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Bristol Myers Squibb

Senior Manager, Supply Chain Scheduling and Planning (R1557950-en-us)

Sales and Marketing

Account Manager



Devens, Massachusetts, 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 role is accountable to manage supply chain scheduling and planning functional duties for the BMS Cell Therapy Facility. Key responsibilities include: managing product and patient demand, overseeing a team of production schedulers, import/export permits, overseeing a team that performs product shipping/receiving, and cold chain logistics of personalized cell therapies produced at the cell therapy manufacturing site.


Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following:

Product Planning & Production Scheduling

  • Act as the primary point of contact for Cell Therapy Supply Chain Demand Planning
  • Manage rough-cut capacity planning & master production scheduling; optimize internal capacity and capabilities to ensure manufacturing needs are met
  • Establish a well-designed integrated demand and supply plan from patient demand to final drug product distribution
  • Manage and communicate product demand changes; translate demand into approved production plans for a plant scheduling process as the site lead for patient slot allocation on a weekly/daily basis
  • Site Sales & Operations Planning facilitator

Product Management & Logistics

  • Act as the primary point of contact for Cell Therapy Global Patient Scheduling (incoming & outgoing)
  • Manage the in-coming flow following patient apheresis material; partner with Cell Therapy Material Operations, Manufacturing & Quality to ensure readiness for prompt receipt, inspection and start of processing
  • Conduct investigation and root cause analyses on any supply disruptions or material quality issues and report on corrective actions
  • Manage cell material handling and storage for leukapherisis, intermediate and drug product
  • Manage secondary packaging of final drug product and return shipment to patients
  • Ensure compliance with import/export and domestic shipping regulations

Manage Area Quality Systems & Compliance

  • Manage Site Supply Chain Standard Operating procedures
  • Own and manage deviations and corrective/preventive actions
  • Own and manage change controls
  • Ensure appropriate training and qualification for staff activities performed
  • Foster a culture of compliance and strong environmental, health, and safety performance

Operational Excellence

  • Promote a mindset of continuous improvement, problem solving, and prevention
  • Track and report metrics
  • Participate in cross-functional teams to improve systems, processes or internal/external performance


  • This role will collaborate with both external and internal organizations in Manufacturing, Project Management, Operational Excellence, MS&T, Quality Assurance, Global Supply Chain, Process Development, Patient Operations, Clinical Specialists and Clinical Operations to ensure supply continuity and optimum combination of delivery, quality and value.
  • Limited global travel up to 10% of time may be required

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES: Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:


  • Bachelor’s degree required in Life Sciences, Supply Chain, or similar
  • 7+ years relevant work experience required
  • 3+ years of experience supporting ERP systems (preferably SAP).
  • An equivalent combination of education, experience and training may substitute.
  • Preferred but not required: Certification in CPIM, CSCP, and/or CLTD


  • Experience in a Site Supply Chain Organization
  • 2+ years of supervisory experience
  • Advanced proficiency in Site Scheduling / planning / ERP systems and analytics tools
  • Advanced knowledge of fundamental concepts of materials management, planning and site production scheduling
  • Ability to effectively communicate problem statements and viable solution options using pro vs. con and cost vs. benefit approaches
  • Ability to present data and analyses in an organized, clear and concise manner
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Office applications
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • People management experience
  • Experience in biopharmaceutical clinical, supply chain, manufacturing, and commercialization
  • Experience with lean six sigma projects and change execution management
  • Ability to work independently for extended periods of time
  • Ability to work as a team and mentor peers and direct reports
  • Ability to understand and solve complicated supply and demand problems
  • Intermediate knowledge of cGMP/Pharmaceutical regulations


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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