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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Production Manager in San Diego, California

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Manufacturing Management is responsible for strategic oversight and leadership direction within the Manufacturing function.This role will be overseeing production of Dispensing products.

Typical duties and expectations:

  • The Manufacturing Manager is responsible for the oversight of the Dispensing -Product Focus Teams (PFT) made up of engineers, supervisors, and buyers that support the assembly and test of electro-mechanical sub-assemblies, finished products and systems supporting the manufacturing process.

  • The Manufacturing Manager will manage a production unit to deliver production targets and projects against lowest cost, according to planning and quality requirements.

  • Collaborates with others and builds effective working relationships; negotiates to build broad-based support and/or persuades others in order to influence important outcomes.

  • Champions and leads change initiatives; identifies the best approach for implementing processes.

  • Identifies opportunities to improve efficiency while providing flawless transactions, services and products; manages financial assets and other resources to optimize cost effectiveness.

  • Directs and coordinates manufacturing activities supporting quality, on-time delivery, safety, inventory control, productivity, cost and regulatory compliance.

  • Reviews and manages production datametrics (i.e. production yields, budget, quality indicators, on time delivery, and part outages and reasons why) and performance to ensure adherence to the CareFusion Quality System.

  • Management of key projects and initiatives supporting customer needs, quality improvements and cost reductions.

  • Guide and mentor the PFT with using proper lean/6 sigma tools in all problem solving situations.

  • Select, develop and retain top talent. Focus on driving employee engagement and job satisfaction.


  • Bachelor's Degree required

  • A minimum of 10+ years related manufacturing experience required

  • Minimum 3 years of management/supervisory experience

  • Experience with lean six sigma concepts/methods

  • Proven ability to lead team toward operational objectives

  • Aptitude to contribute to strategic goal-setting for department/business unit

Highly Desired Qualifications

  • Experience managing and driving production teams and metrics.

  • Experience in medical device or other regulated industry with QMS

  • MBA degree

  • High level of energy, initiative and results orientation


Primary Work LocationUSA CA - San Diego TC Bldg C&D

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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.