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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) BUSINESS UNIT OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE MANAGER in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey

Job Description Summary

This position represents a fantastic opportunity for a talented, highly motivated, and positive individual to become a proactive member of BD’s global Operational Excellence (OPEX) community.

Reporting to the Business Unit OPEX Leader, the Business Unit OPEX Manager will be passionate about creating a culture of operational and customer excellence, implementing change, and driving Continuous Improvement (CI) across the network through the BD Production System (BDPS).

This strong operational excellence and continuous improvement identity will be created through the systematic application of LEAN production and CI principles, methodologies, and associated tools, to ensure sustainable optimization of performance in the areas of quality, delivery, and cost, whilst improving safety.

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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.

Position Summary:

This position represents a fantastic opportunity for a talented, highly motivated, and positive individual to become a proactive member of BD’s global Operational Excellence (OPEX) community.

Reporting to the Business Unit OPEX Leader, the Business Unit OPEX Manager will be passionate about creating a culture of operational and customer excellence, implementing change, and driving Continuous Improvement (CI) across the network through the BD Production System (BDPS).

This strong operational excellence and continuous improvement identity will be created through the systematic application of LEAN production and CI principles, methodologies, and associated tools, to ensure sustainable optimization of performance in the areas of quality, delivery, and cost, whilst improving safety.

Essential Roles:

  • Lead BDPS capability development for Specimen Management plants.

  • Change to Win (CTW) initiative, ensures all SM plants have 3-year funnel, delivers 3.5% of COGS/VOP annually in CI/plant direct category and mentors/coaches plant OPEX managers. This position works closely with plant managers, plant OPEX managers, finance, category managers and enterprise CTW leader to ensure 6% CTW is realized

  • Help shape and deploy BDPS roadmap, coordinate and /or lead specific breakthrough Kaizen events and /or initiatives to enable targeted performance improvement. Leverage Lean Academy as capability building mechanism, to ensure consistent approach and development excellence.

  • Conducts Monthly review of OEE, scrap and actions for all SM plants. Facilitate and coach plants as required to ensure performance goals are achieved. On site coaching and assessments as required. Conducts Zero Loss Workshops as required.

  • As an experienced and certified BDPS practitioner or willingness to achieve certification, guide and coach associates to develop and grow BDPS capability. Help site leadership teams create strategic vision, ensure alignment through cascading Key Performance Indicators (KPIs’) top down and bottom up.

  • Lead focused improvement efforts at key sites / to support critical initiatives (e.g., drive OEE, OLE) or other critical projects. Target multiple breakthrough events each year. Challenge existing paradigms, help accelerate impact of key initiatives.

  • Support global component centers-of-excellence (COEs). Help develop standards and best practices. Optimize methodologies for different manufacturing technologies. Develop and leverage best practices, drive best practice development and adoption. Ensure deploying sites establish and maintain appropriate component KPIs, maintain and promote visibility of global component impact. Support maturity assessment program across multiple business units.

  • Develop and grow BDPS impact through deployment of dynamically advanced aspects of component methodologies.

  • Chairs monthly focus areas in support to build Enterprise and CI pipeline; Molding, Automation, Packaging

Sphere of influence

  • Influences development and drives execution of business unit operating plans

  • Contributes to the development of strategy

  • May participate as member of business unit leadership team

  • Provides some input into key business decisions and resource planning

Impact on results

Degree of Accountability:

  • Accountable for the achievement of change-to-win performance for represented plants within the business unit. Has a strong direct impact on strategy execution.

  • Accountable for the achievement of key operational goals with represented sites.

  • Will often leads project / initiative teams for the achievement of key operational goals, including cost-to-win, drive OEE /OLE with purpose.

  • Erroneous decisions or recommendations may cause substantial expenditure of human capital and budgeted resources.

  • Serves as a champion to overcome barriers by addressing issues promptly. Does not hesitate to challenge the status quo in search of opportunities that help the business provide cost effective solution to the customer.

Financial Impact :

  • Has influence on the key drivers for profit, loss, and productivity.

  • Has impact on cost and productivity for represented sites within the business unit. E.g., is responsible for CTW performance.

  • Accountable to maintain and optimize loss landscape and multi-year change-to-win project pipeline.

Required skills and knowledge:

Technical Area of Expertise:

  • Demonstrates a specific and advanced set of skills in BDPS (Or other production system such as Toyota, Danaher, Milliken) and has knowledge in one or more areas of Operational Excellence / LEAN production.

  • Often viewed as a leader with vision in one or more BDPS components.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or other bachelor’s degree.

  • Previous experience in implementing, and strong knowledge of, Lean and Six Sigma business systems. Six sigma black belt certification preferred.

  • Demonstrated passion for safety, customer centricity and operational excellence

  • Minimum 10 years manufacturing experience / leadership experience in a plant

  • Excellent understanding of the interaction between operational excellence and customer service

  • Excellent and effective verbal and written communication skills with people at all levels

  • Consistent track record in project or program management

  • Experience of working in a multi-site and multi-cultural environment

  • Business acumen and ability to display the linkage between projects and desired business results

  • Experienced in developing business cases and justifying to senior leadership

Personal Specification:

  • Flexible and able to travel. Expected travel up to 25 to 40%.

  • Language: Fluent English required

  • Team Player

  • Ability to influence without authority

  • Leadership and Strategic thinking

  • Working with highly matrixes organization / Organizational savvy

  • Building effective transversal team and network

  • Leading Complexity and diversity / Adaptability

  • Financial acuity

  • Ability to translate business objectives into tactical activities for the plant

  • Results Oriented

Main contacts to do the job:

  1. Examples of Internal Contacts:
  • ISC, operational, function and OPEX community at levels including leaders and associates within central, segment, business unit and plants teams.
  1. Examples of External Contacts:
  • Business and /or OPEX consultants

  • Benchmarking organizations

  • Academic institutions

Supervision

  • In accordance with guidance provided by BU OPEX Leader, the incumbent will be required to shape a direct or indirect team to achieve business needs, to inspire change and to bring the adequate level of expertise in BDPS and LEAN production across the entire business unit.

For certain roles at BD, employment is contingent upon the Company’s receipt of sufficient proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. In some locations, testing for COVID-19 may be available and/or required. Consistent with BD’s Workplace Accommodations Policy, requests for accommodation will be considered pursuant to applicable law.

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.

To learn more about BD visit https://jobs.bd.com/

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.

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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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