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Bristol Myers Squibb

Senior Associate Scientist - Downstream Pilot Plant (R1559695-en-us)

Science and Research

Scientist

Yearly

No

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.

Senior Associate Scientist - Downstream Pilot Plant

BIOLOGICS DEVELOPMENT

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.

The Senior Associate Scientist position will be part of the Downstream Pilot Plant in Devens, MA to scale-up and execute downstream processes for late-stage biologics in BMS’s robust pipeline. This role will work closely with the upstream team, analytical team, as well as with manufacturing sites within the BMS network to deliver robust, scalable, and economical processes for late-stage clinical and commercial supply. This position will report to the Manager of Downstream Pilot Plant and will be based in Devens, MA.

Key Responsibilities

  • Use scientific expertise to provide solutions to a broad range of difficult problems.
  • Introduce, evaluate, and implement innovative new process technologies to support platform evolution.
  • Responsible for daily operation in the Downstream Pilot Plant, including operating chromatographic and filtration skids, sample submission, preparing buffers, and monitoring/troubleshooting
  • Prepare and reviews technical documents including tech transfer reports, batch records, and SOPs.
  • Maintain a safe work environment in the Pilot Plant
  • Introduce, evaluate, and implement innovative new process technologies to support platform evolution.
  • Participate in cross-functional teams to support process investigations, process development, scale-up, and tech transfer to clinical and commercial manufacturing
  • Collaborate with partner Upstream Pilot Plant and Downstream PD to ensure smooth process and material transfer

Qualifications

  • B.S. with 4 years of industry experience or M.S. with 2 years of industry experience
  • Strong knowledge of downstream processing development and unit operations, including preparative chromatography, ultrafiltration/diafiltration, depth filtration, and viral inactivation.
  • Knowledge of cGMPs is preferred.
  • Prior experience in single-use manufacturing and automation is preferred.
  • Knowledge of upstream processing is desired.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Capability for travel up to 5-10%

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.

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