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Senior Director, Biologics Long-term Supply and Capacity Planning
Princeton, New Jersey, United States

Job Summary

Occupation Transportation and Logistics
Specialty Senior Buyer
Location Hybrid remote in Princeton, New Jersey, New Jersey, United States
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 1/11/24
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Position Summary

Under the general guidance of Vice President, Biologics Global Supply Chain, accountable for development and ongoing effective and efficient execution of the following as assigned:

Sr. Director of Long-term Supply and Capacity Planning is responsible for Developing rough cut capacity plans and scenarios in line with potential network evolution (per S&BE) and bringing long term (36+ months) perspective across planning activities.

Key Responsibilities

Worldwide scope for all products in the Biologics product portfolio
Lead sensitivity analyses on long-range planning assumptions and capacity planning analysis to inform investment/capex decisions

Develop rough cut capacity plans and scenarios in line with potential network evolution (per S&BE) bringing long term (36+ months) perspective across planning activities
Lead the Bios Drug substance and Drug product & Long-Range planning team to develop -

A feasible MPS for drug substance (consensus with sites/CMOs) and drive compliance for assigned manufacturing sites
Planning and scenarios for Long Range capacity

Involved in Biologics Network Planning Process to develop a Long-Range Master Plan for all manufacturing sites, both internal sites and CMOs, with a focus on long term strategic capacity planning
Partners across the organization to reflect future pipeline needs and trends to, GSC, Biologics operating unit and other functions as required such as long-range demand sensitivities

Responsible for maintaining consistent quality of assumptions leading to optimal strategic decision making
Lead, manage, and develop the assigned team of employees
Liaise with SCPLs to discuss network evolution, rough cut capacity considerations, implications of product strategy/supply on network
Provide input into network capacity and connections to long range supply plans by value stage
Remain up to date on latest technology/systems/platforms available to assist long-range planning efforts and analyses to inform technology choices

Develop the right functional organization structure and staffing plan to meet the functional, GPS and BMS objectives of cost, service and quality. Ensure the right person (talent) is doing the right work (key objectives) at the right time (priorities)
Ensure culture of performance, collaboration, and accountability where individuals are valued, recognized, and aligned to the BMS Mission & GPS strategy
Support Vice President, Biologics Global Supply Chain to ensure alignment with Global GPS Planning Processes

Qualifications & Experience

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B.S. or BA in supply chain management, science and/or engineering (biotechnology, engineering or related sciences). M.B.A or advanced degree, diploma or certification in Supply Chain Management (e.g., APICS or CSCP certification) strongly preferred
Required 10+ years of supply chain management and planning experience for a reputed, global or multi-plant Biotech, Pharmaceutical or Consumer Product company utilizing world class supply chain planning and execution processes with at least 3 of those years as a manager.
Required: Experience with site capacity planning and knowledge of Biotech, Pharmaceutical Sales & Operations Planning processes.
Required: Experience with complex analysis and utilization of analytical tools, demonstrated ability in strategic framing and executive leadership presentations

Strongly Preferred: Experience with ERP and Advanced Planning Systems (preferably Kinaxis Rapid Response, SAP ECC, BW/BI, SNP APO).
Good understanding and exposure to current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP), Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and other regulatory requirements
Experience in developing and implementing world class, global supply chain planning processes and managing them through deployment of global advanced planning and scheduling systems
Exposure and experience in Biotech / Pharmaceutical manufacturing process, principles and practices; preferably at production site and headquarters level
Experience in working internationally in a fast paced, reputable global Biotech / Pharmaceutical or Consumer company organized in a matrix structure

Demonstrated leadership capabilities, especially in building highly effective, world class, global teams
Ability to work in a matrix environment and build strong relationships by being transparent, reliable, and delivering on commitments.
Demonstrated capability in implementing challenging goals, objectives and practices in a complex and ambiguous environment
Ability to provide innovative ideas to optimize supply chain and generate new ideas or alternatives that create value including seeking new information and external insights.
Certification or exposure to Operational Excellence/Continuous Improvement concepts desirable.

Demonstrated proficiency in competency areas of Strategic Agility, Organizational Agility, Business Acumen, Process Design and Management, Organization Change Management and Process Effectiveness - in globally diverse, rapidly changing cross-cultural environment
Strong ability in negotiating and influencing without authority in complex, high impact situations
Strong coaching, mentoring and employee development skills
Strong strategic and analytical thinking, problem solving and rapid decision-making skills
Strong presentation and communication skills, both oral and written

Ability to create and foster a team-based environment to establish and maintain cooperative relationships


If you come across a role that intrigues you but doesnt perfectly line up with your resume, we encourage you to apply anyway. You could be one step away from work that will transform your life and career.

Uniquely Interesting Work, Life-changing Careers With a single vision as inspiring as Transforming patients lives through science , every BMS employee plays an integral role in work that goes far beyond ordinary. Each of us is empowered to apply our individual talents and unique perspectives in an inclusive culture, promoting diversity in clinical trials, while our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.

On-site Protocol Physical presence at the BMS worksite or physical presence in the field is a necessary job function of this role, which the Company deems critical to collaboration, innovation, productivity, employee well-being and engagement, and it enhances the Company culture.

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