Bristol-Myers Squibb Company


New Brunswick, NJ, US
Jan 07, 2019
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Reporting to the Head of GPS Operational Excellence & Project Management Office (OpEx PMO) and a member of the OpEx PMO Leadership Team, this position will lead strategic and operational priorities for OpEx PMO. This position will be responsible for the successful deployment of the BMS Operating System strategy across Global Supply Chain (GSC). The position will be a trusted partner, and coach for the GSC leadership team as they partner together 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:
  • Use standard Hoshin Kanri approach to shape and execute strategy and approach for deploying the full BMS Operating System to improve business performance and increase people's lean competency
  • Train and Coach the leadership team members and other key stakeholders to increase their lean technical and lean leadership competency
  • Application of BMS Operating System to improve safety, compliance, process stability, drive continuous improvement, build quality and efficiency into processes and improve process lead times and speed to market
  • Improve ES&OP processes to enable accuracy of demand signal
  • Enabling the connection between GSC and Commercial to reduce artificial demand fluctuation
  • Smoothing of demand signals from the market to the sites (internal and external) to enable demand smoothing/leveling
  • Use of understanding end to end value chain to optimize inventory and drive continuous flow of information and material
  • Supporting GSC Global Logistics to streamline distribution processes and interface systems
  • Develop lean supply chain design standards
  • Assure that the supply chain function is optimized as one SC function, where GSC, site SC, External Manufacturing SC are viewed and optimized as one

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 with over 5 years of senior management experience
  • Demonstrated success in developing & deploying Toyota Production System (TPS) strategy within compliance systems and product/process development
  • Understanding of regulatory requirements, compliance standards, product development philosophy and processes
  • Familiarity with EMA and FDA regulatory requirements for process development submissions
  • Broad knowledge of drug development, CMC, preclinical and clinical requirements
  • Understanding of cost accounting
  • Demonstrated success in lean process design and Built-In-Quality methods
  • Demonstrated success in optimizing product development to enable highest quality & shortest lead time
  • Deep understanding of the connection between product/process design to P&L and Cash Flow
  • Ability to connect lean to improving compliance, safety, quality, delivery and efficiency
  • Demonstrated success in coaching and influencing executive level leaders
  • Ability to influence leaders and team members without direct authority
  • Demonstrated success in developing team members in lean leadership
  • Demonstrated success applying Training Within Industry (TWI) methods to enhance compliance, quality, efficiency and skills development
  • Demonstrated success using lean to optimize business processes
  • Demonstrated success in improving management systems
  • Expert in solving complex, large scope problems and leading major strategic initiatives
  • Expert in developing type 2 and 3 standardized work, as well as leader standard work
  • Track record of success in the rigorous planning, execution and timely delivery of enterprise level projects and programs
  • Demonstrated success using QBD and DOE to optimize processes and products
  • Skilled in statistical process control, and failure analysis techniques
  • Demonstrated success leading change (both cultural and technical) to achieve continuous improvement
  • 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 and interpersonal skills
  • Required travel of up to 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.