Job ID R-487653 Date posted April 16, 2024

IT Business Partner Manufacturing Lead (Hybrid)

Job Description Summary

Information Technology Leader in a Manufacturing environment focused on customer empowerment & success through Lean, Continuous Improvement, enterprise support, leveraging, standards, and collaboration.

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. 

Technology & Global Services Plant Information Technology Leader 

Manufacturing environment IT position focused on customer empowerment & success through tight customer relationships, Lean & Continuous Improvement initiatives, enterprise support leveraging, standards, and collaboration between sites.   

As the conduit between Local Manufacturing Operations and our enterprise Technology & Global Services group (TGS), the Plant IT Business Partner will partner with the Plant Leadership Team (Plant Manager/Director, Plant Controller, Engineering Manager, Facilities Manager, Quality/Regulatory Manager, CI Manager, H.R. Manager), Regional/Functional Business Partners (BPs), Technical Resource Managers (TRM), and other TGS towers as required to actively engage in facilitating, managing, improving, sustaining, and reporting regarding:

Plant IT Business Partner provides local ownership of BDX Technology

  • Plant Leadership Team TGS Contact

  • Direct route to TGS LT and other TGS towers

  • Facilitate conversations & Build Partnerships                               

  • Escalation/ownership of issues and concerns

  • Communication/support/direction/guidance of initiatives

Site-specific Technologies

  • Leveraging/Standardizing across sites where applicable

  • Technology integration

  • Local IT Project Management

  • Vendor Support

  • Assessing Infrastructure Needs

  • Purchased / un-installed equipment

  • IT/OT refresh & roadmaps

  • Unused / retired hardware

  • Budgetary/ASR considerations (forecast for local requirements)

Plant IT Business Partner provides Enterprise accountability for local technologies

  • Refresh and Expansion Requirements

  • New line, lab, warehouse

  • Application Lifecycle Management

  • Procedure guidance, leveraging, collaboration

  • Application Portfolio SME

  • IDF MDF Maintenance and Support

  • Capacity, local need / requirements

  • Upgrades and Updates to Operational Technology in the IT genre

  • Handhelds, Forklift Tracking, Vison Sys

Plant IT Business Partner provides representation for Compliance, CI, & Safety initiatives

  • DR BCP

  • IT contacts, Backup and Restore Process, Critical Systems Inventory

  • Software Validation Requirements

  • Simplified process tied to local requirements

  • Iso, Lean, CI initiatives

  • Audit support, Blitz, Lean

  • E2E CI process guidance\support



  • Technical background - infrastructure, PC server, firewall, network, development, or manufacturing execution systems

  • Experience with continuous improvement

  • Strong communication

  • Project management experience


  • Lean Six Sigma

  • Regulatory background a plus

Primary Work Location and Additional Considerations:

  • Glen Falls, NY or Canaan, CT

  • We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to sponsor Visas' at this time.

  • Relocation Assistance: May be available for this position subject to Company Policy. All candidates are welcome to apply and will be evaluated equally.

  • We encourage Candidates near our Glen Falls, NY or Canaan, CT BD Locations, to apply for this Hybrid role.

  • This is a Hybrid role that requires you to be at your assigned worksite 3 days out of the week and up to 2 days from home. Local policies may apply. BD may change your work arrangement based on business needs.

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 imagination and drive to help 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.  

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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. 


Primary Work Location

USA NY - Glens Falls

Additional Locations

USA CT - Canaan

Work Shift

At BD, we are strongly committed to investing in our associates—their well-being and development, and in providing rewards and recognition opportunities that promote a performance-based culture.  We demonstrate this commitment by offering a valuable, competitive package of compensation and benefits programs which you can learn more about on our Careers Site under Our Commitment to You.

Salary ranges have been implemented to reward associates fairly and competitively, as well as to support recognition of associates’ progress, ranging from entry level to experts in their field, and talent mobility. There are many factors, such as location, that contribute to the range displayed. The salary offered to a successful candidate is based on experience, education, skills, and actual work location. Salary ranges may vary for Field-based and Remote roles.

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