Job ID R-462247 Date posted 05/23/2023

Senior Director, Global Transportation

Job Description Summary

Job Description

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BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world and is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. We have over 65,000 employees and a presence in virtually every country around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues.

About the role

Reporting to the VP Global Logistics & Trade, the Senior Director of Global Transportation will ensure that we deliver products from our 80+ plants to our customers through efficiently through our distribution network. This leader will develop, implement, optimize and maintain a reliable, and cost-competitive global transportation network supporting the needs of the business. This includes air and ocean carriers, international parcel services, and inland drayage carriers to move goods from manufacturing to both intercompany regional distribution hubs and to our customers, and from importing manufacturing suppliers into our plants.

You lead the global transportation and intercompany order fulfillment functions (4 subordinates, overall team of 50).

Global freight experience required.

Other key responsibilities will include:

  • Developing, implementing and communicating global transportation metrics and scorecards driving analytics of transportation/global freightdata to achieve excellent service
  • Leading periodic rate benchmarking and global bid exercises with support from global procurement team to ensure global transportation services and rates are competitive
  • Supporting regional teams with transportation service challenges, network analysis, and capability development
  • Using services, technologies, and digital transformation solutions to optimize processes and performance, e.g. TMS, Control Tower, freight payment and audit systems etc.
  • Collaborating with business teams and other functions such as Quality, Regulatory, IT, Finance and Procurement to ensure the network operates efficiently, compliantly, and at acceptable quality levels. This includes importing and exporting goods, shipping temp-controlled products and hazardous materials, following security guidelines for C-TPAT, TSA / certified cargo screening, and maintaining adequate network redundancy to ensure business continuity.

About you

We are looking for an experienced leader in international transportation operations and logistics with proven involvement in running global transportation networks, including the management of a global network of third-party global logistics partners in a large, matrix environment. Experience in the healthcare industry would be a strong asset as well as experience within a 3PL. Cold chain distribution experience is also a strong plus.

A high degree of interpersonal and communication skills with multiple functions, business units and external partners and customers will be crucial for success in the role. Strong analytical skills with the ability to use data to drive business decisions are also a must.

Other key competencies include:

  • Strong focus on customers and a track record of delivering outstanding service levels
  • Excellent program/project/organizational change skills
  • Collaborative leadership skills with emphasis on relationship development and consensus building
  • Certifications would be a plus: Hazmat, DOT Hazardous Transportation, Certified Cargo Screening, C-TPAT training, APICS, Six Sigma Blackbelt

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Why join us?

A career at BD means being part of a team that values your opinions and contributions and that empowers you to bring your authentic self to work. Here our associates can fulfill their life’s purpose through the work that they do every day.

You will learn and work alongside inspirational leaders and colleagues who are equally passionate and committed to fostering an inclusive, growth-centered, and rewarding culture. Our Total Rewards program — which includes competitive pay, benefits, continuous learning, recognition, career growth, and life balance components — is designed to support the varying needs of our diverse and global associates.

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity 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, or any other protected status.

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