Executive Briefings

How J&J Is Introducing "Lean" into the Supply Chain

After demonstrating significant success with lean manufacturing, Johnson & Johnson decided to apply lean principles for reducing waste to its supply chain. Rick Desmarais, director of the supply chain for the medical devices and diagnostics group, explains how the company is implementing this program and how it is helping the supply chain do more with less. [Run Time (Min.): 7:20]

After demonstrating significant success with lean manufacturing, Johnson & Johnson decided to apply lean principles for reducing waste to its supply chain. Rick Desmarais, director of the supply chain for the medical devices and diagnostics group, explains how the company is implementing this program and how it is helping the supply chain do more with less. [Run Time (Min.): 7:20]