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

This position provides senior management oversight for activities of a global distribution center including receiving, inventory management and shipping both domestically and internationally.

  • Leads RGL preparation and monthly calls.

  • Builds, plans and implements Annual Budgets with Finance Manager.

  • Participates in development of Distribution strategy and mission and its implementation under the guidance of the Director of Distribution.

  • Ensures the selection, orientation, development, and retention of a sufficient number of qualified staff to carry out the responsibilities of the distribution center.

  • Develops and leads exempt associates to achievement of all KPI’s.

  • Manages the receipt, storage, and distribution of multiple division products.

  • Supports Regional Sterilization by moving released finished goods.

  • Addresses questions from auditors such as ISO, FDA, Division, and Corporate.

  • Ensures optimization of operations through focused, continuous improvement.

  • Analyzes root cause of any internal or external customer complaint; ensures corrective process taken

  • Ships customer orders consistently within acceptable time frames (same day for STS shipments and 24-48 hour turn-around on all other orders).

  • Maintains high level of accuracy of inventory.

  • Ensures shipping compliance with carrier and transportation regulations, working with Sr. Manager of Transportation & third party logistics vendor.

  • Provides oversight and manages GDC safety program and GMP/QSR compliance as requested.

  • Develops subordinates in the areas of GMP/QSR, SOP, World Class Principles, Safety, Housekeeping and Ergonomics.

  • Manages the planning and execution of physical inventories for area of responsibility.

  • Ensures all SOP’s and Policies are functionally accurate and all associates are thoroughly trained and 100% compliant.

  • Participates on Bard project teams.

  • Provides a work environment that promotes open communication and Bard's values of Quality, Integrity, and Service.

  • Manages Facilities and Security of the GDC as requested.



Ability to read, analyze and interpret technical procedures and governmental regulations.

Ability to write reports and business correspondence

Expresses information clearly, information is organized in a logical manner; speaks using proper grammar, tone and pace. Practices meaningful two-way communication.


Performs basic math computations accurately; uses appropriate mathematical formulas and techniques.


Possesses sufficient inductive and deductive reasoning ability to successfully perform job; critically reviews, analyzes, synthesizes, compares and interprets information and applies this when solving problems. Identifies connections between issues and changes direction when working on multiple projects or issues.


Understands and efficiently uses basis computer hardware and software to convey and retrieve information.

Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledge of principles and methods for moving goods by air, rail, sea or road.

Operational experience in FDA, OSHA, GMP/QSR compliance, CPIM, Logistics or Distribution, Process Excellence, Lean and ISO.

Knowledge of JD Edwards, Highjump, MFG/Pro, PC literate, able to work with basic computer software programs (Microsoft Word, Access, and Excel).

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience.

Minimum 5- 7 years supervisory experience in a fast-paced distribution and/or manufacturing environment.

Employee may be required to sit, bend, stoop, stand, walk, use keyboard, see, talk and hear. May occasionally lift objects up to 75 lbs.

Requires working in very hot (above 90 degrees F) or very cold (below 32 degrees F) temperatures.

Industry Standard/Category: Medical Device/Distribution

ID: 2018-11697

Division Name: Global Distribution Center

Relocation Available?: Yes

External Company Name: C.R. Bard, Inc.

External Company URL:

Street: 14201 Lochridge Blvd

C. R. Bard, Inc. (NYSE: BCR) is a leading multinational developer, manufacturer and marketer of innovative, life-enhancing medical technologies in the fields of vascular, urology, oncology and surgical specialty products, employing over 13,000 people around the world. Founded in 1907, we pioneered many devices that are now the cornerstones of modern healthcare.

We expect the highest levels of quality, integrity, service, and innovation from our employees – on the job and in the communities in which we work and live. In return, we foster an environment where individuals are treated with fairness and respect, and feel valued, acknowledged and rewarded. Bard is a M/F, Disabled and Vet EEO/AA Employer.

Be Your Best at Bard – and ultimately, you can have an impact on the lives of people around the world.