BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Jobs

Job Information

BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Business Analyst, SMART Factory in Vernon Hills, Illinois

Job Description Summary

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 vision for IT at BD

In our BD IT team, we deliver effective and innovative technologies that help us to keep our entire business running day to day. Our aim is to provide the tools, systems, insights and protection for BD associates to efficiently do their work.

About the role

The Business Partner Analyst, SMART Factory Process Data Management is to serve as the thought leader responsible for Process Data collection solutions for manufacturing, responsible for analyzing demand and the delivery of Technology & Global Services (TGS) solutions for Manufacturing Execution Systems, globally.

As Business Partner Analyst, SMART Factory, you will be responsible for driving and shaping demand as well as ensuring the delivery of Technology & Global Services (TGS) solutions for the digitalization of manufacturing records, and SMART Factory functions, globally. This individual will conduct analysis, prepare appropriate solution direction, and deliver the work. Above all, this individual will be required to collaborate with internal and external experts to ensure that business priorities are shaped, prioritized, and delivered. This is a great opportunity for someone to facilitate bringing the appropriate technology, process, and workplace solutions together as they contribute to the production execution and MES agenda and Smart Factory deployment.

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Identify technologies (MES, Edge Computing, IT/OT Cyber Security, etc.) and “preferred” solutions and partners to support standardization across the BD.

  • Lead review Factory 4.0 initiatives, update and distribute findings to Operations Team.

  • Stays in sync with, and responsible for enforcing, all local, state, federal and BD safety regulations, policies/procedures.

  • Working closely with TGS solution delivery to define, create the IT fundations for the deployment of a Factory of the Future by doing blueprint of solutions to deliver compliant, cost efficient, flexible, scalable and high velocity digital transformation.

  • Work with other TGS Business Partners and TGS’ Core Areas of Delivery to ensure that solutions are not siloed and that they are informed by, and are integrated with, BD’s enterprise roadmaps

  • Collaborate in the development and execution of a detailed project portfolio to move plant to future state building implementation teams.

  • Manage and facilitate TGS’ partner teams to ensure delivery provides the desired outcomes

  • Maintain and update required changes to our global manufacturing studies to align all locations.

  • Ensure projects and initiatives are delivered, providing consistent and effective communication on status and managing escalation and avoiding risk.

  • Build Knowledge and capability in manufacturing technologies and processes in emerging as well as improvements to existing investments by keeping abreast of industry trends and Subject matter expertise in usage of new trends such as AI and ML in the context of Manufacturing and Industry 4.0 initiatives.

  • Measure and communicate value realized on a periodic basis through defined and agreed upon metrics and supporting analysis.

  • Serve as a continuous connector. Energized by a role that is focused on partnership and facilitation. Operates through the lens of what can we do to simplify and improve things.

  • Must be willing to travel in US and internationally.

About you

The ideal candidate will bring a combination of strategic understanding, both business and technology experience, exceptional relationship building skills and solution-oriented mindset together. In addition, this person should also possess:

  • 5+ years of business working experience in a technology function and manufacturing.

  • Experienced in managing smart transformation initiatives across multiples sites in a multinational company ideally on asset management and predictive quality using MES ( Manufacturing Execution System), PLC’s, SCADA and IT/OT integration

  • Working experience in digital transformation of high automation sites with a important maturity system level. Proven experience with edge and cloud computing technologies for the OT/IT data collection process ideally in the Medical device sector and Microsoft Azure.

  • Strong technical skills related to the technology utilized by the MES Team. Understands OPC, HMIs, Computer networks, Relational Databases, Server and PC Operating Systems. Industrial networking and connectivity to PLCs for data collection, VLANs, Firewalls.

  • Experience and knowledge on standards IIOT, OPC-UA and MQTT and knowledge in Aveva, Dassault or Siemens should be highly considered.

  • Knowledge of ERPs and usage in manufacturing, production planning, execution, and materials management as it relates to SAP or other ERPs.

  • Project Management experience that includes large IT related projects where people and hardware resources were successfully managed.

  • Knowledge of FDA 21CFR Part 11, understanding of System Development Life Cycle and software validation procedures: IQ, OQ, PQ

  • Ability to troubleshoot, analyzing problems, and offer intelligent insight and solutions.

  • Ability to map joint organizational vision and long-term thinking, imagination, and idea generation

  • Ability to communicate complex business / technical challenges in a simplified manner

  • Must have experience and knowledge of change management principles and methodologies and can formulate new programs to generate excitement and engagement

  • Familiarity with continuous improvement and project management approaches, tools, and phases

  • Highly collaborative work style which includes working effectively across all organizational levels

  • Experience working in a highly matrixed organization and in overcoming ambiguity

  • Leading by example, mentoring, and motivating others all around you

  • Superior analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities

  • Excellent judgment and decision-making

  • Able to align and work with diverse global stakeholders

  • Strong humility, listening, creativity, and negotiation skills

  • Accepts ownership

  • Ability/experience to work in a multinational, multicultural business environment

  • Core Competencies: Process effectiveness, Innovation, Continuous and versatile learning, Teamwork, Influencing others

Click on apply if this sounds like you!

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.

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity 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, or any other protected status.

To learn more about BD visit

Primary Work Location

ESP San Agustin del Guadalix

Additional Locations

BEL Erembodegem - Dorp 86, DEU Heidelberg - Tullastrasse, IRL Limerick - Castletroy, ITA Milano - Via Enrico Cialdini, NLD Amsterdam - Herikerbergweg, POL Wroclaw - Legnicka, PRT Porto - Rua Eng Ferreira Dias, SWE Stockholm - Marieviksgatan

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.

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