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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Sr. Buyer Planner in Hunt Valley, Maryland

Job Description Summary

Description - Internal

The Sr Buyer Planner performs the detailed production planning and purchasing functions as part of a Supply Chain Team and is accountable for the supply management (domestic trade fulfillment and international replenishment) for one or more assigned Plants or Product Hierarchies and for raw material inventory levels for assigned commodities or product lines. The position supports and works closely with Manufacturing Operations, Global Demand Planning and

Procurement. The Planner converts approved Master Schedule plans to detailed, sequences Production Orders on a daily or weekly basis, and assists Manufacturing in managing open orders from Release-to-Close. The Planner also determines inventory parameters, manages purchase orders, communicates delivery schedules, expedites material, processes returns and resolves payment issues. The position is also responsible for communicating supplier performance problems (sourcing, delivery and quality) to the Commodity Managers.

In addition, the position is responsible for communicating significant current/potential supply performance problems

(schedule unfeasibility or non-compliance, material or capacity imbalances, etc.) to Supply Network Planning and Plant Management. Reports to the Supply Network Planning Manager or Materials Manager.

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.

Sr Buyer Planner

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Converts constrained, feasible Master Production Schedules (Firm Planned Orders) to detailed and executable MRP-generated plans/work orders over an established rolling horizon period and with agreed-upon frequency. Acts independently and routinely performs moderately complex planning and problem solving. Converts MRP requirements to purchase orders.

  • Participates in weekly/monthly Supply Planning Schedule reviews for one or more Work Centers and ensures appropriate follow up of agreed upon actions.

  • Responsively manages Action Messages and Alerts, applying criteria-based intervention

  • Communicates tactical direction and schedule priorities to Production Schedulers. Coordinates the generation and prioritization of Material Shortage lists, Past Due’s/Backlog, etc. Communicates capacity/material issues and remedial action plans to key stakeholders as appropriate. Manages open purchase orders and communicates delivery information to Production Planners.

  • Frequently reviews and maintains the integrity of MRP parameters (lot/order size, lead times, Days Forward Supply, Safety Stock) and provides data for Key Performance Metrics (Schedule Compliance, Time Fence Violations, Work in Process Inventory Turnover, Projected Inventory at Risk/Stock Loss). Significant variances or potential future risks are explained. Finds opportunities for inventory reduction and actively supports implementation as directed.

  • Reviews and updates current product availability information daily (Backorder Reason Code, expected partial/full release availability) and initiates Product Bulletins as required

  • Participates in Product Optimization Program reviews to effectively implement new product introductions, conversions and rationalization efforts.

  • Coordinates as needed with Procurement Planners for resolution of supplier issues (quality, delivery), or implementation of changes to the supplier base. Informs Commodity Manager of critical supplier performance problems.

  • Minimizes raw material shortages and resulting back-orders.

  • Processes material returns.

  • Works with Invoice Processors to resolve payment issues.

  • Initiates deviation waivers when needed.

  • Processes Engineering Revision Orders or Change Notifications as needed

  • Periodically reviews and dispositions Excess & Obsolete, Unscheduled, Expired inventories.

  • Supports efforts to ensure data integrity of Book-to-Physical Inventory, BOM’s and Routings.

  • Complies with all GMP, regulatory and ISO guidelines including company policies and departmental procedures.

Qualifications – Internal

  • BS/BA preferably in Business Administration, Logistics or related field with a minimum of 3 with degree (Preferred) 7 years without Degree

  • Procurement/Logistics experience experience (preferred )or 7 years’ experience without a degree.

  • Certification (APICS CPIM or CIRM) (preferred).

  • Experience with MRP systems and Microsoft Windows. Knowledge of integrated Supply Chain systems (SAP) (preferred).

  • Solid analytical, planning, interpersonal, and oral/written communication skills.

  • Thorough knowledge of GMP and ISO requirements.

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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Primary Work Location

USA MD - Hunt Valley

Additional Locations

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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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