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Associate Director, Supply Chain

Company: BD
Location: Tempe
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description SummarySupply Chain Planning leadership of ESKD/PAD platform: Directs all aspects of Supply Chain including SIOP, Demand Forecasting, Supply Planning, New Product Launch, Inventory Management, Consignment Management, Returned Goods and Distribution of Clinical Product. Also responsible for Network Strategy, Capacity Planning, Lifecycle Management and Supply Chain oversight to meet or exceed customer service or financial targets.Job DescriptionBE 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 is a temporary assignment and is anticipated to last approximately through September 2022.Essential / Key Job Responsibilities (including supervisory and/or fiscal):

  • Owns full SIOP process for Demand Management, Manufacturing and Executive review
  • Directs Demand Planning teams resulting in forecasts with minimum error through close interface with Marketing/Sales
  • Establish targets and manages finished goods inventory levels to meet Customer Service goals
  • Optimize inventory deployment globally to ensure minimal obsolete or expired product
  • Manages consignment inventory programs using appropriate metrics and processes to achieve target inventory turns, reporting accuracy while minimizing expired or obsolete customer inventory
  • Manages distribution of Clinical Product with distribution partners in close contact with R&D and Clinical Department
  • Initiates and coordinates Global Capacity Planning analysis and proposals to Senior Leadership.
  • Recommends appropriate Supply Chains for New and Existing Products
  • Supports New Product Commercialization by developing capacity requirements and SKU-level forecasts in close coordination with New Product Development, Marketing, Sales and Operations. Executes and tracks attainment to plan to ensure customer service goals are met
  • Leads lifecycle management programs to phase-out product and minimize obsolescence
  • Leads efforts to expeditiously resolve Customer Service issues coordinating with Marketing/Sales, Operations, and Quality Assurance
  • Leverages Lean and Six Sigma tools for process re-design in order to reduce waste, increase responsiveness while increasing customer service
  • Coordinates Business Planning process to ensure demand accurately reflects long-range market and product projections
  • Responsible for communicating business related issues or opportunities to management
  • Supervises and develops Supply Chain employees
  • Responsible to create and manage department budget
  • Other duties and project, as assignedRequired Qualifications:
    • Must have strong analytical, project management, and consulting skills, with the ability to influence, work effectively, and implement solutions in a cross-functional, team environment
      • Must demonstrate strong communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills
      • Must be proficient in all Microsoft Office Applications (Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Word)
      • Excellent analytical, interpersonal, management and negotiating skills
      • Possess a strong systems background, especially in ERP/APS/MRP systems
      • Excellent written and oral skills
      • Excellent ability to use PC's and sophisticated software, especially databases and spreadsheetsPreferred Qualifications:
        • Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM)
        • Customer Service experience
        • Lean or Six Sigma experience
        • Masters or MBAEducation and/or Experience:
          • Bachelors degree required in Business, Operations Management, Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain or Logistics
          • Ten-plus years of related experiencePhysical Demands:While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, use sight, and use hands to manipulate, handle or feel objects, tools, controls, and office equipment. The employee frequently is required to verbally communicate with other associates. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel or crouch.Work Environment:While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be in an open cubicle environment. Candidate must be able to work in a team-oriented, fast-paced environment. BD is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that values and actively seeks diversity in the workforce.This job description is intended as a summary of the primary responsibilities of and qualifications for this position. The job description is not intended as inclusive of all duties an individual in this position might be asked to perform or of all qualifications that may be required either now or in the future.This position is a temporary assignment which will include benefits such as medical, health, dental, 401k. Eligibility for these benefits will be based on the eligibility requirements as determined by the BD Total Rewards policy. This position is anticipated to last approximately through September 2022.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 lifes 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/ (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.Primary Work LocationUSA AZ - Tempe HeadquartersAdditional LocationsWork Shift

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