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Bristol Myers Squibb

Maintenance Specialist II

Equipment/Technology Specialist

Equipment and Facilities Specialist


Summit, New Jersey, United States

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

The main purpose of this role is to inspect, maintain and repair all related plumbing and mechanical fixtures associated with any general, utility, building, and process facility requirements for building S6A in a safe and compliant manner and in accordance to site cGMP policies and procedures. Role would include the operational oversite and maintenance of water purification systems, back flow preventers, emergency systems, heating hot water, air compressors, centralized vacuum systems, process gases, cryo tanks, freezers, refrigerators, cold rooms, warehouse systems, process incubators, bulk gas distribution system, bio-inactivation, and any other equipment assigned. Incumbent of the role will also be involved in contractor supervision.

Key Responsibilities / Working Conditions

  • Working under minimal direction and guidance and be self-motivated, responsibilities shall include but not be limited to the following;
  • Respond to Customer requests in a professional and timely manner.
  • Respond and operate in accordance to cGMP policies and procedures.
  • Inspect, maintain, test, troubleshoot, adjust, repair and/or replace all related plumbing and mechanical fixtures i.e., domestic water, backflow preventers, general and laboratory sanitary systems, general commercial plumbing fixtures, laboratory and bulk gases, vacuum distribution, water purification, steam and condensate systems, valves, traps, heat exchangers
  • Operational oversite and maintenance of all rotating equipment including: Chiller Plants, Air Compressors, Vacuum Systems, Water Purification Distribution Systems, bio-inactivation
  • Operational oversite and maintenance of environmentally controlled unit including
  • Refrigerators, Freezers, Incubators, Cryo Freezers, cold rooms
  • Perform general, preventative, corrective, and emergency maintenance
  • Inspect and change water system filters, gaskets.
  • Assist in troubleshooting and emergency situations.
  • Complete necessary paperwork, i.e, Log Books, Work Tickets, PM Documentation in accordance with cGMP good documentation practices.
  • Demonstrate skill and care in the use of tools and materials used within plumbing/mechanical trades
  • Perform all work in accordance with established safety procedures.
  • Train colleagues as necessary.
  • Work with internal and external partners. Provide cGMP oversight of external vendors to ensure they are operating within the cGMP policies and procedures of the area
  • Supervise contractors in their daily, monthly, quarterly, semi annual, and annual services
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications & Experience

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Associates Degree or Technical Diploma
  • 10 years of industrial plumbing/mechanical experience
  • 3-5 years of GMP Facility experience
  • Expert knowledge of plumbing and mechanical systems and codes.
  • Expert written and verbal communication skills.
  • Outstanding customer service skills.
  • Basic proficiency in Microsoft Word and Outlook.
  • Ability to solve basic technical problems.
  • Ability to meet schedules and timelines.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Basic skills in brazing techniques, welding and other pipe fitting techniques
  • Ability to read and comprehend blueprints, drawings, schematics, specifications, codes etc…
  • Ability to adhere to Plumbing Codes.




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.

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