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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Supplier Quality Account Leader in Rubber in Le Pont-de-Claix Cedex, France

Job Description Summary

The Supplier Quality Account Leader in Rubber is accountable and responsible of the conformance to applicable quality specification of components, products, materials or services delivered by assigned suppliers. Global Quality performance and continuous improvement of assigned suppliers.

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

Job Description

Main Responsibilities

  • Support the selection decision process of identified prospective suppliers

  • Ensures that all BD requirements are understood and addressed at the supplier. Mainly but not restrictively after Supplier Approved state

  • Problem Solving related to Customer complaints or plant deviation management. In routine mode and in escalation / crisis mode related to a major Customer escalation or a potential disruption to manufacturing or an evidenced customer supply issue

  • Lead or Participate in Supplier routine quality audits

  • Negotiate Quality Agreements based on standard template. Ensure that committed agreements are aligned with BD strategy

  • Review & approve 8D reports prepared by WW Supplier Deviation & Complaint Specialist related to outsourced operations (HAWA manufacturing or service) from assigned suppliers

  • Manage the Supplier Quality performance monitoring based on set of agreed KPI's and targets

  • Lead or assist in supplier development & Continuous improvement projects. Coach, teach, and support current suppliers in all areas as needed

  • Be knowledgeable of supplier quality related activities

  • For specific operation implemented at the supplier, validate the protocol and ensure the correct implementation

  • In some limited and exceptional cases the SQ-AL may also act as product family expert or referent within BD

  • The SQ-AL represents BD at the Supplier, and represents the Supplier at BD, for all quality aspects

Who are you?

You have at least a Master of Science in Quality Assurance or Master of Science in Materials Science with 3 years of experience in a quality organization dealing with suppliers, customers or operation quality.

  • Experience gained within high cadence/volume industry environment (automotive, …)

  • Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information Judgment and decision-making skills supported by sound technical & business justification

  • Demonstrated ability to discuss both technical and business issues with all levels of management within BD & Suppliers

  • Experience bringing diverse Subject Matter Experts together to resolve technical issues and perform root cause analysis

  • Proficient in the use of Quality Tools, including Problem Solving (8D)

  • Fluent in English and French is required

This role will require 20% travel internationally

Primary Work Location

FRA Le Pont-de-Claix Cedex

Additional Locations

Work Shift

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