Associate Director, Manufacturing at Becton Dickinson NA

Posted in Other 14 days ago.

Location: Sumter, South Carolina





Job Description:

Job Description Summary

BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world. Advancing the world of healthâ„¢ 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 possibilities.

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.



Job Description



We are the makers of possible


BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world. Advancing the world of healthâ„¢ 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 possibilities.


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.



ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS



  • Leads the development, execution, and monitoring of the operations in line with the overall operational objectives to achieve safety, quality, delivery, and performance improvements to achieve manufacturing goals, while maintaining compliance to Company, Federal, State, and local Safety and Environmental regulations and laws

  • Creates a positive work environment that is inclusive and diverse while promoting a speak up culture based on the BD Production System/BD Excellence.

  • Builds a culture of recognition where you celebrate with the team and continue to the next challenge that promotes a growth mindset and the BD-Way.

  • Ensures a safe working environment that engages all associates and is compliant to all regulatory, BD, and internal policies and requirements. Drives continuous safety improvement in such areas as process safety management, ergonomics, facilities, and equipment.

  • Actively promotes Inspire Quality initiatives & ensures compliance with local BD quality policies, including GMP, CFR, and ISO standards, through appropriate communication, training, and application of sound quality assurance principles.

  • Provides leadership to drive the evolution of the BD Productions System/BD Excellence, and expansion of Kaizen as the foundational elements to drive end to end reductions in the Zero Loss. Areas of primary focus are increasing OEE, enhancing asset reliability and availability through improved maintenance, and optimization of all elements of product cost to lower the product COGS on an ongoing basis.

  • Oversees & guides the establishment of yearly budgets and goals and communicates, monitors, and handles the budget throughout the planned period, to ensure goals are met to drive the best business outcomes.

  • Coordinates & collaborates on projects & initiatives with the R&D, Human Resources, Q.A., Finance, Materials, and Marketing, as necessary to drive positive business outcomes.





This job description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for their job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice for business requirements.



Educational Qualifications & Previous Experience



  • Bachelor's degree (Engineering, Operations, Business, or related field)

  • 5+ years in Operations Management experience

  • 5+ years of Cross Functional experience in one of the following: Quality, Engineering, Supply Chain, Continuous Improvement, or Finance. It is preferred that the role was at the supervisor and/or manager level.

  • Minimum of 15 years of total manufacturing experience.






Professional Skills & Key Competencies



  • Excellent communication (verbal & written) and interpersonal skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to coach, mentor, teach, & train.

  • Organized & systems / process driven.

  • Detail oriented with high level of problem solving and analytical skills.

  • Results & solution oriented.

  • Demonstrated ability to influence without authority.

  • Solid discernment as it relates to P&L.

  • General understanding of GMP, ISO, OSHA & EAP requirements.






Desired / Additional Skills & Knowledge



  • Experience with high cavity injection molding, high speed automated manufacturing, rubber compounding, and part forming.

  • Knowledge of implementing and running production systems, change, driving cost improvements, and increasing efficiencies.

  • Demonstrated ability in leading cross functional teams and tactical planning sessions.






Additional Information



  • This is a full-time position.

  • Days and hours of work vary.


    • Standard shift is Mon-Fri 8AM-5PM.

    • Flexibility to support presence on all shifts.



  • Ability to follow applicable quality regulations as identified by the organization.

  • Role requires occasional light physical effort (e.g., prolonged standing, sitting, bending, stooping reaching and/or lifting of items up to 30 lbs.)

  • General office environment. Some minor inconvenience or discomfort occasionally present in the work situation (moderate noise, disagreeable odors, etc.).






Work Environment:



  • BD is a smoke-free campus. Smoking and the use of electronic smoking devices, marijuana, or tobacco products are not allowed on BD property, grounds or in the parking areas. We appreciate your cooperation in adhering to this policy

  • False eyelashes, press-on fingernails, and Jewelry is not allowed on the production floor including dermals. Any associate wearing dermals will be required to cover them while working on the production floor.

  • Shoes are required to be Steel Toe and non-slip for all associates while on the production floor for safety purposes.





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.


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 place.


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.


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Primary Work Location

USA SC - Sumter



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NA (United States of America)
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