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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Senior Director R&D, MDS Frontend Innovation in Salt Lake City, Utah

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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 70,000 employees and a presence in virtually every country around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues.

Our Medication Delivery Solutions business unit is seeking a Senior Director of Frontend Innovation to shape and execute an innovation strategy that delivers MDS’ growth targets. Working with MDS and Platform business leadership, this individual will identify, prioritize, and deliver needs-based digital and medical idea phase programs that achieve MDS’ strategic and financial objectives. Critical for success will be the creation of an empowered, agile team of senior innovation leaders, a co-innovation partner network, world class innovation processes, inspirational vision, high-energy evangelism, and culture of open innovation, inclusivity, and accountability.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Accelerate commercialization of needs based, transformative innovation, by driving early-stage concepts into product development

  • Shape and align a broad, 5-year MDS innovation strategy that accelerates transformative growth

  • In partnership with Platforms and the MDS BU deliver key innovation financial and business growth objectives

  • Manages innovation investments to maximize strategic commercial value

  • Establish a global co-innovation partner network as a MDS competitive advantage

  • Attract, develop, and engage a resilient team of best in market innovators

  • Establish a customer centric innovation culture across MDS based on openness, diversity, empowerment, agility, and value-based risk assessment and execution

  • Establish and continuously optimize the necessary infrastructure & capabilities for an innovation leader

  • Establish and continuously refine MDS innovation processes, governance, and tools

IDEAL EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION & PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

  • Master’s degree in engineering, science, or clinical required. PhD and/or MBA desired.

  • 15 years of relevant frontend innovation experience with a demonstrated track record of successfully commercializing transformative medical devices or solutions required.

  • 8 years in leadership role(s), leading large teams with a complex product portfolio.

  • 5 years developing digital healthcare systems.

  • 5 years of leading senior engineering and scientific innovators and visionaries.

  • Demonstrated ability to create a vision, shape strategy, and deliver complex initiatives.

  • Demonstrated ability creating a high impact innovation environment. Prefer experience with a global matrixed organization.

  • Demonstrated ability to motivate business, clinical and technical teams.

  • Executive level communications skills with diverse internal and external groups

  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally (25%).

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.

Primary Work Location

USA UT - Salt Lake City BAS

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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