job holder has knowledge of cGMP, EHSS and Process excellence on a level suitable to this position. The job holder also

ensures their team has the correct knowledge of cGMP, EHSS and Process excellence, WOF (Workforce of the Future) and digital capabilities so they are proficient in the required skill sets.

The job holder is furthermore accountable that everyone is properly trained and adheres to internal procedures and standards. You observe and stimulate opportunities for improvement and set out a clear course to implement improvements in areas in need of improvement. You implement improvements, both within your own department as company-wide and stimulate your employees to do the same.

The area of responsibility of the job holder covers the project phase including the delivery of the PPQ batches.

In this role you are:

Pro-actively leading and managing the Outbound Supply Chain subjects:

 FPX method to set up the Outbound activities.

 Tie in the Change control activities in the umbrella Change Control of the


 Planning and coordination of all activities in time and within budget.

 Investigate and analyse the feasibility and opportunities of critical actions.

 Write / delegate procedures, work instructions and templates involved.

 Initiate and manage risk assessment and critical path.

 Contact with stakeholders and team members to find the best solutions.

 Contact with receiving parties and internal clients.

 Reporting results, archiving documents in a structural manner; prepare


 Set up the Outbound Supply Chain in close cooperation with all

Stakeholders involved (E2E process).

 Ensure QA, EHS and GDP compliance in the E2E process.

 Inventory accuracy by means of cycle count performance and trouble


 Act on constrains and escalation to the owner of materials or project lead.


 HBO/WO or equivalent in a relevant discipline.

 At least 5 years’ experience in practical industrial experience, preferably in a supply

chain environment.

 Fluency in the English language in word and writing.

 Experience with working in a GMP environment.

 Working with relevant planning tools and in-depth experience with temperature-

controlled shipments are strong advantages.

 E2E process thinker, analytical and with fine soft skills, empathy to be able to build

bridges between the many disciplines within Janssen and their suppliers and

customers in the E2E process.

 High degree of accuracy, initiative, and independence.

 Flexible, can deal with changing priorities.

 Team player and leader

 Able to work independently on location, flexible, collaborative, communicative

and motivating, enjoys working in a team.

 Interpersonal skills, well developed understanding of process excellence and

business acumen are key for this position.


 Digital & Technology

 Change Leadership

 Critical Thinking & Problem Solving

 Process knowledge & expertise

 End to End mindset


 This job can be done as a freelancer - the hourly rate will been between 75EUr and 80EUR

 40 hours a week for 3 months


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. Their commitment to respect the dignity and diversity of all is embedded in their Credo.


Inclusiviteit en diversiteit

Uiteraard staat deze vacature open voor iedereen die zich hierin herkent. We geloven dat diverse teams van belang zijn voor ons als lerende organisatie, die voorop wil blijven lopen in de wereld van werk. Want juist verschillen tussen mensen zorgen voor groei. Van collega's, klanten, kandidaten en daarmee van Yacht. Heb jij een uniek talent? We ontmoeten je graag.

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