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Bristol Myers Squibb

Material Operations Associate I, Warehouse

Operations

Security Operations

No

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.

Material Operations Associate I, Warehouse

This is a 1st shift position, 6am-4pm, 4 day rotational work week. Work schedule includes 1 weekend every 5th week.

POSITION SUMMARY

The primary role of the Material Operations Associate I is working on assignments that train for proficiency in the areas of material handling within Material Operations Warehouse operations including adherence to detailed SOPs, documentation, ensuring compliance with cGMP and safety requirements. Work is performed in a team environment within multiple areas of the facility including unclassified and classified areas requiring appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE). Maintaining clean hygiene as well as additional gowning in classified areas is a requirement to control established environmental specifications.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Trains for proficiency in the operation of primary material handling equipment & practices within the assigned functional area (i.e. forklift/pallet jack, delivery vehicles, cold rooms/freezers, drug substance handling, inventory control practices, shipping and receiving of GMP materials.
  • Demonstrates good documentation practices.
  • Maintains files, records data, logs activities, and monitors processes.
  • Proficient in use of DCA to access SOPs and associated documents for training and work-related activities.
  • Maintains area in a clean and orderly fashion to support the manufacturing schedule.
  • Recognizes and reports safety, maintenance, and quality events to area management.
  • Communicates status of operations to area management in a timely manner.
  • Achieves and maintains proficiency through training.

QUALIFICATIONS

Specific Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, etc:

  • High level of attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in common computer tools such as word processing, spreadsheet and web based applications.
  • A pharmaceutical or equivalent background within a regulated GMP environment, buffer/media make up or sampling background is preferred.
  • Work/study experience where attention to detail, adherence to written instruction, and personal accountability were critical to success.
  • Demonstrates good interpersonal skills, is attentive and approachable with the ability to embrace a team-based culture.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate expectations and results to the operating staff and management as needed to maintain production timelines and organizational goals.

Education/Experience/ Licenses/Certifications:

The successful candidate will have a high school diploma. Knowledge of science generally attained through studies resulting in a B.S. in science, engineering, biochemistry, or related discipline or its equivalent is desired but not required.

Physical Demands:

This position is located in a medium scale manufacturing facility with unclassified and classified areas requiring appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE). This role may require contact with hazardous materials such as caustic, acids and extreme cold temperatures. Frequent bending, twisting, squatting, kneeling, climbing, and reaching is required. Role also requires infrequent unassisted lifting (not to exceed 50 lbs.). Repetitive use of arms/hand/wrists, grasping is also required. This position is a team-based position that requires shift work, weekends, holidays, and overtime.

Work Environment:

The work environment involves activities in a medium scale manufacturing facility, warehouse, dispensing, cryogenics, and office space. The environment includes limited exposure to noise (> 85 dBA), hazardous chemicals and equipment temperature extremes.

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 adastaffingsupport@bms.com. Visit careers.bms.com/eeo-accessibility 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.

Travel:

This position requires up to 0% of travel.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

N/A

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 adastaffingsupport@bms.com. Visit careers.bms.com/eeo-accessibility 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.

Any data processed in connection with role applications will be treated in accordance with applicable data privacy policies and regulations.