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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Operational Excellence Engineer in Canaan, Connecticut

Job Description Summary

Site BD Excellence Engineer will be passionate about creating a culture of operational and customer excellence, implementing change, and driving Continuous Improvement (CI) within the site or specific manufacturing unit/s.

Job Description

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.

Main Responsibilities

  • Active member of Focused Improvement component team.

  • Develop and grow problem solving capability at all levels.

  • Support implementation of CI projects across all dimensions SQDC.

  • Help coordinate activity of component teams and focused improvement project teams to eliminate loss, according to strategic goals.

  • Help generate, sustain, and deliver a multi-year Cost to Win (CTW) portfolio, support governance processes, and optimization of the site loss landscape. Help meet or exceed CtW (Cost to Win) goals through leading and /or supporting Focused Improvement team savings projects (Loss Landscape).

  • Teach and coach BD Excellence concepts and systematic approach, including strategy deployment, core components, Zero Loss approach and all related methodologies / tools. Lead and facilitate breakthrough Kaizen events and support other BD Excellence components in problem solving capability development.

  • Support development of zero loss attitude across critical areas to optimize quality, delivery and cost while improving safety.

  • Help develop and grow capability through components and component teams to establish the fundamentals of excellence in safety, quality, and reliability. Coach and guide project selection process to ensure focus of resources and time on priorities.

  • Ensure strategic alignment through cascading Key Performance Indicators (KPIs’) top down and bottom up. Support BD Excellence deployment and governance process across all relevant components.

  • Drive BD Excellence capability development through deployment of progressively advanced aspects of component methodologies. Support attainment of long-term CI objectives through multi-functional teams with shared goal.

  • Drive use of effective data-driven visual-management techniques, e.g., Business-Operating-System (BOS) charts to drive improvement of critical metrics such as OEE, waste, labor productivity, etc. Active role in governance and action tracking of improvements, with periodic reporting of activity completion dates, expected and achieved results.

Competencies & Skills

Technical Area of Expertise

  • Previous experience in implementing, and strong knowledge of, Lean and Six Sigma business systems. Six sigma green or black belt certification preferred.

  • Demonstrated passion for safety, customer centricity and operational excellence.

  • Understanding of the interaction between operational excellence and customer service

  • Excellent and effective verbal and written communication skills with people at all levels

  • Track record in project or program management.

  • Experience of working in a multi-site and multi-cultural environment

  • Eye for business and ability to display the linkage between projects and desired business results.

  • Able to develop compelling case for resource investment, aligned with CTW finance policies and guidelines.

Personal Specification

  • Flexible and able to travel. Expected travel up to 25%.

  • Language: Fluent English mandatory

  • Great Teammate

  • Ability to influence without authority.

  • Working with highly matrixes organization / Organizational savvy

  • Managing complexity and diversity / Adaptability

  • Financial foresight

  • Results Oriented

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or equivalent preferred.

  • Minimum 3 years manufacturing experience in a plant.

Main Interactions

Plant leadership team, site associates, and BD Excellence community.

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 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.

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.

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

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 CT - Canaan

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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.

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