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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Sr. Manager Transportation Optimization in Four Oaks, North Carolina

Job Description Summary

Reporting to the Sr. Director NA Supply Chain CI, the Sr. Manager Transportation Optimization will deliver upon end-to-end supply chain excellence for NA SC. They will also delivery yearly cost-savings commitments via enhance operational efficiency, project execution, deployment of lean methodologies, Global Supply Chain Capabilities (people, processes & systems), NA SC Metrics, PMO, Knowledge management, Communication and coaching and mentoring of NASC associates.

This position will have sphere of influence across NASC staff sites and Transportation/Distribution centers: the Sr. Manager Transportation Optimization will provide leadership to enhance Lean & CI capability through aligning, training, supervising, administrating, coaching, and metric tracking of all NA Transportation activities.

The Sr. Manager Transportation Optimization independently coaches and mentors BD associates, including management, on CI methods, project management and issue resolution. This role also has one direct report.

Job Description

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for delivering Cost to Win/Cost-to-Deliver cost-savings targets through planning and oversight of Transportation and business Optimization activity.

  • Drive the deployment of Lean, CI, Project Management and related tools and methodologies throughout the NASC business.

  • Sustains proper behaviors and holds teams/associates accountable for sustainment of improvements through coaching and leadership.

  • Collaborating with the business units to optimization supply chain efficiencies while still delivering an exceptional customer experience.

Knowledge

  • Has global orientation to continuous improvement and optimization

  • Knowledge and experience in supply chain, transportation, warehousing, project management, and engineering within a medical device environment (preference, but not required)

  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects with varying SQDCP impact

  • Ability to lead cross-functional projects with geographically diverse teams

  • Have a thorough understanding of Continuous Improvement/Lean/Six Sigma methodologies

  • Experience with Lean Manufacturing, developing standard processes, writing procedures, mentoring, and training groups of associates

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, manufacturing, logistics, operations management or related degree

  • Continuous Improvement/Transportation/Supply Chain experience.

  • 10+ years of experience in a business operations, supply chain or manufacturing environment.

  • 3+ years of experience implementing or change or continuous improvement in a manufacturing or business process environment

  • Six sigma Green Belt/Lean Leader/Supply Chain certification.

  • Ability to work independently and influence, with and without direct authority, production associates, staff associates, site management, and senior business management.

Additional and Preferred Skills and Qualifications

  • A Master’s degree in a related discipline

  • Black Belt certification, preferred

  • Senior. Lean Coaching Certification preferred

  • Project Management certification is preferred

  • Strong analytical skills, communication abilities, and a track record of problem resolution

  • Knowledge of BDX SAP system.

  • Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Strong project management skills

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 NJ - Franklin Lakes

Additional Locations

USA CA - Redlands Distribution Ctr, USA GA - Covington Global Dist Center, USA IN - Plainfield, USA NC - Four Oaks

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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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