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Position: Manager, Supply Chain Buyer/Planner
Location: Devens, MA
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 Manager, Planner/Buyer will be primary responsible for materials planning and ordering requirements for the Devens Manufacturing facilities. The Planner/Buyer will execute materials planning, ordering and coordination of material release requirements in support of production and tech transfers into Devens. The Planner/Buyer will collaborate regularly with highly cross-functional teams including Manufacturing, Manufacturing Technology, Site Quality, Warehouse and Site Procurement to ensure the appropriate parts are specified and available to support the manufacturing campaigns.
Analyzes material inventory and accountable for maintaining sufficient safety stocks and inventory projection for the materials in support of Devens Manufacturing Facilities.
Provides input into weekly material priorities with site representatives from Manufacturing, Quality Assurance, Quality Control, Technical Operations and Warehouse.
Accountable for creating Purchase Requisitions and Purchase Orders in SAP, placing orders with suppliers and expedite deliveries as needed.
Reviews, prioritizes and schedules the delivery of raw materials & consumables to meet target dates and prevent stock shortages.
Collaborates with partner departments to ensure material availability in alignment with manufacturing schedule.
Assesses material risk and collaborates with site and network cross-functional teams for proposed mitigations. Escalates to management and key stakeholders with proposed mitigation strategies as required.
Supports plant quality systems (Change controls, Deviations, assessments and CAPA) for material related issues if required.
Participate in projects (e.g., tech transfers, SAP improvements) and lead continuous improvement activities to positively impact key performance metrics.
Maintain relevant master data and assists in site SAP support as required.
Assists in developing the forecast, review with procurement to share with vendor.
Qualifications & Experience:
B.S. in Business, Logistics, Supply Chain Management, or science-related discipline or equivalent work experience.
5+ years in a Supply Chain or Manufacturing role in a complex manufacturing environment with experience in production control/process orders/equivalent.
Experience and knowledge in Biologics manufacturing is preferred.
Experience in new product introduction strongly preferred.
Excellent knowledge in SAP strongly preferred.
Customer service mentality and attention to detail are essential elements for success.
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities against ambitious timelines.
Working Conditions: Work primarily in office environment and occasionally within manufacturing. Positions requires on-call support for off hours support.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
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.
BMS is dedicated to ensuring that people with disabilities can perform complex functions 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 in 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.
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