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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Senior Manager, Supplier Quality (Onsite, Hybrid) in San Diego, California

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We are the makers of possible

BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world. Advancing the world of health™ is our Purpose, and it’s no small feat. It takes the imagination and passion of all of us—from design and engineering to the manufacturing and marketing of our billions of MedTech products per year—to look at the impossible and find transformative solutions that turn dreams into possibilities.

We believe that the human element, across our global teams, is what allows us to continually evolve. Join us and discover an environment in which you’ll be supported to learn, grow and become your best self. Become a maker of possible with us.

OVERVIEW

Reporting to the Associate Director, WW Supplier Quality, this position is accountable for the development and maintenance of the supplier management process across the MMS BU (Medication Management Solutions - Business Unit). This position supports all MMS sites, design centers and provides guidance to local Supplier Quality Assurance associates. This position also ensures that MMS procedures and practices are aligned with BD standards and applicable US & global regulatory requirements. This position is accountable to provide leadership, development and mentor for the supplier quality organization.

This position partners with the procurement, supply chain, global operations and manufacturing, R&D, design assurance, service repair, customer service and sales/marketing organizations to provide mentorship as it relates to the implementation of the supplier management & quality system and to ensure compliance to product, customer, and regulatory expectations.

Through outstanding communication, effective problem solving and active management of ambiguous & complex situations, the primary deliverables for the role are to ensure capable processes are implemented and maintained for the management of supplier related activities throughout the MMS BU in compliance with the Quality System, and applicable US & global regulatory requirements. This position may interact directly with regulatory agencies for all issues related to supplier management including ISO registrars and FDA representatives.

This position contributes to WW functional strategy and priorities and ensures effective deployment throughout the MMS BU. Equally, the Senior Manager, Supplier Quality is expected to promote the crafting and maintenance of a culture of Quality throughout the MMS BU.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for collaborating in the development and maintenance of strategic supplier quality plans, initiatives, and policies.

  • Leads the Supplier Quality Engineering team to develop, implement and maintain the MMS supplier management process & procedures.

  • Engage and provide leadership directions/objectives, coaching and personal development of the supplier quality associates to perform to their best ability and meet personal, BU and plant objectives.

  • Supports the definition of the framework for department objectives, operation schedule, processes, and budgets.

  • Manages suppliers for components, finished goods, and out-sourced processes.

  • Manages and maintains the supplier management process, including supplier selection, supplier approval, supplier risk management, specification alignment, component qualification, supplier audits, supplier quality agreements, SCAR, Supplier Quality non-conformities, supplier change management, supplier business reviews, supplier performance, etc.

  • Coordinate the activities of the supplier quality engineers in support of supplier related projects and in support of supplier related initiatives from development or operations, as appropriate.

  • Build an influential and effective network and communication with WW quality, supply chain, procurement, plant quality leaders and other key WW functions (R&D, design assurance, post market surveillance, engineering, WW operations and manufacturing, etc.) to ensure alignment around priorities.

  • Drives solutions to crises with suppliers through root cause analyses, SCAR’s and conflict resolution.

  • Ensures suppliers with unsatisfactory or marginal status are addressed through supplier corrective actions.

  • Accountable for identifying supplier quality improvement or risk mitigation opportunities within the supplier base and partnering with procurement, supply chain, operations, and other functions to develop and implement solutions. Accountable to successfully manage and communicate quality issues. Responsible for the development and implementation of worldwide supplier metrics & analytics and for the actions related to trends.

  • Defines supplier quality agreement expectations and aligns supplier technical agreements across customer, design and supplier.

  • Ensure that supplier quality organization is staffed, organized, and resourced to ensure it can fulfill its obligations to comply with US & global regulatory requirements and BD procedures.

  • Develop a cohesive team, maintaining and reinforcing a strong quality presence in the manufacturing areas, encouraging positive relationships and networking effectively across sites and organizations.

  • Manage performance issues and solicit the appropriate input from HR, stakeholders, and management – write and administer performance appraisals on time and in a thorough and thoughtful manner.

  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

Minimum Experience:

  • 5 years+ experience in Medical Device manufacturing.

  • Must be familiar with 21CFR parts 820 (QSR), 210/211, ISO13485, 93/42/EEC and having lead/participated in related audits & inspections.

  • 8 years+ experience in supplier Quality, plant Quality or Quality Operations.

  • 7 years+ Management & Team Leadership experience.

  • Experience in either production or engineering management.

  • Educated to bachelor’s degree or equivalent in appropriate subject; Master’s degree preferred.

  • Multi-country/multi-cultural experience preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Requirements

  • Strong negotiating, influence, and leadership abilities.

  • Strong analytical & problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to build and maintain a team and to work in a matrix organization.

  • Ability to align his organizational strategy to the business and department’s vision and lead his team accordingly.

  • Ability to effectively use Change Management models to mobilize the organization.

  • Ability to define a project and direct teams through execution. Action oriented when facing issue, change and uncertainty.

  • Ability to measure team’s performance using metrics and analytical indicators

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 encourages you to bring your authentic self to work. It’s also a place where we help each other be great, we do what’s right, we hold each other accountable, and learn and improve 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. You will have the opportunity to help shape the trajectory of BD while leaving a legacy at the same time. And through the organization’s investment in BD University, you will continually level up your tech skills and expertise.

To find purpose in the possibilities, we need people who can see the bigger picture, who understand the human story that underpins everything we do. We welcome people with the imagination and drive to help us reinvent the future of health. At BD, you’ll discover a culture in which you can learn, grow and thrive. And find satisfaction in doing your part to make the world a better place.

To learn more about BD visit https://bd.com/careers

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.

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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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