Developing the supply chain leaders of our future
The mission of the Supply Chain Development Program (SCDP) is to enhance the BD leadership base by recruiting entry-level associates who aspire to become versatile supply chain leaders. BD strives to develop SCDP associates who maintain a strong interest in the supply chain and demonstrate the potential for growth and leadership in other business process areas.
We accomplish our mission by developing highly capable supply chain associates to optimize our global supply chain network. Over the course of two years, SCDP participants become proficient in supply chain operations and processes, learn the specific challenges of working in a leading medical device company, and gain experience and business knowledge by working with different BD segments to improve service to our customers.
In our "flex" rotation, participants engage in the following tasks: