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Bristol Myers Squibb

Sr. Manager, Cell Therapy Supply Planning Analytics


Nurse Manager


Seattle, Washington, United States

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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.

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. Read more:

The Sr. Manager, Cell Therapy Supply Planning Analytics is integral to the development of the Cell Therapy supply planning strategy, and accountable for a variety of business operations initiatives and analyses:

  • Act as main liaison between Supply Planning and Business Insights & Analytics (BI&A)
  • Deliver intelligence and insights to stakeholders by applying and demonstrating expertise in the areas of advanced analytics, forecasting, data lakes, and predictive modeling.
  • Conceptualize and pilot Cell Therapy Supply Chain metrics dashboards, including inputs, calculations, and aggregation and work closely with Business Insights & Analytics on industrializing/implementing the lead concepts.
  • Run scenarios and derive insight into planning optionality, recommend actions to improve the supply plan, and influence overall supply strategy

Key responsibilities

  • Collect stakeholder requirements, conduct appropriate analyses, and present results in an innovative format and informative visualizations for a broad audience.
  • Develop reporting dashboarding tools to assist stakeholders with monitoring performance, scenario analysis and decision making.
  • Perform demand, supply and capacity scenario-, risk-, and sensitivity analyses by product, region, and manufacturing site in support of planning and ad-hoc reviews.
  • Support site capacity teams to develop specific analyses, e.g. medium-long range supply and demand scenarios, product lifecycle changes, facility modifications, network capability and capacity additions, etc.
  • Critically review capacity and supply data accuracy/reliability and evaluate cause-effect relationships between actions, business outcomes and KPIs.
  • Collaborate with Business Insights & Analytics (BI&A) to build metrics dashboard, with automated data collection and aggregation, with drilldown capabilities into lower level/supporting KPI’s and data
  • Ensure planning assumption alignment with short-term supply/demand/capacity reporting, including monthly Supply Review and SD&OP meetings and presentations
  • Help develop business cases that drive decision making through rigorous, fact-based quantitative analysis and the synthesis of insight into actionable recommendations
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders: Site capacity teams, Site & External Mfg SC Leads, BI&A, SD&OP team, supply and demand planners, commercial team, etc.


  • Undergraduate degree preferably in Supply Chain Management, Business, Engineering, or Life Sciences
  • Advanced degree in Supply Chain Management, Engineering, or MBA preferred
  • APICS certification or equivalent desired

Experience / Knowledge Desired

  • Required: 6+ years of applicable experience in a fast-paced multifunctional matrixed environment with a reputable, multinational Pharmaceutical, Consumer Product, Nutrition/Food, or Consulting company
  • Required: Applicable experience with capacity planning, network planning, and/or supply planning
  • Required: Experience with data analytics, SQL databases, BI tools, scenario planning, risk analysis
  • Required: Strong analytical thinking, problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Required: Solid MS Excel skills, familiarity with Spotfire and/or Tableau
  • Required: Demonstrated ability experience to process-map business processes and assess them for streamlining opportunities and risks identification
  • Preferred: Good understanding and exposure to current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP), Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and other regulatory requirements
  • Preferred: Experience in biopharmaceutical/cell therapy manufacturing and supply chain, with minimum of 3 years of effectively working in cross-functional teams
  • Preferred: Hands-on experience with stochastic (Monte Carlo) simulation models
  • Preferred: Experience in Integrated Business Planning (or SD&OP) Management
  • Preferred: Experience with ERP software (SAP IBP, Oracle, Kinaxis Rapid Response)
  • Preferred: Lean/Six Sigma, Value Stream Mapping experience
  • Preferred: Strong strategic skills

The starting compensation for this job is a range from $114,000 - $144,00

, plus incentive cash and stock opportunities (based on eligibility). The starting pay rate takes into account characteristics of the job, such as required skills and the geographic location where work is performed. Final, individual compensation is decided commensurate with demonstrated experience. For more on benefits, please visit our BMS Careers Site. Eligibility for specific benefits listed therein may vary based on job and location.



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.

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