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Serialization Supply Chain Visibility and Data Management

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Company: Bristol-Myers Squibb
Contract: PERM
Location: New Brunswick - NJ, United States

As a member of the Serialization Supply Chain Data team, help create supply chain of data for faster and effective decision making. Responsible for managing the implementation of supply chain data related projects that uncover new patterns and insights through capabilities such as end to end inventory visibility, control tower, big data and product traceability. The role will support data related activities including operational activities across multiple functional areas within supply chain

Key responsibilities

  • Work with SC Data Director in shaping supply chain of data strategy for faster and effective decision making.
  • Under the leadership of data director, partner with SC Data Lead, BI&A and Commercial organizations to translate business strategies into data roadmap.
  • Lead efforts in helping business units identify opportunities and lead them to leverage data to create business value, using serialization data.
  • Actively identify new areas where Data can be leveraged across the BMS Supply chain to meet business objectives and strategy.
  • Contribute to the strategic planning process and long-term direction and  align plans between stakeholders in BI&A and IT organization
  • Explores relationships between serialization data & Supply chain data and identify opportunities to help in building better operations, product planning and forecast
  • Partner with both the business and our technical and functional project teams to gather business requirements, design and implement solutions, drive standardization, prepare for testing and adhere/contribute towards the blueprint for future business implementations
  • Champion innovation across strategy, technology, data and analytics to provide supply chain visibility leveraging data & technology to drive supply chain value
  • Manage and lead the implementation of the strategic data projects to provide accurate data insight across supply chain
  • In partnership with IT, create effective data choreography protocols with external SC partners (CMO’s, 3PLs, Wholesalers, Customers) for real/near real time visibility to support accurate decision making.
  • Collaborate with E2E supply chain and external stakeholders such as BI&A and Commercial Organization in delivery of key SC data programs
  • Perform supply chain operational data maturity assessment in conjunction with master data organization in order to ensure operational data quality is accurate.
  • Manage implementation of assigned cross-functional strategic data initiatives such as SC visibility, Logistics Control Tower.

Professional experience and qualifications


  • B.S. or BA in supply chain with emphasis on SC Data. PMI certification a plus.
  • Knowledge of Big Data and Data Visualization in context of manufacturing and Supply Chain.

Experience / Knowledge Desired:

  • At least 5 years E2E Supply Chain data management; proven track record of cross-functional collaboration to drive tangible results
  • Extensive experience and understanding in implementing ERP solutions in association with successful critical change management & communication elements; demonstrated passion for data quality / integrity
  • Demonstrated experience of leading a large scale SC data effort for a large (10B+ revenue), big data and complex business in pharmaceutical, consumer or technology industries
  • Balanced experience in both Commercial and Operations / Manufacturing dimensions of the business desired
  • Deep knowledge and functional expertise of SAP solutions & modules for Supply Chain/Manufacturing applications
  • Sound understanding of end to end pharmaceutical supply chain including 3PLs, wholesalers & customers
  • Ability to negotiate and influence with and without authority, in complex and high impact situations.
  • Ability to quickly learn and integrate into a matrix organization across geographical and cultural boundaries
  • Knowledge of data visualization tools such as tableau, spotfire a plus 

Additional professional and personal requirements include:

  • Business Acumen:  Has a strong understanding of the key business drivers of the industry/organization.  Persuades others with fact-based judgments of the business situation.
  • Setting Strategy:  Makes decisions that balance a variety of factors (e.g., safety, quality, cost, risk, short-term v. long-term impact, etc.).  Sets a clear direction for others in times of uncertainty and change.  Constructively challenges the conventional wisdom or accepted ways of doing things.
  • Executing for Results:  Maintains high standards of performance for himself/herself and others, and follows through on commitments.  Demonstrates integrity, and sticks to core values and principles.  Takes the long view, and when faced with challenging obstacles, persists over a significant period of time to achieve his/her agenda.  Conveys a sense of urgency, and drives issues to closure.  Makes timely decisions when a quick response is required and a number of possible alternatives are available.
  • Leading Teams:  Holds people accountable for agreed-to results.  Identifies and keeps others focused on the most important metrics to drive the business.  Forges strong, diverse teams of people with multiple perspectives and talents.  Includes direct reports and key stakeholders in setting goals, developing plans and making decisions to build commitment and create alignment.  Is a strong mentor and builds organizations of effective leaders.
  • Building Relationships and Using Influence:  Establishes credibility and earns respect with a diverse set of internal and external stakeholders including senior executives, commercial, R&D, manufacturing and other functional leaders, finance professionals, contractors and other partners.  Is highly articulate, and makes arguments in a clear and compelling manner.  Is able to “get things done” without compromising principles.  Has excellent negotiating skills, and achieves win-win outcomes in difficult situations.

Leadership Requirements

Enterprise Mindset

Understands the big picture, beyond their own functional area.

Leads within the broader internal and external network, and seeks to have impact on organization-wide performance.

Embraces complexity, but strives for simplicity.

Shares resources and makes difficult trade-offs to benefit the organization at large.

Change Agility

Creates a vision for the future by spotting strategic opportunities for breakthrough performance.

Translates the case for change into actionable plans for the organization.

Demonstrates smart risk-taking and personal resilience when implementing change.

Enables others to navigate change with confidence and in sustainable ways.

Authentic Leadership

Demonstrates an honest and unbiased understanding of their own strengths, limitations, and values.

Lives up to their principles and conviction without being rigid or dogmatic.

Generates trust by maintaining the highest level of consistency between their words and their actions

Talent Developer

Maintains a current and strategic view of talent management, aligned with the organization’s priorities.

Understands the needs and characteristics of the organization’s talent and the extent to which it supports the business agenda.

Proactively develops talent for the long and short-term, both within and outside their team.

Creates a learning environment that ensures people realize their highest potential.






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