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Manager, Market Supply Planning

Bristol Myers SquibbDublinTemporary

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.

Bristol Myers Squibb Ireland

Bristol Myers Squibb is a leading global biopharma company focused on discovering, developing and delivering innovative medicines for patients with serious diseases in areas including oncology, haematology, immunology, cardiovascular and neuroscience. Our employees work every day to transform patients’ lives through science.

Bristol Myers Squibb has been in operation in Ireland since 1964, employing over 650 people across a range of activities and business units. Many of the global business services, including the European Treasury Centre, Market Supply Operations and Commercial Operations have a presence in Ireland.

Ireland is also home to External manufacturing’s global headquarters, the business unit responsible for the management of manufacturing contract operations (CMO’s) and ensuring reliable supply of product to patients across the Bristol Myers Squibb global network.

Located in Dublin, Cruiserath Biologics Campus, a one billion Multi-Product Cell Culture Biologics Manufacturing facility plays a central role in the Global Product Development and Supply (GPS) network as the company’s first European biologics manufacturing facility. This state of the art facility will produce multiple therapies for the company’s growing biologics portfolio. Global Biologics Laboratory (GBL) responsible for the release testing of Biologics Drug product for the network, is also based on the Cruiserath Biologics Campus.

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The Role

Bristol Myers Squibb is looking to recruit a Manager, Market Supply Planning, on a Fixed-Term Contract. Reporting to the Senior Manager, Market Supply Planning, the Manager, Market Supply Planning, is accountable to plan & coordinate, the integration of market supply strategies and operational execution with BMS supply sites (internal or external) and global stakeholders to ensure a balance of exceptional customer service while supporting site operational efficiency efforts. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of key business drivers of the industry and will leverage relationships, systems and processes to drive value to the organization, and our customers while ensuring patient supply.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute finished goods supply plans for commercial markets and actively manage orders as per agreed inventory SLA levels and lead times.

  • Prepare and maintain stock overview for markets and identify shortages, excess inventory, and potential obsolescence risks. Proactively identify, and escalate potential market supply risks.

  • Ensure risk management process is executed and communicated to all key BMS stakeholders (GSC, Supply Chain Product Lead (SCPL), External Manufacturing etc.) as per agreed times

  • Compile information and present market level S&OP or supply planning meetings, as required and on behalf of MSO market cluster team.

  • Ensure key supply chain performance metrics are achieved, providing root cause analysis, commentary and remediation (Anticipated Backorders, PO Compliance, Inventory Levels, Potential Write-Offs) according to agreed times and as per BMS rules.

  • Ensure effective implementation of regulatory/ artwork changes into market supply, in liaison with GRS and key stakeholders’, minimizing obsolescence and supply risk.

  • Monitor MRP planning process in the BMS ERP system to ensure demand propagation process runs effectively.

  • Collaborate with External manufacturing and sites to ensure demand changes are incorporated into production plans as quickly and efficiently as possible.

  • Collaborate with MSO leadership, to strengthen BMS market and site relationships to ensure customer focus with required production in place to meet market demand.

  • Support government tenders, direct import programs and clinical supply requests in liaison with market partners and demand planners, as needed.

  • Ensure Master Data is maintained through collaboration with Markets and Mfg. sites.

  • Support New Product Launches and Product discontinuation or divestitures as required.

  • Support continuous improvement of business processes with BMS Sites, MSO team and Global Supply Chain stakeholders while ensuring supply continuity.

  • Provide input, as required into quarterly inventory projections and budgeting process, highlighting changes in forecast trends and connecting with relevant supply sites.

  • Support Senior Manager with market cluster projects and initiatives as needed.

Please note- there is 10 -15% travel required as part of this role

Qualifications, Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • 5 years’ experience preferably pharmaceutical, consumer product or related company.

  • Experience in supply planning or manufacturing and supply chain.

  • Knowledge of MRP systems and processes with strong competency in an ERP system (SAP or similar)

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills across all levels.

  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills with high attention to detail.

  • Ability to prioritize, and manage multiple tasks to tight deadlines.

  • Demonstrate cultural sensitivity and awareness of global practices where business is conducted, while navigating a regional and culturally diverse organization.

  • Strongly Preferred: Experience in working internationally in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

  • Strongly Preferred: Good understanding and exposure to current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP), Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and other regulatory requirements (EMA, TGA).

What’s important to us

Employees are expected to display the BMS Values, which move us toward our mission to discover, develop and deliver innovative medicines that help patients prevail over serious diseases:

  • Passion: Our dedication to learning and excellence helps us to deliver exceptional results.
  • Innovation: We pursue disruptive and bold solutions for patients.
  • Urgency: We move together with speed and quality because patients are waiting.
  • Accountability: We all own BMS’ success and strive to be transparent and deliver on our commitments.
  • Integrity: We demonstrate ethics, integrity and quality in everything we do for patients, customers and colleagues.
  • Inclusion: We embrace diversity and foster an environment where we can all work together at our full potential.

We have a passion for tackling the toughest diseases, which inspires innovation and speed in our daily work and a sense of accountability to the patients we serve.

Why you should apply

  • You will help patients in their fight against serious diseases
  • You will be part of a company that encourages excellence and innovation, respects diversity, develops leaders and values its employees.
  • You’ll get a competitive salary and a great benefits package

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.

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