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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Senior Production Planner in Tempe, Arizona

Job Description Summary

Responsible for performing activities related to production planning, work order management, direct labor analysis, and capacity assessment for Tempe manufacturing. Accountable for executing assigned rigors to support key KPIs and business objectives.

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 meaningful global health issues!

Essential Job Functions:

  • Manage production plan, work order priorities, short- and long-term capacity plans, and reporting for Tempe site.

  • Coordinates production plans to ensure materials are provided to maintain production. Proactively mitigates issues with production constraints.

  • Collaborates with Purchasing, Production, Receiving, Quality, and Engineering to review execution of production schedules, build plans, backorder status, and other potential schedule interruptions or rescheduling.

  • Partner with Supply Chain to evaluate global demand requirements and assess adjustments to production plans, risk, capacity constraints, and reports as appropriate to management. Leads monthly Supply SIOP process for Tempe manufacturing.

  • Recommend and execute cost savings and efficiency improvements by seeing opportunities in material usage variance and yield.

  • Develop and maintain tools in Excel to manage key metrics, review variances, and understand drivers and impact of changes. Utilize tools to assess risk.

  • Lead project teams on continuous improvement projects. Supervise progress and collaborate with other departments.

  • Implement use of visual planning boards in the plant.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Basic qualifications:

  • Teammate: Collaborates with key partners, gains commitment to meet timelines and influences others without direct authority.

  • Driver and Results Oriented: Autonomously identifies tasks needed to support desired outcomes, and challenges potential delays to drive vital actions for results.

  • Clear Communicator: Strong written, verbal, and listening skills. Effectively communicates with external suppliers and internal partners Quickly and openly communicates challenges and proposes solutions. Prepares dashboards, presentations, or other information for management.

  • Organized: Demonstrated ability to stay organized with multiple responsibilities and time constraints. Good decision making and problem-solving skills. Attention to detail, excellent time management and workload prioritization capabilities are key.

  • Flexible: Comfortable working in ambiguous situations with limited guidance from Manager. Possesses a positive questioning attitude, able and willing to dive into the why.

Education and experience:

  • Bachelors degree. MBA/Masters a plus.

  • 4-6 years of relevant experience.

  • APICS certification in CPIM preferred.

  • Experience in advanced Excel functions and Access.

  • Experience in production and capacity planning.

  • Experience in ERP. JDE experience a plus.

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 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. #LI-ISC

Primary Work Location

USA AZ - Tempe BPV Building 1

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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.

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