Kristyn Harkins, Johnson & Johnson

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Senior Director, Medical Devices Logistics, Supply Chain Deliver
Johnson & Johnson

CSCR®️ Corporate Sponsor since 1997

Kristyn Harkins is a supply chain professional with 18 years of experience. In her career at Johnson & Johnson (J&J), Harkins has worked across the supply chain pillars of plan, source, make and deliver in multiple business sectors, including consumer products and medical devices. She has held leadership roles in customer logistics, transportation, analytics, planning, sourcing, external manufacturing and strategy deployment.

Currently, Harkins is the senior director, Medical Devices Logistics, within the North America Supply Chain Deliver organization. She leads a team that is responsible to integrate Deliver within core end-to-end processes, champions Deliver's strategic and functional excellence, delivers on cost and investment portfolio objectives and focuses on enhancing performance for Medical Devices customers.

Harkins holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Logistics from The Pennsylvania State University and an MBA from Rutgers University. She is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt and was recognized in 2019 with a TWIN (Tribute to Women in Industry) Award. Throughout her career, Harkins has fostered a passion for developing future talent and currently participates on the J&J North America Supply Chain Talent Council.  She has served as the liaison for J&J with the Penn State Center for Supply Chain Research®️ for the past two years and is honored to serve as an Advisory Board member for the upcoming term.

Along with her husband, Tim (a fellow Penn State alumnus), and their two sons, Aidan and Ryan, Harkins resides in Flemington, New Jersey.