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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Senior Manager, Supply Chain Projects: Franklin Lakes/Salt Lake City in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey

Job Description Summary

The Senior Manager of MDS Supply Chain Projects plays a key role in leading, planning & executing a successful roll-out of strategic projects like EU-MDR (Regulatory change on CE certification) and RECODE (portfolio simplification & optimization project).

The leader has the responsibility to coordinate end-to-end Supply Chain Planning & Execution activities to deliver business continuity, maximum customer service and optimized inventory health regarding EU_MDR & RECODE roll out transitions.

In addition to the key deliverables of Project Management (i.e. clear guideline & status communication, stakeholder management, project status dashboarding, proactive risk mitigation, supply & demand management with regions, capacity management with all suppliers, …), expectations are the leader will play a key role as a Change Agent in how the organization drives these transformational projects and delivers added value to our business growth aspirations.

In addition, the leader will directly lead a team of three Supply Chain Planning Analysts focused on EU-MDR and RECODE.

Job Description

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.

Overall, the role covers 3 key pillars:

  • Project Management

  • Planning the changes

  • Executing the changes

General Project Planning

The leader is expected to install & follow a principled and agreed project execution methodology, schedule, and framework for supply planning. The goal is to provide product supply management leadership by active input into the program and project strategy & vision, ensuring alignment of the program strategy with operational delivery.

A direct link to process performance (Inventory and OTIF) needs to be combined and will liaison with cross-functional program teams to understand business strategy and future program needs. This requires partnering closely with functional teams like central Regulatory, Manufacturing and Global/Regional Supply Chain teams to prioritize improvements. Also, working across Business Unit EUMDR/IVDR project teams that are representing the segments and business units on a global level, and regional teams.

Other elements include:

  • Build & develop BDX cross functional network to support data collection activities for key data needed to support business continuity and integrated supply chain transition strategy /execution.

  • Build & develop effective and efficient processes to gather, collect, consolidate & analyze large amounts of product related data, as well as enable business continuity insights and decision support.

  • Identify, communicate, resolve, and escalate any data quality related risk that may potentially derail/delay objectives or adversely affect business continuity.

  • Consider user experience, ensures effective adoption, implementation, and review of data quality process and collaborates with relevant management to gain consensus/ownership.

Planning The Change

  • Ensure the right stock build up plans, phase in/out forecast plans and manufacturing work order phase in/out are in place and alignment between Global, Regional & Functional teams to ensure market supply continuity (avoid risk of revenue loss).

  • Co-lead Global Inventory performance and being responsible for coordinating continuous improvements in master data parameterization to achieve effective global inventory planning, ultimately resulting in improvements in service.

  • Responsible for facilitating manufacturing capacity planning & DC storage volume reviews including ASR submissions.

  • Ensure the right Safety Stock Methods are communicated and in place in the regions to accommodate the business continuity objective (ex: Time Phased Safety Stock)

  • Instill intimacy with the SIOP/MBR processes across the Global & Regional organizations:

  • Attend the necessary Demand, Supply and/or Management Business Review (MBR) meetings to support the Regional & Global Supply Chain planning teams in their respective S&OP processes.

  • Responsible for developing and maintaining critical monthly and ad hoc scorecard/reports for senior management including global inventory build ups, capacity utilization reports, and potential back orders impacts.

  • Ensures timely collection and review of the appropriate information required for this forum to accurately determine Global inventory/ supply plan

  • Interface with all Regional & Global Supply Planners leads for assessment and understanding of their needs.

  • Consolidate, challenge the regional input for the monthly forecast and annual LTP processes

  • Key driver in change management, knowledge building/retention and talent development

  • Drives users to deliver results and sustain operations, CI & Knowledge transfer, aligned to developed performance metrics

  • Supports the development of the organizational capabilities related to end-to-end or functional process and the overall Business Process Management strategy

  • Act as a change agent in driving supply chain and business initiatives and guides the team trough diverse changes.

Executing The Change

  • Monitor the product deployment plans from plants / vendors to all DCs, and any other pertinent locations

  • Track “last work order” management in plants and ensure this is in line with the planning made with regards to end-of-manufacturing dates, end-of-sales dates and end-of-order-fulfillment-dates

  • Track compliancy in execution of product storage and flow from Plants to DC’s to country/customers. Ensure an air-tight control mechanism is in place in each storage location. With the goal to execute the plan as planned and in a compliant fashion

  • Coordinate first MDR batch activities with Supply planning, regulatory, quality and logistics operations to guarantee business continuity during the execution of the first batch inspection process and its implication within the EMEA markets.

  • Translate the key element of the business strategies into tactical functional initiatives to meet the service and objectives across the regions.

  • Facilitate deployment / allocation in short supply situations. Creation of manual allocation to allow fair share deployment and intercompany shipments.

  • Logistics

  • Work closely with Global Logistics team to co-develop inventory (MDR/IVDR) segregation and management policy for Global, Regional & local Distribution Centers. Ensure alignment to planning.

  • Governance of buildup inventory flow from MFG – Global DC – Local DC.

Position requirements

EXPERIENCE:

  • Master’s degree in business administration or supply chain management or equivalent thorough experience

  • Six Sigma Trained, or Certified (green or black belt preferred) and proven results in lean project / program management

  • Strong knowledge of ERP systems (e.g. SAP, JDE)

  • Business acumen in a medical device industry

  • Experience in support and supply chain implementation of regulatory project

  • Minimum 5 year of experience in ISC and/or customer facing

  • Excellent influencing and communication skills

  • Change agent

  • Proven Finance acuity

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Demonstrate good leadership attributes and experience managing in a matrix organization.

COMPETENCIES:

  • Strong Analytical capabilities, accountability, and attention to detail

  • Strong Drive for Results and ability to work independently in an ambiguous fast paced environment

  • Strong organizational, mature interpersonal and advanced written / oral communication skills for seamless cross functional / regional plan alignment

  • Strong focus on Stakeholder deliverables and relentless follow up

Other requirements:

  • Worktime flexibility related to working in a very global environment

  • People management skills

  • Responsiveness & resourcefulness and “out of the box” thinking

  • Drive to execute attitude

  • Commitment to results and meeting deadlines

  • Multi-tasking capabilities

  • Assertiveness to push project forward

  • Desire to be part of a TEAM

  • Strong persuasiveness and influencing without authority ability

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.

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Primary Work Location

USA NJ - Franklin Lakes

Additional Locations

USA UT - Salt Lake City

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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.

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