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Manager, Operational Excellence, Cell Therapy

Company: Bristol-Myers Squibb
Location: Bothell
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

At Bristol Myers Squibb, we are inspired by a single vision - transforming patients' lives through science. -In oncology, hematology, immunology and cardiovascular disease - and one of the most diverse and promising pipelines in the industry - each of our passionate colleagues contribute to innovations that drive meaningful change. We bring a human touch to every treatment we pioneer. Join us and make a difference. Key Responsibilities

  • Establish and maintain best practices in areas of business processes, KPIs, and analytics including visual management systems
  • Act as a coach for program/project teams, leadership teams and departments on use of Lean methodology, use of Six Sigma methodology, use of project management skills, and use of change management tools
  • Increase the effectiveness and efficiency of the organization through fostering cross functional relationships, decreasing redundant work, and development of continuous improvement strategies
  • Leads effort across the business to identify improvement opportunities
  • Facilitate and lead kaizen workshops, value stream mapping, process mapping, SIPOCS, and other key continuous improvement tools/skills
  • Provide specific tools and lean technique training (Yellow Belt, Green Belt, Kata Coaching, etc.) to develop an organic continuous improvement capability over time while promoting a growth mindset
  • Execute high impact, complex improvement projects of large scope and complexity that deliver business benefits and measurable outcomes
  • Utilize data analysis and analytics to develop key performance metrics, create capacity models, and improve overall operational performance Qualifications & Experience
    • Bachelor's degree of Engineering/Business/ Science or related discipline
    • Lean Six Sigma Certification, Green or Black Belt or Equivalent
    • 5+ years' experience leading and supporting operational excellence transformations in a pharmaceutical or a related regulated industry
    • Development of Value Stream Maps, Visual Management Systems and other lean tools
    • Proven experience in project management, facilitation, training, and change management
    • Must possess strong verbal and communication skills, and a well-developed ability to constructively work across matrix functional areas and levels to achieve results
    • Skilled in critical thinking with strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Possesses a thorough understanding of the Six Sigma and Lean philosophies and can teach and coach others how to apply Six Sigma and Lean concepts and foundational tools -
    • Ability to influence, build relationships, and manage change effectively across a highly matrixed organization
    • Demonstrated ability to recognize issues, highlight risks and prioritize workload based on business goals
    • Excellent time management & organizational skills along with a proven ability to multi-task while promoting a growth mindset
    • Proven track record of implementing continuous improvement programs with quantifiable business results Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious diseases. Empowered to apply our individual talents and diverse perspectives in an inclusive culture, our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues. 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 with the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives. - Physical presence at the BMS worksite or physical presence in the field is an essential job function of this role which the Company deems critical to collaboration, innovation, productivity, employee well-being and engagement, and enhances the Company culture. To protect the safety of our workforce, customers, patients and communities, the policy of the Company requires all employees and workers in the U.S. and Puerto Rico to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless they have received an exception based on an approved request for a medical or religious reasonable accommodation. Therefore, all BMS applicants seeking a role located in the U.S. and Puerto Rico must confirm that they have already received or are willing to receive the full COVID-19 vaccination by their start date as a qualification of the role and condition of employment. This requirement is subject to state and local law restrictions and may not be applicable to employees working in certain jurisdictions such as Montana. This requirement is also subject to discussions with collective bargaining representatives in the U.S. Our company is committed to ensuring that people with disabilities can excel through a transparent recruitment process, reasonable workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Applicants can request an approval of accommodation prior to accepting a job offer. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application or if you are applying to a role based in the U.S. or Puerto Rico and you believe that you are unable to receive a COVID-19 vaccine due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief, during or any part of the recruitment process, please direct your inquiries to . Visit to access our complete Equal Employment Opportunity statement. Any data processed in connection with role applications will be treated in accordance with applicable data privacy policies and regulations.

Keywords: Bristol-Myers Squibb, Seattle , Manager, Operational Excellence, Cell Therapy, Executive , Bothell, Washington

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