Sr. Manager, Material Operations, Cell Therapy
- 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.
PURPOSE AND SCOPE OF POSITION:
Our growing Devens, MA campus is located 45 miles northwest of Boston. The site totals 89 acres and currently supports process development, clinical manufacturing and commercial manufacturing for biologics medicines and construction is underway for a new state of the art Cell Therapy facility. This is an exciting time to join BMS in Devens and be part of our expanding team!
Reporting to the Associate Director of Cell Therapy Supply Chain & Logistics, the Sr. Manager of Material Operations is responsible to manage a well-designed and integrated supply plan from raw material & consumable material receipt to manufacturing delivery as a manager of managers.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following:
- Develop and manage team member resource allocation & shift schedules to meet workflow demands as a manager of managers
- Coach and counsel team members to develop their skill sets and create an environment of continuous learning, improvement, and innovation
- Communicate with cross-functional leaders inside and outside of Supply Chain to drive successful outcomes for the site and functional business unit
- Maintain and communicate performance metrics for team, setting and maintaining high expectations for team performance
Material Receiving & Warehousing
- Manage raw material/consumable receipt, labeling & storage
- Manage receipt of patient material and patient process intermediates
- Conduct investigations and root cause analyses on any supply disruptions or material quality issues; report on corrective actions
- Oversee shipment of materials to offsite locations (network warehouses, offsite storage locations, centralized QC testing labs, etc.)
- Develop & maintain metrics
Material Kitting & Delivery
- Manage kitting of components and delivery of materials into ISO classified & non-classified process suites/QC labs
- Maintain & control bin locations in the Cell Therapy Facility
- Optimize internal capacity and capabilities to ensure manufacturing material needs are met
- Monitor product life cycles and alert appropriate team members to any actionable inventory requirements and disruption to supply
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
- Promote a mindset of continuous improvement, problem solving, and prevention
- Participate in cross-functional teams to improve systems, processes or internal/external performance
- 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.
- 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.
- Proficient 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.
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