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Bristol Myers Squibb

Manufacturing Technical Lead (Night Shift)

Manufacturing and Production

Manufacturing Engineer


Devens, Massachusetts, 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 Manufacturing Technical Lead works on routine manufacturing assignments as well as complex assignments where independent action and a high degree of initiative are required to drive issue resolution and process improvement. They will also play a large role in assisting the supervisors and operators with day-to-day operations, troubleshooting, automation work stoppages, equipment, document revisions, training, quality events and change controls.

**This is a 2nd shift position (5pm-5am), therefore is eligible for a 20% shift differential

Key Responsibilities:

  • Operate production equipment within the assigned functional area (i.e., Upstream: Media formulation equipment, glass washers, dispensary, bioreactors, harvest equipment or Downstream: Buffer equipment, glass washers, chromatography skids, membrane operations, column packing skids, etc.) in compliance with Standard Operations Procedures (SOPs) and GMP regulations

  • Monitor processes utilizing business tools (i.e., Delta V, Syncade, OSI/Pi Historian, etc.) and supporting business systems (i.e., SAP, Trackwise, Maximo etc.) and troubleshoot as needed

  • Identify changes controls and drive the coordination and implementation of projects pertaining to complex investigations, validation, and/or continuous improvements

  • Support tech transfer team by ensuring that new processes are sustainable and transferrable

  • Lead investigations and author and/or review CAPAs in alignment with QA floor

  • Serve as a technical trainer for the shift; oversee completion of electronic work instructions and trainings, participate in performance review discussions, and ensure compliance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs)

  • Provide scheduling and work assignment guidance to peers as needed to meet shift/unit priorities and maintain operational efficiency

  • Advise Shift Supervisor on process optimization opportunities and inform of work issues requiring management action

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in science, engineering, biochemistry or related discipline preferred, and 5+ years of process operations experience in a Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) regulated facility; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered

  • Strong technical and operational knowledge of either upstream and/or downstream unit operations

  • Practical knowledge of regulations such as GMP and company Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)

  • Experience solving complex technical issues pertaining to biologics manufacturing

  • Demonstrated proficiency in utilizing computer tools such as Microsoft Office Suite and web-based applications

  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills, attention-to-detail, and approachability

  • Demonstrated ability to work as self-starter and handle multiple priorities in a dynamic, cross-functional team environment

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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.

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

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