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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) MATERIAL PLANNER-BUYER in San Diego, California

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Job Description

Nature and Scope

The position is accountable for ensuring material availability, and the achievement of business value and inventory targets. The position works in a team environment to manage tactical procurement activities with a broad supply base. The position interfaces with Engineering, Manufacturing, Quality and Sourcing Teams on materials issues and strategies.

Principal Accountabilities

Requisition & PO Processing for all direct POs – handles inquiries, manages updates/changes, confirmation follow ups, manages return and disposition (MRB) process with suppliers, and supports invoice reconciliation for orders placed.

Creates or reviews production work orders and generates material orders for intercompany and external suppliers to support MRP output and plant purchase requisition requirements.

Acquires and provides current material status to Manufacturing Teams on an as needed basis. Provides input on any supplier risk signals noted in day to day activity.

Provide input into Engineering Change Requests (ECRs) and Quality Notifications (QNs), as well as able to generate them as needed to support uninterrupted material supply.

Responsible for planning and procurement master data, including the Procurement Info record and Source List for materials.

Jointly accountable to meet local budget targets.

Manages volume changes and provides input to monthly PPV reports. Able to provide input to PPV forecast.

Manages raw materials for GPDS new products once assigned on a Bill of Material.

Investigates and recommends implementation of appropriate advanced materials strategies such as Point of Use, Kanban, VMI, etc.

Responsibilities may also include Supply/Production Planning activities as it relates to the conversion of a rough cut capacity Master Production Schedule into a detailed production plan, creation/release of production orders and maintaining MRP planning parameters.

Knowledge and Experience Required

BS Degree in a related field with a minimum of two years experience

Working knowledge of MRP and SAP or equivalent ERP system

  • ISM and/or APICS Certification desired

Basic knowledge of processes associated with the production items to be supported

Understands basic manufacturing concepts

PC skills

Application of basic statistics

Excellent written and oral communications skills

Understands basic quality concepts

Understands company ethics and proprietary information requirements.

Primary Work LocationUSA CA - San Diego (BDB)

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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.