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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Program Manager - Manufacturing in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey

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Be part of something bigger!

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.

As a member of the BD Pharmaceutical Systems - Advanced Drug Delivery Solutions (ADDS) business, you will have the unique opportunity to play a vital role in the rapid scale-up of an exciting new business platform that will be a key contributor to BD’s future growth. Our mission is to become a world-class, customer focused organization that will have a significant impact in improving how patients receive drugs for their chronic conditions. If you're interested in being a part of an established and capable team that develops and commercializes molding and manufacturing cells for ADDS products, read on...

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Reporting to Operations, the successful candidate will provide Program management for molding and assembly aspects of NPD programs under the ADDS Platform products. Primarily supports new product introductions by working closely with R&D, manufacturing plants, and outside Vendors to implement manufacturing technologies.

Duties Include:

  • Interfaces with personnel from R&D, Quality, etc. Creates a seamless collaborate with a multi-functional team to ensure successful product launches, demonstrating internal SME’s for molding and assembly.

  • Assesses new product designs, ensuring part designs can be manufactured economically and scaled up.

  • Coordinate resource availability within the internal manufacturing team

  • Actively participates as a core team member in support of new product launches and continuous improvement.

  • Creates and maintains a strong network with our manufacturing partners to accomplish project objectives.

  • Supports creation of several Manufacturing specific documents/procedures.

  • Develops project plans and implements within budget constraints. Manages assigned projects, using project management tools, providing accurate tracking and reporting to leadership.

  • Makes recommendations and supports the transfer of manufacturing processes, equipment and technology across PS manufacturing plants, external supply partners, and their customers.

  • Provides technical support in the assessment and assignment of a product or product line to customer manufacturing plants.

  • Ensuring that a methodical and rigorous approach is followed in process and equipment development, including feasibility and Proof of Principal work, risk assessment and analysis, appropriate use of Six Sigma methodologies, and effective documentation.

  • Responsible for managing the execution of projects or workstreams within projects.

  • Provides updates of status, risks, and issues to functional and business leadership.

  • Ensure compliance with BD quality policies, procedures, and practices through appropriate communication, training, and education of sound quality assurance principals.

  • Accountable for setting own work direction and completing work tasks.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Required: Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related technical subject area.

  • Required: Minimum of 5 years of experience running Manufacturing related projects and/or equipment.

Additional skills:

  • Incumbent’s history should cover knowledge of process flow, Assay/Automation equipment process development and Molding process development.

  • Proven ability to support the manufacturing aspects of new product development. Demonstrated leadership as a manufacturing lead within a multi-functional group with direct responsibility driving successful project outcomes.

  • Proficiency in the use of computer applications including Excel, MS Word, 3D Modeling and drafting software (e.g. SolidWorks), Microsoft Project, and Minitab. Ability to interpret part drawings.

  • Working knowledge of methods and procedures used in the manufacture and quality control of medical devices

  • Resolving personal/team conflicts and functional conflicts.

  • Desired: Understanding of product development processes, regulatory and quality requirements.

  • Critical thinking: Ability to manage unpredictable challenges and demonstrate organizational capabilities.

  • Highly motivated with good organizational and analytical/technical problem solving skills.

  • Effective written and oral communication skills; capable in communicating to multiple audiences, and senior management personnel.

  • Experience working with 3rd party vendors and suppliers.

  • Essential: Experience in managing and support in executing acceptance test and validation testing protocols

  • Desired: Important to understand the DOE process and creation while leveraging strong analytical and empirical skills.

  • Six Sigma Green Belt certification highly desirable

  • Essential: Previous engineering experience in an FDA (Food and Drug Administration) GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices)/QSR (Quality System Regulation) environment

  • Desired: Experience in metrology, CAD , i.e. SolidWorks or other CAD system is a plus

  • Essential: Program Leadership: Ability to lead projects effectively, PMP Certification a plus

For many 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, weekly testing for COVID-19 may be available instead of vaccination. 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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Primary Work Location

USA NJ - Franklin Lakes

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Work Shift

US BD 1st Shift 9am-530pm (United States of America)

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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