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Senior Manager, Supply Chain, Kitting and Delivery

Company: Bristol Myers Squibb
Location: Ayer
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

At Bristol Myers Squibb, we are inspired by a single vision transforming patients lives through science. In oncology, hematology, immunology and cardiovascular disease and one of the most diverse and promising pipelines in the industry each of our passionate colleagues contribute to innovations that drive meaningful change. We bring a human touch to every treatment we pioneer. Join us and make a difference.

This role will oversee four kitting managers and their respective teams in support of 24/7 operations within the Cell Therapy Facility (CTF). This role is accountable to manage a well-designed and integrated supply plan from controlled-non-classified (CNC) material receipt to manufacturing delivery.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following:
People Leadership

* Develop and manage four leaders of people.
* Coach and counsel team leaders to develop their skill sets and create an environment of continuous learning, teamwork, transparency, and a sense of urgency.
* Communicate with stakeholders inside and outside of Supply Chain to drive successful outcomes for the site and functional business unit.
* Maintain and communicate performance metrics for team, while setting and maintaining high expectations for team performance & compliance with BMS Values.

Material Kitting & Delivery

* Manage receipt of patient material and patient process intermediates.
* Manage kitting of components and delivery of materials into ISO classified & non-classified process suites.
* Conduct investigations and root cause analyses on any supply disruptions or material quality issues; assess, evaluate, and own corrective actions.
* Maintain & control bin locations in the Cell Therapy Facility.
* Optimize internal capacity and capabilities to ensure manufacturing material needs are met.
* Identify strategic and operational issues both internally and externally, develop proposals, outline solutions, and provide time commitments and resources.
* Coordinate, manage, and perform regular physical inventory counts as scheduled.

Manage Area Safety & Quality

* Ensure a safe work environment is maintained in all areas where group activities occur.
* Promote and engage team in safety and safety training program; foster a culture of compliance and strong environmental, health, and safety performance.
* Assure compliance with all FDA, DEA, DOT, ISBT, CTPAT, OSHA, VAWD, cGMPs, and applicable policies.
* Manage the creation, implementation and maintenance of documentation, procedures, and training curricula.
* Own and manage change controls, deviations, and corrective/preventive actions.
* Ensure appropriate training and qualification for staff activities performed.

Operational Excellence

* Participate in and/or lead cross-functional teams to improve systems, processes, or internal/external performance.
* Perform other duties as assigned.
* Limited global travel up to 10% of time may be required.

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES: Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

* Bachelor s degree required in Life Sciences, Supply Chain, or similar.
* 7+ years relevant work experience required (preferable in GMP manufacturing or process support).
* 3+ years of supervisory experience required.
* 3+ years of experience supporting ERP systems (preferably SAP).
* An equivalent combination of education, experience and training may substitute.
* Preferred but not required: Certification in CPIM, CSCP, and/or CLTD.


* Ability to strategically develop a team.
* Advanced proficiency in ERP systems and analytics tools.
* Advanced knowledge of fundamental concepts of materials management, planning, and site production scheduling.
* Ability to effectively communicate problem statements and viable solution options using pro vs. con and cost vs. benefit approaches.
* Ability to present data and analyses in an organized, clear, and concise manner.
* Advanced proficiency in MS Office applications.
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
* People management experience.
* Experience in biopharmaceutical clinical, supply chain, manufacturing, and commercialization.
* Experience with lean six sigma projects and change execution management.
* Ability to work independently for extended periods of time.
* Ability to work as a team and mentor peers and direct reports.
* Ability to understand and solve complicated problems.
* Intermediate knowledge of cGMP/Pharmaceutical regulations.

Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious diseases. Empowered to apply our individual talents and diverse perspectives in an inclusive culture, our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.

Bristol Myers Squibb recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees with the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.

Physical presence at the BMS worksite or physical presence in the field is an essential job function of this role which the Company deems critical to collaboration, innovation, productivity, employee well-being and engagement, and enhances the Company culture.

To protect the safety of our workforce, customers, patients and communities, the policy of the Company requires all employees and workers in the U.S. and Puerto Rico to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless they have received an exception based on an approved request for a medical or religious reasonable accommodation. Therefore, all BMS applicants seeking a role located in the U.S. and Puerto Rico must confirm that they have already received or are willing to receive the full COVID-19 vaccination by their start date as a qualification of the role and condition of employment. This requirement is subject to state and local law restrictions and may not be applicable to employees working in certain jurisdictions such as Montana. This requirement is also subject to discussions with collective bargaining representatives in the U.S.

Our company is committed to ensuring that people with disabilities can excel through a transparent recruitment process, reasonable workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Applicants can request an approval of accommodation prior to accepting a job offer. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application or if you are applying to a role based in the U.S. or Puerto Rico and you believe that you are unable to receive a COVID-19 vaccine due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief, during or any part of the recruitment process, please direct your inquiries to ( . Visit to access our complete Equal Employment Opportunity statement.

Any data processed in connection with role applications will be treated in accordance with applicable data privacy policies and regulations.

Keywords: Bristol Myers Squibb, Nashua , Senior Manager, Supply Chain, Kitting and Delivery, Professions , Ayer, New Hampshire

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