Senior Manager, Business Process Delivery, Manufacturing Scheduling
Working with Us
Challenging. Meaningful. Life-changing. Those aren’t words that are usually associated with a job. But working at Bristol Myers Squibb is anything but usual. Here, uniquely interesting work happens every day, in every department. From optimizing a production line to the latest breakthroughs in cell therapy, this is work that transforms the lives of patients, and the careers of those who do it. You’ll get the chance to grow and thrive through opportunities uncommon in scale and scope, alongside high-achieving teams rich in diversity. Take your career farther than you thought possible.
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Position: Senior Manager, Business Process Delivery, Manufacturing Scheduling
Location: Summit, NJ or Seattle, WA
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.
Cell Therapy is one of the most groundbreaking new forms of cancer treatments being studied today. With therapies only in their infancy and BMS’s continued investment in our Cell Therapy capabilities, the growth potential of this science, your career, and the ability to help patients are incredible.
BMS’s Cell Therapy business is entering an exciting new phase as it begins the commercialization of its first CAR-T products. Commercialization drives new scope, scale, and complexity across the network, and requires manufacturing sites, global organizations, and IT systems to work together in new ways.
The Sr. Manager, Business Process Delivery, Mfg Scheduling plays a key role in leading, analyzing, and delivering a portfolio of solutions that enhance and extend the capabilities offered to Manufacturing organizations and their close partners. The Sr. Mgr. Business Process Delivery leverages knowledge of manufacturing & Supply Chain planning processes and familiarity with manufacturing technology to either deliver solutions directly, or partner closely with IT Delivery teams to clarify detailed requirements and drive for technical solutions to be delivered right the first time with minimal need for rework.
The Sr. Mgr. Business Process Delivery is a key member of cross-functional, cross-site communities within the Cell Therapy organization. The Sr. Mgr. Business Process Delivery works collaboratively with Global and Local Business Process Owners, and the SC Portfolio & Project Management team to understand and influence the road map for desired scheduling capabilities. Sr. Mgr. Business Process Delivery focuses on scaling up Cell therapy production capabilities by digitizing manufacturing scheduling processes.
Has in-depth understanding and experience in Manufacturing and production scheduling domains. Is able to translate domain knowledge into requirements for computer-based systems for manufacturing scheduling
Capable of utilizing his deep domain knowledge in envisioning how business requirements map to system features for manufacturing scheduling system and is capable of identifying system solution gaps by thinking on behalf of the production scheduler.
Capable of identifying opportunities for productivity improvements by utilizing computer based system capabilities.
Have expertise in change management. Capable of managing and communicating changes for enabling and improving system adoption by schedulers on the shopfloor. Actively listen to feedback from user communities and stakeholders to plan and enable future state system improvements.
Primary point of contact for any scheduling system issues and provides timely solutions to ensure on time delivery.
Build strong relationships and communication with all functions including Supply chain, manufacturing, production scheduling and IT.
Advanced knowledge of forecasting, capacity planning, and production planning.
Experienced in a functional and business capacity with atleast 2 system implementations for manufacturing scheduling system implementations.
Knowledge of cGMP regulations and FDA guidance applicable to biologics and cell therapy (or related) manufacturing.
Ability to work independently on projects or problems of moderate scope to meet objectives. Troubleshoots and identifies causes and suggests solutions.
Attention to detail and ability to perform with a high degree of accuracy.
Source of imaginative, thorough, and innovative solutions to a wide range of difficult problems. Exhibits leadership behaviors including collaborating for results and developing/ executing strategy.
Lead solution designs that impact production planning, scheduling and manufacturing, with a primary focus on supporting Cell Therapy requirements.
Write test plans, conduct quality assurance (QA) testing, support user acceptance tests (UAT)
Serves as a resource to more junior members of the team.
Experience in lean, operational excellence, six sigma, or continuous improvement, and process mapping preferred. Supports an environment that encourages continuous improvement, best practices and appropriate risk taking.
Ability to influence key stakeholders of internal and external teams.
Excellent communication and presentation skills as well as the ability to effectively communicate across all levels of the company.
Possess the skills to initiate, evaluate, develop, defend, and influence users on the adoption of solid, actionable recommendations.
Ability to lead, manage and participate in multiple division-level projects/assignments with a typically high degree of complexity and change management components.
Be an in-house expert for project teams consisting of various cross-functional roles and consultants.
Demonstrate analytical and problem-solving abilities.
Proficient in Microsoft Office programs.
Qualifications & Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain, Information Systems, Business or Engineering.
8+ years of experience in supply chain or manufacturing environment (pharmaceutical industry preferred).
Experience with at-least two manufacturing scheduling system implementations in business/ Functional role with tools like Emerson RTMS, SAP , Oracle , Katana or Plex. Prior experience with Emerson RTMS ( Previously called BIO-G) is preferred.
The starting compensation for this job is a range from $130,000 - $163,000, plus incentive cash and stock opportunities (based on eligibility).
The starting pay takes into account characteristics of the job, such as required skills and where the job is performed. Final, individual compensation is decided based on demonstrated experience.
For more on benefits, please visit our BMS Careers site. Eligibility for specific benefits listed in our careers site may vary based on the job and location.
Why You Should Apply
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.
If you want to challenge yourself, accelerate your career, and give new hope to patients, there’s no better place than here with our Cell Therapy team. Full of incredible and dedicated team members, those working on CAR-T and other forms of Cell Therapy are transforming patients’ lives through science. From studying individualized cell lines to making brand new discoveries, this bold and personal discipline allows you to grow your career while making a lasting impact on the field of medicine. Join us today.
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.
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 accommodation prior to accepting a job offer. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, or any part of the recruitment process direct your inquiries to email@example.com. Visit careers.bms.com/eeo-accessibility to access our complete Equal Employment Opportunity statement.
If you come across a role that intrigues you but doesn’t perfectly line up with your resume, we encourage you to apply anyway. You could be one step away from work that will transform your life and career.
Uniquely Interesting Work, Life-changing Careers
With a single vision as inspiring as “Transforming patients’ lives through science™ ”, every BMS employee plays an integral role in work that goes far beyond ordinary. Each of us is empowered to apply our individual talents and unique perspectives in an inclusive culture, promoting diversity in clinical trials, while our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.
Physical presence at the BMS worksite or physical presence in the field is a necessary job function of this role, which the Company deems critical to collaboration, innovation, productivity, employee well-being and engagement, and it enhances the Company culture.
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