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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Distribution Operations Supervisor in Baltimore, Maryland

Job Description Summary

The Operations Supervisor is responsible for the coordination, planning, prioritizing, and resource alignment of all processes related to the execution of inbound deliveries, stock placement, stock replenishment, and outbound shipping processes for the Distribution Center based in Sparks, MD. This individual will have the primary floor level responsibility to utilize all hourly associates, combined with SAP real-time transactional capabilities and data, for continuous workload balancing across teams to ensure that On-time/Defect-free Shipping goals are accomplished per business objectives.

Coordinates and monitors warehouse activities and system-generated reports to ensure individual and team/function productivity goals are achieved. The job requires a high level of effective interaction with internal/external departments and the ability to both anticipate and quickly respond to frequent dynamic adjustments to the plan based on multiple factors. Understands contingency planning and effectively supports Business Continuity/Risk Management.

Supports Continuous Improvements of On-time/Defect-free Shipping through active engagement in Lean/Six-Sigma/Validation projects, Customer complaint investigations for root cause/corrective action, staffing/resource planning discussions, and management/optimization of SAP Warehouse Management System master data elements. Identifies opportunities to enhance individual and organizational capability, and helps establish productivity and performance goals.

Job Description

Be Part of Something Bigger!

BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world and is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics, and the delivery of care. We have over 65,000 employees and a presence in virtually every country around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues.  

The Operations Supervisor is responsible for the coordination, planning, prioritizing, and resource alignment of all processes related to the execution of inbound deliveries, stock placement, stock replenishment, and outbound shipping processes for the Distribution Center based in Sparks, MD. This individual will have the primary floor level responsibility to utilize all hourly associates, combined with SAP real-time transactional capabilities and data, for continuous workload balancing across teams to ensure that On-time/Defect-free Shipping goals are accomplished per business objectives.

Coordinates and monitors warehouse activities and system-generated reports to ensure individual and team/function productivity goals are achieved. The job requires a high level of effective interaction with internal/external departments and the ability to both anticipate and quickly respond to frequent dynamic adjustments to the plan based on multiple factors. Understands contingency planning and effectively supports Business Continuity/Risk Management.  

Supports Continuous Improvements of On-time/Defect-free Shipping through active engagement in Lean/Six-Sigma/Validation projects, Customer complaint investigations for root cause/corrective action, staffing/resource planning discussions, and management/optimization of SAP Warehouse Management System master data elements. Identifies opportunities to enhance individual and organizational capability and helps establish productivity and performance goals.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates planning, prioritizing,sequencingand resourcing of inbound and outbound operations, using computer-based tools. 

  • Helps investigate errors including external Customer complaints for root-cause corrective action. 

  • Responsible to establish and maintain DC Scorecard metrics for productivity and quality, at the individual operator level and at team/function aggregates. Utilizes data-based analysis to identify opportunities for improved operating performance.   

  • Coordinates with all departments to ensure maximum workflow efficiency and effectiveness.    

  • Participates on cross-functional teams, applying Lean, Six Sigma, Time & Motion Studies, Failure Mode contingency/business continuity planning, and other tools to drive improvements in service,qualityand cost. 

       

Supervisor will manage the weekend team.

Qualifications

  

Knowledge/Skills:

  • Thorough understanding and working knowledge of Warehousing, Shipping and Transportation functions.  

  • Strong analytical and interpersonal skills, including the capability to work across multiple functional areas to influence change and achieve desired results. 

  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word

  • Must demonstrate BD Values, customer focus, action/results orientation, verbal/written communications, and ability to seek input and feedback from others. 

* Education:*

  • Bachelor’s in business, Logistics or Manufacturing / Process Engineering (preferred).

Experience:

  • Minimum of two (2)years’ experienceor equivalent knowledge in Warehousing / Logistics, with a proven record of leadership and drive for results.  

  • Demonstrated experience with integrated Warehouse Management Systems such as SAP, or equivalent knowledge preferred. 

For many roles at BD, employment is contingent upon the Company’s receipt of sufficient proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. In some locations, weekly testing for COVID-19 may be available instead of vaccination. Consistent with BD’s Workplace Accommodations Policy, requests for accommodation will be considered pursuant to applicable law.

Why join us?

A career at BD means being part of a team that values your opinions and contributions and that empowers you to bring your authentic self to work. Here our associates can fulfill their life’s purpose through the work that they do every day.  

You will learn and work alongside inspirational leaders and colleagues who are equally passionate and committed to fostering an inclusive, growth-centered, and rewarding culture. Our Total Rewards program — which includes competitive pay, benefits, continuous learning, recognition, career growth, and life balance components — is designed to support the varying needs of our diverse and global associates. 

*To learn more about BD visit * https://jobs.bd.com/ * *

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.  

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Primary Work Location

USA MD - Sparks - 26 Loveton Circle

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Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.

All applicants should complete the on-line application process. BD is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance or an accommodation because of a disability to participate in the application process, please call 855-BD-HELPS (855-234-3577) or email asc.americas@bd.com

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