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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Business Procurement Manager in Sparks, Maryland

Job Description Summary

Reporting to the Director Procurement – Business Partner, The Business Procurement Manager serves as a key point of contact and interface from procurement for the assigned business, function or region providing strategic procurement leadership to that organization.

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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 65,000 employees and a presence in virtually every country around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues.

Position Summary:

  • The Business Procurement Manager engages the appropriate business leaders and stakeholders and is responsible for the execution of the sourcing strategy associated with the assigned portfolio of direct and indirect spend categories.

  • The Business Procurement Manager ensures alignment of procurement goals with assigned business.

  • The associate in this role works across both Procurement and the assigned businesses, and leverages strong business acumen and analytic capability to integrate sourcing, category and business strategies as well as the procure to pay process.

  • The Business Procurement Manager supports and manages governance processes on direct and indirect spend for the assigned business.

  • 30% - Builds credibility and collaborative business relationships at the business level with the assigned business, function or region ensuring governance across direct and indirect spends.

  • Partners with a wide range of procurement leaders and associates to bring together a comprehensive procurement perspective for the stakeholders.

  • Ensures business needs and key strategies are integrated into leveraged category spend and that there is a clear value proposition for the assigned business to implement sourcing strategies in business, function or region.

  • 50% - Ensures business needs and key strategies are integrated into leveraged category spend and that there is a clear value proposition for the assigned business to implement sourcing strategies.

  • Works with other procurement associates to encourage consensus among various stakeholder groups and achieve objectives.

  • Actively identifies gaps, proposes and implements changes necessary to close gaps, which may be related to supplier, processes or other commercial issues.

  • Effectively uses all change tools to facilitate adoption of change.

  • 10% - Contributes to overall functional strategy and procure to pay process improvements.

  • 10% - Educates internal / external customers on various technical and procurement process issues.

Responsibilities:

  • This associate has direct accountability for the customer relationship management of a business, function or region, engaged at the appropriate level within the assigned business, region or function.

  • Business Procurement Manager is responsible for speaking on behalf of the procurement function regarding all relevant categories and functional initiatives.

This associate:

  • Engages the appropriate business leaders and is accountable for the execution of the sourcing strategy associated with the assigned portfolio of direct and indirect spend categories.

  • Ensures alignment of procurement goals with assigned business.

  • Ensures that savings and value streams from category strategies get built into Class I and Class II commitments at the business or function level

  • Plans and manages strategic stakeholder engagements to ensure alignment of activities across the internal and external supply chains.

  • Business Procurement Manager is accountable for:

  • Delivery of results against procurement functional goals committed to the assigned business

  • Overall management of savings and value pipeline through implementation of category strategies for the assigned business to provide a return on spend in excess of five percent returns with commitments for Class I and Class II projects.

  • Improvement on financial position through cost savings, non-price value opportunities and price movement / inflation management and appropriate standard costs

  • Alignment of risk mitigation plans associated with supply base and STP process compliance for assigned business

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field and/or combination of education and experience.

  • Minimum 5 years of work experience

  • Procurement, Strategic Sourcing, Supplier Management in either or both Manufacturing and Services environments

  • Broad business knowledge and acumen

  • Proficiency in strategic sourcing or category management with a history of successful implementation

  • Experience with supplier value management, supplier development and continuous improvement

  • Able to successfully champion change and innovation

  • Working and influencing within a highly matrixed organization

  • Skilled at developing partnerships; building and maintaining strong working relationships

  • A proven track record of developing programs and collaborating with others to reach mutual outcomes

  • Adept at leading and working in diverse environments

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.

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Primary Work Location

USA MD - Sparks - 7 Loveton Circle

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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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