Director, Process Delivery, Cell Therapy
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.
Cell Therapy is one of the most groundbreaking new forms of cancer treatments being studied today. With therapies only in their infancy and BMS's continued investment in our Cell Therapy capabilities, the growth potential of this science, your career, and the ability to help patients are incredible.
Director, ERP Process Delivery, Cell Therapy
BMS's Cell Therapy business is entering an exciting new phase as it begins the commercializes its first CAR-T products. Commercialization drives new scope, scale, and complexity across the network, and requires manufacturing sites, global organizations, and IT systems to work together in new ways.
The Director, ERP Process Deliver leads a team of ERP subject matter experts (SMEs) to deliver a portfolio of projects and enhancements to the ERP and satellite systems. The current roadmap includes both the expansion of the ERP footprint to new manufacturing sites, and the migration from Oracle EBS to SAP S/4. The SMEs on this team work directly with business users in patient operations, planning, scheduling, manufacturing, quality, finance and procurement functions to either deliver solutions in close partnership with IT.
The Director is a member of the Cell Therapy Business Process Management leadership team. The Director works collaboratively with Global Business Process Owners and the Portfolio & Project Management team to understand the road maps for desired capabilities, and then develops resource and delivery plans collaboratively with program/project teams and IT. In addition to managing a team of internally staffed SMEs, the Director will manage the budgeting and onboarding of temporary contract resources to satisfy short periods of high demand for solutions.
Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:
Work cross functionally, including with IT and various process domains to support Cell Therapy
Lead leaders. Direct reports include line managers of teams and senior SMEs.
Leads identifying and managing timelines, resources and tasks during all phases related with Supply Chain projects or initiatives, as well as ongoing business activities.
Enable continuous improvement opportunities for SC processes
Drive the SMEs on their team to act as a community experts for the process areas they enable
Work with the portfolio team to develop plans for solution designs and delivery supporting Cell Therapy requirements.
Drive their team to maintain skill that allow them to write test plans, conduct quality assurance (QA) testing, enable user acceptance tests (UAT)
Play a key role in continuous improvement activities
Actively engage with business partners and community members
Be a change leader as we transform the ERP footprint from Oracle to SAP
Bachelor's Degree. Focus in Supply Chain, Information Systems, Business or Engineering is a plus.
12+ years of experience in supply chain or manufacturing environment (pharmaceutical industry preferred).
Experience as a key member of projects or programs related to enabling ERP systems (Oracle, SAP, JDE)
Ability to work independently and cooperatively in a diverse group
Experience working in a manufacturing or supply chain organization is a plus
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to travel 10%