Bristol Myers Squibb Supply Network Planner in Cham, Switzerland

Bristol-Myers Squibb is a global biopharmaceutical company whose mission is to discover, develop and deliver innovative medicines that help patients prevail over serious diseases.

One shared journey is moving us forward at Bristol-Myers Squibb. Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious disease. Empowered to apply our individual talents and ideas so that we can learn and grow together. And driven to make a difference, from innovative research to hands-on community support.

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 the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.

Global Supply Network Planning Process to develop a feasible Master Production Schedule (MPS) for all manufacturing sites both, internal sites and CMOs Appropriate, but robust integration with other global planning processes e.g. Demand, Inventory, S&OP, Global Brand S&OP process and Global Metrics areas. Appropriate, but robust integration with other Mega processes e.g. New Products Launch Management Process and Business Continuity process. Appropriate, but robust integration with Global Brand S&OP process and Global Metrics areas.


Worldwide scope with focus on top countries, key brands and early assets for Pharmaceutical products


Lead the functional Supply Network Planning to develop a feasible MPS (consensus with sites/CMOs) and driving compliance for assigned manufacturing sites Provide analytics that support on target service levels to balance supply and inventory levels at each node of the Global Supply Chain, consistently Escalate all major supply constraints and recommended solutions/options to resolve to the respective forums for rapid resolution Accountable to run and insure integrity of Supply Consensus and Network Supply Review Support Global Demand, Global Supply; Global Inventory and S&OP Business Owner to develop Supply Review; Product Review; Review of GPS Product Strategies; Financial Reconciliation and Management Business Review forums


  • Accountable for developing and maintaining a valid supply network plan for assigned global manufacturing sites (internal and CMOs)

  • Accountable for developing what-if supply scenarios and develop recommendations in response to actual or anticipated changes in demand or supply.

  • Accountable for lead the Supply Consensus/Network Review process, communicate decisions and supply impacts to all stakeholders, escalation and prioritization of supply responses around all issues and opportunities impacting customer service to stakeholder

  • Support the Global Product Strategy process – and supporting sub-teams – to ensure product life cycle is supported, with supply/inventory plans aligned to defined strategies and support product level S&OP reviews

  • Develop and provide the Network Review process to incorporate major supply issues to the Network plan and any major deviations to the budget and/or previous plan.

  • Develop strong relationships inside and outside the organization including global demand planners, site planners, customer service representatives at manufacturing sites, distribution and support groups worldwide, finance, quality and regulatory.

  • Accountable for developing Supply Plans to promote and support execution for achieving Customer Service levels and inventory turns per agreed target levels at all nodes of the GSC

  • Define an integrated supply strategy for the global manufacturing network, including CMOs

  • Accountable for developing and maintaining consistent Product information and analytics for assigned brands

This is intended to be a general job description and should not be construed as all inclusive.


Experience I Knowledge Desired:

  • B.S. or BA in supply chain management, science and/or engineering (biotechnology, biology, chemistry, pharmacy, engineering or related sciences). Master or advanced degree (sciences or business) preferred

  • 4-7 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

  • Experience with site capacity planning and/or global product supply planning and knowledge of Biotech, Pharmaceutical Sales & Operations Planning processes.

  • Experience with ERP and Advanced Planning Systems (preferably SAP ECC, BW/BI, SNP APO, and Kinaxis Rapid Response)

  • 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

Personal Competencies Desired/Required:

  • Demonstrated expertise in critical thinking, influence, negotiation, problem solving, and strategic thinking

  • Demonstrated ability to influence areas not under direct control to achieve objectives and effectively communicate challenging goals and objectives.

  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills and have the ability to deal effectively with all levels of management.

  • Ability to create and foster a team based environment to establish and maintain a cooperative relationships with individuals contacted during the course of work

  • Ability to work in a matrix environment and build strong relationships by being transparent, reliable, and delivering on commitments.

  • 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.

  • Preferred: Strong analytical thinking, problem solving and rapid decision making skills

  • Preferred: Strong communication skills both, oral and written

We’re creating innovative medicines for patients fighting serious diseases. We’re also nurturing our own diverse team with inspiring work and challenging career options. No matter the role, each one of us makes a contribution. And that makes all the difference.

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