Bristol Myers Squibb Inventory Controller in Dublin, Ireland

Bristol Myers Squibb (BMS) has one of the richest biopharmaceutical pipelines in the industry. We discover, develop, and manufacture lifesaving and life altering drugs in cancer, hepatitis C, heart disease, and other therapeutic areas. BMS also has one of the most reliable supply networks and our clinical operations program is among the best and busiest anywhere. We are a company that is forward thinking, a company in which diversity and inclusion are at the forefront of how we view our talent and how we work. Our science is second to none and the transformation work underway will enable us to continue to lead our peer group.

Bristol-Myers Squibb External Manufacturing is looking for an Inventory Controller based in Plaza 254, Dublin.

The inventory controller is responsible for management, oversight and reporting for all External Manufacturing (ExM) owned inventory at internal (BMS) and external (CMO) locations globally.


  • Takes responsibility for the management of all types of inventory owned by ExM.

  • Determines, implements and maintains the appropriate inventory control parameters in the SAP system.

  • Responsible for ensuring financial provisions are in place and accurately maintained.

  • Responsible for the management of excess and obsolete inventory.

  • Implements a cost recovery program for excess inventory.

  • Proactively identifies inventory issues and implements solutions after consultation with the relevant business leaders.

  • Trouble shoot cost risks to the business and develop process and control points to mitigate under GMP guidelines and practice.

  • Meet Inventory Reporting requirements at local, regional and global levels. This includes daily, monthly and projected inventory levels vs. actual and budgeted inventory levels across all inventory types.

  • Participates in inventory audits and cycle counts as required. Performs investigations and gap analysis as necessary.

  • Reviews and challenges business processes. Develops, implements and enforces Standard Operating Procedures as necessary.

  • Conducts thorough and careful analysis of data, gathers critical information, effectively allocates/reassesses required organizational resources and delivers quality solutions to critical business tasks.

  • Establishes strong working relationships with key stakeholders.

  • Has oversight responsibility to ensure that ExM inventory data is maintained through robust processes.

Required Competencies

  • Strong background in inventory management in complex ,multi-site organizations

  • Excellent Analytical and PC application knowledge

  • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills.

  • Ability to prioritise, organise and manage multiple tasks to tight deadlines.

  • Understands BMS Supply Chain, products and markets.

  • Good understanding of business specific organizations, functions and business support systems (manufacturing, packaging, artwork, regulatory, marketing, quality control/quality assurance and supply chain)

  • Ability to work effectively with diverse groups and organizations

  • Capable to interact with key decision makers in Manufacturing Technology, Quality, Supply Chain, Procurement, Manufacturing, Finance, Legal, EHS.

Required Qualification(s) and Desired Experience

  • Understanding of pharmaceutical product lifecycle and obsolescence

  • SAP and SAP Business Warehouse system knowledge.

  • Knowledge of cost and/or inventory accounting principles

  • Degree in Supply Chain Management or Finance


  • Understanding of pharmaceutical manufacturing operations within the overall business organization and structure

  • Enhance the ability to work and manage in a complex matrix organization

  • Interested?

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