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Bristol Myers Squibb

Sr Scientist, Analytical Network Investigator (R1558590-en-us-1)

Science and Research




New Brunswick, New Jersey, 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.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Leads multiple CAPAs, investigations (including laboratory investigations), or proactive initiatives for complex, multidisciplinary, multi-site, analytical and microbiological Root Cause Analyses across the Analytical Quality Control network internal and external

  • Owns deviations as appropriate and supports the subsequent Notification to Management process as required

  • Serves as a Subject Matter Expert for Root Cause Analysis and Microbiology as requested to support network investigations

  • Represents the organization as a technical expert for projects and initiatives

  • Designs complex technical projects or investigations, interprets diverse data and/or results, and independently recommends next steps

  • Leverage Operational Excellence principles, Lean principles, and Quality Risk Management principles to facilitate risk-based decision-making, drive continuous improvement, and eliminate waste across the enterprise

  • Regularly adapts standard Root Cause Analysis methods and techniques to unique investigations, using expertise to select the best-in-class approach

  • Recommends novel solutions and makes decisions that solve complex problems identified in investigations. Solutions improve the ability of a team to deliver on its objectives and meet the needs of stakeholders

  • Actively mentor others to facilitate growth of less experienced scientists within the team, across the network, and externally

  • Serves as Local Process Owner for Deviations for AS&T

  • Interface with internal and external auditors during plant inspections as needed to support investigations

  • Works independently as a Lead Investigator, Subject Matter Expert for Root Cause Analysis, or Project Manager

  • Demonstrates cultural values and influences others to apply business values of trust, accountability, and inclusion

  • Willingness to travel to support analytical internal and external network laboratories

  • Remains engaged with current industry standards, trends, and regulatory expectations by participating in training and industry conferences

  • Manages multiple AS&T projects or programs, as appropriate. Facilitates teamwork and coordinates execution of plans with key stakeholders

  • May oversee a small team of investigators

Role Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required. Degree qualified in Analytical Science, Microbiology, or closely related discipline. Master’s Degree preferred. Business degree a plus

  • Minimum 10 years of experience with Quality Control, Quality Assurance, Analytical Science, and/or Microbiology in a GMP manufacturing environment

  • Requires advanced knowledge of GMP and Compliance applicable to Quality Control, and thorough knowledge of Microbiology

  • Project Management certification preferred

  • Thorough knowledge of Lean principles and Operation Excellence principles a plus

  • Strong ability to communicate across levels and adapt communications to the audience

  • Highly proficient in technical writing, GMP procedures, formal reports/documents, technical presentations

  • Strong ability to think strategically, and to translate strategy into action

  • Strong ability to prioritize and provide clear direction to team members in a highly dynamic environment

  • Ability to provide support remotely while maintaining a high level of performance


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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