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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Senior Director, PMO - IPD Platform in Brea, California

Job Description Summary

We are the makers of possible.

BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world. Advancing the world of health™ is our Purpose, and it’s no small feat. It takes the imagination and passion of all of us—from design and engineering to the manufacturing and marketing of our billions of MedTech products per year—to look at the impossible and find transformative solutions that turn dreams into possibilities.

We believe that the human element, across our global teams, is what allows us to continually evolve. Join us and discover an environment in which you’ll be supported to learn, grow and become your best self. Become a maker of possible with us.

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Job Description

We are seeking a highly driven cross-functional leader with proven new product development (NPD) and technical leadership to drive cross-functional execution and delivery of the Infusion Preparation and Delivery (IPD) development portfolio for the Medication Delivery Solutions (MDS) business. In this role, you are responsible for ensuring cooperation between cross-functional teams and external business units to ensure system integration of disposables solution into final delivery solution, as appropriate.

Accountable for the development and sustainability success of multiple projects, processes, and improvement opportunities; you will lead IPD Program Management Office and driving tasks where required. You will lead a cross functional teams and team leaders for the design of the product, planning of the development effort, progression through BD’s Global Product Development System (GPDS – phase gate process) and drive the team’s efforts in execution through commercial launch.

Regularly reports and interacts with executives and/or major customers to provide visibility on key progresses and outstanding risks in order to allow portfolio investment analysis and trade off decisions.

Mentor and servant leader for Program Managers to ensure an efficient projects’ execution, leading by example, providing clear and actionable directions to the team, allowing personal and professional growth aligned with business and personal development objectives.

  • Manage key timelines, dependencies, and Core Team resources across projects and business platforms

  • Ensure programs are approved and aligned within MDS business strategy, including definition of project’s business contract to ensure clarity on scope, budget and timeline.

  • Ensure program/project teams members are efficient, knowledgeable, and disciplined in delivering the product on time and on budget under the direction of a portfolio steering committee.

  • Drive cross functional project prioritization working in collaboration with key member of IPD leadership and platform partners, to promote a balanced portfolio to guarantee a mix between time to market, complexity, innovation and business continuity aligned with MDS strategy and technology development.

  • Coordinates, develop and track schedules, plans, tasks, and priorities. Promote cross functional Design, technical and business reviews and facilitates AARs (after action reports).

  • Maintain a sense of urgency, facilitate problem solving sessions and meetings to address obstacles, and hold team members accountable to program commitments.

  • Anticipate and mitigate risk points. Make tradeoffs between time, schedule, cost, and quality (when appropriate), while meeting safety and regulatory requirements

  • Exhibit strong technical expertise in product development processes and provide mentorship to Program/Project Managers and other team members

  • Exhibit project leadership skills including, but not limited to, critical path definition, optimization, monitoring, and management to ensure the most efficient time to market

  • Ability to track the financials of the project with such things as forecasting, accruals, and actuals

  • Regularly interacts with executives and/or major customers. Interactions frequently involve special skills, such as negotiating with customers or management or attempting to influence senior level leaders regarding matters of significance to the organization.

  • Interaction normally requires the ability to gain cooperation of others, conducting presentations of technical, strategic and business information concerning specific projects or schedules.


  • High volume disposable medical device product development experience from concept to successful commercialization, including sterilization processes.

  • Experience in system integration to drive the definition of key requirements and system level testing between the disposable and durable part of the design.

  • Experience with all phases of the product life cycle: planning, feasibility, verification, validation, process qualification, transfer, and post-launch.

  • Product launch experience working with Global teams.

  • Demonstrated track record of leading multiple successful programs that met business and product objectives.

  • Business acumen to drive portfolio prioritization aligned with overall IPD growth targets.

  • Experience with FDA’s regulation for Design Control (21CFR 820.30) and EU’s regulation for the same (ISO 13485 / euMDR).

Highly proficient or expert in the following areas:

  • Innovative Ideas & Approaches - ability to generate novel ideas for defining, implementing, and bringing to market new solutions.

  • Project & Cross-Functional Leadership - possesses the skills, knowledge, and aptitude to engage, influence, and direct all functions involved in the development of the assigned product.

  • Managerial - ability to manage product development teams effectively.

  • Optimized Execution and Performance - advances long-term growth while consistently meeting or exceeding near-term business performance expectations.

  • Personal Effectiveness - ability to work effectively within the project team and the cross-functional organization.

  • Commercial Excellence - ability to effectively apply business, financial and commercial knowledge to successfully deliver the product development outcomes.

Portfolio management, schedule development, critical path development, Agile / scrum process, effective meeting management, conflict resolution, associate development and talent management, probabilistic modeling.


  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in engineering field required.

  • Post-graduate degree preferred


  • PMP certification (or similar) highly desirable

  • PMI-ACA (or similar Agile process) certification highly desirable

  • Lean, six-sigma and continuous improvement experience preferred

Preferred 15+ years’ leadership experience in product development, manufacturing, operations and/or engineering.

Why Join Us?

A career at BD means being part of a team that values your opinions and contributions and that encourages you to bring your authentic self to work. It’s also a place where we help each other be great, we do what’s right, we hold each other accountable, and learn and improve 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. You will have the opportunity to help shape the trajectory of BD while leaving a legacy at the same time. And through the organization’s investment in BD University, you will continually level up your tech skills and expertise.

To find purpose in the possibilities, we need people who can see the bigger picture, who understand the human story that underpins everything we do. We welcome people with the imagination and drive to help us reinvent the future of health. At BD, you’ll discover a culture in which you can learn, grow and thrive. And find satisfaction in doing your part to make the world a better place.

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Primary Work Location

USA CA – Brea

Additional Locations

USA NJ - Franklin Lakes

Work Shift

NA (United States of America)

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Salary Range Information

$199,600.00 - $359,300.00

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.