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Bristol Myers Squibb

Specialist, CAR T Production Planning and Scheduling

Manufacturing and Production

Production Planning Manager


Summit, 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.

***This position is for the following shift, Wednesday – Saturday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm. ***

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.

  • 3+ years relevant work experience required, preferably in a regulated pharmaceutical manufacturing environment.

  • 1+ years of experience supporting ERP systems (preferably Oracle EBS).

  • An equivalent combination of education, experience and training may substitute.


  • Understanding of cell culture, cryopreservation, purification, and aseptic processing or lab technique

  • Knowledge of cGMP/Pharmaceutical regulations

  • Understanding of planning / ERP systems and analytics tools

  • Experience in MS Office applications

  • Proficient written and verbal communication skills

  • Proficient presentation development and delivery skills

  • Technical writing capability

  • Ability to work independently for extended periods of time

  • Ability to work as a team

  • Ability to develop and provide training on various functions

  • Ability to solve routine and complex problems

  • Ability to provide on-call support in case of emergent issues

  • Ability to travel < 10% of time


  • Create and maintain detailed site plans for operations including apheresis/PBMC receipt, material kitting, process intermediates, manufacturing, and drug product shipments

  • Point of contact for the Manufacturing Operations team to provide support, facilitating operational continuity and addressing issues as they arise.

  • Monitor and report KPI

  • Work with the Systems and Technology, Manufacturing Sciences and Technology team on system implementations and continuous improvement projects.

  • Collaborate with IT Business Partners in support of modeling and scheduling simulation implementations

  • Support the S&OP process by providing site level manufacturing capacities and operational capabilities

  • Maintain and update site procedures for CAR-T material management functions.

  • Performs other tasks as assigned.


This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this position. The primary duties and responsibilities are intended to describe those functions that are essential to the performance of this job.

This job description does not state or imply that the above are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position. There are other duties and responsibilities that are considered incidental or secondary to the overall purpose of this job. Employees holding this position will be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by management.

  • Intermittent walking and sitting to perform job functions; however, ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time may be necessary.
  • Physical dexterity sufficient to use computers and documentation.
  • Sufficient vision and hearing capability to work in job environment.
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds.
  • Must have the ability to work around laboratories and controlled, enclosed, restricted areas.
  • Cleanroom garments and personal protective equipment will be required in designated areas which cover head, parts of the face, core body, and legs/feet.
  • Makeup, gum, nail polish, or other potential microbial sources are prohibited in restricted areas.
  • Flexibility to don clean room garments and personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • Clean room environment is an enclosed, restricted space, with assigned pressure and temperature conditions. Reagents, chemicals, and exposure to sanitization agents are expected.
  • Routine exposure to human blood components.
  • Designated areas may prohibit food, any outside materials such as cell phones, tablets, at a minimum.




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.

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