Bristol Myers Squibb Clinical Supplies Logistics Specialist in New Brunswick, New Jersey
Supports the operation of R&D Logistics activities covering warehousing, distribution, inventory management, and reverse logistics for BMS investigational programs.
Provide oversight and support of operations across the transportation and warehousing network in North and South America including all associated activities such as shipping, import, export, customs query handling, SAP transactions, reverse logistics, labelling, documentation, investigations, returns, destructions, hazardous goods handling and relevant security and EHS procedures.
Act as primary contact for America’s transportation and warehouse network on issue resolution, working with a range of internal and external stakeholders to troubleshoot and ensure uninterrupted supply of investigational product to patients for the Americas region.
Provide SAP support for troubleshooting and issue resolution within BMS and vendor related IMP distribution activities.
Support management of packaging solution supply and returns
Lead and support physical inventory management process for the Americas region.
Ensure compliance of all warehousing and transportation activities within standard operating procedures, GMP, GDP, company valuation policies and all relevant national and international regulations including IATA, hazardous and cytotoxic regulations, or others as required.
Develop and maintain warehousing and transportation supplier relationships. Work in collaboration with R&D Logistics colleagues, BMS Global Logistics, Security and Procurement functions to establish a robust global investigational medicinal product (IMP) warehousing and transportation strategy and infrastructure.
Provide expert lead input in IMP warehousing and transportation requirements during BMS RFP and procurement activities
Initiate and close Notation To Record, Quality Events, Investigations and CAPAs in collaboration with QA and Manager
Development of Quality Risk Management processes and ongoing maintenance for R&D Logistics Americas
Lead or participate in the review and update of procedural documents, contact information, job aids etc. in support of Clinical Supply Operations.
Support internal audits and external inspections within the BMS network – some international travel as required.
Contribute to continuous improvement across a range of transportation and distribution activities such as optimization of global freight and integrator processes, warehouse network, order management, customer support and distribution capabilities in compliance with national and international regulations and in collaboration with internal / external cross-functional stakeholders.
Collect relevant metrics and conduct analysis to support budget management, vendor performance management and continuous improvement goals.
Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with BMS stakeholders (clinical / GMS / regulatory) in local countries / regions.
QUALIFICATIONS / COMPETENCIES/ EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree in relevant field (logistics, supply chain, science, engineering, business administration) with significant experience of operational IMP / GDP distribution activities.
Understanding of key GMP / GDP concepts, preferably as related to investigational product distribution activities.
Experience in international logistics management and/or supply chain with understanding of key import/export matters, GMP / GDP concepts, return processes, clinical research outsourcing, and expanded access program management preferably as related to investigational product distribution activities.
Strong IT skill base, with an operational knowledge of SAP – proficient in data handling and analysis.
Awareness of clinical supply processes would be an asset, with regards to project management, IRT/IVRS, documentation generation, general study information tracking.
Experience working with third-party service providers, outsourcing & distribution planning.
Strong interpersonal communication skills and ability to build strong relationships and networks. Demonstrates a persistent, pro-active, flexible, and team oriented work ethic.
Strong organizational skills with an ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and to complete complex projects independently.
Excellent communication skills, including fluency in verbal and written English. Fluency in Spanish would be an asset.
Customer-focused, stress resilient, quality and detail oriented.
Some international travel may be required.
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