ABOUT THE NEST

The nest is a place where every role has meaning, every team member is respected, and every day is a chance to fly higher. When you join bluebird bio, you're not just landing a new gig, you become part of a flock that's pursuing curative gene therapies to give patients and their families more bluebird days. We are doers, thinkers and collaborators who embrace and live by our values:

  • Persist for Purpose
  • Be Compassionate
  • Stay humble and curious
  • Keep it real
  • Celebrate (sm)all wins

Our innovation is rooted in the diversity of our teams and results are achieved through cooperation and the integration of multiple viewpoints. This is personal and we approach every challenge with radical care.

 

 

ABOUT THE FLOCK
Our Patient Supply Team is hiring an Associate Director, Supply Chain Planning to be a Business Process Owner for Sales & Operations (S&OP) Planning process and responsible for managing end to end commercial process for cell & gene therapy.

HOW YOU’LL FLY

You’ll help to bring more patients their bluebird days by:

  • Leading and managing a comprehensive Sales and Operations Planning process and meetings to review clinical/commercial demand and supply, alignment with cross-functional capabilities and capacities, and resulting financials to give a full view of the operational plan and support management decision making.
  • Driving continuous improvements and recommendations in supply chain process, network design and S&OP process to fit the evolving business needs.
  • Collaborating with cross-functional stakeholders to drive, establish and align on strategic assumptions and corresponding supply strategies that include product lifecycle management, regulatory requirements, and manufacturing network strategy and transitions.
  • Defining, implementing, and analyzing key performance metrics and trends to drive overall performance, cross-functional goals and corporate goals.
  • Ensuring optimal economics, and adequate supply chain security in partnership with Finance for Budget, LRP and capital planning processes.
  • Interfacing with all levels of organization, delivering presentations, objectively evaluating options/trade-offs, and developing recommendations to senior leadership.
  • Leading and managing team with open mindset to design organization structure and define structure KPI to fit evolving business needs.

WHAT YOU’LL BRING

You’re the bird we’re looking for if you have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent (advanced degree preferred)
  • 10 or more years in a related supply chain planning role with strong people management skills. Planning and vendor/CMO management background preferred.
  • Prior employment at a biotech or pharmaceutical company in similar role required. Cell/Gene Therapy and commercial experience preferred.
  • APICS CPIM or CSCP Certification preferred.
  • Experience in overall supply planning / strategic planning with a focus towards Integrated Business Planning and/or S&OP.
  • Ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities.
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced small company environment with minimal direction and able to adjust workload based upon changing priorities.

 

Compensation & Benefits 

We offer a total compensation and rewards package that ranks among the best in our industry. Base pay is one part of our total compensation package and is determined within a range. This provides the opportunity to progress as you grow and develop within a role. The anticipated annualized salary range for this role is $160,000-$180,000. Your base pay will be determined based on several factors including market data, demonstrated skills, relevant education or training, experience, qualifications, internal equity, and travel requirements. Our overall package also includes eligibility for stock, incentive bonuses, and benefit programs, a flexible time off program, as well as paid holidays, bluebird days, and a holiday shutdown in December.

 

bluebird bio is deeply committed to fostering an environment where diversity and inclusion are not only valued but prioritized. We believe a diverse and inclusive community empowers us to act courageously, care deeply, and dream boldly to impact people in big ways. Diverse viewpoints bring diverse capabilities which strengthen our focus and fuel our growth.

bluebird is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, seeking to create a welcoming and diverse environment.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other applicable legally protected characteristics.

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