BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Senior Supply Chain Planning Analyst in Covington, Georgia
Job Description Summary
Work independently or under little supervision to perform Supply Chain activities for assigned product portfolio to optimize inventory, minimize cost, and set and achieve customer service goals. This includes forecasting, capacity planning, execution oversight, and monitoring and reporting of results. Provide input for SIOP process for a given business segment in order to align market and financial requirements with manufacturing capabilities.
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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.
Maintain demand forecasts while reducing forecast error.
Work closely with Marketing to decrease demand variations.
Conduct SKU rationalization and other lifecycle management analyses.
Own the planning aspects of new product launches during the pre-launch phase.
Complete sophisticated spreadsheet analysis during issue resolution or scenario planning.
Use Lean or Six Sigma tools for process improvement in order to increase service and optimize inventory.
Query databases for information required for decision-making.
Provide oversight of manufacturing, inventory deployment and distribution to ensure customer service
Prepare Executive Level presentations as required.
Serve as primary contact with manufacturing for planning issues.
Conduct analysis and provide direction for inventory allocation where worldwide service is maximized.
Monitor capacity loading on assigned production lines and forecast.
Determine new product ramp-up schedules.
Resolve ISS requirements in terms of weeks of sale for new product launches.
Manage product phase-outs such that obsolete inventory is minimized.
Establish and continuously modify safety-stock targets.
Support Business Planning process annually and provide quarterly updates.
Perform basic financial analyses.
Ensure personal and company compliance with all Federal, State, local and company regulations, policies and procedures for Health, Safety and Environmental compliance.
BS/BA degree in Science, Engineering or Business Administration or related field. MBA / MS preferred in relevant field.
Four years of related experience with Bachelor's’. Two years' with MBA, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES: Excellent analytical and communication skills. Good interpersonal skills. Must have strong understanding of forecasting techniques, inventory management, and capacity planning. Ability to use PC's and associated software. Solid understanding of planning systems (ERP/APS) a plus.
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.
Primary Work Location
USA GA - Covington BMD
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.