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Bristol Myers Squibb

Production Engineer/Scientist 1

Science and Research



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.

Reporting to the Shift Manager, Production Engineer/Scientist 1 of the Single Use Facility is responsible for advancing the biologics pipeline according to established work instructions and in accordance with current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs). The role is based in a state of the art facility utilizing single-use technology.

The Production Engineer/Scientist 1 is responsible for mastering all routine manufacturing assignments/processes, providing daily technical oversight of execution of manufacturing processes, provide in depth training, maintaining a culture of compliance, and innovation within the downstream team. The Production Engineer/Scientist 1 is required to guide the shift personnel with technical knowledge to lead troubleshooting activities, provide investigation support, analyze process/equipment data, and identify and implement process improvements.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Master and work on routine manufacturing assignments as well as assignments that are complex in nature where action and a high degree of initiative are required in resolving problems and making recommendations

  • Provide in depth training

  • In adherence to Good Manufacturing Practices and standard operating procedures effectively use and possesses mastery of various production equipment, process automation, and supporting business systems to support biologics production within the downstream operations

  • Ensure less experienced manufacturing personnel comply with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and work instructions and work with individual team members to ensure training is completed on time

  • Under direction of area management, lead the coordination and implementation of special projects such as validation or support routine process investigations

  • Actively participate in tech transfers

  • Revise and create process documents

  • Champion areas specific initiatives associated with work safety and operational improvements

  • Engage in and support culture of continuous improvement through ownership of improvement for work processes, equipment and safe work environment

  • Advise Shift manager on improvements which may optimize work processes

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Chemical, Mechanical, Industrial, Biomedical Engineering) or Life Sciences (Chemistry, Biochemistry, Microbiology) with 0+ years’ experience

  • Knowledge of science generally attained through a degree in the STEM fields

  • Strong academic performance

  • Passion for science and a strong interest in manufacturing operations as a career

  • Fast learner with strong scientific curiosity, good interpersonal skills, and attention to detail

  • Previous internships/co-op in pharma and/or research experience at university

  • Excellent and oral communication skills

  • Demonstrated leadership in professional, school, or community settings

  • Demonstrated proficiency in common computer tools and web based applications

  • Prior experience successfully participating on work teams where personal accountability, attention to detail, collaboration, and results were expected


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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