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Director, Operation Excellence

Posted on 11 October 2018

Bristol-Myers Squibb 
New Brunswick, NJ  

Reporting to the Head of GPS Operational Excellence & Project Management Office (OpEx PMO) and a member of the OpEx PMO Leadership Team, this position will lead strategic and operational priorities for OpEx PMO. This position will be responsible for the successful deployment of the BMS Operating System strategy across Global Supply Chain (GSC). The position will be a trusted partner, and coach for the GSC leadership team as they partner together to meet business objectives and build the foundations to drive continuous, sustainable, flawless execution and performance improvement through deep and broad application of operational excellence methodology.

Job Duties/Responsibilities:
Use standard Hoshin Kanri approach to shape and execute strategy and approach for deploying the full BMS Operating System to improve business performance and increase people’s lean competency
Train and Coach the leadership team members and other key stakeholders to increase their lean technical and lean leadership competency
Application of BMS Operating System to improve safety, compliance, process stability, drive continuous improvement, build quality and efficiency into processes and improve process lead times and speed to market
Improve ES&OP processes to enable accuracy of demand signal
Enabling the connection between GSC and Commercial to reduce artificial demand fluctuation
Smoothing of demand signals from the market to the sites (internal and external) to enable demand smoothing/leveling
Use of understanding end to end value chain to optimize inventory and drive continuous flow of information and material
Supporting GSC Global Logistics to streamline distribution processes and interface systems
Develop lean supply chain design standards
Assure that the supply chain function is optimized as one SC function, where GSC, site SC, External Manufacturing SC are viewed and optimized as one