BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Buyer/Planner in Moncks Corner, South Carolina

Plan production of latex products to meet marketing forecasts in specific time frames relative to effective utilization of manufacturing personnel, equipment, and supplies.

  • Plan, procure and manage the planning and production flow of various manufacturing departments producing components and finished products.

  • Monitor and coordinate the flow of materials to control raw materials, work in process and finished goods inventory within predetermined parameters.

  • Integrate the requirements of our customer within production capacity to insure acceptable service levels of product delivery.

  • Coordinate the information flow in the company to insure level production loads and budget requirements.

  • Participate in systems design and production coordinating meetings and supply information, as required.

  • Prepare and publish procedures, reports, etc., to internal and external departments for improved communications.

  • Coordinate production workflow for multiple products

  • Plan and prioritize operations to ensure maximum performance and minimum delay

  • Schedule shift according to production needs

  • Monitor jobs to ensure they will finish on time and within budget

  • Address issues when they arise aiming for minimum disruption

  • Obtain output information (number of finished products, percentage of defectives etc.)

  • Prepare and submit status and performance reports

  • Collaborate with quality control, warehouse, purchasing, and other staff

  • CPIM/CPM Certification preferred

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field.

  • 3 to 7 years experience in scheduling and/or planning.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands or arms (to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls). The employee is occasionally required to sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.

  • The noise level in the work environment is normally quiet to moderate.

  • 100% of day spent indoors.

Industry Standard/Category: Buyer/Planner

ID: 2018-11462

Career Level: experienced

Division Name: BDI UCC

Relocation: No

External Company Name: C.R. Bard, Inc.

External Company URL:

Street: 428 Powerhouse Road

C. R. Bard, Inc. (NYSE: BCR) is a leading multinational developer, manufacturer and marketer of innovative, life-enhancing medical technologies in the fields of vascular, urology, oncology and surgical specialty products, employing over 13,000 people around the world. Founded in 1907, we pioneered many devices that are now the cornerstones of modern healthcare.

We expect the highest levels of quality, integrity, service, and innovation from our employees – on the job and in the communities in which we work and live. In return, we foster an environment where individuals are treated with fairness and respect, and feel valued, acknowledged and rewarded. Bard is a M/F, Disabled and Vet EEO/AA Employer.

Be Your Best at Bard – and ultimately, you can have an impact on the lives of people around the world.