QC Analytical Scientist, Trainer (R1557936-en-us)
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.
Bristol-Myers Squibb in Summit, NJ is searching for a QC Analytical Scientist, Trainer to join our growing team. As our QC Analytical Scientist, Trainer, you will be responsible for managing and administrating the training program to support the QC laboratories. This includes, but is not limited to, assisting with the development and maintenance of training materials, delivering instructor-led, on-the-job, and virtual training. This position works with Quality control SMEs to schedule and deliver on-the-job method trainings, learn new equipment or product launches, and assists with related projects in support maintaining training proficiency. This position is a member of QC department.
*This position is for Sun-Wed or Wed-Sat shift.
Support, maintain, engage, and empower a learning culture for trainees and for the Quality Control organization
Effectively manages the training schedule
Maintain training laboratories including equipment, training materials
Review all data in accordance with applicable procedures and cGMP requirements
Apply technical knowledge and abilities to ensure all testing is performed in a compliant manner
Become a Qualified Trainer
Deliver Training effectively as per the approved training materials and methods or governing procedures
Document training as per approved training materials
Assist with the development of curricula and training materials
Identify opportunities to improve training operations or laboratory process or setup
Maintain control of training documents and assist with the proper filing within the training and learning team
Continue to grow in cell biology and molecular biology techniques
Cross train on other components, tasks, of the QC laboratory to become a trainer for those areas as well
Work with training department and SMEs to ensure that QC lab personnel are appropriately trained to perform relevant tasks
Ensure critical procedures have appropriate mechanisms to demonstrate comprehension and understanding
Implement best training practices as appropriate
Establish Training laboratory facility to accommodate hands on training across multiple QC methods
Maintain training laboratories including equipment, training materials and training schedules
Manage and facilitate instructor lead trainings, virtual trainings, and on the job trainings
Support FACS based technique training and other departmental training as appropriate
Maintain training metrics
Perform approvals for relevant training activities
Author and review training documents as required
Participate in technical transfers or new projects (e.g. new equipment launces, etc.) to become the qualified trainer
Train junior trainers on the process and equipment associated with the QC Laboratory
Support document revision, CAPA and investigation/ change control tasks from a training perspective
Performs other tasks as assigned
Bachelors’ Degree, preferable in Cell Biology and Molecular Biology, or equivalent relevant experience; Advanced Degree preferred
1+ years of experience within the biologic, pharmaceutical or medical device industry with responsibilities for developing or delivering training to colleagues and/or managing a training program
1+ years of relevant analytical testing or QC experience or equivalent combination of education and experience, preferably in a regulated environment
1+ years of experience as a trainer ideal
An equivalent combination of education, experience and training may substitute
Advanced knowledge of cGMP training requirements
Advanced Knowledge of QC Laboratory functionality
Advanced hands on knowledge of Bioanalytical Techniques, Aseptic techniques including but not limited to FACS and other Cell Biology and Molecular Biology techniques
Knowledge of cGMP Regulations and how they apply to QC laboratory activities
Experience in performing training in a cGMP regulated environment
Advanced written and verbal communication and presentation skills
Experience with cGMP Learning Management Systems and other enterprise applications
Strong collaboration and organization skills
Advanced ability to teach and coach
Ability to work collaboratively on cross-functional teams
Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
WORKING CONDITIONS (US Only):
The incumbent will be working in a laboratory setting up to six (6) hours per day.
The incumbent will be working around biohazardous materials, including chemical agents, up to six (6) hours per day.
The incumbent should be able to distinguish colors and possess correctable vision to 20/20, annual eye exam is required.
The incumbent must analyze numerical values on a daily basis.
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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.
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