BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Operations Director, WW Infusion Disposables in Eysins, Switzerland

Job Description Summary

Reporting to the Vice President of Operations, WW Infusion Specialty Disposables, the incumbent is accountable to drive Global Infusion Disposables Operations performance. Serving as an integral member of the WWISD leadership team, this position aligns the strategic vision of the Infusion Specialty Disposables manufacturing operation across MDS and MMS, and ensures its successful deployment. The incumbent is accountable to directly oversee the WWISD factories in Europe (Spain, Italy, and Bosnia) and oversee several aspects of the global WWISD operations (capital, inventory, and Mexicali OEM relationship) and create a competitive advantage for Infusion Disposables business by providing significant value to our end customers through cost effective, predictable and reliable manufacturing solutions. As part of the WWISD Operations Leadership Team, this position interfaces with senior business leaders on a regular basis.

Job Description

  • Directly oversee manufacturing operations for WWISD in Europe: Bosnia, Villamarzana, and Almaraz. Ensure Plant Managers effectively deliver results aligned with overall MPS guidelines for Safety, Quality, Delivery, and Cost.

  • Coordinate with Sourcing and Procurement to oversee 3rd party suppliers of both WWISD components and Finished Goods, including managing the OEM relationship with Mexicali. Incumbent is responsible to ensure a high level of performance from the supply base to ensure no impact on service levels, and review supply capacity on an appropriate cadence to ensure no supply disruption.

  • Responsible to ensure the WWISD plants achieve Value Capture and Continuous Improvement targets in alignment with MDS and overall WWISD targets.

  • Responsible to lead team to develop annual budgets in alignment with the ASR and overall WWISD and MDS guidance. Also responsible to re-forecast financial performance, including capital, as requested, generally quarterly.

  • Responsible, along with Manufacturing Integrators, to review short term and long term capacity and ensure capital is identified and deployed to support business growth.

  • Responsible to work with R&D and other functions to support New Product Introductions in alignment with the WWISD PDT and overall MDS guidance.

  • Responsible to ensure plants develop and execute against a productivity improvement program and remain positive on productivity.

  • Responsible to ensure succession planning is managed effectively across all key positions.

  • Oversee capital planning and execution for all WWISD operations in Europe. Ensure capital is budgeted, forecasted, and spent in alignment with MDS guidance.

  • Oversee inventory management for all WWID operations in Europe. Ensure inventory is managed in accordance with Supply Planning and input from MPS Supply Chain leadership.

Sphere of Influence (liaison): The sphere of influence spans Global Infusion Disposables manufacturing site network, MDS and MMS Ops Leadership teams, and regional MDS and MMS BU leadership teams

Internal Closing Date : 13th May 2018

Primary Work Location

CHE Eysins - Business Park Terre-Bonne

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