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Associate Director, Global Logistics Systems

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Job Description Summary

The Associate Director, Global Logistics Systems (AD-GLS) for the Global Logistics & Trade organization will ensure that logistics processes and systems are aligned to support the business strategy, scale to support growth and provide the flexibility necessary to support customer needs. The role requires a thorough knowledge of end-to-end supply chain processes and system touch points. The objective of this role is to deliver value through technology.

The AD-GLS will work closely with the Transportation, Trade & Compliance and Distribution teams both regionally and globally to identify common challenges, needs and opportunities. The incumbent will partner with BD IT resources, external vendors, procurement, and operational teams to evaluate and deploy the optimal solutions to these requirements based on rational prioritization.

The AD-GLS will maintain an awareness of industry best practices and future trends related to logistics technologies via peer groups, conferences and self-study. The role will be responsible to maintain a systems & solutions roadmap for the GL&T organization.

Job Description

  • Responsible for the development of Global Logistics Systems architecture strategy.  Be the key liaison between Global Logistics & Trade functions and BD IT to resolve issues related to GTS, WMS, Control Tower, ERP and other logistics systems.
  • Responsible for the Strategy, implementation & performance of the global Transportation Management System. 
  • Drive Data Harmonization initiative for Control Tower project
  • Drive CI through identification and execution of automation opportunities within global logistics to reduce manual effort required to perform daily actions.  Drive the strategy for BD in house modeling organization Network Optimization and Transportation Optimization).
  • Responsible for relationships with GLS managed vendors
  • Generate signed SOWs for consulting support
  • Generate purchase orders & ensure GLS managed invoices processed
  • Track project budgets
  • This position will define the Logistics System Strategy and will have a direct impact on global transportation costs, inventory levels and service to customers, since the quality of the logistics data will drive accurate deliveries.

Knowledge

  • End-to-end Operations and Supply Chain experience (plan to make, order to cash)

Skills

  • Demonstrated capability in driving change in a highly complex, matrix environment
  • Collaborative approach at all levels to issue resolution and opportunity identification
  • Demonstrated customer centric focus and global orientation
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills
  • Ability to influence outcomes for initiatives over which he/she does not have full control
  • Strategic thinker with solid analytical skills
  • Ability to develop and drive detailed project plans to conclusion in complex and highly matrixed environment

Qualifications:

  • BA/BS Degree required. MS/MBA preferred
  • Must have at least 10+ years of experience in a variety of business, functions, leadership, and people development roles. (influence without authority roles)
  • Ability to travel approximately 25%

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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.

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USA NJ - Franklin Lakes

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