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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Operations Manager in Covington, Georgia

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Job Description

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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.

General Responsibilities:

Reports directly to the Associate Director, (ETO) Sterilization Operations. Works closely with the Human Resources Team and supports/leads site wide initiatives. Exercises independent judgment in the establishment of priorities. Maintains a high degree of confidentiality in dealing with all business transactions, correspondence, performance plans, appraisals, compensation, and other employee relations issues. Supports UCC Covington Operations and Kitting Operations at the Global Distribution Center in Covington, GA.

SUMMARY

The Operations Manager manages the daily activities of hourly and weekly workforce in Covington, Georgia. Manages the Covington Receiving Department and a team of Kitting employees performing work at Global Distribution Center thus setting objectives and daily goals for the teams. Ensures adherence to all Plant and Division SOPs, DOPs, QSR Guidelines, ISO standards and FDA requirements. Supports, develops, and administers department budget(s). Provides a work environment that provides open communication and company values of quality, integrity, and service.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensures adequacy of staff through effective workforce planning, and timely interviewing, hiring, and training of employees.

  • Prepares work schedules, expedites workflow, and assists in the daily set-up of various operational activities.

  • Delegates duties and examines work for exactness, neatness and conformance to policies and procedures.

  • Studies and standardizes procedure to improve efficiency.

  • Identifies and maintains items needed to support sterilization and is responsible for submitting these requests to the Purchasing Department.

  • Participates actively in all Lean Thinking initiatives.

  • Works proficiently in all aspects of the Material Resource Planning system (MRP) applicable to kitting and receiving.

  • Promotes an inclusive speak-up culture through positive employee relations and great servant leadership in support of the Good Jobs Strategy.

  • Responsible for compiling and submitting monthly departmental reports, such as budget, WIP inventory, cost variances and a variety of reports designed to measure performance of the operation.

  • Ensure proper training of employees and conformance to all SOPs and DOPs.

  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with company policies and procedures, QSR and FDA guidelines and applicable state and federal regulations.

  • Other duties as may assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and / or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be provided for enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Not afraid to challenge the status quo and can drive change

  • Proven record of all key aspects of leadership, to include safety, quality, performance against key metrics, etc.

  • Ability to provide purpose, direction, and motivation to inspire direct reports to perform to their maximum potential

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Knowledgeable in specific OSHA and EPA regulations that impact their operations (warehouse safety, forklift safety)

  • Knowledgeable in cGMPs / FDA regulated processes

  • Knowledgeable about ISO 9001 requirements

  • Knowledgeable about warehouse and distribution operations

  • Must have a flexible schedule and be willing to work after hours and overtime when needed. Shift schedules are subject to change based on the business needs.

  • Training in Lean Tools and Techniques (5s, TPM, value stream mapping) a Plus

  • Strong leadership and motivational skills required.

  • Working knowledge of quality programs.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE :

  • Bachelor’s degree from 4-year College or university - Science degree preferred

  • The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years supervisory experience working in a GMP compliant medical device processing operation

Physical Demands:

  • Regular typing and computer work performed daily.

  • Requires occasional light physical effort (e.g., prolonged standing, sitting, bending, stooping reaching and/or lifting of items - up to 30 lbs.).

Work Environment:

  • General office environment.

  • Some minor inconvenience or discomfort occasionally present in the work situation (moderate noise, disagreeable odors, etc.).

Training Requirements:

On-the-job and SOPs required for position.

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 GA - Covington BMD

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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