BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Quality Continuous Improvement Manager in Columbus (East), Nebraska

Job Description Summary

The CI Manager will have responsibility for providing leadership and support for Continuous Improvement program projects within BD PS through the use of Six Sigma, Lean, and project management best practices. Responsibilities include facilitating lean blitz sessions and developing Continuous Improvement reporting metrics, working with and supporting sites Six Sigma & Lean Continuous Improvement leaders to identify and generate solutions to eliminate barriers to process improvement. Other responsibilities include training and metrics, including providing QA support to business programs e.g. KDG’s (Key Driver Goals), organizational design and technology roadmaps.

Job Description

  • Focuses on improving processes that support the PS Objectives. A key area of focus will be Ops QA.

  • Works with all PS functions to drive CI projects beyond Product Engineering and New Product Development e.g. improving functional work processes.

  • Establishes tracking mechanisms that record measurable results of CI in terms of process efficiency, customer satisfaction, financial and non-financial benefits, and transfers those mechanisms to the functions. Benchmarks internal and external organizations. Identifies, implements, leverages and transfers best practice knowledge to the PS organization.

  • Collaborates with a network of Site QA Leaders and PS CI leaders that will support the deployment and anchoring of CI capabilities across the PS functions and sites.

  • Collaborates with Corporate Quality on key BD CI strategies and objectives.

  • Manages PS business program to drive best practices across the manufacturing sites.

  • Mentors and certifies CI practitioners across the PS organization.

Primary Work Location

FRA Le Pont-de-Claix Cedex

Additional Locations

GBR Swindon - Dorcan, HUN Kornye - Uveggyar, MEX Cuautitlan Izcalli, USA NE - Columbus (East), USA NJ - Franklin Lakes

Work Shift

BD is a leading global medical technology company that creates medical technology, devices and laboratory equipment for a variety of needs across the healthcare continuum. At BD, we are looking for candidates who possess passion, innovative solutions and a commitment to our one mission of improving access to groundbreaking medical and biotechnology services for people near and far, delivering state-of-the-art technology and cutting-edge research in the battle to fight and cure infectious diseases. With a global reach that extends across 50 countries worldwide, our network of professionals collaborates on effective measures to deliver enhanced patient quality such as lower health care delivery costs, improved health care and safety, and expanded health care for all. Join our company and see how you can become a part of one global mission to make a difference in human health.