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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Global Category Manager in Vernon Hills, Illinois

Job Description SummaryGCM Finished Goods: Lead, direct and run the development and execution of a global spend category strategy inclusive of procurement, sourcing, contract, and vendor relationship management. Work independently or under little supervision to perform Strategic Sourcing for assigned product portfolio to minimize cost, mitigate risk, improve product quality and optimize assurance of supply. This position can be performed at any BD location in the USA. # Job Description ## Essential Job Functions: Responsible for collaborating with global businesses and Procurement Managers within the Hub and Spoke Model to set the global strategic and tactical direction for sourcing efforts related to the Finished Goods category, ensuring integration with business vision and strategy. Create Category Sourcing Strategies and deploy processes throughout the company by effectively creating alignment and communicating category strategies to the business unit and R&D leaders. Understand and monitor key spend trends, cost drivers, market factors, geographic considerations and strategic importance of critical materials in order to implement appropriate sourcing strategies. Lead and facilitate all facets of the procurement activities for category including vendor evaluations, site audits and continuous improvement process for all suppliers. Locate, analyze, develop and maintain a consolidated supplier base to meet current and future needs of all purchased materials and services. Lead enterprise-wide agreements aligned to business requirements and develop contracts for the supply of both standard and sophisticated products and services with new and existing suppliers. Collaborate with Legal in regards to contractual terms. Evaluate complex situations to develop and implement a preferred solution for the maximum benefit. Lead supplier business review process (SRM process) to drive continuous improvement in cost, delivery, innovation, and quality performance by using Lean Six Sigma tools. Uphold company fiduciary responsibilities; actively ensure and maintain adherence to company standards and values, business controls, ethics, policies and procedures, and professional standards. Up to 25% Travel Required when permitted Must be a collaborative partner, working with our business units, marketing teams and suppliers to identify innovation and deliver value to our patients. ## ## Education and/ or Experience Required: + BS/BA degree with 6-8+ years of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. ## ## Additional Desirable Qualifications Skills and Knowledge: + Excellent analytical, organizational, communication, and writing skills! + Must have strong understanding of sourcing process, category strategy development, analytics, negotiations, costing exercises, make versus buy and market intelligence! + Working knowledge of sourcing systems such as Ariba, Oracle and ERP systems 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 NJ - Franklin Lakes # Additional LocationsUSA CA - San Diego Bldg A&B, USA IL - Vernon Hills, USA TX - El Paso - Northwestern Dr. # 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.

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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