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Bristol Myers Squibb

Director EOHSS Internal Manufacturing (R1555411-en-us)

Manufacturing and Production

Manufacturing Engineer



New Brunswick, 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.

Director, Corporate EOHSS Internal Manufacturing

The primary focus of this role is to support Bristol Myers Squibb (BMS) as the Director of Internal manufacturing support within the Department of Environmental, Occupational Health, Safety and Sustainability (EOHSS). The individual in this role will be responsible for leading the company’s environmental, occupational health, safety, and sustainability efforts within the internal manufacturing space to drive long-term company and stakeholder value. The position will direct the development, planning, organization, and execution of strategies to maintain a safe, health, and environmental compliant network. This position plays a key role in aligning corporate and local policies and procedures and will enable and foster a proactive and integrated EOHSS culture that promotes a positive, proactive approach throughout all operations.

The Director of Internal Manufacturing within the department of Environment, Occupational Health Safety, and Sustainability (EOHSS) will advocate, coach, coordinate, implement, assess, and improve environmental, safety, occupational health, sustainability outcomes using global and local regulations and consensus guides, BMS management systems, policies, and procedures, and to promote compliant, forward-leaning culture and preserve BMS’ reputation while driving shared Company objectives.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local environmental, safety, medical surveillance and sustainability laws, regulations, codes, rules, and consensus guides.
  • Develop and implement new EOHSS programs, policies, and procedures and update and improve existing ones.
  • Must have a thorough understanding of the business with sufficient detail to provide applicable regulatory and technical practical guidance.
  • Accountable for EOHSS regulatory preparedness and building rapport and trust through all interactions (external agencies and internal stakeholders)
  • Leads continuous improvement of site EOHSS culture; models what good looks like.
  • Provides technical acumen and oversight to all EOHSS programs and activities on-site
  • Participates in EOHSS operational and tier discussions, EOHSS committees and teams; and EOHSS self-assessments and audits.
  • Stops operations and activities that could harm the environment, workforce, or facilities.
  • Identifies and solutions for network opportunities to eliminate unplanned events including spills, workplace injuries, accidents, and adverse health effects.
  • Participates in EOHSS governance structures and forums including incident investigation, compliance, capital reviews, best practice sharing.
  • Adept at the use of and aiding with EOHSS platforms including modules for investigation, inspection, compliance, and industrial hygiene
  • Reviews and ensures accurate and complete resolution of issues as they arise, inclusive of completion of required recordkeeping and reporting at national, state, province level as well as within BMS stipulated structures and timing.
  • Proactively collaborates at site and above-site levels
  • Maintains current understanding of emerging regulation and policy and the proactive application of such processes and programs.
  • Brings new approaches to continually improve the effectiveness of workflows and processes and learn and apply new concepts

    Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Extensive knowledge of current company safety policies and applicable Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) (or equivalent ex-USA, e.g., EU-OSHA, JISHA, HSE Gov’t UK, SEVESO).
  • Working knowledge and application in manufacturing environment of high-risk work operations and environmental media.
  • Must maintain proficiency in all BMS EOHSS standards.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in leading others through change
  • Attends to multiple high-priority issues simultaneously with calm
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; communicates orally with clarity and command
  • Proclivity for partnership and cross-team collaboration; coordinates between site and above-site entities.
  • Strong organizational skills, self-motivated, proven ability to work independently
  • Escalates issues with urgency to facilitate ease of resolution
  • Strong leadership skills and previous management experience
  • Boldly lead and influence direct reports and matrix team members within the EOHSS organization and across the Company enterprise.
  • Detailed proficiency in MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SharePoint; aptitude and demonstrated proficiency for EOHSS specific systems such as ENABLON, Enfos, Enhesa.
  • Must be able to travel domestically and internationally; < 30 %.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

    Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in environmental, physical sciences, engineering
  • Advanced degree preferred.
  • Prefer certification through an accredited organization.
  • Prefer candidates with a six-sigma certification (green belt or above).
  • At least 10 years of direct EOHSS experience in manufacturing preferably pharmaceutical space.

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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