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Bristol Myers Squibb Senior Manager, Value Stream Performance in Devens, Massachusetts

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.


The Senior Manager, Value Stream Performance is responsible for the development, utilization, and subsequent creation of strategy using data analytical tools. This role will ensure continuous improvement efforts are well defined, prioritized, and positions to deliver. Additionally, this role will be required to provide support and act as a key driver for cultural maturity moving towards a more data driven environment. This role will engage directly with functional area owners to assess and develop functional area capability through capacity, cost and or quality drivers.

  • This position exists to serve the business through the development and application of Operational Excellence principles as they relate to process modeling, model application, KPI development, KPI monitoring, and related Continuous Improvement activities.

  • The context of this position is one in relation to achieving value stream growth and optimization through data driven approach and strategic prioritization

  • The goal of this position is to serve as a key change agent in developing, coaching, implementing key business functions and improvements across the value stream


Identifies and facilitates the acquisition of data for applicational use throughout the value stream:

  • Develop value stream maps and identifies required data for display and analysis

  • Complete process maps and time studies required to capture current state

  • Drive tier board development to capture KPI’s

  • Develop infrastructure to integrate and automate data acquisition to appropriate models

Uses data to support business decisions through functional area support or business operation:

  • Supports the development of dashboard tools to support site objectives

  • Works with functional area owners to measure and analyze conditions leading to the mitigation of key performance gaps (Capacity, throughput, quality, etc.)

  • Develop standards regarding the application of models and data analytics to common use cases that include but are not limited to Capacity, Quality, COGM (Cost of Goods in Manufacturing)

Fosters a culture of continuous improvement:

  • Coaches and encourage the use of Lean problem-solving tools

  • Demonstrates how different applications of analytical tools can be used to identify and mitigate issues

  • Provides a resource to help functional areas take ownership through learned skills related to Continuous Improvement and problem-solving opportunities

  • Performs other tasks as assigned

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES: Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • M.S. Industrial, Biomedical or Chemical Engineering

  • 3-5 years of Pharmaceutical Experience (preferred). Experience in other relevant industries may be considered

  • Basic understanding of Cell Therapy and any one of GMP manufacturing, supply chain, QA/QC functions

  • Understanding of Operational Excellence concepts and applications in and around value stream modeling and KPI application. Lean Six Sigma Training and/or Certification is desirable.

  • Ability to coach and develop others outside of S&BO (Strategy and Business Operations)

  • Advanced ability to communicate ideas, strategies, and or framing information for various audiences

  • Ability to lead/facilitate/influence project teams

  • Advanced ability to develop and adhere to new business practices as they pertain to model application, validation, and administrative aspects

  • Understanding of database tools and applications

  • Understanding of modeling tools and techniques

  • Ability to clearly depict a narrative supporting problem solving or strategic opportunity within meetings or presentation both verbally and using visuals such as PowerPoint


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.

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Company: Bristol Myers Squibb

Req Number: R1556722

Updated: 2022-07-07 02:11:15.154 UTC

Location: Devens,Massachusetts

Bristol Myers Squibb is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, pregnancy, citizenship, marital status, gender expression, genetic information, political affiliation, or any other characteristic protected by law.