Sr. Manager - Materials and Sterilization
Posted on: January 16, 2023
Job Description Summary
In this role, you will report directly to the Sandy Plant Manager
and be a critical member of the Plant Leadership Team.
We are the makers of possible
BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the
world. Advancing the world of health--- is our Purpose, and it's no
small feat. It takes the imagination and passion of all of us-from
design and engineering to the manufacturing and marketing of our
billions of MedTech products per year-to look at the impossible and
find transformative solutions that turn dreams into
We believe that the human element, across our global teams, is what
allows us to continually evolve. Join us and discover an
environment in which you'll be supported to learn, grow and become
your best self. Become a maker of possible with us.
Performs supply chain and logistics functions, which may include,
but are not limited to, inventory control, sourcing (direct and MRO
spend), vendor selection, sterilization operations, production
planning, and finished goods distribution.
Creates integrated processes among internal functions such as
operations and outside suppliers. Owns the Supply Review portion of
IBP (Integrated Business planning).
Focuses resources on continuous improvement of the movement of
materials through various production processes and establishes key
performance metrics and benchmarks relating to supply chain
planning/forecasting to measure actual performance against goals on
a regular basis
Promotes alignment by understanding and communicating customer
needs and requirements throughout the organization.
Develops financial and operational objectives and applies expertise
to achieve those objectives while ensuring operational plans are
aligned with business objectives.
Influences and partners with Mfg. Operations department leaders on
production schedules based on product introduction, equipment
efficiency, materials supply, staffing resources, and volume
required to meet demand and to ensure maximum production quantity
Promote a Safety first, Quality always culture
Provide safe working environment to prevent employees from
Ensure ongoing safety and GMP training occurs at all levels of the
Ensure accident investigation procedures are followed and
re-enforce safety audits
Institute policies to minimize environmental waste
Actively sponsor a 'Zero Loss' mindset through BD's Production
System and act as a designated team sponsor for one of the
Plan and establish yearly department budget for all activities and
controls within the department
Lead and conduct quarterly skip-level meetings, monthly safety
meetings, weekly staff meetings to ensure alignment of operating
plans to business strategy
Facilitate discussions with your team members, linking career
paths, training, and development plans to individual needs and
Provide growth and development opportunities for employees by
providing calibrated performance reviews, training, coaches, and
Oversee all aspects of the annual Supply Plan which includes
inventory, build, and sterilization plans for business.
Manages the overall logistical movement and control of finished
goods, including inbound, inter-plant and outbound shipments,
inventory management, warehouse operations and transportation.
Work closely with the Plant and Department Manager(s) to ensure
adequate capacity planning, material availability and inventory
strategy to meet the business plan.
Drive consensus in resolving supply constraints and provide
operational support and guidance to ensure maximum productivity
with the plant, platform teams, and category managers.
Serve as Site process owner for Demand and Supply Chain
Measure operational KPIs, standardize, and follow up with action
plans to improve/sustain performance- including 3PL coordination &
Provide strategic cross-functional collaboration with Sales,
Operations, Quality and Customer Service to ensure team alignment
and execute strategic planning initiatives.
Ensure that business continuity plans are in place and
sustainability turns into a differentiator for BD as part of the
Comply with all GMP, regulatory and ISO guidelines, including
company policies and departmental procedures.
Member of the Plant Leadership Team dealing with all site-wide
issues/opportunities. Set strategic direction for the site.
Other duties as assigned.
Minimum required: Bachelor's in Logistics, Supply Chain, Operations
Management, Business or other related discipline.
Preferred: Master's in Business Administration, Supply Chain,
Global Operations Management, or other related discipline.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge,
skill and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Minimum 7 years of broad experience managing cycle count inventory
and tracking status of back order, inventory turns and inventory
aging. Preferably in a 24/7 manufacturing environment of Medical
Minimum 3 years as a people leader or supervisory capacity.
Preferably in a matrixed organization that required influencing
without direct authority.
Experience in production planning and control and multi-commodity
Budgetary experience required.
Project Leadership preferred.
End to End Thinking- Proven capacity to understand and manage the
entire process associated with supply chain starting from producing
the materials from supplier and ending at providing the final
product to the customers.
Customer Centric- Ability to understand what customers need as well
to see the world from the customer's point of view.
Communication- Skilled at giving and receiving communication
clearly, precisely, and in a compelling way to groups as well as
individuals at all levels, including senior leaders, colleagues,
Development & Leadership Focus- Proficiency guiding, empowering and
motivating oneself and a group of people to act towards achieving a
Agility- Ability to renew oneself, adapt, change quickly, and
succeed in a rapidly changing, ambiguous environment.
Change Management- Aptitude and discipline that guides how an
individual prepares, equips and supports oneself and others to
successfully adopt change in order to drive organizational success
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 encourages you to bring your authentic
self to work. It's also a place where we help each other be great,
we do what's right, we hold each other accountable, and learn and
improve 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. You will have
the opportunity to help shape the trajectory of BD while leaving a
legacy at the same time. And through the organization's investment
in BD University, you will continually level up your tech skills
To find purpose in the possibilities, we need people who can see
the bigger picture, who understand the human story that underpins
everything we do. We welcome people with the imagination and drive
to help us reinvent the future of health. At BD, you'll discover a
culture in which you can learn, grow and thrive. And find
satisfaction in doing your part to make the world a better
To learn more about BD visit https://bd.com/careers
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.
Primary Work Location
USA UT - Sandy
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