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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Supplier Performance Manager in Le Pont-de-Claix Cedex, France

Job Description Summary

BD Medical - Pharmaceutical Systems is a global leader in supplying the pharmaceutical industry with innovative, high-quality, clinically-proven and customized pre-fillableparenteral drug delivery systems. Our offering includes an extensive portfolio of pre-fillable syringes, self-injection systems, safety and shielding solutions. Our products are designed to protect, package and deliver

drug therapies and to maximize healthcare worker and patient safety.

You are the one who can make the difference. Join us and be a crucial part of advancing the world of health!

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our « Supplier Manufacturing Operations (Worldwide SMO) » department as Supplier Performance Manager.

Job Description

In this role you will be in charge to run supplier performance and continuous improvement tools & methods to match our imperatives.

These continuous improvement methods and tools are used systematically to support the development of our suppliers globally. In a transverse and multicultural environment, you will work on industrial aspects, in close relationship with internal departments such as Procurement, Supplier Quality Assurance (SQA), Mold Validation & Assurance of Supply and Regional supply chain teams in all manufacturing sites, located worldwide. Our suppliers are located in the same regions than our manufacturing sites.

Our suppliers’ performance is crucial to our global operations success for customer service, quality, project management and cost.

In cooperation with plants, and in support of global functions that are accountable for supplier performance, you will coordinate the definition and review of:

  • performance metrics & goals (delivery performance, capacity, leadtime, cost, inventory, flows…),

  • continuous improvement plans at critical suppliers,

  • dashboard regarding metrics deployment and improvement plans completion

Main Responsibilities

You will be responsible to deploy these tools & methods with all plants, all regions and for all critical suppliers:

  • Define and deploy standards performance metrics in collaboration with Quality (SQA), Procurement and plants

  • Supervise supplier performance, align with standards & routines and establish calendar of performance & improvement plans reviews with each supplier

  • Identify performance gaps and identify true root cause

  • Handle performance recovery plans with related needs, in line with category leaders and support services

  • Review/adjust performance metrics, maintain data accuracy and communicate performance metrics and dashboard to all partners and components categories

  • Manage supplier continuous improvement actions plan (identification of standard methodologies from suppliers, facilitate internal CI committee...)

  • Lead supplier audits for new sourcing and make or buy activity (Operations element)

  • Deploy Supplier Logistic Agreements and participate in Supplier Selection process for NPI, capacity expansion and projects...

  • Ensure appropriate staffing and oversight of Supplier Performance function, ensuring sufficient capabilities and skills to support the objectives of the group. Provide mentorship and management, ensuring individual development and growth

  • Create and structure a dotted line reporting between SMO and plants

Who are you?

Ideally coming from an Engineering or Master background in Supply Chain or in procurement, you have a proven experience of minimum 5 years in project and/or program management and end-to-end Supply-Chain activities with associated processes in the industry and suppliers. You have also a solid understanding of continuous improvement tools and methods (Lean, 6sigma, Investigation - problem solving).

Essential skills :

  • Good analytical skills ans ability to assess the relevance of data

  • Cross-functional leadership

  • Resilience & get-go attitude

  • Influencer/ networker in a complex partner landscape, strong communication skills in a multicultural environment

  • Proficiency in English is required, additional languages such as French or Spanish would be a strong plus

To ensure the safety of our associates, BD supports remote work where possible. This position is based in the listed location, but is temporarily remote-based due to Covid-19. We are continuing to monitor the situation and follow local governmental guidance to advise when is the right time and safe for our associates to return to their BD work location.

Primary Work Location

FRA Le Pont-de-Claix Cedex

Additional Locations

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BD is a leading global medical technology company that creates medical technology, devices and laboratory equipment for a variety of needs across the healthcare continuum. At BD, we are looking for candidates who possess passion, innovative solutions and a commitment to our one mission of improving access to groundbreaking medical and biotechnology services for people near and far, delivering state-of-the-art technology and cutting-edge research in the battle to fight and cure infectious diseases. With a global reach that extends across 50 countries worldwide, our network of professionals collaborates on effective measures to deliver enhanced patient quality such as lower health care delivery costs, improved health care and safety, and expanded health care for all. Join our company and see how you can become a part of one global mission to make a difference in human health.

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