Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Associate Director, Operational Excellence - Training and Development

Location
New Brunswick, NJ, US
Posted
Oct 11, 2018
Ref
R1510521
Discipline
Administration, Training
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
At Bristol-Myers Squibb, we're creating innovative medicines for patients who are fighting serious diseases. We're also nurturing our own team with inspiring work and challenging career options. No matter our role, each of us makes a contribution. And that makes all the difference.

Position: Associate Director, Operational Excellence

Location: New Brunswick, NJ

Hiring Manager: Abdul Alzindani

Reporting to Director of Operational Excellence, this position will lead strategic and operational priorities for OpEx PMO. This position will be responsible for OpEx PMO training and development. The position will partner with other OpEx PMO leaders and business leaders and stakeholders to execute on a holistic people development strategy across Global Product Development and Supply (GPS) to enable the organization to meet business objectives and build the foundations to drive continuous, sustainable, flawless execution and performance improvement through deep and broad application of operational excellence methodology.

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

• Work with Director of OpEx to execute a holistic strategy for People Development in lean, six sigma, change leadership and knowledge management

• Develop and deploy the training standards in various formats to enable effective training and utilization (virtual, class room, and on the job training)

• Deploy and manage role-based competency development process for all GPS

• Run Train-the-Training sessions to increase training capabilities throughout GPS

• Continually improve the OpEx PMO training standards

• Manage process to identify, capture and easily share best practices, and case studies for all methods and processes to accelerate and increase business value

• Ensure standardization of training across GPS

• Train and coach key GPS team members to increase their competency

• Lead and or contribute to other prioritized OpEx PMO work as required

• Apply change management methods to ensure effective execution of and to promote a culture and mindset of operational excellence and continuous improvement

• Build, maintain and leverage relationships across the matrix to identify opportunities for process improvement and facilitate the implementation and continuous monitoring of processes and staying up to date on developments in process improvement methodologies and best practices

Job Qualifications:

• Scientific or Engineering Bachelor's degree

• Minimum of 10 years of experience in Operations/Operational Excellence roles in Chemical/Life science/Biotech industry utilizing "lean" principles

• Experience building lean six sigma training material including simulation based training

• Expert trainer with practical application to balance theory and application

• Deep knowledge of all the lean methods

• Deep knowledge of Toyota Production System (TPS)

• Demonstrated success in knowledge management and systemic knowledge sharing

• Ability to collaborate across boundaries (both internally and externally)

• Ability to connect lean to improving compliance, safety, quality, delivery and efficiency

• Demonstrated success in coaching and influencing leaders and team members

• Ability to influence leaders and team members without direct authority

• Demonstrated success in developing team members in lean leadership

• Demonstrated success using lean to optimize business processes

• Experience developing standardized work

• Track record of success in the rigorous planning, execution and timely delivery of enterprise level projects and programs

• Builds relationships, able to negotiate & influence, and manage change in matrix environment

• Demonstrated proficiency in managing portfolio of projects and in leading change through others to achieve operational excellence

• Superior written and verbal communication, presentation, facilitations, and interpersonal skills

• Required travel of about 40% of the time

Essential Leadership Capabilities:

Enterprise Mindset: The ability to make decisions, set priorities and share resources based on what will benefit the whole. Capable of building and maintaining networks within and outside of the organization to both strengthen the understanding of the big picture and leverage diverse perspectives, experiences and expertise to maximize performance.

Change Agility: Capable of constantly thinking ahead and scanning the environment for opportunities. The ability to navigate ambiguity for themselves by demonstrating smart risk taking and personal resilience. Lead others through change by continuously creating the context and engaging individuals.

Authentic Leadership: Capable of building legitimacy through cultivating honest relationships. Ability to generate trust by demonstrating the highest level of consistency between their words and their actions and maintaining integrity, especially under pressure. They role model and promote an environment of openness.

Talent Development: Capable of maintaining a current and strategic view of talent management, aligned with the organization's priorities. This includes an understanding of the needs and diversity of the organization's current and future talent. Ability to proactively develop talent across the organization and engage external talent.

Enterprise Mindset: The ability to make decisions, set priorities and share resources based on what will benefit the whole. Capable of building and maintaining networks within and outside of the organization to both strengthen the understanding of the big picture and leverage diverse perspectives, experiences and expertise to maximize performance.

Change Agility: Capable of constantly thinking ahead and scanning the environment for opportunities. The ability to navigate ambiguity for themselves by demonstrating smart risk taking and personal resilience. Lead others through change by continuously creating the context and engaging individuals.

Authentic Leadership: Capable of building legitimacy through cultivating honest relationships. Ability to generate trust by demonstrating the highest level of consistency between their words and their actions and maintaining integrity, especially under pressure. They role model and promote an environment of openness.

Talent Development: Capable of maintaining a current and strategic view of talent management, aligned with the organization's priorities. This includes an understanding of the needs and diversity of the organization's current and future talent. Ability to proactively develop talent across the organization and engage external talent.