Bristol-Myers Squibb has built a new state-of-the-art Multi-Product Cell Culture biologics manufacturing facility in Cruiserath, Dublin 15, approximately a $1 billion investment. Once commissioned, the new facility will significantly increase Bristol-Myers Squibb’s biologics manufacturing capacity and play a central role in its global manufacturing network.
BMS Cruiserath Biologics is seeking to recruit a permanent Indirect Sourcing Senior Specialist within the Global Procurement department to support BMS sourcing efforts for indirect materials, capital equipment and related services, engineering/facility services, as well other materials and services for the Cruiserath Biologics site.
Reporting to the Site Procurement Lead, the Indirect Sourcing Senior Specialist will maintain strong alignment to the biologics manufacturing network strategy and initiatives and will ensure strong operational alignment with the site departments including manufacturing, technical services/capital, supply chain, site quality as well as alignment with GP category leads.
This is a business critical function for site operations which requires strong ability to manage multiple, shifting priorities on a daily basis with minimal guidance with a demonstrative ability to strategically assess assigned category governance process and direction and work with business stakeholders to develop and execute strategic plans accordingly. The Indirect Sourcing Senior Specialist must display excellent communication skills to all internal stakeholders, senior leadership and suppliers.
The Indirect Sourcing Senior Specialist collaborates with/supports both Site Procurement across the biologics network as well as category owners on strategy development and leads/supports procurement execution where appropriate. The main focus areas for indirect procurement at Cruiserath is within functional areas such as (but not limited to), category ownership and development will be confirmed during the recruitment process
Facilities & Utilities
Capital Equipment, Engineering & Construction
Maintenance & Spares
IT & Automation
HR Services incl recruitment and leased workers
Labs Equipment, Service, Supplies
General (office, EHS, training, consultants, corporate services)
The ideal candidate will be able to build understanding of BMS’s global, end-to-end value chain, as it relates to the Cruiserath site, and the biologics network. With this knowledge, provides strategic industry insights, and identifies potential opportunities to improve total cost of ownership, including revenue enhancement, speed-to-market, mitigated risk/improved lifecycle management, and other opportunities that creates BMS competitive advantage across the biologics network. Strives to make positive impact on the organization, short and long term.
In addition a key deliverable will be the ability to Manage Supplier Relationship Management processes, procedures, supplier and category segmentation, metrics/KPI development and application, scorecard format, contract management, etc. Through Supplier Relationship Management programs, he/she will facilitate continuous improvement and supplier-enabled innovation and enable the Head of Sourcing/Sourcing Managers to achieve strategic objectives.
Proactively engages with business stakeholders to ensure timely & flawless execution of start-up activities while ensuring compliance with procurement processes and policies.
Collaborate and support a team of network procurement operations personnel and support a strategic vision to achieve best-in-class biologics site objectives for supply and services.
Achieve and exceed metrics including (but not limited to) supplier performance improvement, category strategy development, cost optimisation projects and opportunities development, purchase price variance (PPV), receipt to promise (RTP), inventory, and invoicing compliance.
Support or Lead Cruiserath-based efforts for standardization of indirect consumables/ services and drive delivery of cost savings including alternate/secondary sourcing activities for cost savings/avoidance
Lead procurement efforts for high and low-impact capital projects including expansions to equipment train, facility and other projects impacting site footprint. Achieve cost savings objectives related to capital projects. Provide procurement support for cost-estimation prior to project budget finalization.
Support sourcing projects directly impacting Cruiserath site: create, issue, and manage large-scope request for proposals (RFPs), confidential disclosure agreements (CDAs), addenda, negotiations, contracts, and awards associated with site critical projects.
Provide leadership and guidance to department personnel executing sourcing events.
Create, issue, and manage large-scope RFPs, CDAs, addenda, negotiations, contracts, and awards associated with indirect materials, gowning items, laboratory equipment &supplies and other facility services as required.
Support annual budget process for Cruiserath site operations working closely with category leaders, site finance, site supply chain, general management and GP finance. Achieve high-quality budget on-schedule and in alignment with GP and Global Manufacturing and Supply (GMS) expectations.
Lead development of critical cGMP facility service agreements as a result of site audits/inspection activities. Work with technical services and supplier quality to ensure service compliance with cGMP expectations.
Lead and drive the development of Multi-Year Project Pipeline (MYPP) initiatives in conjunction with internal and external stakeholders utilising (but not limited to) supplier and market innovation trends and analysis, vendor and network/competitor benchmarking and site spend/data analysis
Leverage e-sourcing tools, where applicable, including reverse auction to achieve superior cost savings year over year.
Partner with site finance, tax compliance, legal and other enterprise operations managers to resolve site continuity issues related to purchasing, as required.
Partner with site finance for site audit preparation.
Support cGMP audit activities, as required, and in alignment with site quality operations. Escalate supply-related audit requests as required.
