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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Procurement Manager (Hybrid) in Warwick, Rhode Island

Job Description Summary

The Procurement Manager is responsible for sourcing and purchasing complex components, assemblies, finished goods, and services for manufacturing support. This role represents the procurement organization to the cross-functional platform team(s). They are accountable for maintaining compliance with company procedures and industry regulations. The ideal candidate for this position will be highly motivated to grow within the organization in the future, thrive on an environment of creativity and accountability, and be able to continuously improve service levels to all customers.

This individual will be responsible for procurement projects related to vendor management, product transfers, continuity within our supply base and cost/process improvements. The Procurement Manager will help maintain current best practices and develop of new processes within the department and across the greater BD procurement organization to find greater efficiencies and ways of working. This position will act as a procurement project lead for both supplier-facing projects and internal materials/procurement related programs. The ideal candidate will drive key procurement related metrics such as preventing/eliminating supplier related backorders, identifying/executing opportunities for PPV, negotiating and implementing supply agreements, and modifying/right-sizing supply base.

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

This position will require being onsite Monday, Wednesday and Thursday.

Relocation will be considered for the right candidate

Procurement Manager

Essential Duties and Position Responsibilities :

  • Evaluating current and potential suppliers based on capabilities, costs, expertise, and other strategic factors

  • Sourcing complex/custom components and subassemblies for use in new and legacy medical device products

  • Act as supplier relationship owner in key strategic supply relationships

  • Identify, analyze, and drive major cost improvement projects at both the division and manufacturing plant levels

  • Represent materials/sourcing on corporate and platform level projects across BD Surgery

  • Collaborate with various department representatives including sales, marketing, new business development, finance, global procurement, and R&D

  • Lead cross functional teams on projects to generate formal RFP/RFQs, Make vs. Buy analyses, supplier changes, risk mitigation strategies, and manufacturing project support

  • Lead efforts to negotiate and implement strategic supply agreements, capital agreements, and development agreements where needed

  • Identify, scope, and lead cost improvement projects at division and other strategic facilities

  • Represent department as needed in Sarbanes-Oxley, FDA, internal, and ISO Audits

  • Support other critical business efforts as required

Qualifications, Knowledge, and Skills Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field

  • MBA a plus

  • 4-6+ years experience in Strategic Sourcing, Purchasing, and/or Operations

  • Experience in Medical Device, Medical Supply, or Pharmaceutical Industry preferred

  • Must possess leadership qualities as well as ability to influence stakeholders

  • Experience negotiating complex supply and development agreements required

  • Strong analytical and organizational skills

  • The ability to work effectively and to implement solutions on a strict timeline in a cross functional team environment

  • Must demonstrate strong communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills

  • Expert level knowledge of Microsoft Excel preferred (Pivot Tables, Macros, etc)

  • Must be proficient in all Microsoft Office Applications

  • ERP/MRP system experience required

  • Regular travel to BD sites and suppliers will be necessary

Must be willing and able to travel between manufacturing facilities, division sites, and supplier sites as needed to achieve business unit and functional area goals.

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 based on 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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USA RI - Warwick

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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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