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Bristol Myers Squibb

Mechanic, Inspection and Packaging Operations


Security Operations


Manati, Puerto Rico, 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.

Position: Mechanic, Inspection and Packaging OperationsLocation: Manati, PR


Performs and documents preventive/predictive and corrective maintenance work orders according to schedule using current procedures for documentation in order to comply with cGMP’s. Performs Equipment Conditioned Based Monitoring, monitors critical process parameters and utilizes predictive technologies to proactively take the necessary action to prevent process deviation and/or product losses. Interacts with computer-controlled equipment and processes. Complies with federal and local regulatory agencies (e.g., OSHA, EPA, FDA, DEA, etc). Works and operates hand tools, power tools, pneumatic tools, and accessories necessary to do general maintenance in an industrial manufacturing environment. Keeps OSD, Inspection and Packaging equipment spare parts system up to date. Supports the OSD, Inspection and Packaging technicians in the diagnostic troubleshooting of abnormal equipment operation. Develops the maintenance plan (proactive, predictive, preventive, etc.) for existing and new operations equipment. Recommends equipment upgrades to increase productivity in existing equipment and Ensures equipment downtime is kept at a minimum level. Assists in the FMEAs, RCAs (root cause analysis) and validation of equipment, as required. Attends to all mandatory training meetings for cGMP’s, EHS and Company Policies. Revise, improve and develop new Job Plans based on observations, experience and technical data. Complete work orders documentation legible, error free and on time following good documentation practices


Associate Degree in Mechanical, Instrumentation, Electronics, Electricity or a Technical Degree in Instrumentation, Electronic, Electricity or Mechanic. Five (5) years in a manufacturing pharmaceutical environment. Basic writing skills when completing area documentation. Ability to troubleshoot equipment problems and provide resolutions using the appropriate problem-solving methodology. Basic knowledge on Computerized, PLC control equipment, procedures and new scientific processes and how to troubleshoot them. Ability to work with minimum supervision. Ability to provide job training, theoretical and or On the Job, for new employees following the Operations Department Qualification Curriculum. Knowledge of all critical process parameters and their impact in product quality. Understanding of Process Equipment set-up and able to perform it repeatedly and according to SOPs. Ability to apply critical thinking to resolve complex issues. Excellent leadership characteristics, accountability and commitment. Ability to read, write, comprehend detailed technical information and directions. Team player and collaborating skills. Knowledgeable in cGMP’s, process area, documentation, safety, EHS and hygiene practices. Functional and basic technical knowledge of complex and automated equipment (computer, or PLC control) for set-up, operation and troubleshoot using the interface systems. Skill in performing detailed tasks and documenting information. Ability to enter data into a computer and perform complex process transactions. Ability to read procedures and documents in English/Spanish Text (e.g., SOPs, Batch Records, etc.) Skill in basic mathematical applications.


Capable to read electrical/mechanical drawings and specifications. Strong analytical and mathematical skills. Knowledge of Company standards, regulatory requirement and validations.


Capable to interact with external vendors/customers. Capable to plan work schedules and set priorities with a sense of urgency and meet deadlines. Strong organizational skills. Ability to handle multiple projects and priorities.


Connect cables and plugs. Insert shims and bearings. Open parts, motors, machinery, equipment and controls. Remove bearings and parts. Use keyboard on computer or terminal to enter data and requisition parts. Heavy work (25-60 pounds) that requires eye hand coordination and moving about capacity. Requires movements of objects such as lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling. It involves body movements such as handling and fingering. Willing to work irregular hours, rotative shifts, weekends and holidays when necessary.


Capable to identify and resolve mechanical and/or electrical problems. Describe the most important working relationships of this position. Comment on the frequency, level, and the purpose of contacts necessary for effective performance. Ability to work under pressure and within a team environment.

EQUIPMENT OR PROCESSES: Responsible for supporting operations, resolving/troubleshooting equipment and facilities malfunctions in a timely manner and take preventive measures to assure proper functioning of operational equipment. Perform root cause analysis and implement/execute corrective actions. Available to support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, the maintenance and support activities for the Manufacturing Operations. MATERIAL OR PRODUCT: Capable to understand the MSDS for the products or material used during process. SAFETY OF OTHERS: Able to have quick response in order to handle emergencies. The employee must follow safety rules of the area all the time.


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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