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Bristol Myers Squibb

Manager Automation Engineering

Engineering and Architecture

Architectural Engineering


Devens, Massachusetts, United States

Working with Us
Challenging. Meaningful. Life-changing. Those aren’t words that are usually associated with a job. But working at Bristol Myers Squibb is anything but usual. Here, uniquely interesting work happens every day, in every department. From optimizing a production line to the latest breakthroughs in cell therapy, this is work that transforms the lives of patients, and the careers of those who do it. You’ll get the chance to grow and thrive through opportunities uncommon in scale and scope, alongside high-achieving teams rich in diversity. Take your career farther than you thought possible.

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. Read more:

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.

Position Summary

At BMS, digital innovation and Information Technology are central to our vision of transforming patients’ lives through science. To accelerate our ability to serve patients around the world, we must unleash the power of technology. We are committed to being at the forefront of transforming the way medicine is made and delivered by harnessing the power of computer and data science, artificial intelligence, and other technologies to promote scientific discovery, faster decision making, and enhanced patient care.

If you want an exciting and rewarding career that is meaningful, consider joining our diverse team!

Key Responsibilities

  • Function as an Automation Hardware Engineer and support the operation of all GMP and non-GMP control systems, and other auxiliary equipment at the Devens Biologics and Cell Therapy Facilities.­
  • Participate in cross functional teams to solve operational issues and develop lasting countermeasures.
  • Participate as an individual contributor on larger Process Automation System projects, or projects with a significant automation component.
  • Provide troubleshooting and guidance support to automation systems team, in support of Manufacturing.
  • Provide on-call support for PAS, BAS & other control systems along with other team members.
  • Work with all departments and with all levels of the organization, specifically Quality, Manufacturing Engineering, and Manufacturing Operations.
  • Exercise sound judgement in making decisions and recommendations with generally defined practices and policies and notify management when necessary.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Working knowledge of the creating, control and markup of engineering documentation such as P&IDs, Loop Diagrams, and standard operating procedures.
  • Ability to troubleshoot Process Automation & Control systems from the field element up through operator interfaces.
  • Explains own work clearly and confidently.
  • Requires significant knowledge of the principles and concepts of a discipline typically gained through a university degree and 2-4 years of experience or HS diploma/technical school and relevant certifications plus 4 years of experience.
  • Works predominately within established procedures. Actively participates in troubleshooting of routine problems. Makes decisions that impact own work and other groups/teams. Works under minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrates awareness of functional business context and the impact on their own work
  • Demonstrates openness to learning and developing. Takes a responsibility for their own development and growth.​
  • Openly considers new ways and solutions to enhance their own work and offers new ideas/continuous improvement.​
  • Demonstrates an understanding of factors driving team performance and how they contribute to the team's overall success. ​
  • Collects and reviews data sources to provide a sound recommendation.​ Identifies basic implications from a logical analysis of a routine situation or issue. Determines most appropriate solution.

If you come across a role that intrigues you but doesn’t perfectly line up with your resume, we encourage you to apply anyway. You could be one step away from work that will transform your life and career.

Uniquely Interesting Work, Life-changing Careers
With a single vision as inspiring as “Transforming patients’ lives through science™ ”, every BMS employee plays an integral role in work that goes far beyond ordinary. Each of us is empowered to apply our individual talents and unique perspectives in an inclusive culture, promoting diversity in clinical trials, while our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.

On-site Protocol
Physical presence at the BMS worksite or physical presence in the field is a necessary job function of this role, which the Company deems critical to collaboration, innovation, productivity, employee well-being and engagement, and it enhances the Company culture.

COVID-19 Information
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.

BMS is dedicated to ensuring that people with disabilities can perform complex functions through a transparent recruitment process, reasonable workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Applicants can request an accommodation prior to accepting a job offer. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, or in any part of the recruitment process, direct your inquiries to Visit to access our complete Equal Employment Opportunity statement.

BMS will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, pursuant to applicable laws in your area.

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