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Bristol Myers Squibb

Associate Director, Cell Therapy MES IT Business Partner (R1559492-en-us)

Business Development

Director

Yearly

No

New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States

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.

PURPOSE AND SCOPE OF POSITION:

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.

The IT Business Partner (Assoc. Director) for MES is instrumental in partnering with Cell Therapy Manufacturing and MSAT Leadership in defining MES Strategy and roadmap for the Cell Therapy Manufacturing Network.

This leader provides the vision and day-to-day management necessary to lead the MES Next Gen Program supporting the commercial manufacturing sites in the BMS Cell Therapy Manufacturing network across the globe.

This position is the business partner to the Cell Therapy Manufacturing MES network stakeholders and is accountable for their MES strategic planning, delivery, and support of these capabilities. This role will partner with business to advance our MES strategy that can have the highest business impact and be accountable for its deployment and business value realization outcomes.

This role will report to the Sr. Director, IT Business Partner for Cell Therapy Global Manufacturing and will also be part of the Cell Therapy Manufacturing IT Leadership Team.

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES: Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to effectively communicate with both technical and non-technical team members.
  • Ability to manage budgets and build multi-year deployment roadmaps
  • Ability to interact with senior business leadership and translate business strategy into executable IT programs.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, especially regarding:
    • Teamwork and collaboration
    • Customer focus
    • Verbal and written communication
  • Knowledge of industry standard integration protocols and programming applications such as OPC, BACNet, ODBC, SQL and Web API.
  • Knowledge and experience with MES, preferably Emerson Syncade.
  • Knowledge of cGMP, GXP, GAMP, SDLC regulations, including 21CFR part 11, and good documentation practices.
  • Knowledge of pharmaceutical, manufacturing and laboratory systems and equipment that support clinical and commercial manufacturing.
  • Strong technical and problem-solving skills and the ability to work independently.
  • Demonstrated success working in a high-performing, business results-driven environment.
  • Familiarity with Business Intelligence (BI) and reporting programs including InfoBatch or similar tools.
  • Understanding of computer system validation.
  • Proven experience of deploying MES and achieving business outcomes from full EBR rollout including review by exception strategy.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering or Science related discipline. Advanced degree (MS) preferred
  • Must have experience with MES, preferably Emerson Syncade, in a bio-tech manufacturing environment.
  • Must have 8+ years of hands-on experience in a biotech, manufacturing and supply chain environment.
  • Understanding of supply chain, manufacturing domains and supporting technology including manufacturing and supply chain ERP systems (e.g. Oracle, SAP).
  • Working knowledge of regulatory requirements and how they relate to existing and new business systems and practices, primarily GxP.
  • Sound understanding of Electronic Batch Records (EBR) and Review by Exception (RBE).
  • Must have prior experience working on a project team to implement, customize, or enhance an MES system.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collaborate with business stakeholders and implementation partner(s) to configure, build, and deploy the MES Next Gen System.
  • Collaborate with business process leads to design master data, network level common recipes, etc.
  • Provide escalation support for operationalizing the manufacturing execution systems.
  • Owns the governance process for Cell Therapy Manufacturing network around change management of Common Recipe Elements.
  • Ensure consistent deployment of MES across CT network.
  • Accountable for change management of Common recipe elements across the network of sites.
  • Manages the delivery/enhancements of common recipe elements.
  • Own and manage roadmap of MES deployments, enhancements, and budgets for MES deployment at CT sites.

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 adastaffingsupport@bms.com. Visit careers.bms.com/eeo-accessibility to access our complete Equal Employment Opportunity statement.

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