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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Global Network Planner in Baltimore, Maryland

Job Description Summary

This position reports to Associate Director Supply Chain. It is responsible for the effective scheduling and inventory control for the assigned product groups. This includes the Master Production scheduling of a manufacturing site. The Planner works with the manufacturing planners / operations to ensure level loading the capacity of the resources in the plant. They are responsible for achieving and maintaining the safety stock level for each product at the required Distribution Centers to support global demand. They will lead the monthly Supply Planning meetings to ensure product needs are met. They are to focus on process improvements and planning system expertise in order to facilitate excellent customer service and asset management. They are responsible for viewing world-wide demand and ensuring balanced supply. They are the liaison to the business cross functional leadership team (platform) to understand business strategy, future business needs, and execute supply planning activities in support of these defined needs. They provide guidance to the regions on business strategy and inventory levels, recommend replenishment models, and ensure alignment with agreed to business decisions globally.

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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.

Position Summary:

This position reports to Associate Director Supply Chain. It is responsible for the effective scheduling and inventory control for the assigned product groups. This includes the Master Production scheduling of a manufacturing site. The Planner works with the manufacturing planners / operations to ensure level loading the capacity of the resources in the plant. They are responsible for achieving and maintaining the safety stock level for each product at the required Distribution Centers to support global demand. They will lead the monthly Supply Planning meetings to ensure product needs are met. They are to focus on process improvements and planning system expertise in order to facilitate excellent customer service and asset management. They are responsible for viewing world-wide demand and ensuring balanced supply. They are the liaison to the business cross functional leadership team (platform) to understand business strategy, future business needs, and execute supply planning activities in support of these defined needs. They provide guidance to the regions on business strategy and inventory levels, recommend replenishment models, and ensure alignment with agreed to business decisions globally.

Essential Roles:

  • Responsible for Global Service Level achievement for assigned product groups.

  • Key Performance Metrics include: Backorder, DIO, OTIF (Line Fill)

  • Responsible for Global Supply Consensus for a group of products

  • Owns and drives monthly supply consensus process

  • Drives consensus agreement of MPS ensuring supply models accurately represent distribution requirements, production plans, and expected inventory levels

  • Works closely with the plant(s) to understand capacity resources and long term planning

  • Works with plant(s) to ensure updated production plans are in the system to drive CTM propagation

  • Monitors manufacturing performance against plan and budget

  • Acts as liaison for Regional Supply Planners regarding the supply of IDS produced items

  • Responsible for allocation decisions with platform support during short supply situations

  • Provide direction on management of long-term product supply shortages in order to automate the propagation / distribution of the materials with shortages

  • Responsible for monitoring Alert Monitors across the network

  • Works with Global Demand Planning to gain understanding of product demands across the network.

  • Liaison to business cross functional leadership team (platform) to understand business strategy and future business needs

  • Translates business / supply chain / inventory needs into supply needs.

  • Assists in the implementation of go-to-market plans, specifically establishing initial stocking quantities, target inventory levels at distribution center locations, lead product changes and support launches.

  • Drives replenishment model decisions and master data governance for assigned product groups with Regional Supply Planner / Inventory Planner / Plant Planners to drive business outcomes by source site from a cost and priority perspective.

  • Responsible for driving best practice across the network.

  • Responsible for defining the appropriate manufacturing strategy for their product portfolio aligned with manufacturing practices.

  • Participate on and/or lead continuous improvement projects and initiatives to meet supply chain objectives.

Experience:

  • 3-5 years’ experience in demand or supply planning using an ERP system required.

  • SAP experience preferred.

  • Strong MS Excel abilities.

COMPETENCIES:

  • Strong analytical skills and good problem resolution skills.

  • Excellent communication skills. Strong time management skills.

  • Leadership ability to run meetings and coordinate information across several functions/regions.

Education:

  • BS/BA with concentration in Supply Chain or Operations Management preferred.

Certifications:

  • APICS CPIM certification preferred.

For certain 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, testing for COVID-19 may be available and/or required. 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 - 39 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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