Job Vacancy Sr Analyst Transportation Optimization (Hybrid) BD

Job title: Sr Analyst Transportation Optimization (Hybrid)

Company: BD

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Job Description

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.

Reporting to the Sr. Manager, North America Transportation Optimization, the Sr. Analyst, NA Transportation Optimization helps identify, prioritize, lead, design, build and/or implement continuous improvement and cost-savings projects. This is achieved via enhancing operational efficiency, implementing projects, deploying lean methodologies, and applying metrics. This position will work with and influence NA SC corporate and field transportation associates and enhance their CI capability by training and coaching them on optimization philosophies and methodologies, and keeping optimization at the forefront of Transportation initiatives via effective communications and change management

Support the Sr. Director Transportation in meeting Cost-to-Win/Cost to Deliver (CTW/CTD) savings targets through planning and oversight of transportation and business optimization activity.


Enhance the Transportation functions continuous improvement and cost savings attitude and ability by training and coaching them on optimization philosophies and methodologies, and consistently reinforcing them

Identify continuous improvement opportunities by benchmarking and evaluating future supply chain trends and standard methodologies and prioritizing areas of improvement.

Provide E2E visibility of all NA SC key processes (mapping).

Design, implement and lead programs to improve performance areas such as supply cost driver analysis.

Define risk management and business continuity strategies in partnership with OSC Analytics.

Ensure regulatory and business compliance of Cost-to-Win projects by collaborating with applicable groups. Align with all local, state, federal, and BD safety and quality regulations, with all business policies and procedures.

Collaborate with NA SC external vendor partners to facilitate joint continuous improvement initiatives.

Build and/or maintain metrics to track project effectiveness in meeting optimization and cost savings initiatives.

Manage a three-year project portfolio for (CTW/CTD) and Transportation Optimization activities for the NA SC.

Design E2E NA SC Customer-centric metrics, working closely with analytics for dashboard development.

Drive the deployment of Lean, CI, Project Management, and related tools and methodologies throughout the business and distribution centers.

Ensure improvements are sustained through coaching and leadership.

Support site optimization programs by coordinating with Unit Quality as necessary on Cost-to-Win projects

Act as a facilitator for cross-site activities, business-sponsored Cost-to-Win projects, and deployment of End-to-End Optimization standard methodologies.

Keep current with technology developments impacting company supply chains; develop business cases for implementation and ensure NA SC is trained.

Travel – Up to 25% of the time.


Required: Bachelor’s degree in engineering, manufacturing, logistics, operations management, or related degree.

A Master’s degree in a related discipline is desirable.


A minimum of 5 years of experience in business operations or manufacturing environment

A minimum of 3 years of experience implementing change’s or continuous improvement in a manufacturing or business process environment


Ability to work independently and influence, with and without direct authority, production associates, staff associates, site management, and senior business management

Has global orientation to continuous improvement and optimization/Lean/Six Sigma

Knowledge and experience in supply chain, transportation, warehousing, project management, and engineering within a medical device environment (preferred not required)

Experience with Lean Manufacturing, developing standard processes, writing procedures, mentoring, and training groups of associates

Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills

Strong project management expertise: Ability to lead and prioritize multiple projects with varying SQDCP impact; Ability to lead cross-functional projects with geographically diverse teams

Strong analytical skills, communication abilities, and a track record of problem resolution

Knowledge of BDX SAP system.


Six Sigma Green Belt certification or Black Belt Preferred

Lean Leader certification required, Sr. Lean Coaching Certification Preferred

Project Management certification preferred.

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 creativity and daim tohelp 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

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.


Primary Work Location USA NJ – Franklin Lakes

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Location: Franklin Lakes, NJ

Job date: Wed, 20 Dec 2023 07:06:46 GMT

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