BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Procurement Manager Finished Goods in Eysins, Switzerland

Job Description Summary

An exciting opportunity to join the EMEA Procurement team of Becton Dickinson, a global leader in medical technology


Reporting directly into the Sr Director Procurement EMEA, you will be responsible for driving the implementation of the applicable tactics under sourcing strategies impacting assigned sites, regions or businesses. You will develop sourcing strategies for commodities unique to the region or business, and from time-to-time, may be asked to participate on broader teams. You will have direct accountability for establishing and maintaining relationships within the assigned sites, regions, or businesses, ensuring alignment of priorities and needs regarding implementation activities. You will provide leadership and coordination to get projects prioritized, resourced, approved and implemented at the site or within the region or business. You will coordinate and communicate with Procurement Leaders regarding implementation needs and status for all categories impacting the assigned sites or regions. You will be responsible for the selection, development and evaluation of suppliers.

Job Description

Key Responsibilities

  • Provides functional leadership and support to team members, and champions the utilization of the implementation aspects of the BD strategic sourcing process to plan and implement sourcing strategies for assigned sites, regions or businesses

  • Areas of support and guidance for the team include project management, stakeholder engagement and communication as well as development and retention

  • Insures robust program management of implementation activities and communication and approval by key stakeholders and Procurement Leadership

  • Identifies common themes across multiple implementation projects and aligns overall implementation planning with the needs of the assigned sites or regions

  • Manages and influences a broad network of touch points within the BD organization to drive implementation within the assigned sites, regions or businesses.

  • Works in close alignment with Strategic Sourcing Group Managers, sharing information as needed to provide a two-way communication venue between categories and assigned sites or regions

  • Provides leadership and coordination to get projects prioritized, resourced, approved and implemented at the site or within the region or business

  • Supports communication and project plans to ensure effective delivery of change management initiatives against the implementation program plan

  • Directs and reviews the material standard setting process, and associated forecasting and budgeting processes.

You will be required to travel frequently to meet suppliers in Europe and once a quarter to China.

Key Requirements

  • Several years of work experience in procurement and managing suppliers

  • Solid project management skills and Manufacturing, Services and Supply Chain experience

  • Knowledge of Product Development and Strategic Sourcing Process

  • Ability to influence without authority

  • Managerial courage and managing complexity

  • Culturally sensitivity, strong sense of diplomacy at all levels of management both internally and externally

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field

  • Fluent in English, solid communication and presentation skills

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Primary Work Location

CHE Eysins - Business Park Terre-Bonne

Additional Locations

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BD is a leading global medical technology company that creates medical technology, devices and laboratory equipment for a variety of needs across the healthcare continuum. At BD, we are looking for candidates who possess passion, innovative solutions and a commitment to our one mission of improving access to groundbreaking medical and biotechnology services for people near and far, delivering state-of-the-art technology and cutting-edge research in the battle to fight and cure infectious diseases. With a global reach that extends across 50 countries worldwide, our network of professionals collaborates on effective measures to deliver enhanced patient quality such as lower health care delivery costs, improved health care and safety, and expanded health care for all. Join our company and see how you can become a part of one global mission to make a difference in human health.