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Bristol Myers Squibb

Manager, Electrical Engineer


Nurse Manager


Devens, Massachusetts, United States

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Manager, Electrical Engineer


The electrical engineer provides technical leadership to the facility & plant engineering department. The electrical engineer has the ability and working knowledge to articulate design of utility systems and operation of critical systems. Is an advocate of designing for reliability, maintainability and operability, and other end-to-end processes associated to Reliability Engineering. Partner with other functions to improve the overall engineering process. In some instances, manage other project engineers in the execution of projects.


  • Provide engineering support, system ownership and subject matter expertise for electrical infrastructure including but limited to Utility Electrical infrastructure, substations, Uninterruptible Power Supplies, generators, motor control centers, distribution panels, transformers, motors, transfer switches, lighting, grounding and lightning protection, heat race, etc.
  • Provide guidance and oversee preventative maintenance of electrical equipment. This includes Job Plan development and maintenance.
  • Oversee electrical elements of new projects including development of Scope of Requirements, Basis of Design, Detailed Design, installation, commissioning, as-built documentation, and turnover of equipment.
  • Evaluate impact to site operations from applicable activities including Preventative Maintenance, infrastructure modifications, testing, etc. Coordinate with end users/stakeholders and task implementation teams, prior to any tasks that have the potential to impact operations, to ensure awareness and mitigate risk.
  • Engage with EHS and task execution teams to ensure appropriate safety evaluations, planning, and implementation measures.
  • Provide Subject Matter technical expertise for equipment ensuring continued compliance to regulatory, company and site policy and procedure.
  • Provide Subject Matter expertise for root cause evaluations, investigations, deviations, change management, and corrective actions.
  • Perform Power Studies that include Fault Current calculations, Protective Device/Relay evaluations and setting selection, and Arc Flash Analysis and maintenance of Incident Energy equipment labeling.
  • Perform review of electric rooms and maintain cleanliness, organization, safe working environment, etc.


  • Knowledge of manufacturing engineering and science generally attained through studies resulting is a B.S. in Electrical Engineering, related discipline, or its equivalent. Advanced degree in Engineering or relevant field is preferred.
  • Minimum of 4 years of relevant experience in biopharmaceutical industry or its equivalent including experience with plant utilities and auxiliary systems.
  • The individual should have the ability to manage and organize multiple complex technical projects and familiarity with the manufacturing operations of large scale production facilities, as well as GMP experience.
  • Candidate must be effective in both a team environment and an individual role.
  • Knowledgeable in engineering principles related to industrial building utilities troubleshooting.
  • Ability to work extended hours or a modified work schedule as required for coverage of 24/7 operation, urgent response events and/or tasks that require implementation during off normal hours to mitigate operational impact.
  • The job requires technical knowledge and the candidate will have the ability to proactively troubleshoot and possess the desire to continue to develop technically and professionally.

This position requires a solid working relationship with internal manufacturing, Site Engineering, and Quality departments. This position also a solid working relationship with external equipment vendors and our Third Party Facilities Management company.

Typical daily activities are within the office environment and within the Central Utilities Building and other campus facilities, as required. Engineers will be responsible for working within the manufacturing facility where hazardous chemicals may be present and PPE will be required at times.

Position must ensure direction and decision making is aligned with site management and/or lead, prior to final decision incorporation. May work on assignments that are very complex in nature, where independent action and a high degree of initiative are required in resolving problems and developing recommendations. Failure to obtain results or erroneous decisions or recommendations may result in significant program delays and financial impact.

Position is supervised by Senior Manager of Electrical Engineering. Daily direction and alignment is not required. Work is performed under general direction. Independently determines, develops approach to solution and executes in alignment with conceptual direction. Work will not always be reviewed upon completion for adequacy, but higher level monitoring in meeting objectives is exercised. Will receive assignments which have no defined process to complete the assignment. As such, specific assignments are allocated based upon the recipient’s demonstrated capabilities, with the degree of supervisory attention determined accordingly.

Position may direct Third Party integrator on activities specific to assigned utility equipment. May manage temporary engineering support and contractors.


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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