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Bristol Myers Squibb

Operator I, Aseptic Operations SIM Bulk Operations


Security Operations


Phoenix, Arizona, 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.

Purpose and Scope of Position

The Operator I is responsible for executing production activities required to successfully manufacture sterile injectable products. This is accomplished by ensuring equipment, materials, and other resources are in place to meet production demands. The Operator I demonstrates and assures production activities within manufacturing operations are executed following all GMP’s. In addition, work will be performed in complete accordance with all SOPs, Specifications, Batch Records, regulatory expectations, and company policies. This position will require overtime, shift work, and flexibility in scheduling of “set” shift hours at times, based on production demands or extraordinary circumstances.

Required Competencies: Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Robust functionality in Microsoft Applications and other computer based systems utilized in the manufacturing department (i.e. MES, HMI’s, etc.).

  • Demonstrated proficiency in the ability to gown into applicable controlled areas per area classification specific requirements.

  • Intermediate written and verbal communication skills within the department and with support groups.

  • Functional job specific proficiency in mathematics

  • Practical understanding of specialized manufacturing equipment operational theory used for the manufacturing of sterile injectable products.

  • Ability to pass a full physical including a respiratory certification with annual monitoring.

  • Ability to stand up to 8 hrs/day, utilizing controlled movements.

  • Aptitude to use hand tools in the setup and trouble-shooting of specialized manufacturing equipment.

  • Ability to execute complex activities both independently and in a team environment.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Accomplishes manufacturing activities per detailed procedural guidance with a demonstrated attention to detail.

  • Performs handling of hazardous materials in compliance with site, industry, local, and federal regulations.

  • Maintains manufacturing environmental conditions (Non-Viable Particulate(s) and Viable microbial levels per controlled area classification specifications) by performing area disinfection regiment as required to meet global Health Authority requirements.

  • Executes specialized responsibilities mandated by detailed written procedures, site, industry, local, and federal regulations.

  • Assures and completes detailed documentation that is a correct and accurate record. Addresses procedural /documentation errors expeditiously and effectively.

  • Continuously updates job knowledge by participating in job specialized training requirements.

  • Participates as a contributing member in CI projects.

  • Consistently projects a positive attitude and example for other department team members/operators to emulate.

  • Performs other tasks as assigned.

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

  • 1 year of relevant work experience required, preferably in a regulated and/or pharmaceutical environment.

  • An equivalent combination of education/experience may substitute.

Working Conditions

  • Aseptic Operations: Requires aseptic gowning into a classified manufacturing environment.

  • Compounding: PAPR.

  • The incumbent will be required to push, pull, reach, balance, and/or lift greater than 20 lbs. for 8 hours, approximately 5 times per week.

  • The incumbent may be working around hazardous materials to include chemical agents at least 8 hours per day.

  • The incumbent may be in a standing position for at least 8 hours per day.



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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