# Job Description SummaryProvide overall leadership for North American Distribution Operations\. Direct, drive and sustain supply chain programs for the U\.S\. and Canada that enable operating efficiencies and reductions in total supply chain costs as a percent of sales\. Responsible for over $2 billion in finished goods inventory stored in over 2\.5 million square feet of warehousing space\. This individual is also responsible for a budget of over $110 million and the performance of third\-party logistic providers \(3PL\)\.# Job DescriptionEXPERIENCE:+ Minimum of 15 years of broad Supply Chain Management experience or Distribution & Transportation management experience\. Examples include freight management terms and procedures, Transportation /3PL vendor negotiations, supplier relations, temperature control logistics and/or Customs Compliance+ Experience managing 3pl and company operated Distribution Center operations### COMPETENCIES:+ Ability to think strategically and execute effectively on regular operations and special projects+ Effective team player that can establish effective relationships and partner with internal and external stakeholders at all levels of an organization, across the three components of BD’s Matrix; Business, Central and Region, and with various work styles and cultures\.+ Ability to influence others and make sound decisions based on objective data and excellent analytical skills+ Knowledge of ERP \(SAP\), WMS, LMS, TMS, WMS and related processes\.+ Ability to skillfully lead, coach, guide, develop, engage, enable and hold accountable individuals and teams to perform at a high level applying a versatile approach to maximize effectiveness\.+ Knowledgeable in continuous improvement tools such as Lean, Six Sigma and VSM**EDUCATION:**+ B\.S\. in Business, Logistics or Industrial Engineering+ M\.B\.A\. preferred**OTHER REQUIREMENTS:**+ Must be willing and able to travel 50% of the time**SUPERVISION:**Direct reports:+ Four Distribution Center Leaders+ Leader of NASC EHS+ Director of Distribution Operations Support# Primary Work LocationUSA NJ \- Franklin Lakes# Additional Locations# Work ShiftBecton, 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.