Associate Director, Cell Therapy Supply Chain Product Lead
Posted on Apr 6, 2021 by Bristol-Myers Squibb
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.
Drive end to end solutions for cell therapy program teams (CMC, associated sub-teams, etc). Represent the Cell Therapy Supply Chain organization on these teams.
Develop multi-year supply strategy (including demand, inventory, logistics, and business continuity).
Develop/maintain regulatory and supply strategy (in partnership with Regulatory Lead, internal and external manufacturing, and CMC teams) and supporting material control strategy (in partnership with Product Quality Lead)
Identify and pursue optimization & alignment opportunities between program teams, especially in early clinical phase
Identify gaps and risk for clinical and commercial introductions
Align/support brand and site functional goals
In conjunction with stakeholders, develop options for the manufacturing strategy, identifying flexibility, levers, and triggers for capacity expansion and lifecycle management.
Assist in evolving the Product Lead role as cell therapy grows and changes.
Bachelor's degree in Life Sciences, Supply Chain Management, or Engineering. MBA or advanced degree, diploma, or certification in Supply Chain Management strongly preferred.
10-12 years of related experience in biopharmaceutical manufacturing or supply chain for a reputable global Pharmaceutical, Consumer Products, or related company.
Knowledge of/exposure to world-class planning and execution processes, preferably supported by ERP and Advanced Planning Systems.
Minimum of 5-7 years of experience as a leader of cross-functional teams and/or managing staff.
Demonstrated knowledge of Matrix team management
Strong leadership and an innate ability to collaborate and build relationships is critical
Flexible and comfortable working with ambiguity
Ability to problem-solve and work in complex environment
Good understanding of current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP), Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and other regulatory requirements (EMA, TGA).
Experience in early clinical phase is a plus