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Bristol Myers Squibb

Digital Manufacturing Engineer (R1557948-en-us)

Manufacturing and Production

Manufacturing Engineer



Syracuse, New York, 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.

The Digital Manufacturing Engineer is a key member of the Digital Plant team supporting digital systems at the Syracuse manufacturing plant. The primary role of the Digital Manufacturing engineer is to provide engineering solutions for electronic paperwork, data reporting, and analytic applications support. The role will bring process information to Operators, Technicians and Engineers to assist them in making real-time decisions and improve process safety, efficiency and productivity. The role will work with process experts in determining requirements, developing specifications, implementing hardware/software strategies, testing designs, providing 24/7 support for manufacturing systems, and working safely and efficiently in a quality focused environment.

Bristol-Myers Squibb will provide training as necessary to enable skills in specific applications used to support this role.


  • Create and execute digitization solutions to eliminate paper records from conception to completion, with limited supervisory oversight
  • Understand Process Flow Diagrams, Standard Operating Procedures, Manufacturing Batch Records, and paper based forms to translate into an electronic format
  • Partner with cross functional teams across the site to understand requirements, evaluate appropriate level of electronic documentation, and deliver solutions
  • Test automation solutions to ensure accuracy and robustness of programming
  • Coordinate manufacturing and training groups onsite to build effective computer based training modules and procedure updates
  • Collaborate with third-party contractors, where necessary, to ensure electronic documentation meets user requirements
  • Application subject matter expert, or administrator, for digital software applications including, but not limited to, OSI PI, eForms, Syncade, Bio-G, Analytic Packages (Discoverant, SIMCA, SEEQ, etc.), Spotfire or Tableau
  • Deploy hardware, as necessary, in support of Digital Manufacturing solutions
  • Provide on and off-hour (24/7 on-call) support for digital manufacturing systems
  • Lead training of automated solutions with operations staff as well as automation colleagues to ensure understanding of software programs functionality
  • Adhere to all plant safety procedures


Specific Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, etc:

  • Proficiency with computers and Microsoft business applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)
  • Computing hardware and communication systems that include PCs, servers, thin clients, Ethernet infrastructure
  • Knowledge and understanding of applicable regulatory requirements
  • Must be a hands-on individual, willing to take initiative, as well as ability to effectively work in a multi-discipline team environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Knowledge of automation control methodologies.
  • Experience with SQL, C#, JAVA, HTML, XML.

Education/Experience/ Licenses/Certifications:

  • Bachelor’s of Science or equivalent experience in Engineering, Computer Science, or related technical field
  • 5+ years of manufacturing industry experience programming

Physical Demands:

Office-based position which requires appropriate levels of personal protective equipment (PPE) when field work is required. Frequent repeated motions such as keyboarding is required.

Work Environment:

This position is based indoors and the employee will primarily be working with others, but also independently. This position is a team and project-based position that will require potential shift work, weekends, and holidays.


This position requires 0% travel, however projects may deem travel necessary.

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.

Our company is committed to ensuring that people with disabilities can excel through a transparent recruitment process, reasonable workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Applicants can request an approval of accommodation prior to accepting a job offer. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application or if you are applying to a role based in the U.S. or Puerto Rico and you believe that you are unable to receive a COVID-19 vaccine due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief, during or any part of the recruitment process, please direct your inquiries to Visit to access our complete Equal Employment Opportunity statement.

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