Bristol Myers Squibb Market Supply Planner, Latin America in Buenos Aires, Argentina

  • Accountable to integrate & coordinate supply strategies between markets / customers and BMS internal and external supply sites to balance exceptional customer service while supporting site operational efficiency efforts.

  • Invest in creating and developing strong relationships with BMS Markets / Customers and manufacturing / principal supply teams to ensure a customer focused orientation and alignment and to ultimately ensure that required production is in place to meet required market demand.

  • Responsible to lead and execute the market level S&OP process in line with BMS global standards.

  • Continually interact and communicate with key BMS stakeholders (GSC, Supply Chain Product Lead (SCPL), EXM, BI&A, market partners etc.) to ensure continuity of supply to markets / customers and to support continuous improvement of BMS processes.

  • Support & lead as required government tender supply, direct import programs and clinical supply requests in alignment with local market partners and demand planners.

  • Support New Product Introductions as required.

  • Ensure effective risk management process is executed and communicated to all key stakeholders (SCPLs, GSC ExM, etc.) in agreed timeframes and as per BMS policies and procedures.

  • Collaborate with supply sites and ExM Supply Chain to ensure demand changes are incorporated into site production plans as quickly and efficiently as possible and communicate with our markets / customers on any potential supply risks.

  • Responsible for the effective implementation of regulatory / artwork changes into market / customer supply, in liaison with GRS and key market stakeholders’ with a goal of minimizing obsolescence while avoiding supply risk.

  • Support the discontinuation of BMS products in liaison with internal supply sites, External Manufacturing, Regulatory, Business Units leads, Brand Leaders and key customer / market stakeholders.

  • Lead/support in Global Supply Chain projects as required (e.g., supply chain improvement project, product divestitures, etc.).

  • Provide input into quarterly inventory projections and budgeting process to highlight how forecast trends are driving projection and liaise with supply sites in relation to any queries raised.

  • Ensure key supply chain performance metrics for customers / markets in scope are achieved, providing analysis and commentary (Backorders, Anticipated Backorders, Monthly Inventory Report, PO Compliance, and Potential Write-off) according to agreed timing as per BMS rules.

  • Navigates a regional and culturally diverse organization. Leverage relationships, processes, systems and data to drive value, customer service and financial effectiveness

  • Influences and makes decisions on market supply through fact-based analysis and understanding of product and process characteristics and network constraints; adds value to the quality and effectiveness of the global supply chain network.

  • Create and execute finished good supply plans for markets / customers and continually manage and operationally maintain orders as required to comply with the agreed expected inventory SLA levels and lead times.

  • Continually monitor and assess the MRP planning process in the BMS ERP system to ensure that the demand propagation process runs effectively.

  • Ensure master data is maintained accordingly through collaboration with Markets / Customers and manufacturing / principal sites.

  • Effectively evaluate, mitigate and communicate any inventory or supply risks that may impact a market / customer including; preparation of stock overviews, heat maps, inventory shortages, obsolescence, artwork changes etc.

  • Prepare stock overview for market to indicate shortages, excess inventory, artwork changes. Monitor and drive improvements on performance metrics and analysis and provide root cause / remediation.

  • 8+ years of related experience at a reputable, global pharmaceutical, consumer product or related company. MBA or similar advanced degree preferred.

  • Highly Preferred: experience in manufacturing and supply chain.

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

  • Strongly Preferred: Experience in working internationally in a fast-paced, reputed, global pharmaceutical/Bio-Technology or Consumer company organized in a matrix structure.

  • Expert knowledge of ERP, ideally SAP and SAP BW reporting, and related supply chain planning and data analysis tools.

  • Excellent analytical, organizational, critical thinking and problem solving skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.

  • Knowledge of compliance procedures (regulatory/ financial /EHS)

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

  • Customer oriented

  • Demonstrate cultural sensitivity and an understanding of the global practices where business is conducted.

  • Travel requirements: 10 – 30% minimum

  • Working conditions: Office environment

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