Job Description Summary # Job Description How will you make an impact? Reporting to the Director, Manufacturing, the Senior Manager Supply Chain , will play an integral part in aligning the production and material supply chain with the manufacturing and customer fulfillment requirements. The responsibilities include managing the on-going performance and continuous improvement of the processes and support of the processes. Responsible for managing the on-going performance and continuous improvement for our site suppliers and the planning and purchasing of such supplier provided materials. What will you do? + Production Planning - Manage material planning, scheduling performance while ensuring flexibility to business conditions and company trends + Purchasing - Supplier performance, on time delivery, and costing activities while ensuring flexibility to business conditions and company trends + Facilitate weekly/monthly supply capacity planning meeting and ensure gaps between supply and plant capacity are clearly understood and communicated, and appropriate actions are in place to resolve. + Develop and execute inventory management strategies that support revenue growth, minimize risk of excess and/or obsolete finished goods and raw materials, while balancing inventory levels, availability requirements and financial goals (site & business unit) in collaboration with supply chain + Knowledge of supply chain/planning programs SAP SCMAPO/SAP ERP (more weighted on SAP ERP) and ability to manage project execution of these programs + Overall Supplier Performance; Managing Scorecards / Supplier Business Reviews in collaboration with Quality Assurance + year over year pricing and inventory improvement agreements with suppliers + Out-Sourcing / Re-Sourcing + Improve processes and creates efficiencies through lean initiatives (Practical Process Improvement) and project management + Maintain data and structures in the ERP, CRM and other operation systems. + Influence and collaborate with key partners in marketing, supply chain and finance, and address input gaps + Stakeholder driven, strategic solutions-based approach to materials management while creating strong relationships with both internal and external stakeholders and customers + Strong experience with Costing activities related to production planning + Strong customer service focus to enhance satisfaction, demonstrate judgment, tact and diplomacy in dealing with internal and external customers or suppliers + Develop and track key output and performance metrics for critical performance measures + Provide input and recommendation in improving supply chain strategies, policies and practices to achieve Best-in-Class Supply Chain Management practices + Effective performance management and development of team + Manages the annual Performance Management and Development (PMP) and Human Resource Review (HRR) processes to maintain a robust staff that evolves into future leaders and is resilient to unexpected events Education: + Bachelor’s degree in manufacturing operations, business administration, operations management, purchasing Experience: + Requires a minimum of 8-12 years of related experience preferably in a high paced manufacturing environment + A minimum of 2 years supervisory experience leading a large dynamic team + Preferred commodity experience: Biologics/Reagents + Ideal candidate has purchasing/ERP experience and demonstrated results in materials shortage management and inventory control + Understands basics of financial and business analysis + Understands and is passionate about scorecard and metrics-based approaches to supply base management + Understands contracts and has led and negotiated various types of deals with multi-party stakeholders + Proven cost reduction track record + Program management skill’s preferred + Experience in a large matrixed company environment. + Brings fresh innovative ideas to improve group processes and effectiveness, aligned with our direction to de-emphasize transactions thru automation and outsourcing, and to drive sourcing partnership with engineering and to lead supply chain management with key suppliers Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: + Knows how businesses work; knowledgeable in current and possible future policies, practices, trends, technology, and information affecting his/her business and organization + Experience in a continuous improvement environment with a track record of achieving significant year over year results + Acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with internal customers and gains their trust and respect + Project management and ability to develop strong support for change with all levels of internal and external organizations + Effective interpersonal and negotiation skills + Ability to make decisions and solve practical problems with a variety of variables in situations where standardization may be limited + Statistical analysis skills; must be able to analyze trends and statistical data and make appropriate decisions and recommendations + Self-driven, results oriented, and motivated to work effectively without direct supervision + Proficiency with off-the-shelf database applications “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.” #LI-ISC # Primary Work LocationUSA CA - San Diego (BDB) # Additional Locations # Work Shift 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.