BARD has now joined BD is a global medical technology company that is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care.
We lead in patient and healthcare worker safety, and technologies that enable medical research and clinical laboratories.
Our innovative solutions help advance medical research and genomics, enhance the diagnosis of infectious disease and cancer, improve medication management, promote infection prevention, equip surgical and interventional procedures, optimize respiratory care and support the management of diabetes.
Vascular Access Devices, a sub-business unit of Medication Delivery Solutions, focuses on developing, manufacturing, and distributing high-
quality medical devices used by clinicians throughout the worldwide healthcare industry to access a patient’s vasculature.
Our devices assist in the delivery of chemotherapy, blood products, antibiotics, and nutrition.
Summary of Position with General Responsibilities
Accountable for all Supply Planning activities of assigned product portfolio to optimize inventory, minimize cost, and set and achieve customer service goals.
This includes master planning, capacity planning, execution oversight, and monitoring and reporting of results to management.
Lead and facilitate SIOP process for a given business segment in order to align market and financial requirements with manufacturing capabilities.
Essential Job Functions
Lead the Operations Planning portion of Sales and Operations Planning process.
Own and manage capacity plans for assigned manufacturing plants.
Own and supervise the creation and execution of supply (master) production plants.
Track and report performance metrics on a weekly and monthly basis.
Leverage Lean Concepts and Six Sigma tools to develop and effectively implement advanced Supply Chain solutions, processes, and systems improvements.
Partner with Division Forecasting, Operations, New Product Development, and Finance to develop and implement feasible and successful new product launches.
Accountable for oversight of manufacturing, inventory management, and distribution operations to ensure customer service goals are attained with minimal product expiry and obsolescence.
Leverage Advance Planning and ERP technologies to provide full WIP and product visibility through the supply chain.
Lead and manage a world-class team of Supply Planning Analysts by recruiting, training, mentoring, and rewarding for high levels of company contribution.
Provides personal development and learning opportunities that support individual subordinate growth and career development.
Responsible for ensuring personal and company compliance with all Federal, State, local, and company regulations, policies, and procedures for Health, Safety, and Environmental compliance.
Responsible for ensuring that subordinates follow all company guidelines and policies.
Employee Hire and Termination Authority - Employee hiring requires second level approval; Employee terminations require Human Resources concurrence and sign-off.
Resource Allocation Authority All management levels have the authority to the allocation for direct reports and secondary reporting relation.
Additional Desirable Qualifications Skills and Knowledge
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, and Word); ERP / MRP APS systems experience is a requirement.
20% Travel is required.
Education and / or Experience
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain, Industrial Engineering, Logistics, or Operations required; Masters or MBA preferred; APICS CPIM required.
A minimum of 10 (ten) years working in Supply Chain and / or Operations.
Previous supply planning, forecasting, inventory, and capacity planning experience required.
Experience in distribution and lifecycle management recommended.
Marketing experience is helpful.
A minimum of 5 (five) years managing people is preferred.
Office Environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.