Associate Director, Strategy & Continuous Improvement

Jersey City, NJ, United States
Sep 27, 2020
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
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.


The incumbent will support ExM Quality to execute on ExM Quality Strategy by providing operational excellence expertise to driving continuous improvement efforts. Specifically: 1) Track execution of ExM Quality Strategy and ensure network connectivity utilizing meaningful data analytics tools. 2) Utilize six sigma and lean methodologies to drive, facilitate, or lead cross functional, multi-disciplinary teams. 3) Serve as the principle Point of Contact for multiple GQ and ExM initiatives to advance, harmonize, and implement continuous improvement efforts within ExM Quality that are coming from the broader GQ organization. 4) Tactically understand and partner with ExM Quality Operations to improve efficiency.



1.7+ years in a GMP regulated biotech and/or pharmaceutical environment.

2.OpEx Certification.

3.BS in a science or engineering discipline, preferably in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, or Pharmacy.

1.Operational Excellence Principles (Black Belt Certification).

2.Demonstrated experience in facilitating transformative projects across multi-disciplines.

3.Understands critical Quality operations processes and systems.

4.Effective at cross-functional engagement with both internal and external partners (e.g. manufacturing operations) to drive Quality improvement initiatives.

5.Demonstrated project management skills with a proactive approach to issue identification and resolution.

6.Mentor and coach to team members within and outside of ExM Quality.

7.Create a culture that values operational excellence and the processes that underpin it.

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.