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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Shipping & Receiving Coordinator in Columbus, Nebraska

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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.

Job Summary

  • Provides the overall leadership for the Columbus West site within the logistics function in the key areas of in-bound / out-bound freight, SAP Systems utilization, raw material inventory accuracy, internal material movements, and warehouse storage capacity.

  • Works closely with Global Procurement / Transportation in the establishment and on-going support and optimization of the in-bound and out-bound shipping lanes.

  • Works closely with company stakeholders especially relative to the BD Distribution Centers.

  • Provides leadership and associate supervision within the logistics function, including the on-going training for DOT and regulatory requirements.

  • Develops and drives the overall plant forklift and material movement equipment strategy.

Major responsibilities

  • Strategic Impact / Accountability – Tactical execution to achieve plant goals and objectives within the logistics function.

  • Strong ability to lead in a 24 / 7 business environment. Supports on-going continuous improvement processes.

  • Provides strong leadership for the site for the attainment us sustainable material flows in the plant.

  • Must demonstrate agility in day-to-day support of multiple tasks and critical processes.

  • Sphere of Influence – Works with other functions within the plant and other BD locations

Essential Duties (other duties as assigned)

  • Logistics, transportation, supply chain leadership

  • Develop and maintain strong knowledge of the various aspects and critical functions of the logistics field.

  • Provide the needed training and development of associates within the logistics field.

  • Close working relationship with the Procurement team to optimize the logistics associated with in-bound materials and suppliers.

  • Close working relationship with the Sterilization team to optimize the storage and flow of materials.

  • Leadership of strategy of the use of the plant truck dock resources.

  • Effective utilization of material handling systems such as the resin unloading system.

  • Maintains on on-going strong working relationship with the Union Pacific railroad to ensure uniform resin and railcar flows.

  • Supports the flows and processes relative to the Nebraska Central Railroad organization for resin railcar management.

  • Supports the various exception management processes needed to address critical materials flow that often exist within the Columbus plant operations.

  • Plant Storage and Infrastructure

  • Ensures site leadership is appraised of the issues and opportunities associated with storage and warehousing. Provides recommendations in this space as needed.

  • Supports site projects and programs relative to the constraints and opportunities of site storage and warehousing. Provides recommendations as needed.

  • Supports the utilization and optimization of off site warehouse storage, including the required SAP transactional processing.

  • Leads and supports the entire site for the planning, requesting, and on-going management of rented storage trailers for the site, including the on-going reporting of trailer status and materials stored in the trailers.

  • Metrics

  • Freight cost review, management , and stakeholder engagement. Freight review with Procurement.

  • Inventory accuracy.

  • As required, maintaining data and metrics for material movement, receiving, and shipping volumes.

  • Fork lift operational cost and performance.

  • Associate training and performance.

  • Customer service --- volume and mix performance.

  • Resin and Silo status information and reporting.

  • ASN shipping transaction accuracy.

  • Inventory

  • Site lead for raw material physical inventory.

  • SOX (Sarbanes Oxley) owner of inventory related controls.

  • Work with Finance & Operations to coordinate inventory process.

  • Performs periodic checks and reviews of inventory accuracy with the completion of the needed reconciliation transactions.

  • Works closely with the SAP / MES site lead as well as the SAP Champions / Super Users.

  • Critical Receiving Functions

  • Leadership and support for the critical site receiving tasks and functions including: Railcar planning with Union Pacific, railcar planning with NCRR, kanban processes with corrugated, folding cartons, and pallets.

  • Transaction and batch accuracy associated with SAP Goods Receipt transactions.

  • Safety

  • Leadership and support of all safety aspects of the plant warehouse and logistics functions.

  • Ensures all material handing equipment conform to the safety requirements of the plant.

  • Other

  • Leads and has ownership of the offsite trailer parking lots. Supporting and maintaining lease agreements within the direction of the overall site leadership.

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, or Abilities (KSA’s):

  • High level of SAP, MES and Microsoft Office experience

  • Ability to effectively communicate a variety of topics (strategic, tactical) to various organizational levels Supervisory / Leadership skills obtained through training with some experience desirable.

  • Teaching skills with references and experience are desirable.

  • Leads the development and execution of strong warehouse housekeeping and organization.

  • Supports and maintain BDPS and or Lean Manufacturing processes.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • ERP, SAP, MES and Microsoft Office experience.

  • People leadership skills.

  • Effective communication skills (technical writing and presentation).

  • Solid analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Strong interpersonal skills, able to work effectively throughout the organization.

Supervision

  • Leads / supervises the plant logistics team. Ensure a strong stand up meeting process. Ensures strong communications and engagement within the logistics team.

Education, Experience and Certifications

  • Associates degree required, Bachelor’s degree preferred, or equivalent experience in a manufacturing environment associated with shipping, receiving, and logistics functions.

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.

At BD, we strive to make healthcare a priority for our associates and their families. We have a variety of plans including a new HSA Basic plan option with Cigna.

  • $0 payroll contributions if your salary is below $50,000

  • Plan covers 100% preventative care (annual wellness exam, and immunizations)

  • Visit any provider

If you meet the eligibility and enrollment requirements, your coverage begins on your date of hire or the date you become a benefits-eligible associate.

BENEFITS:

BD provides comprehensive total rewards benefits for all its employees. Most benefits start on day 1 of your employment with BD.

  • Competitive pay

  • Up to 6 weeks of paid parental leave

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance plans

  • Education assistance ($5250.00 per year)

  • Adoption assistance

  • 401K plan with $.75 of every dollar matched up to 6% of compensation

  • Basic life and AD&D provided

  • Discounted home, auto, and pet insurance plans

  • Paid holidays and vacation (pro-rated the first year based on actual start date)

Excited to grow your career?

We value our talented employees, and whenever possible strive to help one of our associates grow professionally before recruiting new talent to our open positions. If you think the open position, you see is right for you, we encourage you to apply!

Our people make all the difference in our success.

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 NE - Columbus (West)

Additional Locations

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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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