BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Associate Director Global Transportation and Analytics (hybrid) in Erembodegem, Belgium
Job Description Summary
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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 75,000 employees and a presence in virtually every country around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues.
Global Transportation is part of Integrated Supply Chain
The Integrated Supply Chain team is responsible for bringing billions of life-saving medical devices and diagnostics tests, high-tech instruments and equipment to customers and patients all over the world. We strive to deliver the highest quality products at an affordable cost.
About the role
Reporting to the Senior Director Global Transportation, the Associate Director Global Transportation and Analytics manages international air, ocean, drayage and parcel freight activities with an annual spend in excess of $300M. We collaborate with regional supply chain and manufacturing partners to develop, implement, and maintain an optimized, reliable, and cost-competitive global transportation network to support the needs of the business.
Main responsibilities will include:
Tactics and operations:
Leads and manages regional transportation teams worldwide to secure freight capacity and on-time international transportation
Supervises daily international air and ocean transportation, advancing potential issues in freight capacity and lead time adherence
Works with regional partners to resolve transportation service challenges, perform network analysis, and provide service solutions
Monitors logistics provider performance against important metrics, established SOPs and service level agreements to ensure compliance
Develops and maintains robust freight spend analytics and reporting capabilities across all modes. Leverages available services, technologies, and digital transformation solutions, i.e., TMS, Control Tower, ML forecast, freight payment and audit systems, etc.
Provides visibility on transportation cost drivers globally to support regional transportation budget development and identification of continuous improvement opportunities on lane routing, air-to-ocean and other critical initiatives
Leads network optimization initiatives with regional partners.
Manages 4PL solution for all procurement tactical activities in both air and ocean spaces, including monthly to annual bidding activities in alignment with o procurement
Lead periodic rate benchmarking and global bid exercises to ensure global transportation services and rates are competitive with the market
We are looking for a leader with a track record of collaboration with international ocean and heavy air freight operational services with third-party global logistics providers and ocean carriers in a highly matrixed and regulated environment. You bring knowledge of key supply chain, air/ocean transportation processes & current standard methodologies with a willingness to go above and beyond for our customers, delivering outstanding service levels.
Prior Medical Device/Pharmaceutical international transportation operations with understanding of regulations affecting medical devices as well as cold chain distribution experience is preferred. Certification(s) in Six Sigma, APICS and/or Project Management are an asset for the role but not required.
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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.
Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity 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, or any other protected status.
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Primary Work Location
BEL Erembodegem - Dorp 86