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J&J Family of Companies Lead Data Scientist in Hartford, Connecticut

Lead Data Scientist - 2406185514W


Johnson & Johnson is currently seeking a Lead Data Scientist to join our Digital & Data Science Supply Chain team based in US.

At Johnson & Johnson, we believe health is everything. Our strength in healthcare innovation empowers us to build a world where complex diseases are prevented, treated, and cured, where treatments are smarter and less invasive, and solutions are personal. Through our expertise in Innovative Medicine and MedTech, we are uniquely positioned to innovate across the full spectrum of healthcare solutions today to deliver the breakthroughs of tomorrow, and profoundly impact health for humanity. Learn more at https://www.jnj.com/.

To maintain our #1 Healthcare supply chain serving our patients, customers and parents – and remaining agile in the new digital world, J&J is looking to build capability in developing supply chain solutions that enable supporting the above initiatives.

The role requires both an in-depth knowledge of existing advanced analytics practices and approaches including Machine Learning, Simulation, Statistics, basics of data pipelines and advanced visualization and the ability to influence and convince others and customize and work in a multidisciplinary environment to drive business solutions. Knowledge of application of advanced analytics to manufacturing and especially pharmaceutical / healthcare / medical device manufacturing is highly desirable.

The candidate will report to director of J&J SC Data Science to:

  • Gather requirements for development of machine learning based solutions targeted to our pharmaceutical manufacturing sites. Work closely with functions such as manufacturing, quality and other site subject matter experts

  • Develop machine learning/simulation modeling proofs-of-concept (PoCs) that address key operational problems and generate business value. Validate those with operational experts

  • Work with data engineers and visualization experts to scale-up those PoCs into full fledged solutions

  • Stay on the cutting edge of data science research and big data technologies

  • Work closely with colleagues to keep up-to-date with the latest approaches and advances in data science and evaluate vendor tools and external data sets as required


  • Ph.D. Industrial Engineering/Operations Research/Engineering / STEM discipline. At least 4 years of work experience is ideal.

  • Deep expertise in mathematical programming methods (MILP, MINLP Etc.), scenario simulation modeling techniques (discrete event simulation/Monte Carlo simulation) is required.

  • Exposure to manufacturing and/or supply chain planning processes in healthcare industry (pharma/med devices) is a plus

  • Experience with solver such as Gurobi/Cplex solvers and simulation tools such as Simio/Extend/Arena etc. is required

  • Experience with key python libraries such as Pyomo, Numpy, SciPy is required

  • Experience with SQL queries for data extraction and preliminary data analysis and profiling is required

  • Experience with ERP systems like SAP and non-ERP systems including unstructured data sources is required

  • Experience in requirements gathering for operations research solutions is required

  • Experience with leading data science projects (requirements gathering, proof-of-concept build, working with data engineers for solution data connectivity, working with UX engineers for visualization, post-deployment lifecycle management) is required


For US based candidates, the base pay range for this position is $123,250 USD to $166,750 USD. Some U.S. states have recently instituted certain pay transparency disclosure requirements.


The Company maintains highly competitive, performance-based compensation programs. Under current guidelines, this position is eligible for an annual performance bonus in accordance with the terms of the applicable plan. The annual performance bonus is a cash bonus intended to provide an incentive to achieve annual targeted results by rewarding individual and the corporation’s performance over a calendar/ performance year. Bonuses are awarded at the Company’s discretion on an individual basis.


Employees may be eligible to participate in Company employee benefit programs such as health insurance, savings plan, pension plan, disability plan, vacation pay, sick time, holiday pay, and work, personal and family time off in accordance with the terms of the applicable plans. For additional general information on company benefits, please go to:


Johnson & Johnson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


Primary Location NA-US-New Jersey-Raritan

Other Locations NA-United States

Organization Johnson & Johnson Services Inc. (6090)

Job Function Data Science

Req ID: 2406185514W