Supplier Risk Manager
Job Description SummarySummary/Purpose of Position
The Supplier Risk Manager is responsible for identifying, assessing, and reporting, initiatives to reduce risks within our supply base. This support will include interfacing with BD corporate supplier risk and sustainability teams to share and build best practices – driving implementation of the global process and practices at the BU level. This candidate will provide support and customer service to the platforms, plants, and project teams while ensuring compliance with BD procurement policies and corporate procedures. The ideal candidate for this position will be is highly motivated to grow within the organization in the future, thrive on an environment of creativity and accountability, and be able to improve service levels to all customers.
This individual will be responsible for building, maintaining, and replenishing a pipeline of programs that reduce risk in the short, medium, and long term – vetting these programs cross-functionally and leading the decision-making process on which programs should be prioritized, funded, and resourced. Where applicable, the Supplier Risk Manager will act as the procurement project leader over affected suppliers and plant materials groups.
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 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 Duties and Position Responsibilities:
Serve as procurement lead on cross-functional team supporting the implementation and of the risk and sustainability programs
Serve as Surgery BU representative and liaison to corporate supply risk and sustainability teams
Manage communication with suppliers affected by the risk and sustainability programs
Collaborate with Procurement Managers from each core team to ensure core team alignment and resourcing of any risk/sustainability program goals and objectives
Collaborate with various department representatives including sales, marketing, new product development, finance, R&D to ensure alignment and compliance under the risk programs
Facilitate communication with manufacturing plants affected by the compliance program to ensure alignment between sites
Manage the timing and supplier-deliverables to risk plans and compliance programs
Champion corporate risk and other initiatives at the BU level
Ensure that BD Surgery processes and procedures are in alignment
Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications, Knowledge, and Skills Required:
Bachelor’s degree in related field, MBA or related Masters degree preferred
4-6+ years experience in Strategic Sourcing, Operations, and/or Project Management
Experience in Medical Device, Medical, or Pharmaceutical Industry, strongly preferred
Must possess leadership qualities as well as ability to influence stakeholders
Strong analytical, project management, organizational, and consulting skills, with the ability to 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
ERP, MRP system experience is a plus
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
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Primary Work LocationUSA RI - Warwick
Work ShiftNA (United States of America)
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