Support development of strategic category plans; collaborate with category leaders and business partners on plan development; may also independently lead strategic category planning for selected categories
Support and/or lead execution of procurement plans; role dependent on category and project complexity. Assist/lead identification and screening/selection of potential sources. Assist/lead in determining appropriate methods of procurement. Lead preparation of competitive go-to-market events (solicitation of bids, quotations and proposals) with pertinent specifications, terms and conditions. Employ leading practices. Prepare for and/or lead supplier negotiations depending on category complexity. Evaluate competitive offerings and recommend overall best offer for a product or service.
As part of implementation, review product availability and/or pricing information with suppliers.
Assist in the preparation of and/or issue contracts (or large purchase orders) for legal review and approval
Support design/development of procurement compliance programs. Support decision-making and process design to align practices with organizational objectives and sourcing strategies.
Maintain agreement files as required. Understand how to access and influence specifications as required for category
Lead project teams to drive operational and procurement related projects as related to continuity of supply, risk mitigation, standard platform, and new product development.
Assist in introduction of new and modified goods and services with appropriate departments.
Prepare periodic category performance reports for assigned categories. Support budget management processes as required for category
Support SRM purposes through required development and delivery of prioritized performance metric
Support risk management efforts as required at Cruiserath and within the biologics network.
Assist in resolving issues raised in purchasing audit reports.
Lead/participate in organizational development efforts in Sourcing Excellence
Mentor/develop junior staff in Sourcing Excellence (new associates, analysts, co-ops)
Provide BMS support/oversight to suppliers of Procurement BPO services
Key Requirements and Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree (MBA highly preferred)
6+ years of work experience
4+ years Procurement experience
Experience in Indirect Spend Preferred but not essential ( capital projects, facilities services, lab pharma services, MRO)
Strong analytical skills
Demonstrated success working in a team environment
IIPMM or Relevant industry procurement certifications are preferred.
Proficiency in contract development.
Highly Proficient in Microsoft Word, Power Point and Excel
Proved ability to manage multiple projects/tasks effectively
Bachelor’s Degree (Masters or MBA highly preferred)
Demonstrated success working in a team environment
Prior cGMP experience in biopharmaceuticals, pharmaceuticals, and/or medical device industry is highly preferred but experience working within any regulated field/industry will be considered
Knowledge and proficiency with SAP and/or other ERP system is preferred.
Relevant industry certifications are preferred (CPM/CPSM/CSCP/CPIM).
Possess exceptional communication skills and be able to communicate to multiple levels within company.
Strong problem-solving skills and ability to work cross-functionally as critical member of site team.
Must have a strong customer service orientation with excellent analytic, interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills.
Must have a proactive, creative and analytic approach to continuous improvement in delivering procurement services and identifying new opportunities.
Demonstrated high degree of independence, requiring minimal supervision from senior management.
Why should you apply:
You will help patients in their fight against serious diseases and you will increase the survival of more people with cancer
You will be part of a company that encourages excellence and innovation, respects diversity, develops leaders and values its employees.
You’ll get a competitive salary and a great benefits package including an annual bonus, pension contribution, family medical allowance, 23.5 days annual leave plus 3 Company days, life assurance, on-site gym and gain-sharing bonus.
1. Perform the routine inspections on the key steps in production area according to the SOPs, to ensure the routine operations comply with the requirements of SOP, GMP and MLS/PLS 按SOP要求对生产区域各工段进行工作，确保日常操作符合SOP 、GMP及MLS/PLS的要求 2. Sample the intermediate bulk or finished product according to Sampling Manual, and send it to QC. Enter the sample data in LIMS system. 按取样手册要求对产品中间体/成品进行取样，并及时送样在LIMS系统中输入样品数据 3. Fully investigate the quality event to find the root cause and fulfill the investigation report. Take the proper corrective actions & preventive actions (CAPA) and follow-up the timely completion of CAPA.
1. To audit the vendor who will provide and provided the packaging material to SASS and assure them having good quality assurance ability and system, and then ensure the quality of packaging materials supplied by vendors meets SASS's requirements.
2. Develop procedures of auditing vendor and criteria of evaluating vendors. Urge the vendors to sign a Quality Agreement. Audit the packaging material vendor periodically. Monitor vendor's technology change and other significant change on production.
1. Receive and review the batch record to make sure that the batch record complies with GMP requirement, products released comply with current GMP, BMS T.S.&/or Local Standards and Marketing Authorization. 接收并审核批记录，确保接收并审核批记录，确保符合GMP要求产品批记录符合GMP要求，放行的产品 符合现行的GMP、BMS测试标准和/或地方标准及在国家注册备案的要求 2. Review QC analyses results to comply with current Local standard and print out the LIMS report. 审核QC分析结果确保符合现行地方标准并打印LIMS报告 3. Serve as Agent of Qualified Person to be responsible for product release authorized by QC/QA director according to Chinese GMP requirement 按照中国GMP要求，根据QC/QA总监的授权，作为药品质量转受权人负责产品放行