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Bristol Myers Squibb

Senior Technician, Aseptic Manufacturing Support

Manufacturing and Production

Manufacturing Technician


Phoenix, Arizona, United States

Working with Us
Challenging. Meaningful. Life-changing. Those aren’t words that are usually associated with a job. But working at Bristol Myers Squibb is anything but usual. Here, uniquely interesting work happens every day, in every department. From optimizing a production line to the latest breakthroughs in cell therapy, this is work that transforms the lives of patients, and the careers of those who do it. You’ll get the chance to grow and thrive through opportunities uncommon in scale and scope, alongside high-achieving teams rich in diversity. Take your career farther than you thought possible.

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. Read more:

Purpose and Scope of Position
The Senior Technician supports all maintenance efforts with an emphasis on HMI, PLC, Computer, and Controls related repairs, troubleshooting, and new installations. Responsibilities also include
all maintenance tasks including documentation, preventative and predictive maintenance, on demand repairs, and troubleshooting. In addition, the Senior Technician will demonstrate
exceptional communication skills to the immediate supervisor and internal customers.

Required Competencies: Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Basic knowledge of maintenance shop tools: (Ex. Drills, band saw, presses, and precision measuring devices).
  • Intermediate knowledge of plant utility systems including high pressure steam, heating, water systems generation and distribution, ventilating and air conditioning.
  • Intermediate knowledge of power transfer technology including mechanics, pneumatics, and hydraulics.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel.
  • Intermediate knowledge of machine controls including programmable logic controllers, relay logic, and operator interfaces.
  • Intermediate knowledge of cGMP, OSHA, and ADEQ regulations.
  • Ability to work independently for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to pass an initial full physical.
  • Requires flexibility and the ability to multi-task.
  • Requires strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Requires strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Requires ability to solve routine problems.
  • Requires strong teamwork and facilitation skills.
  • Requires familiarity with the following PLCs: Allen Bradley, Modicon, GE Fanuc, Siemens,
  • AutomationDirect, Mitsubishi, Omron, Aromat, Toshiba, etc.; and HMI or SCADA programming and configuration of any of the following software packages Wonderware, Rockwell, Intellution, GE Cimplicity, Ci-Tech, Siemens, US Data, etc

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Executes Preventative Maintenance and computerized control system maintenance on a wide variety of industrial equipment to ensure reliability and equipment optimization.
  • Supports controls Engineers with technical support on multiple aseptic production lines and production support functions. Responsible for acting as a technical resource to the engineering, maintenance, and validation departments. This position will be responsible for controls systems testing, troubleshooting, repairs, and start-up assistance.
  • Repairs equipment that is not functioning properly.
  • Demonstrates electromechanical aptitude and computer literacy that supports the on time completion of assigned maintenance tasks throughout the site.
  • Supports all maintenance efforts including documentation, preventative and predictive maintenance, on demand repairs, troubleshooting, and new installations.
  • Responsible for developing relationships with key vendors for technical support and for assistance in hardware and software applications.
  • Conducts inspection and repairs of manufacturing equipment in accordance with cGMP requirements.
  • Conducts equipment evaluations.
  • Performs Lock Out/Tag Out of industrial equipment.
  • Must have a clear understanding of analytical troubleshooting.
  • Performs energized electric work.
  • Required to train and be certified in Arc Flash.
  • When required, this employee will support maintenance activities/requests for both the Manufacturing and Technical Services departments.
  • Follows strict Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) to ensure quality, compliant maintenance activities are completed in a timely manner.
  • Completes assigned work orders within allotted time frame.
  • Supports the optimization of equipment within a sterile injectable Global Biopharmaceutical environment while adhering to strict regulations.
  • Documents all repairs electronically in a clear concise manner free of errors.
  • Provides on the job training.
  • Participates in document revisions and enterprise quality resource management system assignments.
  • Performs other tasks as assigned.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • 4 years’ relevant work experience required, preferably in a manufacturing environment.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute

Working Conditions

  • The incumbent will be required to kneel, climb, bend, push, pull, reach, balance, and/or lift greater than 20 lbs. for 2 hours, approximately 5 times per week.
  • The incumbent will be required to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), such as, but not limited to safety glasses, hearing protection, and face shields.
  • The incumbent will be required to stand for extended periods of time, up to 6 hours per day.
  • The incumbent will be required to crawl through small spaces 3 or 4 times per month.
  • This position requires regular medical surveillance and may require incumbent to wear a respirator or gown.
  • The incumbent often works for extended periods alone, up to 8 hours per shift.
  • The incumbent must analyze complex numerical values on a daily basis.
  • The incumbent must communicate effectively both verbally and written.
  • The incumbent will be working around hazardous materials to include chemical agents at least 2 hours per day.
  • The incumbent’s environment may be greasy and the workspace may be constricted.
  • The incumbent’s environment may have excessive noise.

*This is a 2nd shift, Mon-Fri 2-10:30pm Schedule



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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